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 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
The role of Economist – Macro Strategy in Group Economic Research and Strategy is a fantastic opportunity for you to work on hands-on projects with a tangible business impact. Together with a high-caliber and motivated international team, you will actively contribute to the formulation of our global economic (GDP, inflation, etc) and interest rate forecasts for the Group and support our client and public policy outreach. The role is a unique, broad and exciting professional growth opportunity and an excellent stepping stone within the company with frequent exposure to senior management and other teams across the Group. As such, you will shape key strategic projects and drive Swiss Re's thought leadership, particularly around the topic of macro-economic resilience. You should expect a dynamic environment and should be able to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and autonomy in your daily work.
Key tasks and responsibilities include:
About the Team
Group Economic Research and Strategy (GERS) is part of the Swiss Re Institute, and is responsible for analysing and forecasting the global macroeconomic and insurance market environment. GERS holds a crucial role in steering Swiss Re's capital allocation for both sides of the balance sheet. The team also drives thought leadership on topics of strategic importance for the Group and helps shaping the policy dialogue and outcome. GERS is responsible for Swiss Re's flagship sigma publication series.
GERS is highly visible and interacts with a wide variety of key partners and decision makers across the organization and externally. We are a truly global team located in Zurich, New York, Hong Kong and Beijing and collaborate closely with all of Swiss Re's re/insurance business units and Group functions.
We're looking forward to your application!
Swiss Re embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions.
We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where we work most effectively.
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