Technical Data Specialist and Modeler NN Life

You will receive

  • A salary of € 3.566 to € 5.095 based on 36 hours
  • Special discounts on various NN insurances
  • A lot of development opportunities & our own e-library

You will bring with you

  • A master’s degree, in econometrics, data science, actuarial science, mathematics, or similar
  • At least 3 years of experience in insurance risk management
  • Knowledge of Solvency 2 and data management
  • Experience with programming in R, Matlab, Python or similar

Technical Data Specialist and Modeler NN Life

The Insurance Risk Management department of NN Life is currently looking for a Technical Data Specialist and Modeler, with knowledge of data management and insurance and liability risk modelling under Solvency 2. If you like dealing with complex data, programming and analyzing its consequences for NN Life’s insurance and liability risk models, then this is the right position for you!


Your impact as Technical Data Specialist & Modeler at NN

As a Technical Data Analyse & Modeler you will be part of the Insurance Risk Management team of NN Life that is responsible for maintaining the insurance and liability risk models of NN Life’s Solvency 2 Partial Internal Model. This team is part of the risk department of NN Life. In this position you will play an important role in modelling, automating and governing the data flows going into the insurance and liability risk models. Next to this, you will be responsible for maintaining the insurance and liability risks on NN Life’s balance sheet.


Realistic results

Using your own initiative and ambition, you achieve excellent results:

  • You will play an important role in regular updates of the insurance and liability risks of NN Life;
  • You are able to analyse and structure complex data sets and investigate the consequences for risk model calibrations;
  • You will be responsible for regular updates and development of insurance and liability risk models and assumptions;
  • You will contribute to the implementation of the strategic leadership agenda (SLA), including playing a key role in the innovation and automation projects of Insurance Risk.


We care

Here at NN, care is a core value – care for our customers as well as our employees. You care for our customers’ needs, and as your employer, NN cares for yours. We offer great development opportunities and a pleasant working environment. For your career development, we offer you:

  • On-the-job training and vocational training via our Learning & Development Centre.
  • Industry-specific conferences (both in the Netherlands and across the border).
  • In-house training and personal skills training.
  • The team is involved in many of the new developments within NN Life (and Pensions) to provide advice and a risk perspective. This allows for great development opportunities outside of the regular topics covered within the team.

Whatever we do, we do together in an environment full of freedom where your personality, talents and ideas count. For example, collaborating with another team is quite the norm and regularly leads to better outcomes. We have no thresholds within NN; everyone is readily accessible and willing to help each other.

Insurance risk management is part of the Risk Management department at NN Life. The insurance risk management team consists of in total seven experts, with backgrounds in econometrics, mathematics and actuarial science. In the Insurance risk management team the non-market risk models and risk margin methodology for NN Life are developed. The team has a mentality to deliver on promise with high quality standard, is open for own initiatives and innovative ideas.


Our purpose

Thanks to your efforts, we make our financial services relevant and more personal. You help us go above and beyond when providing the very best customer service. We believe in the importance of customer satisfaction and consistently serving our customers to the best of our abilities. They are the core of our company values and our most important motivator. As a company, we have set up a number of subsidiaries as we have grown: NN, NN Investment Partners, Nationale-Nederlanden, OHRA, ABN AMRO Insurance, BeFrank, Zicht, AZL and Movir.


Clear conditions

We offer you modern employment conditions and generous employee benefits. For example, you have the option of taking extra vacation days. You will receive your holiday allowance and year-end bonus (13e maand) with your salary every month, without restriction and readily available to you.

As a Technical Data Specialist & Modeler, you will work from our beautiful office located in Rotterdam. You will receive a NS Business Card, this makes public transport very attractive. In this way you can travel throughout The Netherlands, without any restriction. Internally, we have FIT20 sports facilities.

Due to the coronavirus, most of the NN colleagues work from home. At the moment it is unclear when we can return to the office. The official location for this position is Rotterdam. As a team and as a risk department, we are quite well organized to work from home and have successfully onboarded several new colleagues. A good team spirit is important to us and therefore regular events are organized to also keep in touch and making working from home a bit more fun.


Critical skills of a Technical Data Specialist and Modeler

You have a high learning agility, meaning you can easily adapt and absorb new information in a changing environment. You draw the best out of yourself as well as those around you. If you can help someone, you do not think twice about it. You have a Master degree in e.g. Econometrics, Actuarial Science or Mathematics and 3 years of relevant working experience. You are experienced in programming in Python, R or VBA. Thanks to your result-oriented attitude and your strong analytical skills, you are able to deliver complex analyses in a transparent manner. You are a team player and you have excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Dutch and English.


Commit to NN

Are you seeking a dynamic position in an organisation where you are constantly challenging yourself? Then we would like to meet you. Upload your resume via the apply button.

Do you have any questions about the job? Then please contact Wilbert Ouburg, Head of Risk Management NN Life (


Just to be Clear, because we Care and Commit

This is a permanent position. A candidate will receive a NN contract and we are not open to interim/ freelance assignments,- candidates or an introduction of profiles by any type of agency. Thank you for your interest and understanding!

Application procedure


If you are enthusiastic about the job we encourage you to apply online. We will then carefully look at your profile and let you know whether you’ll be invited to an interview within two weeks.


We are curious who you are, what motivates you and what you are looking for. But it is just as important that you get to know NN better. We aim for a maximum of two interviews in which you will meet the manager of the department, a direct colleague and a recruiter from NN.

Online assessment

The assessment consists of a personality test, a driver test and an intelligence test. We believe your personal qualities are very important and use this assessment to test whether you meet the NN Mindset. This will be an online test and the results will be shown  immediately.


Are we both enthusiastic after the interviews and the online assessment? Then we will gladly make you an offer to join NN. Click here for more information about our employment benefits.

Welcome new colleague

Congratulations with your new job! We will now start our onboarding procedure to secure a smooth start at NN.


We realize that applying for a job is an important moment for you. What matters to you, matters to us. That is why, after the application procedure, we invite you via e-mail to let us know how you experienced applying at NN. Thanks to your feedback we can make improvements to the way we work.

Meet our people

Would you like to learn more about working at NN? Read the testimonials and find out!

You get challenged in different aspects which makes you get used to wearing multiple hats.

Ide Boumans

Finance & Risk Trainee

You’re directly involved with the bank’s business model here.

Mark van der Zwaag

Market Risk Analyst

A company or an industry that has a transition ahead is where new ideas are valued. For me, that is a good place to be.

Praveen Sridharan

Global Risk Trainee

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