Insurance Linked Securities Graduate Trainee 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: London

Within SCOR Investment Partners, the Insurance Linked Securities (‘ILS’) desk manages portfolios of financial instruments that help (re)insurance companies transfer some of their natural catastrophe risks (such as hurricanes or eartquakes) to the capital markets. The AuM for the ILS strategies is around USD 3.5bn, and the main products traded are cat bonds, collateralised reinsurance and Industry Loss Warranties.

You will join our London based team, which currently comprises 2 analysts, and work closely with the rest of the team (4 portfolio managers + 2 analysts), based in Paris.

Responsibilities 

  • Quickly develop an understanding of the market, the funds’ investment strategy and the company’s processes.
  • Provide support to ILS Analysts in the preparation of Investment Cases for individual transactions.
  • Attend team meetings and presentations of investment opportunities from other analysts.     
  • Contribute to the development of new tools to better analyse individual risks and concentration of risks within the funds.

Qualifications

Required experience & competencies

  • Excellent  analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Good general knowledge of finance and asset management.
  • Curious and eager to learn about the reinsurance and alternative risk transfer markets.
  • Self motivated and proactive.
  • Proficiency in Excel and/or data analysis tools.
  • Knowledge of a programming language (R/Python) a plus.
  • Able to communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team.
  • French Language skills are highly desired. 

Required Education

  • Actuarial/Mathematical /geophysics background is desirable.

If you are interested in this position please submit your CV to us via our portal alongside a covering letter which should specifically outline why your are interested in ILS /Cat Bonds and why you are keen on commencing a career within this area.

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