Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Corporate Services


  • Minster Building, 21 Mincing Lane, 2nd Floor, London, EC3R 7AG, GB


Moody's a global leader in risk assessment, is seeking a dynamic and innovative Associate Director to join our Insurance Advisory services team.

Are you inspired by the challenges of understanding risk, and designing the key business processes that help companies drive robust risk management practices, and maximise risk opportunities? Would you like a role helping to shape the future of insurance analytics, and embracing these changes on a market scale?

This role is a unique opportunity where every day you will be leading a team to advise clients on different topics, and implement transformational changes to their exposure and risk management workflows. Resulting in a technological shift across the market over the next few years.

We want to take your exposure and catastrophe risk management expertise the re/insurance industry and build on it, incorporating the latest science, technologies and analytics. With this expanded knowledge, you can apply it across many re/insurance customer situations, for potentially huge transformation opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Workflow Migration and Transformation: Leverage the capabilities of the Intelligent Risk Platform and other Moody’s solutions to redesign clients' insurance analytics workflows, making them smarter, much more efficient, and insightful. Design and develop repeatable solutions to key exposure management and catastrophe modelling workflows, augmentation and extension with broad Moody’s data and IP opportunities.
  • Put Scientific Innovations into Practice: Help clients to understand and work with HD and climate change adjusted models. Showing how they can be adapted to reflect their enhanced view of risk and rolled out systematically across their business. Implement new accumulation scenarios for non/modelled risks, to run across all portfolios simultaneously. Incorporate ESG and net-zero considerations in underwriting and reporting workflows etc.
  • Client Partnership: Build strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and aligning our solutions with their strategic objectives. Act as a trusted advisor, helping them to act with confidence in their decision-making.
  • Innovation Contribution: Work closely with the product development team to provide insights from clients that can inform future improvements and innovations in Moody’s solutions.


  • Insurance industry experience is vital for this role
  • 8 years or more working at re/insurers or brokers in exposure and catastrophe risk management. Deep knowledge on the use of modelling, different workflows and stakeholder reporting.
  • Proven experience leading the design, improvement and implementing better workflows and smarter insurance analytics.
  • Experience leading projects or directing the activities of more junior colleagues.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies quickly.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, including C-level.

Why Join Us?

At Moody’s RMS, our mission is to make every risk known. To build the world’s best models for understanding catastrophe risk. For 30 years, we’ve served as the market leader in this regard. Our journey has also included the development and successful launch of the Intelligent Risk Platform, now used by leading insurance market participants to run our high-definition risk models in cloud-native workflows.

In 2021, our evolution continued with our acquisition by Moody’s. Now, as a part of Moody's, we're further inspired by the company’s mission to provide trusted insights and standards that help decision makers act with confidence, across markets. You would play a key role in this mission. You'll be at the forefront of a transformational shift in the insurance industry, helping clients to harness the power of our Intelligent Risk Platform to make better, more confident decisions, and to leverage the power of Moody’s broader capabilities around climate, ESG, KYC, and more besides. You'll also be part of a global, diverse team that values collaboration, innovation, and professional growth.

Join us, and help shape the future of risk assessment.

Moody's Corporation is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. We are on a mission to provide trusted insights and standards that help decision makers act with confidence, across the insurance domain.

New science and advanced and affordable technologies are driving major changes in the (re)insurance industry. The risk management analytics and systems used across most companies today, will look very different in 5 years’ time. Since 2016, Moody’s has spent more than $7bn to build our insurance analytics business, through investment and acquisition, including the addition of RMS to the Moody’s family in 2021.

We are driving innovation across the re/insurance industry by delivering market-leading technologies, science and analytics today, and designs for the future.

To meet the high demand, we are looking to expand our 50 strong team of experienced exposure management and catastrophe modelling professionals to help our clients take advantage of Moody’s broad capabilities. If you are an experienced exposure management professional in the insurance industry, this is probably the work you never get enough time to do!

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee’s tenure with Moody’s.

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