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STAR EXCLUSIVE: Head of Economic Capital

Star Actuarial Futures
London / hybrid
£ six figure basic + package
Closing date
21 Sep 2023

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General insurance
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you a qualified GI actuary with strong modelling skills with the ambition to take up a key leadership position within a leading specialty insurance business?

Then this role is perfect for you.

In this significant opportunity, you will join a vibrant, agile culture where you will make a key contribution to the business's consistent mission of making a difference in the industry.  

With strong (re)insurance fundamentals and market knowledge, the successful candidate will be commercially-aware coupled with the ability to lead and manage projects.

Strong Igloo skills (with the ability to implement new methodologies and manage model development) are essential, as is knowledge of management, catastrophe models, investment analysis and PML calculations.

Good knowledge of R and SQL coding preferred.

In this fantastic leadership role, you will support embedded model uses such as reinsurance analysis and optimization, capital allocation and strategic opportunities e.g. M&A, new classes etc.

You will also further establish and develop model use throughout the group such as portfolio optimization, strategic asset allocation and underwriting strategy.

In addition, you will play an integral part in maintaining and updating the group capital model throughout the year, refining and modifying the methods used in the model according to the needs of the business e.g., structural changes, new reinsurance arrangements etc.

Take the next step on your career ladder within an inclusive culture that embraces diversity, design thinking, innovation and agility.

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.

Satpal Johri | Associate Director

M: +44 (0)7808 507600



Our objective is to become the actuarial recruitment firm of choice for clients and candidates in the UK and overseas.

Our honest approach to recruitment and our market expertise have delivered great results within the actuarial market and we are proud to work with a wide range of leading actuarial employers and candidates.

We provide our clients with the talent they need to realise their business strategy and to date have helped over 160 actuarial employers fill their vacancies. We want to work closely with our clients and our greatest success story to date is having made 50 placements with several clients.

We are experienced in filling vacancies from graduate to Chief Actuary level with permanent packages ranging from £20,000 p.a. to over £300,000 p.a. Our clients include Asset Managers, Insurers, Mutuals, Consultancies, Banks, Brokers and Syndicates.

Our consultants are based throughout the UK, recruit for permanent and interim positions in all sectors of the actuarial market in the UK and overseas and offer a consultancy service on a contingency, retained or search basis.

We continually strive to be the best in the market and with that in mind we only employ high quality recruitment consultants or actuaries directly from industry. Our consultants have over 65 years' experience in technical actuarial roles across insurance, pensions, investment and healthcare. As a result, our understanding of the actuarial market and of actuarial vacancies is based on first-hand experience, industry leading connections and up-to-date market knowledge.

To maintain our knowledge, credibility and visibility, we regularly attend and sponsor and sometimes host industry networking events. For example:

  • Our consultants attend the Actuarial Profession's GIRO, Life, Pensions and Momentum Conferences
  • Antony Buxton FIA, Managing Director, is a member of the London Market Actuaries Group
  • Lance Randles MBA, Associate Director, is co-founder and Treasurer of the Southern African Actuarial ConneXion (SAAX)
  • Irene Paterson FFA, Partner, is a member of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries, the first lady to chair the Scottish Actuaries Club, a member of Scottish Independent Actuaries and has represented the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries on the Pension Committee of the Groupe Consultatif as well as the International Actuarial Association
  • In a short space of time, we have built strong relationships with both clients and candidates, based on high quality service, trusted advice and excellent results.

2012/13/14/15/16/17/18 - Actuarial Post: Agency of the Year - voted for by candidates

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