Some of our Current Jobs

Life Insurance

Research Analyst, Reinsurance, Job ID: 17434 Our client has a strong focus on its’ market-leading research and insights. As a member of the research and development team you will play an important role in sustaining their competitive advantage. You will support the development of demographic bases for the markets in which our client operates, through analysis of experience data, and an understanding of the distribution and risk landscape in the markets. Such bases will cover current assumptions and future trends and be used for pricing, planning and valuations.
You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of product lines including:
mortality, TPD, income protection, trauma and retirement solutions within both the group and retail markets.
You will have completed a degree in actuarial studies or a related discipline and be intending to pursue the actuarial qualification. You will have 12 months experience in an analytical role with experience in data manipulation and analysis. Ideally you will have had some exposure to systems such as Emblem, SQL, Tableau, R, experience/knowledge of actuarial techniques such as Generalised Linear Models and Survival Models, stochastic projections techniques and/or machine learning techniques. For more info please contact Aliza Yau on 0499 888 857 or aliza@sklactuarial.com.au

Valuation Actuary/ Senior Actuarial Analyst, Job ID: 17419 Reporting to the Appointed Actuary, you will be responsible for the modelling and valuation of the company’s business. You will be supporting the Appointed Actuary and Senior Valuation Actuary with regards to production and analysis of Australian statutory, US GAAP and HGB valuation results, and peer review of actuarial work.

  • Maintain and develop the Risk Agility FM cash flow model of the company’s business and the associated processes.
  • Review and implement the best estimate assumptions to be used for modelling of the company’s business.
  • Produce and analyse valuation results and report internally and to Home Office, primarily for Solvency II and internal model.
  • Produce business forecasts to support the company’s Business Planning process and ICAAP.
  • Actively contribute to implementation of changes in financial reporting, capital adequacy, and other actuarial developments within the company.
  • Respond to information requests from and liaise with auditors.

Requirements

  • Completed Part I and Part II exams of the Actuaries Institute (or equivalent)
  • At least 4 years’ relevant experience in the life insurance industry.
  • Experience in life insurance cash flow modelling.
  • Experience with MoSes or Prophet
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • High professional integrity.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au or Aliza Yau on 0499 888 857 or aliza@sklactuarial.com.au  

Director, Retail Pricing, Job ID: 17417 Reporting to the Head of Pricing, you will be working together with the Director of Group Pricing for the core deliverables of the pricing team. You will be a technical expert in all aspects of pricing for Australia region. You will be responsible for pricing risk business, developing pricing basis recommendations and will present the pricing work that they develop to the clients.

You will experience high degree of team work and collaboration with the research, underwriting, claims teams, and strategy and solutions team. Reporting to the Head of Pricing, the successful candidate will have accountability for delivery of tenders and client’s proposals for retail business.

Duties & Responsible:

  • Timely & accurate delivery of pricing terms & product development solutions to clients
  • Working collaboratively with the Director, Client Strategy & Solutions to develop retail strategy for sustainable pricing competitive advantage.
  • Continuously improve pricing process, models and operational efficiency
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to junior pricing team members
  • Supporting the Head of Pricing and the MD

Requirements:

  • Life Pricing Actuary with at least five years post qualification experience in the financial services industry
  • Product development and risk management expertise
  • Demonstrable record of accomplishment of effective leadership and people management, motivation, and development

The following skills are advantageous:

  • Project management skills
  • Strong mentoring skills to develop and train junior members of the team
  • Proficiency in databases (especially SQL Server), actuarial projection software (especially Moses) and GLM packages (especially Emblem).

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Deputy Chief Pricing Actuary, Job ID: 17416 Reporting to the Chief Pricing Actuary, you will have both superior technical expertise and strong leadership qualities in working with internal stakeholders and clients. This is a challenging role that represents an exciting opportunity.

Key Relationships (Internal & External):

  • Pricing & Research staff
  • Business Development
  • CFO, Appointed Actuary, & Chief Valuation Actuary
  • Client & Industry Peers
  • Australian Executive Team

Duties & Responsibilities:

You will be working the Chief Pricing Actuary on all aspects of producing competitive pricing for Australian and New Zealand business whilst concurrently meeting the requirements of the applicable risk control mechanisms.

