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Reserving Actuarial Manager Centre of Excellence (CoE) 80-100%

10.02. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 80 – 100%

Reserving Actuarial Manager Centre of Excellence (CoE) 80-100%

Reserving Actuarial Manager Centre of Excellence (CoE) 80-100% - 200000X7  

In this role based in Zurich you are part of the Centre of Excellence CoE Zurich. The CoE Zurich is responsible for reserving General Insurance business in Europe.

Your Role

As a Reserving Actuarial Manager in the CoE your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Lead a reserving team within the EMEA actuarial center of excellence.

  • Ensure people’s development, provide support and guidance.

  • For the assigned country:

    Prepare and perform actuarial analysis including loss projections, technical reserves calculation for gross and reinsurance layers and cash flow projections. Report the quarterly results to the country executive team and the CIEMEA Chief Actuary.

    Provide the executive management team with business insights on underlying portfolio performance. Support the development of the business strategy and underwriting actions.

  • Collaborate with finance to ensure the adequacy of the balance sheet and profit and loss on IFRS basis. Ensure appropriate calculation of SII technical provision. Support the implementation of IFRS 17 accounting standards.

  • Ensure that processes and standards are consistent with internal Zurich actuarial policies and guidance as well as existing regulations.

  • Lead projects related to either business insights, automation or data improvement.

Your Skills and Experience

As a Reserving Actuarial Manager in the CoE your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Master’s degree in mathematics or related field.

  • Qualified actuary (per local society).

  • At least 5 years’ experience in non-life insurance.

  • Ability to manage and develop a team.

  • Good programming skills. Experience with SAS and VBA will be an advantage.

  • Successful track record of delivering projects.

  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and conscious of deadlines.

  • Showing enthusiasm and having positive attitude.

  • Very good English skills. Any other European language would be an advantage.  

Additional Information Preferred work location is Zürich.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our Talent Acquisition team is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


You can find additional information about Zurich as an employer on ourcareer site.

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Who we are? 

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services.  Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.


At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc.  Our talent acquisition and hiring processes respect this commitment daily. Join Zurich and be part of this culture.

Information for recruitment agencies 

Zurich accepts no applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents neither via our employees nor through our online career portal. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.


Primary Location

: Switzerland-Zurich-Zurich 


: Full-time 


: No 

Job Posting

: 03/23/20 

Unposting Date

: Ongoing 

Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 80% – 100%


Zürich Versicherungs-Gesellschaft AG

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