Pricing Actuary

Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
Up to 130,000CHF
19 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Name: Patrick McAleer

Email Address:

Telephone Number: +41 44 500 2335

In this role, you will report to the Chief Actuary and will act as part of the actuarial pricing function for the Asia Pacific and Latin America reinsurance regions. You will have particular responsibility for the pricing of agricultural business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establishing and maintaining appropriate pricing models, and embedding portfolio management best practice within the business, with particular focus on agriculture business
  • Supporting the underwriters in the pricing of the business, ensuring the use of approved models and methods and encouraging consistency, with particular focus on agriculture business
  • Designing and producing management information to assist underwriters and the management team
  • Supporting the chief executive and chief actuary in reviewing/analysing reserving information and the quarterly close financial reporting
  • Managing the actuarial elements of the business/strategic planning process
  • Coordinate with other actuaries in the LAC region in providing actuarial support to reinsurance underwriters across the various regional offices
  • Coordinate with actuaries from the other reinsurance regions regarding agriculture pricing

Qualifications and Skills

  • Qualified or nearly qualified actuary (UK Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of actuaries, or equivalent)
  • At least three years of experience in non-life reinsurance pricing (including agricultural business)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to collaborate across teams
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task, prioritise issues and work effectively under pressure
  • English essential; German, Spanish or Mandarin desirable

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