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[Met-jobs] Catastrophe Risk Analyst at Willis Towers Watson (Mumbai based)

From "Saville, Geoffrey" <>
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Date Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:29:30 +0000

Dear Met-jobs,


Please kindly post the attached job advertisement for a Catastrophe Risk Analyst in the Strategic Risk Consulting team at Willis Towers Watson’s Mumbai office.


Details also pasted below:



Job Specification Catastrophe Risk Management


Willis Towers Watson Strategic Risk Consulting


This is a permanent role opening based in Mumbai for an individual with strong analytical, numerical/statistical, scientific and/or civil/structural engineering background to join the Strategic Risk Consulting team at Willis Towers Watson as an Analyst for catastrophic risk and to be part of the catastrophe risk management practice.


Willis Towers Watson’s Strategic Risk Consulting is a dedicated team of experts spanning across the fields of insurance, science and engineering with the aim of providing unrivalled analytical risk advice to our global corporate client base. This exciting opportunity comes with various technical challenges which are as diverse as the industries we deal in and involves both UK-based and international projects. One of the key aspects of this opportunity will be that the candidate will be expected to use insurance market recognized vendor Models such as RMS (Risk Management Solutions), AIR and EQECAT (RQE Corelogic).


Candidate Requirements:


·         Strong analytical, engineering-, science- and/or mathematical-based background with interest in the area of natural hazard risk (including earthquake, wind and flood).


·         Experience in using third party catastrophe models such as RMS, AIR or RQE and/or a good level of understanding of probabilistic and catastrophe modelling concepts.


·         Day to day tasks will include quality assessment of raw data, reviews of exposures to Natural Hazards as well as preparation of modelling input files, running of market recognized models and the review, interpretation and validation of the output in light of underlying modelling assumptions and their limitations in respect to retail projects.


·         Knowledge of databases such as SQL or MS Access,  VBA, R, any GIS software such as Q-GIS or Arc GIS etc. would be an advantage.


·         Insurance market experience and understanding of policy structures for catastrophe risks would be an advantage as well as solid analytical skills, including the ability to find ways to use available data sources to answer questions and solve problems.


·         Able to communicate scientific, statistical, mathematical, and financial concepts to non- technical audiences.


·         Highly motivated team player and able to thrive in a growing consultancy team environment.



Key Role Responsibilities:


                  Support on a wide range of consulting projects involving the undertaking of catastrophe risk modelling for our corporate client’s property portfolios. The role would also include helping to prepare and present output data from the models to support actuarial analyses and underwriting decisions.


•                  Advising our group and where applicable clients on general natural hazard issues, in particular those relevant to earthquake, wind and flood.


•                  Developing and applying innovative approaches for identifying natural hazard risks for our clients, for regions where no standardized risk assessment tools or models exist.



Geoffrey Saville

Senior Research Manager

Willis Research Network


Willis Towers Watson

20th Level, The Willis Building, 51 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7DQ.

T: +44 203 124 8858



Kind regards,



Geoffrey Saville

Senior Research Manager

Willis Research Network Atmospheric Hub


Willis Towers Watson

Willis Group Limited

20th Level The Willis Building 51 Lime Street EC3M 7DQ.

T: +44 203 124 8858

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