Casualty Pricing Actuary, Worldwide Pricing & Analytics, EMEA

Zurich, Suisse

Job Type

Full Time

About Us

Arc Vermeil is an international recruitment firm specialized in placement of executives and managers in the financial services Industry. Our agengy had been mandated on the following job

About the Role

The position is embedded in the World-Wide Pricing & Analytics department, which is part of the Group Underwriting Office.

The sucessful candidate will join the Casualty EMEA Pricing team in Zurich, which is part of the World-Wide Casualty Pricing & Analytics group and has pricing responsibility for Casualty and Motor lines of business across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Your core responsibility is to be a Business Partner for the underwriters by providing profitability analysis of markets, segments, and individual transactions. In this role you will:

  • Provide timely and transparent account pricing for the long tail Casualty and Motor reinsurance treaty business.

  • Develop knowledge of various line of business segments across multiple geographies and price different types of reinsurance structures in a dynamic world-wide pricing actuarial team.

  • Perform market analysis and business reviews that will support our portfolio optimization.

  • Contribute to the development, testing and maintenance of the corporate pricing tool and reporting landscapes.

  • Participate on a variety of project teams (model development, annual parameter studies, ad hoc requests)

  • A key success factor in this role is regular exchange with Underwriters and other business partners, such as Reserving, Risk Management and Senior Management.


  • You have gained  5+ years of relevant industry experience including 3+ years of reinsurance pricing or large account primary insurance pricing experience, and wish to develop further in this area.

  • You have very strong communication skills and are able to effectively communicate to both internal and external audiences at all levels in the organization.

  • You are able to digest detailed reinsurance transactions and able to explain complex points to non-actuarial audiences.

  • You are flexible and able to listen to different viewpoints and make course corrections when necessary.

  • You have a working knowledge of casualty and professional lines insurance products.

  • Experience with regional casualty market in EMEA is preferable.

  • In addition, you possess a university degree in a quantitative discipline (mathematics, physics, engineering or similar), and ideally have an actuarial qualification or are pursuing  one, which we will support.

  • To be a successful business partner you enjoy communicating and working together with different internal and external clients, and are proficient in English. Fluent communication in German is an advantage.

  • Last but not least, as a motivated, reliable and adaptable team colleague, you actively contribute to finding solutions.

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