Senior Catastrophe Analyst
Markel International
London, UK
2d ago

Company Information :

What we look for

Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of

customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.

Markel Style

The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance.

We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.

If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.

Job Summary :

The primary responsibility for this role is to provide pre-underwriting analysis, produce quarterly divisional reports, assist in the production of the quarterly report to the MINT board, provide in depth account reporting, produce Lloyds & various regulatory returns, assist the Head of Catastrophe Management with any ad hoc / project work.

This role is a Fixed Term Contract up to 12 months.

Duties and accountabilities

  • Support (but not limited to) Property Treaty, Cyber, and National Markets divisions
  • Use third party catastrophe models and in-house tools for pre-underwriting analysis
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with divisional underwriters
  • Provide ad hoc reports for underwriting portfolio analysis
  • Production of quarterly divisional reports
  • Support ad hoc project work
  • Analyse catastrophe models in order to improve company understanding and to recommend improvements in our use of them
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with all internal and external contacts including the Corporate Cat Management team in Richmond, Virginia (CCM) and software providers such as RMS
  • Skills, knowledge and experience

    The successful candidate will :

  • Proven catastrophe modelling experience in the London market
  • A thorough understanding of RMS and its database schema
  • Excellent IT skills with strong knowledge of SQL
  • Proven experience with catastrophe management best practices
  • Proven experience of catastrophe modelling portfolio roll-up
  • Experience of building and maintaining successful relationships with internal and external contacts
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Completed a numerical degree with a classification of 2 : 1 or above, or equivalent
  • Markel celebrates the value of a diverse workforce that brings experience and expertise from a wide variety of backgrounds and life circumstances.

    Whatever your background, if you feel you meet the requirements of this role then we want to hear from you.

    We want to ensure that you have a positive experience applying for a role at Markel and are able to perform at your best.

    If there are any adjustments we can reasonably make to ensure that the process is accessible for you at every stage please telephone us on +44 (0)20 7953 6873 or email .

    Why work for us?

    Diversity and inclusion

    Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people’s differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation.

    We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world.

    Community involvement

    Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future.

    Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising.

    Commitment to open doors

    Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce.

    Challenging management is a component of the Markel Style some of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee.

    Entrepreneurial spirit

    As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.

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