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Pricing Actuary

About MS Amlin AG 

MS Amlin AG is a global reinsurance company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, with offices in the US, Bermuda and Malaysia. The company was established in 2010 and operates as a reinsurance subsidiary of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, a division of the of MS&AD Group of Japan, the eighth largest non-life insurer in the world. We have an enviable reputation for our customer knowledge, claims service and the specialist reinsurance expertise we apply. Our record extends back over 300 years. 


About the role 

As the lead Pricing Actuary, you will act as the interface for the Reinsurance business unit in Zurich, Switzerland with regards to actuarial pricing and be the local guardian of the Technical Pricing Framework for all classes of business. 


Your responsibilities 

  • Analyse external and internal data to support technical pricing 

  • Keep developing a strong working relationship with all Zurich based RI Underwriters 

  • Arrange and deliver underwriter training as required 

  • Be the guardian of the Technical Pricing Framework for our Swiss location 

  • Ensure models meet the Reinsurance Pricing policy and standards in respect of technical pricing and rate monitoring 

  • Support and drive the model modernisation effort within and across MS Amlin AG, collaborating with pricing colleagues and the development team to migrate to the strategic Technical Pricing infrastructure 

  • Manage and/or assist in the development and maintenance of  models acting as the first point of contact for the underwriting community 

  • Support Internal Model parameterisation work undertaken by Underwriting Facilitation 


Your profile 

  • Master Degree successfully completed in Maths, Physics, Engineering or similar 

  • Qualified as an Actuary 

  • Over 5 years’ experience in relevant actuarial role, knowledge of Reinsurance pricing required 

  • Experience/Expertise in understanding, analysing and writing long-tail classes (casualty, specialty) an advantage 

  • Strong quantitative analytical skills 

  • Strong IT skills particularly MS Excel; VBA and SQL experience desirable 

  • Knowledge of data visualisation tools (MS Power BI or QlikView) and programming (R or Python)  

  • Ability to work well under pressure; attention to detail 

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to coordinate effectively with multiple departments within the organisation 

  • Open-minded positive personality with a keen interest to work in a hands-on international team 

  • Proficiency in English is required, German and French skills is an advantage 


What we offer 

We are going through an exciting period of modernisation and transformation for which we need entrepreneurial thinkers to help execute our strategic vision for growth. We are on a dynamic path and we need you to help shape it. 

We are committed to taking a flexible approach to working, with a Work Life Better scheme to allow our employees more control over when and where they work, while still continuing to meet our client demands. 


Are we able to spark your interest? We look forward to receiving your application.   

In case of questions, Alexandra von Muralt, Senior Recruiter, will answer them +41 44 389 40 37. 



For this role we only accept direct applications.  

Note that we will only consider applicants eligible to work in Switzerland.  

Pricing Actuary

MS Amlin AG
Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Master / Diploma

Published on 22/06/2022

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