This Zurich head quartered Global life insurance giant is seeking to recruit a skilled Senior Actuary to join its group protection & risk team.
The group protection & risk unit works at an international level examining the overall groups business units. They ensure full managing of margins, profits and overall revenues and work to ensure that the returns and the growth in results happens in a balanced and sustainable fashion. The Senior Actuary
is the main focal point of the group protection & risk team and provides overall financial oversights of the entire business. As such they work to help support the firm with achieving against a challenging growth budget whilst achieving the required profits. To succeed you will need to build strong and lasting internal and external relationships. These will be across all the Global life teams and within certain head quarter administration. Legal and accounting departments.
As Senior Actuary you must create and develop the existing actuarial capabilities of your team and they abilities to support the continuing expansion of the groups business lines. On a day to day basis you will help set valuation and pricing and build complex actuarial valuation models to assist long term business process planning. As a matter or course in this well paid Swiss insurance job you must present and debate (with other senior managers in underwriting, auditors and internal consultants) how your work & analysis has led to the pricing models you propose.
To be considered you must be able to display a significant understanding of all the technical aspects of the group protection products. It is expected you will hold an actuarial qualification and have at least five years working as an actuary, preferably with some serious exposure to group risk or re-insurance markets. Ideally you will be an expert in group risk – the market, the products and the methodology. Finally you must be able to speak, present and debate in fluent English at the highest levels.
The Senior Actuary is a vital appointment for this well known giant. They have recognised the existing talent is not there or not ready to step up internally. Therefore they are wiling to source the best available talent out there and pay what is required to land it. A first rate remuneration package and full perks is potentially on offer to the very best.