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Research and Development Actuarial Manager

Raretec Recruitment Ltd.
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Rate is negotiable
Closing date
17 May 2024

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

Job Details

We are excited to be working with a large global Life (Re)insurance organisation, who have a vacancy to join the Research and Development Team. This position would suit a Qualified Actuary coming from a life (re)insurance background with extensive experience in a reporting role. This is an great opportunity for the successful candidate to take on Managerial responsibilities in a newly established, growing team. You will be involved in examining a variety of reinsurance transactions covering a varied portfolio and assisting and managing precise research on the analysis of risk, market developments and the latest actuarial methodologies. 

About the Research and Development role 

This position will report to the Head of Research and Development. Duties for the Research and Development role include (but are not limited to):  

  • Analysing various aspects of pricing and basis setting for both existing and recently developed markets 
  • Create models using innovative software platforms to support the businesses efficient use of technology 
  • Manage and guide a team of Junior and trainee actuaries 
  • Analyse to support the pricing of new and visionary transactions, working with varied teams in the pricing and execution of new transactions.  
  • Work with implementing new business opportunities by working with associated functions 
  • Assist company wide model development and basis management

Actuarial skills required

This Research and Development position is best suited to an experienced Qualified Actuary from  Life background. Candidates will ideally have experience of the following:  

  • 2+  years working as a Qualified Actuary 
  • Strong IT skills and Modelling skills, has previously worked with statistical packages and actuarial modelling software 
  • Ability to work as part of a team  
  • Positive attitude, hardworking and great communication skills 
  • Ability to cross functionally collaborate  
  • Great problem-solving abilities with precise decision making skills 
  • Driven actuary and results orientated 


Raretec Recruitment Ltd specialises in the recruitment of Actuarial professionals at all levels across the Irish market.  We recruit actuaries for both permanent and contract positions. As a niche recruitment specialist we have developed an extensive network of contacts within the actuarial profession in Ireland, meaning we can react quickly to new vacancies and our clients are secure in the knowledge that their roles are being represented in a professional and discreet manner.

Raretec Recruitment Ltd was started by Jacqui van Teutem, who has over 20 years recruitment experience. At Raretec we believe that both employers and candidates are of equal importance during the recruitment process.  This results in trust being built with both clients and candidates and it is a testament to our service that our candidates refer their friends and colleagues to us and clients come back to us time after time.

If you are  looking or your next actuarial role or even a way into the actuarial profession then send your cv to us and we are happy to help you. You can call us on 015311400 or email Jacqui at

Company info
01 5311 400
11 Pembroke Lane
Dublin 2

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