FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Interntional Chief Actuary

A key actuarial position at a world-leading Life insurance provider has come onto the market. My client is looking for a qualified actuary with leadership experience to lead the actuarial function and act as an advisor to Management on all actuarial matters across multiple continents. You will be a driving force in developing and implementing actuarial strategic plans for Insurance. The job is of a senior level and requires a deep knowledge of subject matter within the actuarial work space.

JOB TEXT

Role Title: International Chief Actuary

A key actuarial position at a world-leading Life insurance provider has come onto the market. My client is looking for a qualified actuary with prominent leadership experience to lead the actuarial function and act as an advisor to Management on all actuarial matters related across multiple continents. You will be a driving force in developing and implementing actuarial strategic plans for Insurance. The job is of a very senior level and requires a deep knowledge of subject matter within the actuarial work space. You will be required to lead and mentor chief actuaries in all regions in which the client operates. Due to the large geographic scope the ability to speak English and French is a necessity, with Spanish being a great advantage.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Intimate knowledge of financial services market place is required, along with strong business awareness.
  • The jobholder will need to be a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries with at least 7 years post qualification experience and at least 15 years of solid actuarial work experience.
  • The jobholder needs to have excellent understanding of the dynamics of actuarial management of a life office, excellent technical actuarial skills and the ability to apply these to influence business decisions.
  • It is desirable that the job holder has worked in at least 2 different countries in an actuarial role.
  • The job holder must speak fluent English and French.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal so that actuarial and non-actuarial colleagues can comprehend complex issues.
  • Strong people management, leadership and planning skills and demonstrated ability to manage a team of technical people.
  • Experience preparing and/or conducting briefings and interfacing at all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated initiative, autonomy and commitment to process improvements.
  • Excellent relationship building and senior stakeholder management skills
  • Able to navigate conflicting strategic priorities and decisions
  • Able to operate effectively in a complex matrix driven environment
  • Meet the requirement of leadership capability level for role including values level.
  • Ability to apply actuarial judgment where there is insufficient time to build a complex actuarial model.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically balanced with practical day-to-day execution.
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  • Negotiable
  • Rugby, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Charles Levick
  • 2018-12-17