Origination Analyst – Pensions Buyout

Recruiter
David Higgo
Location
London (City of), London (Greater)
Salary
To attract the best
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Ref
DRH131315
Sector
Pensions
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leading independent buyout specialist with a significant and fast growing share of the UK bulk annuities market. They are looking to hire a nearly/newly qualified pensions actuary into the Business Development team; the 10 people responsible for originating, structuring and managing transactions

Responsibilities

  • Supporting Deal Principals in marketing and originating new bulk annuity opportunities
  • Ad hoc technical modelling projects, provision of indicative and specifying outsourced quotes
  • Collaborating with ALM, reserving and longevity specialists on assumption setting etc.
  • Working with a wide range of stakeholders to project managing complex deals through to completion

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Likely to have 1 to 4 years’ experience in a pension consulting role
  • Making progress through the actuarial exams
  • Good knowledge of UK DB technicalities and strong excel modelling skill
  • Ability and desire to work well with a wide range of clients including trustees, corporates and consultants

This represents a rare opportunity to take a different path and move into a client facing role in this growth industry. In the medium term you would be expected to develop into a Deal Principal or even take opportunities within other areas such investment or longevity.