Pricing:

  • Design and review of potential reinsurance transactions
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders and clients to ensure that optimal outcomes are achieved
  • Developing strong relationships with pricing peers for all clients and building a strong presence through the industry

Pricing Research :

Liaise closely with the reach team to,

  • Monitor emerging industry experience and evaluate and communicate the implications
  •  Drive assumption review and sign off process for pricing assumptions

Identify potential areas of product development and research

Portfolio Management:

  • Monitor existing business and recommend actions to address poor profitability.
  • Monitor and identify opportunities to improve the competitiveness of company’s pricing; feedback areas of strength and weakness to the local team.
  • Managing existing and creating new information systems to efficiently and accurately monitor pricing and treaty activities and report to the business.

Requirements:

  • FIAA or equivalent
  • Min. 10 years’ experience in total with 5 or more years post qualification experience.
  • At least 4 years pricing experience in the Australian market (group and retail).
  • Superior technical skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically.
  • Reputation in Australian industry as a strong performer.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Newly Qualified Actuary- Retail Pricing, Job ID: 17412 This a 12-month contact that will give you the opportunity to join the Retail Pricing Team in one of the leading life insurers in Australia and deliver great outcomes. There is potential to turn into a permanent role in 12 months’ time.

You will have:

  • Nearly qualified or recently qualified FIAA or equivalent.
  • Strong modelling and problem solving skills
  • Prophet and Excel experience is highly desirable.
  • Experience in reports writing (pricing report or key pricing assumptions sections of a report)
  • Willing to take on challenges

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au or Aliza Yau on 0499 888 857 or aliza@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Group Pricing Analyst, Sydney, Job ID: 17392Reporting to the Group Pricing Actuary, you will perform and review technical pricing analysis and experience analysis, and provide technical expertise to the Group Pricing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform base analysis or technical review on pricing and experience analysis on existing and new business, and approve relevant documents in a timely manner
  • Develop and maintain pricing and experience analysis models in line with the company’s Actuarial Pricing Standards.
  • Assist Group Pricing Manager/Senior Actuary to ensure pricing meets company’s corporate profitability targets and relevant corporate and regulatory standards.
  • Provide technical expertise to the Group Pricing team.
  • Provide clear specification of data requirements for pricing to relevant stakeholders.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent actuarial risk assessment and analytical skills.
  • Good knowledge of practices, tools and techniques for effective pricing of insurance contracts.
  • Skilled in managing large data sets used for statistical analysis.
  • Some experience with life insurance products and experience investigations.
  • Excellent communications (oral and written), presentation and documentation skills.
  • Excellent workflow management (time management and prioritisation).

Qualification Required:

  • Degree in Actuarial Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years actuarial experience in a life insurance company.
  • Pricing experience desirable – specifically group risk in Australia.
  • Completed Part I and Part II exams of the Actuaries Institute (or equivalent).

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au or Aliza Yau on 0499 888 857 or aliza@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Pricing Actuary, Sydney, Job ID: 17398 As a Senior Pricing Actuary, you will work closely with the Business Development team to ensure delivery of superior client service to a dedicated set of clients. The Senior Pricing Actuary will have specific responsibility for leading pricing efforts for the Individual and Group life reinsurance business of those clients. Management responsibilities for two associates is also an integral part of the role.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • FIAA or equivalent, 3 years PQE preferred
  • 8+ years’ experience in an actuarial role
  • Experience in an actuarial modelling software, as well as applications such as Word, Excel & Access

Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong client service focus
  • Highly organised and ability to manage a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and influence others
  • Strong technical skills
  • Collaborative working style
  • Excellent communication skills: both written & verbal
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Advanced MS Office suite: Excel, World, Powerpoint & Access

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or Sara Lee on 0488 022 452 or sara@sklactuarial.com.au  

Product Manager (Life Reinsurance), Sydney, Job ID : 17382 Joining the Client Management Team you will work in product strategy and development on retail and group life insurance products. You will be working closely with clients and the internal local and global teams in creating innovative product changes and ideas. You will be providing technical advice, product insights and market information to the wider team and clients; and contributing to the industry debate on insurance reform.

