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Head of Reinsurance

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

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

Job Details

We have for an exciting opportunity for an experienced Qualified Actuary to join a global insurance provider as Head of Reinsurance. This position is based in Dublin City Centre. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years post qualified experience, and experience working within a Life Company. In this role you will be reporting to the Chief Investment Officer with Reinsurance oversight. 

About the Head of Reinsurance role  

Duties for this Head of Reinsurance role include (but are not limited to):  

  • This is a senior position where the successful candidate will be the company’s key point of contact in all interactions with Reinsurers. 
  • Ability to maintain reinsurance monitoring framework and ensure appropriate governance structures internally. 
  • Aid the CIO on the companies ALM activities supporting the Company’s Strategic Asset Allocation. 
  • Monitoring of net asset liability exposures versus defined risk appetite. 
  • Produce and provide regular updates to senior committees. 
  • Support the development of adequate systems to enable robust Asset/ Liability modelling. 

Actuarial Skills required  

Our client is looking to find a Qualified Actuary with at least 5 years’ experience post qualification. Candidates must ideally have experience of the following:  

  • Valuation and management of different assets.   
  • Excellent communication skills, problem solving skills and the ability to collaborate cross functionally. 
  • Ability to valuate and manage different asset types. 
  • Knowledge of the operations of a life insurance company and key principles of an ALM strategy. 
  • Experience of Solvency and IFRS 17. 
  • Capable of presenting at a senior level and interact with senior executives and board members. 


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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