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Life Reporting Manager Reinsurance

Our client is a leading provider of reinsurance solutions in the Global Life Assurance Market with a very strong actuarial focus, where talent and hard work are recognised and rewarded, and where there are excellent promotion prospects, both domestically and internationally.

Our Client is looking for a qualified life assurance actuary with about 5 to 10 years’ experience to manage, motivate and develop a team of trainee and recently qualified actuaries.

Per our client, this is a fantastic role for somebody looking for accelerated career progression as it covers both Prophet modelling and people management. This role is strategically important for our client, and the salary will therefore reflect that for the right candidate. 


The Role

The modelling team is responsible for management of the cash flow models used for actuarial reporting. Following a recent internal promotion, a vacancy at manager level has arisen on the team.


The successful candidate will play a significant role in the management and continued development of the actuarial modelling requirements.


In this role the successful candidate will:

  • Produce the quarterly and annual actuarial modelling deliverables.

  • Design and implement improvements to the actuarial models.

  • Draft accurate, clear and concise documentation.

  • Effectively communicate key modelling insights and results to all stakeholders.

  • Work with the Business Development and Operations functions to implement new transactions.

  • Work with the IFRS 17 project teams to support the transition of modelling from IFRS 4 to IFRS 17.

  • Work with IT to ensure appropriate infrastructure is in place to support the Production environment.



The Person

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An actuarial qualification with 5 to 10 years in a life insurance or life reinsurance environment.

  • An assertive and self-motivated personality with the capacity to work autonomously, as part of a team and across teams.

  • An enthusiastic approach to work with a strong work ethic, a keen appetite to learn and develop and a willingness to work to a flexible schedule.

  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • An ability to plan work, manage time effectively and deal with changing requirements to ensure timely completion of all deliverables.

  • The capacity to effectively and efficiently solve problems and make decisions.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Competent user of MS Excel, MS Access, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

  • Experience of financial reporting, Prophet (or comparable actuarial modelling package) and SQL.


The Competencies

  • Technical expertise

  • Communication and influencing

  • Teamwork and cross-functional collaboration

  • Planning and organising

  • Problem solving and decision-making

  • Innovation and change