Catastrophe Modeller


Our client is currently recruiting a catastrophe modeller to join their UK/Ireland Catastrophe Analytics team in London.

Ref: 48890

  • Location: London
  • Category: Cat Modelling
  • Type: Permanent
  • Pay Range: Up to £50k


Job Summary

Working as a member of the UK/Ireland Catastrophe Analytics team, your role as a subject matter expert and catastrophe modeller would have a specific sector/business focus towards projects for the Property Cat clients.

Offering a client facing role within a collegiate team environment, the responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Managing cat analytics client relationships, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with reinsurers, clients, and colleagues
  • Gathering and preparation of cat exposure data for assigned client projects
  • Assess client exposure data quality and make necessary assumptions for modelling; analyse changes in exposure and the associated impact of cat model results
  • Model the probability distributions of the gross/ceded/net results using vendor cat models in conjunction with the company’s proprietary software
  • Analyse how the distribution of results and relevant risk measures change as a result of the application of various proposed reinsurance alternatives; report on analysis results to brokers and clients
  • Respond to client queries and concerns, resolving issues promptly
  • Work collegiately with colleagues across all UK/Ireland business

Qualifications required:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent) in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics or Natural Hazards

Experience required:

  • Must demonstrate a strong commercial outlook
  • Ambition to improve/develop strong relationship/client management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must have strong proven relevant experience in catastrophe modelling
  • Comprehensive knowledge of RMS and / or AIR
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in client presentations
  • Comprehensive knowledge using and writing MS SQL queries
  • Be able to trouble shoot problems, communicate results and associated model methodology to clients, brokers, and colleagues, as required
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Ability to find creative solutions to new problems
  • Ability to be organized and pay attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills for using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to maintain compliance with professional standards, where applicable, as well as company-wide quality initiatives
  • Ability to work as part of a team to support clients’ needs
  • Ability to handle significant workflow through efficient time management
  • Exposure to GIS Software is desirable e.g.: MapInfo, ArcGIS


Connor Deacon

Consultant - Catastrophe Modelling

T: +44 (0) 20 7283 2520

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