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CDI - SGP&C - Senior Business Analyst-Cat sy

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Paris, FR

Company: SCOR

     EMEA     

Paris France (FR) 

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CDI - SGP&C - Senior Business Analyst-Cat sy 

Permanent 

Actuarial 

 

 

          About SCOR         

SCOR, the 4th largest reinsurer in the world, provides insurance companies with a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Using its experience and expertise, “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR provides cutting-edge financial solutions, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk – in Life & Health insurance as well as in P&C insurance. Our specialist teams operate in over 120 countries, developing value added and innovative products and services and making long-term commitments to their clients, namely insurers and large corporations.
SCOR's aim, as an independent global reinsurance company, is to develop its Life and P&C business lines, to provide its clients with a broad range of innovative reinsurance solutions and to pursue an underwriting policy founded on profitability, supported by effective risk management and a prudent investment policy, in order to offer its clients an optimum level of security, to create value for its shareholders, and to contribute to the welfare and resilience of Society by helping to protect insureds against the risks they face.

 

- Department

The ‘Systems & Tools’ team is part of ‘Pricing and Modelling Central Functions’ of SCOR P&C and are responsible for the provision and evolution of the systems/tools related to the timely and accurate processing of catastrophe data that supports the functions of pricing, global accumulation, and capital modelling.

 

- Job Summary

Support the Head of Cat Systems to maintain and advance the global modelling framework within SCOR.  This is a unique opportunity to help support and advance the many innovative operational solutions already implemented as well as the development of new system/tools and processes that maximise the value of data.

The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of loss modelling, pricing and accumulation information systems and business-related operations in the domain of (re)insurance.

The candidate must be familiar with best practices for gathering stakeholder requirements and be able to work closely with business stakeholders and IT teams to analyse, document, and translate the needs into actionable/achievable solutions. Project management skills are highly desirable in support of both local and global initiatives.

The role will require excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with various stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, being able to explain complexity in a simple manner is vital.

 

- Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Business and systems analysis including comprehensive documentation of business requirements, workflows and use cases
  • Solving problems including identifying, proposing, and executing new prototype solutions as needed and/or further rationalisation of existing processes and proposals around technology choices.
  • Support project delivery against requirements and planning, validation of system releases and coordination of User Acceptance Testing
  • Front-line operational business support/coordination and training, including serving as a subject matter expert for applications, processes, data flows and related transformations
  • Working closely with the business stakeholders and IT project teams to maintain systems including the management of reference data and business logic
  • Facilitate regular project communications between business and IT teams

The working environment is geographically and culturally diverse with many multi-disciplinary stakeholders (scientist, engineers, actuaries, underwriters, developers, etc).

 

- Required Experience & Competencies

Experience:

  • 7+ years working experience around business system projects within the (re)insurance sector
  • Strong analytical/statistical skills on data related to (re)insurance and related systems/processes
  • Working knowledge of catastrophe modelling tools (RMS, AIR, IF, etc) is highly advantageous
  • Advanced skills around business analysis/documentation and change management processes
  • Knowledge on data management/processing techniques, and on current systems architecture options
  • Advanced programming skills including C#, Python, R, SQL, and DevOps
  • Familiarity with reporting tools such as Tableau and/or Power BI
  • Advanced MS Office skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel

 

Personal Competences:

  • Highly organised/motivated with a solution orientated mindset and meticulous attention to detail
  • Team player, proactively sharing knowledge and enhancing the services offered by the team
  • Clear written and oral communicator, able to present complex technical subject matter in a simple way
  • Flexible/reactive mindset able to adapt/respond to a constantly evolving environment
  • Trustworthy and honest with high personal and ethical standards

 

- Required Education

Degree/Masters in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or related discipline.