Job title: CAT Pricing Actuary
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Reinsurance
Expertise: Actuarial
Skills: CAT Pricing
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Job published: 27/10/2021
Job ID: 32826

Job Description

Our client, an international reinsurance company, is looking for a CAT Pricing Actuary to strengthen the CAT Analytics Department. He·she will be in charge of pricing and peer reviewing complex property CAT deals, and developing advanced portfolio management analytics / tool / models to steer for a better portfolio.

The CAT Pricing Actuary will be responsible for  :

  • Providing actuarial expertise and pricing support for CAT business.
  • Maintaining and enhancing best practice on CAT pricing methodology, as well as CAT capital allocation.
  • Presenting pricing results and participating in client and broker meetings.
  • Actively participating in portfolio steering: this includes portfolio optimization, regular underwriting review, and introducing tools (e.g., in R Shiny) and metrics to support underwriting decision.
  • Supporting management decision-making by providing key metrics & results such as our CAT market shares, CAT profitability, renewals performance, rate changes etc.
  • Supporting development of an integrated modelling, pricing and portfolio reporting workflow.



  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in mathematics, actuarial sciences or other quantitative qualification.
  • From 2 to 5 years of relevant work experience, experience in reinsurance would be a plus.
  • Previous experience in CAT pricing or modelling is a plus.
  • Advanced skills in R and SQL.
  • Excellent analytical mindset, solution oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to coach other team members and sharing knowledge with peers.
  • Team player, curious and creative.
  • Fluent in English.