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Head of Actuarial Systems

Star Actuarial Futures
Midlands or Scotland / hybrid with 2 days p/w office-based
£ excellent package
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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

Job Details

Are you a qualified actuary with a proven track record in successfully leading an Actuarial Systems team? Are you a natural leader and influencer? Relish the opportunity to make your mark within a leading-edge firm?

Then this is the role for you.

Setting the strategic direction for Actuarial Systems, you will work across a portfolio of projects to deliver changes to the Actuarial Valuation platform and reporting systems.

You will also act as a project sponsor and/or senior representative on a number of strategic projects, leading a multi-disciplinary team of architects, actuaries, software engineers, testing and release management specialists to successfully deliver complex change.

The successful candidate will possess experience of designing and developing end-to-end actuarial reporting systems and proficiency in Cloud-based Actuarial Valuation platforms in order to lead a dynamic team.

Experience of actuarial modelling systems, specifically experience of asset / liability modelling for Life & Pensions business including with-profits, ERMs and Bulk Purchase Annuities, would be advantageous.

A fantastic leadership opportunity.

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



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

2012 - Incisive Media: Recruiter of Choice - voted for by candidates

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6 London Street
New London House

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