Risk Control and Prevention
81866 Requisition #

Location: Anywhere USA.  The Catastrophe Risk Modeling Analyst can be located anywhere in the United States, preferably in a market with one of our office locations but not required. 


GallagherRe, is the world’s leading reinsurance advisory and broking firm following the recent merger between WillisRe and Gallagher. Connecting risk and capital, we help the global insurance industry, governments and society at large manage and mitigate extreme risk – from natural catastrophes such as flood, earthquakes, hurricanes and pandemics, to technological or political risks such as cyber and terrorism. We bring together sophisticated analytics capabilities, risk transfer and transactional expertise to provide advice and council to our clients. We help these clients interpret the data to influence their decisions on to manage their risk portfolios.


Working alongside the brokers this role will have a high level of interaction with our clients providing catastrophe management insight and solutions through the entire modeling cycle, from data auditing to multi-model analysis, reporting and portfolio management.  We are looking for highly motivated team-players dedicated to this exciting growing market.  The candidate should possess a passion and understanding for the exposures and hazards 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze client exposure value data and assess fitness for use for catastrophe modeling
  • Use commercial catastrophe modeling software to measure physical and economic loss from catastrophes for Gallagher Re clients and prospects
  • Interpret and explain model physical, financial, and economic outputs to colleagues/brokers/clients/prospects/reinsurers 
  • Present modeled output in various forms to colleagues/brokers/clients/prospects/reinsurers
  • Work closely with all stake holders on all aspects of the reinsurance financial placement process
  • Work with broking teams in a prospecting capacity to develop meaningful content targeting the needs   of our reinsurance clients
  • Participate in creative problem solving of complex issues that face our clients and prospective clients
  • Identify opportunities and potential solutions for increased efficiency within the analyst workflow 
  • Train, groom and mentor junior staff in all aspects of the above responsibilities





  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience required.
  • Minimum of 2 years catastrophe modeling experience


Work Traits/Skills:

  • Able to effectively prioritize assignments. 
  • Detail oriented
  • Proven communication skills, coupled with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Ability to work in an unstructured environment
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical, economical, and statistical concepts
  • Ability to process and understand data quickly and creatively
  • Ability to understand model input data and explain outputs
  • Skills in MS Excel, SQL Server and detailed commercial catastrophe models (RMS/AIR/EQE). Proven use of the model(s) is required.
  • Experience in using GIS Software
  • Ability to understand economic business context and regulatory context of catastrophe modeling
  • Proficient understanding of (re)insurance financial terms


U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older or must demonstrate legal capacity to enter a contract
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more. 


Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.‚Äč Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.



Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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