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Senior Consulting Life Actuary

About Recruitment
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Closing date
28 May 2022

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Our Client

Our client, who has ambitious plans for continued growth across traditional life and non-life insurance and reinsurance fields, is looking to recruit a senior experienced qualified Life Actuary, with approx. 5 years’ post qualification experience.

Our client offers opportunities for progression, challenging projects, a market-leading learning and development programme and a collaborative environment. 

The Opportunity 

The range of practical work experience would include working in the life insurance or reinsurance environment with a preference for those with a financial reporting, capital, financial modelling or data analytics background.

Key skills would include: 

  • Strong technical, people and managerial skills; 
  • Financial modelling capabilities; 
  • Coding, automation and data analytics capabilities; 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage time effectively; 
  • Eager to expand knowledge and skills given the broaden nature of the work; and 
  • Good commercial awareness. 

The Candidate

The candidate would work closely with actuaries in our Client’s practice covering a range of services such as:

  • Managing a portfolio of clients and advising on all relevant actuarial issues; 
  • Provision of outsourced actuarial services; 
  • Provision of formal actuarial opinions across a wide range of technical issues; 
  • Independent actuarial assessments including reserve reviews, portfolio transfers, expert opinions, transfer pricing support and company valuations for merger & acquisition; 
  • Profitability reviews and pricing support; 
  • Work with our Client’s multi-disciplinary professionals on assisting their clients across audit, tax, corporate finance, regulatory, risk and management/ IT consulting; 
  • Involved in the development of our Client’s initiatives across Solvency II, IFRS 17 and other emerging regulatory, accounting and actuarial requirements; 
  • Involved in the development of the Actuarial practice capabilities in Banking and in particular credit risk modelling; 
  • Involved in the development of the Advisory practice capabilities in Data & Analytics; 
  • Responsibility for training and monitoring actuarial trainees together with reviewing their work at qualified actuary level; 
  • Taking an active role in development of the practice including building and maintaining effective relationships with clients.

Our client is not sponsoring work visas for this role


About Recruitment was founded in 2017 by Ger Bradley, Actuary to provide high quality personalised recruitment services to the Irish actuarial market.  We specialise in Life Assurance and General Insurance in the Irish Market., but occasionally also dabble in pensions and data science. If you are looking for your next move, please contact us in total confidence at the email address or phone number provided below. Or if you know a colleague who is looking, please feel free to use our refer a friend scheme, where you can earn up to €1,500 for a successful referral, subject to some fair terms and conditions (see website).

Ger has over 30 years' experience practising as an actuary, underwriter, data scientist and risk consultant in both Irish and international insurance markets. He has worked in life and general, domestic and reinsurance, the company market and consultancy. He operated at all levels over his career, from student life actuary, to underwriting director, to head of the non-life arm of a large Irish Actuarial consultancy. He was also very active in the Irish Society of Actuaries, and among other things, had the honour of serving two terms on Council, as well as chair of the general insurance committee. 

As a result, Ger has gained a unique insight into what both employers and actuarial, data scientists and risk professionals are seeking from each other. He has very extensive and trusted contacts both in companies and in the actuarial, data analytics and risk communities. 

If you are looking for the right fit for your organisation, or that next move on your path to achieving your career goals, please feel free to contact Ger (in complete confidence) by email at or phone (+00353866019377).

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