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[Met-jobs] FW: Catastrophe Risk Analyst Vacancy at Willis Towers Watson

From Stephen Sheehan <stevsh89@gmail.com>
To met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk
Date Mon, 23 Dec 2019 17:23:48 +0000

Dear All,

 

We have a new Catastrophe Risk Analyst vacancy at Willis Towers Watson based in our Ipswich office (UK).

 

The Role

Modelling & analysing catastrophe exposure is an exciting and rapidly expanding area of our business. The team work closely with Insurance Broker’s globally offering a wide range of analytical services including data management, catastrophe modelling, exposure management, financial modelling, and bespoke analytics. Our services are specifically focused to understand & quantify risk from natural and man-made perils such as windstorm, earthquake, flood and terrorism.

 

Day-to-day, you will be involved in processing and auditing client data, running client portfolios against state-of-the-art internal and external computer models and synthesising the results. You must be able to show that you take a methodical approach to problem-solving and are comfortable with numbers and IT. A background in natural hazards, engineering and/or IT is preferred. In addition, you should have the ability to effectively communicate technical detail internally and to external clients who do not necessarily have technical knowledge of the subject. We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player.

 

Responsibilities 
This is a general summary of the duties that you will be expected to perform as a part of your role:

  • Managing, auditing, processing and analysing clients’ insurance portfolio data
  • Preparation and formatting of data for modelling
  • Operation of catastrophe models including RMS and AIR
  • Operation of geo-visualisation tools including ArcGIS
  • Inherent knowledge of catastrophe model mechanics
  • Preparation of catastrophe research report
  • Presentation & explanation of catastrophe model results
  • Develop professional working relationships and communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Work with the existing team members on day to day basis

 

The Requirements

Qualifications
PHD, Masters Degree and/or a good degree from leading university in a numerate subject e.g. mathematics, meteorology, engineering, physics, geophysics, geography, IT.

 

Skills & Attributes

  • Passion to develop your career within the Insurance/Reinsurance industry
  • A keen interest in natural catastrophes
  • Ability to concentrate and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to forge good relationships
  • Desire to take early responsibility
  • High degree of self-discipline and commitment
  • Experience at handling large datasets through use of computer code, an advantage
  • Experience and working knowledge of GIS software e.g. ArcGIS, an advantage

 

For more information and to apply, please check the website below:

 

https://careers.willistowerswatson.com/job/10522969/catastrophe-risk-analyst-ipswich-gb/

 

Willis Towers Watson

Willis Limited | Friars Street | Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1TA

United Kingdom - Registration no 181116

 

 

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