Part Qualified Actuary

M&G plc.
27 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

An opportunity is available for a part qualified/ recently qualified Actuary to join our Longevity team to lead on longevity and mortality research and report on key commercial impacts. This role involves developing complex longevity models, conducting research and engaging with a numbers of stakeholders across multiple Finance teams. This role would suit an individual with a skill set that combines technical acumen with commercial understanding and strong relationship skills.

We are fully equipped to recruit and onboard employees remotely. This role will initially be home based and will then have a blended work patten between working from home and from our Edinburgh or Stirling office.

Key Work Level Accountabilities:

Experienced Colleague:
  • Accountable for providing a quality service or product to customers and stakeholders, using skills/experience built through significant practical experience or training
  • For team leaders, accountable for ensuring the team the role supports is delivering a quality service or product
  • Works within established frameworks and procedures, with the freedom to interpret them to solve a range of problems
  • Delivers outputs that are clearly defined, using discretion over how to achieve them Makes suggestions for improvements to the work of the team, based on previous experience and knowledge of similar situations

Key Responsibilities for this role:
  • Carry out numerical analysis and data manipulation, including the running and developing of longevity risk models
  • Conduct longevity analysis, including undertaking the necessary technical investigations and research
  • Aid with the development of the modelling capability for mortality driver models Support a range of management reports and returns
  • Provide expert insight into emerging longevity trends

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • A qualified Actuary/ currently studying toward achieving the qualification Experience of developing longevity trend models is desirable
  • Clear knowledge of new developments in actuarial field and the impact on own work
  • Experience working within a longevity (or financial reporting) team
  • Detailed working knowledge of medical improvements and mortality variation
  • Expert Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, SQL and Access
  • Knowledge of life and pensions products, markets and competitors
  • Knowledge of financial services regulatory and legislative frameworks
  • Experience of identifying and developing requirements related to basic financial modelling
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Experience of accurately communicating business issues to appropriate parties and providing support to stakeholders

Work Level: Experienced Colleague

Recruiter: Emma Pryde

Closing Date: 16th October 2020

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