You will have:

  • Previous local experience in and are passionate about life insurance product, enjoy a client facing component to their role.
  • Previous experience working in a group life or retail life product role.
  • A combination of actuarial pricing and product experience will also be highly regarded.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate product and people manager to secure a senior role working within a highly desirable life reinsurer. For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Actuarial Analyst, Sydney, Job ID : 17383 Reporting to the Valuation Actuary you will provide support to fulfil the requirements of the Valuation function including financial reporting and statutory requirements. This role will be focused on the use of Prophet, therefore Prophet experience will be highly regarded.

You will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in maths, finance, statistics, actuarial science or related field essential.
  • Part I and Part II subjects of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (or equivalent of overseas exams) essential.
  • Prophet experience is highly desirable.
  • 2 – 5 years’ actuarial experience working in life insurance, either as a Fellow or an Associate of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (or equivalent).
  • Previous experience in valuation is preferable, along with strong technical skills and the ability to understand and communicate technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or Sara Lee on 0488 022 452 or sara@sklactuarial.com.au  

Corporate Actuary, Sydney, Job ID : 17377 This 12 month contract works closely with the Valuation team to fulfil the corporate requirements of the Valuation function, including delivery of business planning, stress testing and scenario analysis for principles based economic capital calculations and ALM analysis.

You will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in maths, finance, statistics, actuarial science or related field essential.
  • Ideally a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (or equivalent).
  • Experience with the Australian market and / or products, and reinsurance experience.
  • Previous experience in valuation processes and Prophet experience are desirable, along with strong communication and presentation skills.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

Prophet Specialists (Permanent & Contract), Sydney, Job ID : 17376 There are number of contract and permanent opportunities in our life insurance and reinsurance clients for Prophet modelling roles.

You will have experience:

  • Prophet/DCS work, valuation in life insurance
  • Good data/business analysis skills, testing and modelling/spreadsheet work, along with good project management skills.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or Sara Lee on 0488 022 452 or sara@sklactuarial.com.au  

Pricing Analyst, Reinsurance, Sydney, Job ID : 17361 An ideal opportunity to work in a major reinsurer and support the Senior Pricing Actuaries in the pricing of individual and group business. In addition to the modelling and risk analysis aspects of the role you will undertake research, contribute to treaty documentation, and assist in other product development and new business initiatives.  You will have made significant progress through the actuarial exams and have a minimum of 2 years life insurance experience in a pricing role. For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

Actuary, Retirement Incomes/Wealth Management, Sydney, Job ID : 17363 This is a newly created and exciting opportunity for an actuary with a background in project management and superannuation experience gained in a consulting or corporate environment with an interest in retirement incomes.

  • You will take frontline responsibility for the technical aspects of the Retirement Incomes development area – mainly pricing, product and distribution.
  • You will also act as a liaison person to the Project Manager ensuring regular and quality lines of communication on project delivery, this includes anticipating technical issues and giving early communication to the Project Manager and Head of Retirement Incomes to develop mitigating strategies.
  • You will be an FIAA or equivalent and have life insurance and investments/superannuation experience and ideally some experience working with annuities. In addition, you will be a self-starter with strong project management skills.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or John Killick on 0408 313 575 or john@sklactuarial.com.au

Pricing Actuary, Group Life, Sydney Job ID : 17364 Reporting to the Senior Product Actuary this is an ideal role for an FIAA who has group life experience and is seeking to take more responsibility for the pricing of new and existing tenders as well as contributing to the development of pricing tools and process.  You will liaise with internal and external customers and help to mentor more junior members of the team.  You will have excellent analytical and problem solving skills combined with knowledge of life insurance and in particular the group life market.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or John Killick on 0408 313 575 or john@sklactuarial.com.au

Senior Pricing Analyst, Group Insurance, Sydney Job ID: 16353 Reporting to the Pricing Manager you will provide support on all aspects of pricing including experience analyses and product pricing. In addition, you will work closely with the Pricing & Profitable team to ensure consistency and effectiveness of outputs and can expect to provide mentorship to the Pricing Analysts to focus on continuous improvement of processes in the Pricing team.

You will have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in life insurance and actuarial qualification is preferable.
  • Good technical skills in Access, Excel and VBA are desirable
  • The ability to understand and communicate technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Portfolio Analyst, Group Insurance Pricing, Sydney Job ID: 16354 Reporting to the Senior Portfolio Actuary you will provide support to the Pricing and Profitability team including product pricing, experience investigations and reinsurance claim recoveries. This role will also develop and coach junior analysts to build technical expertise.

