Actuarial Technology Consultant

Oliver James
London, England
Closing date
15 Oct 2023

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Life insurance
Contract Type
Full Time
Qualified (executive), Qualified

Job Details

Oliver James have partnered with a leading, global Consulting firm who are seeking to recruit Actuaries at all levels to join their fast-growing and very exciting Technology team. Sitting as part of the Life Actuarial team, you will be directly involved in projects across a growing, successful, and innovative team through designing and developing technology solutions for their actuarial clients. You will also work with a range of internal teams across Europe to develop latest ideas and initiatives into client ready propositions.

Your key responsibilities

  • You will lead the delivery of key technology projects for clients, advising clients on an appropriate solution, and working with and/or leading a team of consultants and developers through to deployment.
  • You will create innovative solutions and develop these into commercial opportunities for clients.
  • You will work closely with colleagues to create a positive learning culture, coach junior team members, and build technology and machine learning capabilities.
  • You will work closely with offshore development teams to build their capabilities, and to establish best practice frameworks and standards to which the offshore teams must adhere.
  • You will be expected to manage your time and be responsible for delivering to both clients and internal stakeholders, keeping a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, and escalate issues as appropriate.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Part Qualified | Qualified Actuary or STEM PhD (other qualifications considered) with strong quantitative, machine learning, and data science skills.
  • Experience of designing, building, and deploying technology solutions, with practical experience of open-source coding languages such as Python and R.
  • An ability to work independently and to demonstrate commitment to assigned projects.
  • Very keen attention to detail.
  • Experience, or enthusiasm to learn, of microservices, cloud computing, and new technologies.
  • Experience of Agile project management and working knowledge of the software development lifecycle would be a plus.


They have a global team of specialist and established consultants across the UK, Europe and Asia, giving them unparalleled knowledge of their market place. We place on a contract and a permanent basis, in roles ranging from Student Actuary to Chief Actuary.

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+44 (0) 207-649-9464

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