Trainee Actuarial Consultant

3 days left

Location
London (City of), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Nov 2018
Closes
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are proud to be a leading independent UK consultancy at the forefront of risk, pensions, investment and insurance. Each individual delivers on our shared values and our commitment to ensuring the highest levels of trust, integrity and quality. We aim to continue our growth by recruiting talented and committed individuals that have the desire to learn and develop. We strive to employ staff who share our values and can bring special skills - enhancing the service that we provide to our clients.

Longevity Consulting is a specialist team, focused on longevity, mortality and morbidity risks. Our work often involves analysis of individual data portfolios and population data, to help clients understand future longevity experience and its implications, and is supported by a programme of ongoing research.  Our principal ongoing client is the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI), part of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. The CMI is the team’s largest client and it is expected that the role-holder will play a key role in ensuring that we continue to deliver a high-quality service that meets, or exceeds, the client’s evolving needs.

About the role

Here are some of the duties and responsibilities that you can expect:

  • Supervising and checking work of other team members, including data processing, analysis and report writing
  • Managing the collection and processing of CMI’s research data from life insurers
  • Verifying the results of mortality and morbidity experience analyses
  • Drafting reports
  • Assisting specific CMI committees with their ongoing research
  • Development of internal systems
  • Involvement in client management for projects for other clients
  • Undertaking research into and presentation of the latest trends in mortality and morbidity
  • Carrying out chargeable client work to agreed budget and timescales
  • Accurate and timely time-recording and responsibility for invoicing clients

About the person

  • We're looking for a candidate with somewhere between 1 and 3 years' practical experience working within a life insurer
  • Ideally, we'd like you to have made some progress with your actuarial exams but this isn't essential, however, a desire to study and progress is
  • You will need to have good IT skills to be able to perform all aspects of the role and if you have  some exposure to Visual Basic, SQL and R then this would be a real bonus
  • At Barnett Waddingham we look for candidates who like to deliver a high quality service, exceeding expections where they can
  • We also look for strong team skills - we work as a team and look for people who are happy to roll their sleeves up

What we offer

  • We have a competitive benefits package, which includes generous pension contributions, discretionary annual bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, gym membership / class discounts, study support for relevant professional qualifications
  • The opportunity to work for an award-winning financial services firm, which continues to grow
  • A modern and spacious flagship office, opened in August 2018 - based in the City of London, close to transport links, shops, cafes etc

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