  • You will be making progress with the actuarial exams, completion in Part I & II exams is preferable
  • 2+ years’ experience working in life insurance (not necessarily Actuarial)
  • Good technical skills in Access, Excel and VBA are desirable along with the ability to understand and communicate technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Pricing Analyst, Brisbane Job ID : 16346 As part of the marketing team of this international franchised organisation the objective of your role would be to optimise pricing across all channels and to maximise franchisee profitability through increased customer counts and same store sales.  This role will be accountable for all pricing recommendations, including promotional pricing, new product launch prices and in-store menu board pricing and will be the key advisor on pricing to senior management.

You will be

  • University degree (Masters preferred) qualified in Mathematics, Statistics, or a similar quantitative field
  • An experienced pricing analyst, having worked in retail, banking or the telco sectors  with 10+ years work experience in an analytical capacity.
  • Ideally you will have a strong background in quantitative analytical tools, e.g., SPSS, Cognos.

For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Actuarial Analyst, Sydney Job ID : 16338 Reporting to the Pricing Actuary you will provide support on all aspects of pricing and product development including business case development, experience analyses, investment product pricing, and market analyses.  In addition you will work closely with the Valuation team to ensure modelling effectiveness and consistency of outputs and can expect to provide support to other actuarial team members to ensure actuarial deliverables are completed in a timely and accurate manner.You will be making progress with the actuarial exams and have 3+ years experience in life insurance. Life insurance pricing experience is desirable along with strong communication skills. Experience with Prophet would also be an advantage.

For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Marketing Actuary, Reinsurance, Hong Kong, Job ID : 16332 Working in the HK office of our client you will work closely with the Asia Regional Marketing function with a wide range of business development opportunities and client engagements across multiple offices in Asia.

  • You will provide actuarial services to drive reinsurance and product solutions.
  • You will be a FIAA or equivalent with at least five years’ work experience ins life insurance/consulting or reinsurance, and pricing/product experience will be a benefit.
  • You will have strong business acumen combined with excellent relationship management skills.
  • You will need to have both English and Cantonese language skills.  

For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Actuary, Sydney, Job ID : 16324 In this role you will be responsible for improving underwriting profit and meeting growth/profit objectives of specific products by providing, or assisting in the provision of,  pricing and underwriting advice and management information on portfolio performance.  You will be up to 5 years post qualified with a minimum 4 years of work experience in the insurance industry.  Pricing experience is preferred along with proficiency on Excel, SAS, and Emblem.

For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Senior Actuarial Analyst, Reinsurance, Sydney, Job ID : 16327  As part of the Corporate Actuarial team your focus will be financial reporting in respect of the Australian portion of the Company’s in-force business. This includes the reporting of results based on US GAAP, Australian IFRS, UK IFRS, and Solvency II bases.  In addition you can expect to contribute in a range of different areas including business planning, management reporting, new treaty implementation, MoSes model development and maintenance and ad-hoc divisional projects.  You will be  a newly qualified FIAA or close to qualification and have a good understanding of the life insurance industry combined with strong actuarial and analytical skills.  For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Data Analytics Manager, Sydney, Job ID: 16325 Reporting to the Senior Portfolio Actuary, Group life this role supports the actuary in deriving customer insights from claims experience and other customer data in order to drive pricing, client reporting, client retention, claims analysis, innovation and enhance our client’s reputation in this market segment.  You will have excellent analytical and problem solving skills along with experience with SAS and knowledge of the life insurance market. For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Life Pricing Actuary, Sydney, Job ID : 16323  Reporting to the Senior Life Pricing Actuary, this role is primarily to support the actuarial pricing team in the distillation of profitability and formation of risk insights to assist the life business in innovative product developments.  In particular you will assist and provide value adding advice in relation to life insurance product development, pricing and other business initiatives, including business case development, experience analyses, investment product pricing, and market analyses.  You will be an FIAA or equivalent with a good understanding of the life insurance industry and are likely to have around 3 years post qualification experience.  Retail pricing experience would be an advantage. For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Regional Pricing Actuary, Reinsurance, Hong Kong, Job ID : 16322  In this role you will assist local branch and representative offices in all actuarial responsibilities including pricing, product design, product development and occasional marketing. In addition you will support the maintenance and improvement of existing pricing infrastructure, risk management and control initiatives. You will work very closely with the Chief Pricing Actuary, Asia on predominantly traditional pricing related activities and there may also be some cross over into the liability-side pricing of capitally motivated reinsurance transactions as priorities emerge.  You will be a fellow of a global actuarial organisation and have at least six years of life insurance or reinsurance  experience.  There will be some travel associated with this role and Asian language skills or knowledge of the Asian markets will be an advantage  For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

