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Head of Operations

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

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

Job Details

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Qualified Actuary to join a leading global reinsurance provider as Head of Operations. This position is based in Dublin City Centre. The ideal candidate will have experience in change management, leadership, commercial awareness, risk and control and leadership. In this role you will be reporting to head office and this position will involve managing the operational and technological environments of the Dublin office. A background in life or reinsurance is advantageous. 

About the Head of Operations role

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

  • Mentor and develop a team of both qualified and trainee actuaries, helping the team reach its full potential. 
  • Cross functional collaboration to ensure technology infrastructure and processes are fit for purpose.  
  • Ability to maintain excellent internal and external client relationships. 
  • Manage the operations team whose responsibilities include quarterly actuarial reporting, managing transaction data for the portfolios, validating and cleansing data and reviewing client treaties and providing feedback to businesses.

Actuarial Skills required  

Our client is looking to find a Senior Qualified Actuary with at least five years PQE and experience in change management and transformation programmes. Candidates must ideally have experience of the following:  

  • Self-motivation with the ability to adapt in an ever-changing environment. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Proven ability to influence and manage effectively creating an atmosphere where employees can reach their fullest potential. 
  • Ability to develop effective collaborative relationships cross functionally. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in particular, the ability to communicate complex concepts to a range of audiences.  


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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