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Final project: risk financing optimization solutions at Marsh, Netherlands

Do you have a quantitative and/or actuarial background, looking for the possibility to combine your analytical and communicative skills to help drive growth and are you interested in joining a global leader in insurance broking and risk management?

Marsh Netherlands is currently recruiting for a Junior/Trainee Analyst to join the Marsh Global Analytics (MGA) team. The start date is as soon as possible and it is a full time position. MGA represents the engine room and the content creation part of Marsh’s Business with its resources fully dedicated to modelling, benchmarking, loss parameterization and data management: to foster consistency, the MGA unit includes all activities related to risk retention strategies and risk financing optimization solutions.

Job Title:

Junior Actuarial Analyst

Reporting To:

Marsh Global Analytics Leader, Netherlands


Marsh Global Analytics


Marsh Risk Solutions


Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Reporting to the MGA Leader Netherlands, you will be responsible for leading actuarial analysis for major corporate clients and internal stakeholders.

Part qualified and experienced, you will ideally be a pricing actuary with insurance market knowledge, supporting the creation and delivery of high quality analytic output for corporations with complex insurance and risk financing needs. This role is an integral part of enabling delivery of our strategy to drive growth through analytics and part of a global strategy to embed the Marsh Analytic Platform – ‘MAP’ into our value proposition.

Working in concert with the Sales and Delivery teams, the analysis created by you will support new and expanded revenue and client retention efforts.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide technical actuarial input into the risk finance process and other Marsh actuarial engagements.
  • Help identify opportunities to use actuarial science to add value to Marsh clients and the Marsh business.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on-time and to the high standards required of Marsh.
  • Work with Marsh Global Analytics to drive consistency and best practices.


You will need to maintain knowledge of the Marsh Global Analytics strategy and best practice and iMAP activity as part of a global team.

Skills and Experience

Excellent organizational and communication skills


Ability to work as a team


Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


MS Excel, MS VBA skills


Native Dutch & English verbal & written skills (a Scandinavian language would be a plus)


Insurance market and/or major insurance company experience


Knowledge required

Understanding of key insurance concepts


Basic knowledge of actuarial pricing techniques


Risk financing knowledge


Statistical modelling and use of software tools such as SAS/@Risk


Reinsurance optimisation experience


Interpersonal Skills

Team player


Suitable for client contact with minimal supervision


Able to manage projects with minimal supervision


Commercial awareness


Relationship management skills


Able to meet tight deadlines