LOCATION: Anywhere, preferably Nairobi, Kenya
START DATE: Immediate
DURATION: 6 months, renewable
About Blue Marble
Blue Marble Microinsurance (BMM) is a for-profit, social enterprise that aims to create markets for microinsurance by utilizing a new, mission-driven business model: collaborative innovation. BMM aims to narrow the global protection gap by designing and executing ventures enabling risk protection for the emerging middle class. BMM is owned by eight insurance companies collaborating to develop innovative solutions that protect the underserved.
About the Role
BMM is accelerating, piloting and scaling ventures in Africa, Asia and South America. The project is to join our data science team to lead the development of new parametric products, e.g. through applications of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, as well as support in the design, pricing and tracking of existing parametric products across all ventures. BMM makes use of alternative climate and agriculture data sets to develop index products to protect smallholder farmers, example of such products include satellite-based weather index insurance.
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