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Senior Catastrophe Risk Analyst

London (Greater) (GB)

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

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Job Description Summary

To work as a member of the Catastrophe Risk Team to:- Deliver account modelling, catastrophe and aggregate reporting, data checking of cleansed aggregate data performed by other departments, and aggregate data cleansing. Provide advice and technical assistance to junior members of the Catastrophe modelling team.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Carry out catastrophe modelling of individual accounts and explain results to Underwriters whilst maintaining service standards.
  • Complete portfolio analysis including analysis of movements.
  • Develop and provide training and expert advice to Underwriters and senior management to assist their understanding and use of modelled output and aggregate reports
  • Lead the production of operational reports, management information and other statistical data for both internal and external customers.
  • Maintain the workflow tool and review modelling requirements for newly received accounts with underwriters.
  • Act as first point of call for aggregate data cleaning queries raised by aggregate data entry staff.
  • Cleanse and load aggregate data into the aggregate recording system and perform data checks on aggregate data cleansed by Aggregate Data Entry staff and offshore resource and provide direct feedback on any errors identified.
  • Drive the creation and take responsibility for the maintenance of documented, standardised 'best practice' procedures for the capture, translation, modelling and reporting of location data
  • Manage the successful implementation of new lines of business into the existing Catastrophe Team framework.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Holds 'A' Level or equivalent qualifications.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • A mathematics, engineering or geography related degree or subjects.
  • Working knowledge of working in a Lloyd's Syndicate/London Company, in a senior catastrophe analyst role.
  • Some knowledge of RMS and AIR catastrophe modelling including data cleansing, importation and geo-coding of location level data an advantage
  • General knowledge of Non-Marine Property Business.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Knowledge of SQL and/or MS Access.
  • General knowledge of an aggregation system.

Licensing or Certificates

  • Working towards ACII
  • Certified Catastrophe Risk Analyst or CEEM certified preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • General knowledge of RMS and AIR catastrophe modelling including data cleansing, importation and geo-coding of location level data an advantage.
  • General knowledge of Non-Marine Property Business.
  • General knowledge of MS Excel.
  • General knowledge of SQL and/or MS Access.
  • General knowledge of an aggregation system.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.