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  • Risk Management Solutions, Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk

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Analyst, Capital & Resilience Solutions (October 2019) Graduate Opportunities London, United Kingdom

Analyst, Capital & Resilience Solutions
London, UK

Do you want to solve wide ranging analytical problems in a fascinating growth market with real societal impact Then this is the role for you!

The RMS Capital & Resilience Solutions team helps clients quantify risk using state of the art catastrophe models, exploring options for risk management, reduction and transfer Our clients range from governments and corporations, to insurers, to investment portfolio managers

Through a combination of consulting services and software products, we provide the data and models that that help build resilience to catastrophe, both societal and financial

This Analyst role requires a minimum 21 Batchelors or Masters degree in a quantitative subject (maths, sciences, engineering), relevant work experience and in addition, Maths A-Levelat a minimum A grade

If you dont believe you have this experience, please feel free to applyto our other opportunities

Objective of the role

The RMS Capital & Resilience Solutions team has expanded rapidly over the last few years, responding to the fast increase in demand for catastrophe risk analytics and data beyond the traditional insurance market We look at this area as a significant opportunity to drive the growth of a unique and fascinating market, and build resilience

This role supports client engagements that recognise the increasing importance of catastrophe analytics and data to support robust risk management techniques beyond the insurance market

There is no typical project, as our market is evolving fast but some recent examples include

Helping a major US transportation provider structure a parametric catastrophe bond to cover storm surge events, analysing the portfolio of assets at risk, designing and developing the indices used, and supporting the transfer of risk to investors
Working with a start-up ILS fund build and analyse a new portfolio of quota-share business
Consulting with a major US bank understand the earthquake-driven default risk prevalent in mortgage backed securities
Helping a major European city understand its exposure to flood risk, and how to manage this

As a business unit delivering both consulting and product solutions to our clients, we have a wide variety of career paths open to successful candidates; past examples of career paths include

Analysts becoming a consultant and project lead, managing complex analytical client engagements;
Analysts becoming client account and relationship management specialists, with business development and revenue accountability;
Analysts moving into product management and software development roles

Key Accountabilities & Deliverables

You bring the potential, well bring the context we will offer intensive training on the market we operate in, and the catastrophe models we build Initially, your responsibilities will involve

On-the-job training for modelling and analysing insured portfolios, resilience infrastructure, assets at risk, insurance-linked securities and other risk-transfer mechanisms;
Perform professional risk analysis for client assets and portfolios and insurance linked securities using knowledge of simulation techniques and expertise in data manipulation and visualisation;
Support client discussions and business development efforts alongside senior team members, working with corporations, governments, insurers and investors
Analyse existing risk transfer products (eg insurance linked securities (ILS), collateralised reinsurance, ILWs, parametric triggers) for clients and prepare summary reports and analytics;
Support engagements with insurers and other RMS clients to understand their needs and priorities, document findings and formulate high-level solutions and requirements;
Meet timelines and deliverables such as expert risk analysis and presentations to investors etc, and serve as a point of contact to clients, communicating analysis results both internally and externally

Essential Requirements

Minimum 21 Bachelors degree in a quantitative subject (maths, sciences, engineering), from a Russell Group University[1] (or equivalent);
Masters qualification OR relevant work experience (for example Internship or Degree course Industrial Placement);
Strong mathematical ability and a minimum A grade at A Level in Mathematics or equivalent;
An interest in the natural and man-made risks facing society and the role of science and technology in understanding and managing those risks
Fast learner, entrepreneurial and strong communicator
Keen interest in the capital markets, finance and Insurance sectors
Fluency in written and spoken English


Client focused with at least some form of client facing previous experience highly desirable;
Strong teamwork and collaboration;
A second A grade at A Level in a scientific subject would be preferable;
Significant coding experience (any language) an advantage

About RMS

RMS Models and software help insurers, financial markets, corporations, and public agencies evaluate and manage catastrophe risks throughout the world We lead an industry we helped to pioneer catastrophe risk modelling and are the innovators of the RMS(one) platform, which is transforming the worlds understanding and quantification of risk through open, real-time exposure and risk management More than 400 insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions trust RMS models and SaaS solutions to better understand and manage the risks of natural and human-made catastrophes; including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, terrorism, and pandemics

We think about the unthinkable, enabling the management of even the most extreme events Our scientific and objective measurement of risk facilitates the efficient flow of capital needed to insure, manage, and ultimately mitigate these risks to reduce the consequences of disasters, promoting resilient societies and a sustainable global economy

At RMS, we believe the result of deeper knowledge is a positive change Our ultimate goal is to create a more sustainable and resilient world through a better understanding of catastrophic events

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consulting Services
Functional Area : Banks/Insurance/Financial Services
Role : Risk/Credit/Economic Analyst
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 01st Jan 2020

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