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Head of Credit Risk

Star Actuarial Futures
Flexible / hybrid with 2 days p/w office-based
£ excellent + bonus + benefits
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Investment, Life insurance, Risk management
Contract Type
Full Time
Qualified (executive), Qualified

Job Details

A significant opportunity for a commercial investment expert (FIA/CFA) to take on a senior leadership position within a major consultancy, supporting clients on insurance investment and ALM work.

In this highly responsible and visible role, you will win and deliver projects related to a broad spectrum of credit risk work, which may include:

  • credit risk modelling (including capital modelling and validation);
  • credit risk management;
  • internal credit rating assessments;
  • credit risk frameworks; and
  • matching adjustment and illiquid assets.

You will also play a lead role in marketing activity for Insurance Investment & ALM, including thought leadership materials and presenting at both internal and external conferences.

With excellent consulting, interpersonal and leadership skills, the successful individual will have very strong knowledge of current and emerging hot topics in insurance investment & ALM, including credit risk, and illiquid assets.

Very strong knowledge of Solvency II – both in the UK and in Europe – also required, ideally as well as equivalent regulatory regimes, such as Bermuda.

A fantastic opportunity to a play a key part in delivering the strategic growth plans of a leading-edge firm.

Please contact us to discuss this vacancy or for an informal discussion regarding your career goals. We are very happy to perform bespoke research on your behalf.

Peter Baker, Partner

M: +44 7860 602 586



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