 

 

General Insurance

Actuarial/ Senior Actuarial Analyst (General Insurance), Sydney, Job IDL 17467 You will have the desire to work in the consulting team of the business. You will also have the opportunity to work in data analytics that you can develop the capability to analyse high volumes of data. You will:

  • Use your actuarial and statistic skills to help clients gain fresh insights for improving their performance
  • Be able to work in multi-disciplinary teams, valuing and interpreting other subject matter expertise to build new solutions for clients
  • Use your actuarial experience and sound project management skills to deliver results
  • Work with a team of actuarial and analytics professionals

You will be:

  • Ideally a degree in a numerate discipline: Actuarial, Mathematics or Statistics
  • Ideally making good progress in Part III exams and working towards full actuarial qualification
  • 2-4 years of experience in General Insurance, ideally valuation experience
  • Strong technical abilities in using SAS, VBA, R or SQL
  • Statistical modelling experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills

For more information please contact Aliza Yau on 0499 888 857 or aliza@sklactuarial.com.au  or Sara Lee on 0488 022 452 or sara@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Actuarial Analyst (General Insurance), Sydney, Job ID: 17397 Reporting to the CFO, you will have the desire and capability to analyse high volumes of data and provide commercial insights to aid in pricing and customer segmentation. You will assist at all levels the Appointed Actuary in delivering Half-yearly valuations for all programmes, and review of earning patterns across all programmes, monthly loss ratio reporting and other reporting to the major clients. You will also help building a database repository which will be one source of truth for the business with drill down analysis possible on any dimension.

You will be:

  • Ideally partially qualified actuary working towards full qualification (FIAA or equivalent)
  • Flexible but must be planning an actuarial career and have solid experience in analysing large scale data and presenting insights
  • Well-developed Microsoft Office skills (especially Excel and VBA)
  • Statistical modelling experience.
  • The ability to work independently, with initiative, as well as integrate within either technical or cross-functional teams
  • Proactively solves problems in a collaborative manner, seeking assistance in an intelligent and resourceful manner.
  • Identified opportunities to improve existing ways of working with tenacity and whole of team focus.

Senior Actuarial Analyst Contract (GI), Sydney, Job ID : 17373 An exciting opening in a well-established GI Pricing Team for an analyst/senior analyst to support GI Pricing in delivery of advice to the General Insurance business.

  • You will provide pricing support for annual product reviews, pricing of new products and changes in existing products, improvements in pricing process and customer behaviour modelling.
  • You will have 1-5 years’ experience with a good background in personal lines pricing including a good knowledge of industry pricing practices and key product drivers.
  • You will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills – verbal and written and a proven ability to build and maintain strong business relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience with SAS and Excel (macros an advantage) is important. Hands-on experience with GLMs will be looked up favourably.

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or John Killick on 0408 313 575 or john@sklactuarial.com.au  

Data Scientist, Brisbane, Job ID : 17367  Our client is seeking an enthusiastic Data Scientist who is keen to help them to use their data help make smarter decisions and ultimately deliver an improved customer experience. Reporting to the Lead Data Scientist you will play a key role in the newly formed Data Science team. The primary focus of the role is delivering projects such as attribution modelling, anomaly detection, forecasting, experimental design, and recommender systems in order to enhance business performance. This team works cross functionally with Marketing Insights, Business Intelligence, Digital, Product, IT, and Finance.  You will have a relevant degree and be proficient in SQL, have excellent understanding of machine learning techniques, knowledge of common data science toolkits and good applied statistics skills. For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

