Guardian Jobs 2023 – Catastrophe Modeller

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About the team:

The PwC Actuarial practice comprises over 300 partners and staff. With offices in London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Bristol and Mumbai, our consultants focus on non-life, life, banking and non-insurance, led by a fifteen strong partner team. This makes us the largest actuarial practice within the large accounting firms. We play the leading role in the 1000+ strong actuarial community in PwC worldwide and often work with specialists from other disciplines within PwC.


  • Degree in a scientific or financial subject
  • Have spent most of their career to date in the non-life and re/insurance market, either within a company or a consultancy
  • Have knowledge of the components of the main catastrophe models available on the market (AIR, EQECAT, RMS)
  • Have experience pricing catastrophe risk in a multi model framework.
  • Knowledge in capital modelling
  • Have a wider commercial awareness, including the understanding of wider business issues
  • Be a qualified Actuary (desirable)

Personal Qualities:

  • Have strong oral, listening and written communication skills.
  • Have the potential to develop strong people management, client handling and development skills, including inter-personal sensitivity and influencing skills.
  • Have demonstrated an aptitude to develop good client/internal client handling skills, including relationship-building skills that lead to increased consulting opportunities.
  • Have strong project and financial management skills. The ability to deliver to budget and within timescales is an important skill. We are looking for people with a flexible attitude and the ability to multi-task effectively. Have strong technical, problem identification and analytical skills, most likely with at least one specialist area of experience.
  • Be commercial, with the ability and experience of working within a broader insurance environment, and with vision as to developments at our clients and opportunities for consulting business.
  • Be strongly committed to both personal and corporate success.
  • Be self-motivated, in particular taking responsibility for personal development in technical and broader consulting skills.


Risk is all around us and in our complex world, is changing all the time. Our teams bring people from diverse backgrounds together, using their skills and cutting-edge technology, to help solve complex problems. We are pioneers in a world of changing risk and our market leading services build resilient organisations. Join us and together, we can support our clients to rethink risk.

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