About Swiss Re
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 our 15,000 employees across the world.
We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?
The successful candidate will lead the development of strategic initiatives, from innovation to commercialisation. Working closely with Swiss Re Institute's Exploratory Research and Partnerships teams, she / he will assess research initiatives that have sufficiently large, sustainable economic impact.
She / he will then work with public, private and research partners as well as colleagues across the Swiss Re Institute, the Group's Business Units, and Group Functions, to develop commercial opportunities for the Group.
The goal will be to incubate these initiatives to the point they can be handed off to relevant Business Units for commercialisation.
Current initiatives the team is developing include :
Please highlight your skills, knowledge and experience relevant to one or more of the topics above. The topics will be developed by the different team members as relevant given available resources and skills.
An important part of this role will be contributing to increased data collection and curation to support research and commercialisation of new initiatives.
She / he will work with technology partners within and outside of the firm to develop SRI technologies, platforms, products and services that materially impact the Group's performance.
The successful candidate will ensure internal communication of initiative progress and external positioning of Swiss Re as the pre-eminent risk knowledge company.
Key tasks and responsibilities include :
About the Team This role will report to the Head Research Commercialisation, within SRI's Research & Engagement team. We are passionate about using technology and risk knowledge to build a better future through innovative approaches and solutions.
This is an opportunity to bring your skills and experience to a role that can make a difference and contribute to Swiss Re's mission of making the world more resilient.
About you The successful candidate will have the following attributes :
Additionally, you will be encouraged to demonstrate ongoing learning and adoption of relevant new technologies, tools, methods and processes to leverage in solutions to empower the Group to achieve its performance and business growth goals.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, 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.