Senior Pricing Analyst, Brisbane Job ID : 16346 As part of the marketing team of this international franchised organisation the objective of your role would be to optimise pricing across all channels and to maximise franchisee profitability through increased customer counts and same store sales.  This role will be accountable for all pricing recommendations, including promotional pricing, new product launch prices and in-store menu board pricing and will be the key advisor on pricing to senior management. You will be University degree (Masters preferred) qualified in Mathematics, Statistics, or a similar quantitative field and an experienced pricing analyst, having worked in retail, banking or the telco sectors  with 10+ years work experience in an analytical capacity.  Ideally you will have a strong background in quantitative analytical tools, e.g., SPSS, Cognos. For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Senior Actuarial Advisor, Sydney Job ID : 16331 In this role you will use your technical and problem solving skills to deliver the strategic model & analytics priorities of the Commercial and Consumer portfolio and products business area.  You will lead a team to develop solutions which drive towards standardization, automation and re-usable analytics while delivering on  key projects.  In addition you will provide advice to key stakeholders and help develop and lead the  members of the team.  You will have an actuarial or data science background and qualification with experience of managing teams and/or projects and at least 4 years’ experience in an analytics role, experience in pricing and use of typical data analytics software such as SAS, R or Python. For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

 

Superannuation

Actuary, Retirement Incomes/Wealth Management, Sydney, Job ID : 17363 This is a newly created and exciting opportunity for an actuary with a background in project management and superannuation experience gained in a consulting or corporate environment with an interest in retirement incomes. You will take frontline responsibility for the technical aspects of the Retirement Incomes development area – mainly pricing, product and distribution.  You will also act as a liaison person to the Project Manager ensuring regular and quality lines of communication on project delivery, this includes anticipating technical issues and giving early communication to the Project Manager and Head of Retirement Incomes to develop mitigating strategies. You will be an FIAA or equivalent and have life insurance and investments/superannuation experience and ideally some experience working with annuities. In addition, you will be a self-starter with strong project management skills. For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or John Killick on 0408 313 575 or john@sklactuarial.com.au

Senior Consultant, Melbourne, Job ID : 16279 This role has a leadership and business development focus and as a Senior Consultant you will play a leadership role in the Melbourne office, managing a small team while providing quality advice to clients and helping identify areas where the firm can assist their business. There is diversity of work available across the firm which ensures the activities of each consultant are interesting and challenging.  You will have a proven track record of successfully managing client relationships along with strong stakeholder management skills and good superannuation industry knowledge.  For more information please contact John Killick on 0408 313 575 or john@sklactuarial.com.au

 

Investment Roles

Actuary, Retirement Incomes/Wealth Management, Sydney, Job ID : 17363 This is a newly created and exciting opportunity for an actuary with a background in project management and superannuation experience gained in a consulting or corporate environment with an interest in retirement incomes. You will take frontline responsibility for the technical aspects of the Retirement Incomes development area – mainly pricing, product and distribution.  You will also act as a liaison person to the Project Manager ensuring regular and quality lines of communication on project delivery, this includes anticipating technical issues and giving early communication to the Project Manager and Head of Retirement Incomes to develop mitigating strategies. You will be an FIAA or equivalent and have life insurance and investments/superannuation experience and ideally some experience working with annuities. In addition, you will be a self-starter with strong project management skills. For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  or John Killick on 0408 313 575 or john@sklactuarial.com.au

Investment Analyst (Strategy team), Sydney, Job ID : 15247  Our client is responsible for asset management of significant portfolios for major superannuation funds.  They offer exposure to a wide range of asset classes and a collaborative, engaged environment.  Team members are encouraged to contribute and work together in a flat structure, where ideas are shared and a desire to learn and question things is rewarded. You will benefit from working under very experienced mentors and a fantastic career pathway. As a member of a small team your key focus will be the provision of analytical support in portfolio construction, investment governance and database management.  You will need to be proactive in your approach, bring a sense of curiosity and strong analytical skills which will enable you to provide a high level of strategic support.  You will be able to think deeply, identify the fundamental parameters affecting complex issues and apply judgement to your work.

