Travelers Cat Risk Consultant in Hartford, Connecticut



Cat Risk Consultant

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

We are seeking a candidate with a solid analytical base and a keen interest in research and development. The position requires an individual who can succeed in a collaborative, innovation-driven environment, in tune with business needs and deadlines. Primary responsibilities include:

Develop working knowledge of catastrophe models and other research tools to quantify Travelers’ exposure to natural (i.e. Hurricane, Earthquake) and man-made disasters (i.e. Cyber).

Create and maintain collaborative relationships with business partners.

Gathers data and analyzes trends and results for reporting.

Present analysis and recommendation to team members and manager.

Stay abreast of scientific research and available 3rd party data to quantify risk.

Provide support to business partners in responding to internal and external requests. (i.e. support response to external Regulatory Requests)

Evaluate Insurance policy coverages and interpret impact to catastrophe results.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Strong desktop skills including Microsoft Excel and Access. Basic technical knowledge of databases. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Solid analytical skills.

Job Category:

Actuarial and Analytics

Job Summary:

The Travelers Enterprise Catastrophe Strategy & Analysis group is seeking a Consultant for a full time position in our Model Calibration team. You will be joining a group of dedicated professionals charged with leading Travelers to be in position to successfully endure catastrophic loss from natural and man-made perils.

The Model Calibration team is responsible for state-of-the-art analytics related to natural and man-made hazards. The team uses cutting edge tools, quantitative methods, and technologies to evaluate risk. We engage in Enterprise-wide multi-disciplinary catastrophe research projects with various depths of focus.

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Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

Bachelor's degree required.

Undergraduate (GPA 3.2+ preferred) or graduate degree in a quantitative discipline (Economics and Econometrics, Analytical Finance, Actuarial Science, Math, Statistics etc.)

Basic knowledge of SQL and/or MS Access and advanced Excel (preferably with VBA).

Strong oral and written communication skills

Solid analytical, critical thinking and research skills, dealing with issues that are not readily defined

Self-motivated with ability to self-organize and drive analyses independently.

Basic knowledge of geospatial technologies is a plus

Basic knowledge of Catastrophe Probabilistic Models is a plus

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States