Actuarial Research Analyst REF: NA1605
Category: Actuarial | Location: London | Sector: Life Insurance | Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 + Benefits | Type: Permanent
The role offers the opportunity to:
- Support the R&D Teams in Asia, Europe, Australia and North America through working on specific projects. Help develop best estimate and stressed assumptions, especially regarding trends in mortality/longevity, critical illness and disability bases through the analysis of internal and external data and incorporating insights based on a thorough understanding of the markets that we operate in.
- Present results and analysis to key stakeholders and assumption users both verbally and via written reports. Ensure areas of judgement are clearly explained and documented.
- Support other ad-hoc actuarial projects around the Division. Includes non-business-as-usual workstreams across all lines of business, working with other teams such as Pricing, Underwriting & Marketing.
- Support other teams through technical knowledge sharing and statistical insights. Contribute to the development of wider processes and knowledge around the Division.
- Ensure the company maintains a cutting-edge level of technical, research and industry knowledge in respect of mortality, morbidity and longevity risk through awareness of research conducted in academia and industry working groups.
- Understanding of actuarial principles and processes, such as the control cycle
- Good analytical abilities
- Good presentation skills
- Awareness of the general business environment and topics in the field of life insurance, increasing longevity and data analysis
- Familiarity with statistical analysis software, such as R, MatLab, Tableau
- Programming experience in, for example, R, MatLab, C++ or Excel VBA is strongly desirable
- Familiarity with common business IT software including, but not limited to, Excel and SQL
- Awareness of stochastic mortality models, such as the Lee-Carter and APC models, and common statistical techniques, such as Generalised Linear Models, Survival Models, time series
- Organisational skills
- Work for an organisation with a people focused culture
- Gain from flexible working hours
- Gain from high class training
- Be part of an organisation which helps to progress your career further