Your responsibilities include Contribution to meeting fund investment objectives (Derivation of return distribution projections across all risk premia, Analytical support on thematic projects), Portfolio Analytics (Performance and risk attribution across various dimensions, Modelling of ad hoc investment management related problems) and Implementation responsibilities (Internal database design, management and development, Production of weekly strategy/chart pack, Ad hoc reporting, Ad hoc support across the risk and strategy team as required.)

You will have a degree in maths, statistics, finance, econometrics or similar and ideally further study in financial investment (CFA would be an advantage).  You will have programming experience in VBA for Excel or similar.  Ideally you will have experience in an economic research/financial market environment.  You will have strong communication, in particular, written skills. You will utilise effective time management through the prioritisation of tasks to achieve objectives. Your strong research and modelling skills combined with a desire to achieve, and the ability to build strong relationships with different stakeholders will ensure you have the opportunity to be successful in this role.  To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

 

 

 

 

Health Roles

Contract Roles

Newly Qualified Actuary- Retail Pricing, Job ID: 17412 This a 12-month contact that will give you the opportunity to join the Retail Pricing Team in one of the leading life insurers in Australia and deliver great outcomes. There is potential to turn into a permanent role in 12 months’ time.

You will have:

  • Nearly qualified or recently qualified FIAA or equivalent.
  • Strong modelling and problem solving skills
  • Prophet and Excel experience is highly desirable.
  • Experience in reports writing (pricing report or key pricing assumptions sections of a report)
  • Willing to take on challenges

For more information please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au or Aliza Yau on 0499 888 857 or aliza@sklactuarial.com.au  


Other : Actuaries Seeking a New Direction

Senior Pricing Analyst, Brisbane Job ID : 16346 As part of the marketing team of this international franchised organisation the objective of your role would be to optimise pricing across all channels and to maximise franchisee profitability through increased customer counts and same store sales.  This role will be accountable for all pricing recommendations, including promotional pricing, new product launch prices and in-store menu board pricing and will be the key advisor on pricing to senior management. You will be University degree (Masters preferred) qualified in Mathematics, Statistics, or a similar quantitative field and an experienced pricing analyst, having worked in retail, banking or the telco sectors  with 10+ years work experience in an analytical capacity.  Ideally you will have a strong background in quantitative analytical tools, e.g., SPSS, Cognos. For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au  

 The Actuaries Institute is currently promoting the value of actuarial skills through its “See What We See” advertising campaign. It highlights case studies where actuaries are contributing in a range of different areas such as working with ABS data to help re-write solar power policy, data analytics to help retailers better access their customers and working with a wealth management firm to develop risk based asset management models.

SKL works with clients who value actuarial qualifications and skills. We are supportive of the Institutes promotion of the profession which will open further opportunities for actuaries.

Our clients look for ambitious, enthusiastic actuaries and analysts who want to apply their skills to new and different problems. If you are a self-starter with strong communication and problem solving skills who is interested in finding out more, then we would like to talk you now so that we can help you by keeping you informed about suitable opportunities.
Please contact Jas Singh (FIAA) on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Overseas Opportunities

Marketing Actuary, Reinsurance, Hong Kong, Job ID : 16332 Working in the HK office of our client you will work closely with the Asia Regional Marketing function with a wide range of business development opportunities and client engagements across multiple offices in Asia.  You will provide actuarial services to drive reinsurance and product solutions.  You will be a FIAA or equivalent with at least five years’ work experience ins life insurance/consulting or reinsurance, and pricing/product experience will be a benefit. You will have strong business acumen combined with excellent relationship management skills.  You will need to have both English and Cantonese language skills.  For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

Regional Pricing Actuary, Reinsurance, Hong Kong, Job ID : 16322  In this role you will assist local branch and representative offices in all actuarial responsibilities including pricing, product design, product development and occasional marketing. In addition you will support the maintenance and improvement of existing pricing infrastructure, risk management and control initiatives. You will work very closely with the Chief Pricing Actuary, Asia on predominantly traditional pricing related activities and there may also be some cross over into the liability-side pricing of capitally motivated reinsurance transactions as priorities emerge.  You will be a fellow of a global actuarial organisation and have at least six years of life insurance or reinsurance  experience.  There will be some travel associated with this role and Asian language skills or knowledge of the Asian markets will be an advantage. For more information please contact Jas Singh on 0412 738 567 or jas@sklactuarial.com.au

 

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