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Head of Agri Risk Modelling

Date: Jun 1, 2019

Location: Zurich, CH

Company: SCOR


Zurich Switzerland (CH) 


Head of Agri Risk Modelling 





          About SCOR         

SCOR is the 5th largest Reinsurance Company worldwide, following a profit-driven underwriting policy and practising selectively across all branches of reinsurance. 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.


With us, you will lead a team of analysts with a strong focus on providing technical modelling and pricing support for Agri Re-/Insurance. Reporting to the Head of Natural Catastrophe Risk, you will work in close co-operation with the Chief Underwriter Agriculture and other Specialty Underwriting colleagues. With a dedicated unit you will provide analytical modelling and renewal pricing support of Agri underwriting production with overall responsibility for the technical robustness of the models and methods used in pricing Agricultural lines. You will draw on your extensive technical and commercial experience in co-ordinating the development of new and ad hoc Agri and weather modelling solutions in response to market developments and new initiatives.


You are an Agriculture Engineer, Agronomist, Meteorologist or Actuary with a strong link to Agriculture Re-/Insurance business. You have a deep understanding of Agriculture Re-/Insurance products and experience in structuring, modelling and pricing these products. Additionally, experience in the development/structuring of insurance products, financial instruments and/or reinsurance contracts is required. You have a team player personality with strong and proven leadership and communication skills. You show accurate and reliable working attitude, creativity and openness to new solutions. Your English is excellent, any additional language is an asset. Willingness to travel (worldwide) is required.


We offer a dynamic, international working environment with an open corporate culture and modern social benefits. If you are interested in working with a diverse and motivated team in Switzerland, we are looking forward to getting to know you.