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Life & Health Pricing Actuary

Ref: 9220368

  • Highly Competitive + Excellent Bens
  • 27 Feb 2020
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

We are looking for a recently qualified actuary to join our Key Accounts regional pricing team.

You will be responsible for leading actuarial pricing exercises and supporting the deal underwriter in preparing responses to tenders. This typically involves carrying out actuarial analyses, proposing and owning assumptions, and providing technical expertise.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Detailed pricing of proportional and non-proportional reinsurance solutions, including mortality/morbidity experience analysis, developing assumptions, modelling of cash flows and providing views on profitability • Out-of-the-box thinking to come up with innovative pricing approaches and solutions • Checking of pricing done by other team members • Documentation of pricing exercises (pricing and checking reports) as well as supporting the underwriters in sign-off presentations, offer letters to clients, etc. • Ensuring all pricing is carried out in accordance with company underwriting processes and pricing guidelines • Research, development, maintenance and improvements to EMELA’s pricing benchmarks, methodologies and tools • Follow-up and analysis of the in-force portfolio in coordination with In-force Management and Valuation teams • Strengthening the company and team’s profile by presenting at both internal and external events.

You have the following background, skills and mindset:

• Recently Qualified Life Actuary (FIA or equivalent), typically with 2+ years of post-qualification pricing experience in Life insurance or reinsurance • Experience of pricing long term business lines for risks such as mortality and morbidity; reinsurance experience is a big advantage • Good understanding of key industry issues and trends • Proven analytical skills and the ability to work on complex projects, including the ability to manage time and multiple priorities effectively • Self-motivation, ability to work under pressure when needed • Experience in actuarial projections systems (e.g. AXIS, Risk Agility) or statistical software (e.g. R) is desirable • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate complex technical issues in an effective way • Ability to lead work and give/receive constructive feedback and coach others with a view to improving their/own performance • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; additional language skills would be an advantage. For more information on this Insurance related job or other related jobs, contact James Reilly on or to apply, click the button below