Catastrophe Modelling Analyst - Graduate Trainee
Our client, a Lloyd’s Syndicate (Lloyd’s is the world’s specialist insurance and reinsurance market) currently have an opening for a graduate trainee within their catastrophe modelling team. Catastrophe modelling (also known as cat modelling) is the process of using computer-assisted calculations to estimate the losses that could be sustained due to a catastrophic event such as a hurricane or earthquake. It is an important role within insurance companies helping underwriters to price and manage their portfolios. The role will involve handling large volumes of data which are input into catastrophe models, analysing and interpreting the output, preparing various reports for both internal and external requirements. In order to apply you will have a degree (minimum 2:1) in a numerical or scientific subject (mathematics, statistical analysis, geophysical hazards, physical engineering are some of the subject areas that would be useful in this role), IT skills (particularly Excel and SQL), attention to detail and strong communication skills.