General Insurance Actuarial Manager

Oliver James Associates
Republic of Ireland, Dublin
Closing date
8 Oct 2021

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General insurance
Qualified (executive), Qualified
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Our leading global consultancy practice client is seeking to appoint a Qualified Actuary, into the position of Manager / Senior Manager for their Non-Life Actuarial function.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a developed and commercially focused team, who values the importance of career satisfaction, alongside a strong focus on work-life balance.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a wide range of consulting projects including IFRS 17 gap analyses and implementation, model design, development and implementation, risk appetite development/reviews, market analysis, reserve and domestic actuarial regime peer reviews, risk management, and process improvement, due diligence on mergers and acquisitions and product design.
  • Lead actuarial teams undertaking actuarial reserving or review work in respect of the Head of Actuarial Function role.
  • Lead actuarial teams carrying out audit support for insurance audit teams. Consider the risks facing insurers in the context of liability valuation and manage colleagues to ensure delivery of high-quality audit services to our clients.
  • Work with colleagues cross-practice to deliver strategic and other projects, ensuring the provision of quality services and innovative solutions for our clients.
  • Develop and manage client relationships including project planning, budgeting and resolving issues.
  • Contribute to practice management, including recruitment, coaching, mentoring and appraisals.
  • Contribute to the growth of the practice, by networking internally and externally, through research activities and by playing a significant part in new business proposals and presentations and market eminence.


  • Qualified actuary with at least 5 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Sound knowledge of the Non-Life insurance industry and the ability to apply that knowledge in commercial situations.
  • Experience of financial reporting, in particular experience of Solvency II and/or IFRS reporting.
  • Knowledge of IFRS17 would be advantageous.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving ability.
  • Knowledge of SAS/SQL or experience of credit risk modelling would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Adaptable, with a keen interest in developing your technical and commercial capabilities.
  • Proven ability to creatively apply problem solving skills in a wide range of situations.
  • Capability to maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Highly motivated with a proven ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Proven experience of managing teams and/or projects would be advantageous.

Please note again, this is a qualified role, a relevant Actuarial qualification is an essential attribute.

For more information, please send your CV to the below contact details.


Oliver James Associates is the world’s largest and most successful Actuarial recruitment consultancy. They have a team of 30 established consultants, each working within a specific geographical area including continental Europe and Asia, giving them unparalleled knowledge of their market place. We place actuaries in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe on a contract and a permanent basis, in roles ranging from Student Actuary to Chief Actuary.

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