Catastrophe Modeller

Titel: Catastrophe Modeller
Contract Type: Permanent
Plaats: Zürich, Switzerland
Salaris: Negotiable
REF: 51243_1591376783
Contactpersoon: naomi roe
Gepubliceerde vacature: 4 maanden geleden


I am currently supporting a global reinsurance company in recruiting a Catastrophe Modeller to be based in Zurich.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a small European Team whilst interacting with different departments such as Risk Management and Underwriting.

Your role:

  • Analysis of international Property & Casualty insurance contracts
  • Collect and report catastrophe exposures such as probabilistic losses and disaster scenarios
  • Operate natural hazard and third-party vendor models as well as pricing tools
  • Research and be kept up-to-date with scientific and engineering issues related to catastrophe risk
  • Refine catastrophe tools
  • Provide catastrophe risk insights to the underwriting team
  • Participate in model improvements


  • University degree in Climatology, Geology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or similar
  • Strong IT skills are necessary, knowledge of languages such as Python, R or SQL would be an advantage
  • Experience in the (re-)insurance industry is highly desirable
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and excellent organisational skills are essential
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent English (both written and oral)