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Swiss Re Portfolio Management Graduate Programme 2021 for Graduate South Africans

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our [email protected] programme 2021. 

Application Deadline: Ongoing

About the Award: Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

About the Role

This exciting role, broad in scope and constantly evolving, provides excellent opportunities to collaborate with various teams within the entire L&H community including those in business origination functions (Client Markets and Products teams).

The Portfolio Management team (PM Team) has interdependent relationships with other units within the L&H Business Management division, regionally and globally. 

You will support the PM Team on various topics such as, but not limited to:
•    Analysis and interpretation of financial results
•    Experience monitoring of the portfolio, working in conjunction with the Actuarial and Pricing teams; specifically proposing analyses and actions to the Portfolio Management Group
•    Engage with other internal partner functions (and with external clients) to perform effective management of the L&H in-force portfolios
•    Data strategy and analytics; coordinating activity with other functional teams as required
•    Assess profitability of In-Force treaties and review reinsurance premium rates
•    Support Group-wide and local projects as required
•    Owning, driving and ensuring the timely delivery of Portfolio Management priorities. 

About You

•    Analytical, inquisitive, able to break-down complexity, and to summarise efficiently
•    Results-oriented, resilient, optimistic and self-motivated
•    You are tenacious, willing to learn and break-down complexity where the way forward is not clear
•    You take ownership of your areas of responsibility, can work independently and draw upon the expertise of others where necessary
•    Can influence and collaborate successfully with stakeholders
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•    Great Teammate and critical to cultural differences with a positive attitude towards a dynamic environment

•    Due to Immigration regulations, we can only accept applications from South Africans  
•    Preference will be given to designated applicants as per the employment equity act 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.
Reference Code: 103041 
Job Segment: Manager, Actuarial, Business Manager, Accounting, Management, Insurance, Finance

Type: Internship

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value & Duration of Award: The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you’ll receive on-and-off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units. 

How to Apply: Apply below

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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