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Working Student in Investment Strategy Implementation 60-100%, temporary

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 21 Aug 18


Within the Zurich Group, we are a community of about 500 investment professionals worldwide. Being responsible for managing Zurich's own assets of about 200 billion dollars, we are an important partner for the Group's insurance business.


Our people are at the core of what we do. We recognize that people and culture are important for our business. This defines how we hire, develop and motivate our people. We welcome diversity and are proud to offer a broad range of flexible work environments that allow you to balance work and private life.


To complete our team, we are looking for you: As an excellent team member, you are excited about working in a diverse environment. You are a creative thinker who challenges conventional wisdom and helps us to further improve the way we generate value for the Zurich Group. If you are passionate about what you do and have a positive can-do attitude, then we are your employer.


Your Role


You will support the Head of Asset Manager Selection in a project that aims to create an automated portfolio performance evaluation system.

As a Working Student you will take a main role in the project and be responsible for

  • Building, testing and validating different models
  • Examining underlying database
  • Summarizing in between findings and presenting them to the project group
  • Documenting final model and evaluation method
  • The project also involves close interaction with our performance measurement and IT solutions team so willingness to communicate and working as a team is key.


Your Skills and Experience


As a Working Student your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • At least two to three semesters in a numerical/quantitative discipline or Economics (must be enrolled)
  • Ability to program in Phyton and/or Java is a must
  • Creativity and solution oriented thinking
  • Flexibility, proactivity and good communication
  • Fluency in German and English


You can find additional information about Zurich as an employer and about the candidate journey on our career site.

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Who we are

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Information for recruitment agencies

Zurich accepts no unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents either via our employees or through our online career portal.

We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.

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