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Senior Actuary (Corporate)

Corporate Title: Vice President 

Division: BCN-Life & Health Business Management (50011911)

Department: BCNA-L&H Business Management Asia (50011943)

Recruiter: Yoko Tezuka

Hiring Manager: Stanley Shing Hei Lau

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About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



Position summary & Main tasks/activities

This is a key senior role responsible for all actuarial valuation, reporting and analysis activities for Swiss Re's L&H Reinsurance business in Japan, which consist of a wide range of traditional and structured reinsurance coverages. In addition, the role also covers consolidation and reporting of business written in Swiss Re Asia Limited, which is the headquarters of Swiss Re's reinsurance business in Asia.

  • Ownership of Japan's L&H actuarial deliveries to internal Swiss Re stakeholders in Asia and Group, and external stakeholders including auditors and regulators
  • Lead the Tokyo and Bangalore actuarial reporting teams to provide high quality production of US GAAP, EVM and Statutory actuarial valuation
  • Lead actuarial activities driven by regulatory changes, such as preparation for Economic Value-based Solvency calculations and transition to IFRS17
  • Lead or provide support, as appropriate, into capital management, ALM, risk management and regulatory engagement activities
  • Be a trusted advisor to the business through insightful analysis, strong understanding of market developments, and engagement with other L&H functions to provide advice on new business activities and effective management of the inforce portfolios
  • Be part of the leadership in Japan, provide guidance to junior colleagues
  • Represent Asia in regional and global projects as appropriate


About the Team

The L&H Actuarial Management team is responsible for actuarial valuation, reporting and analysis activities for all reinsurance business written in Asia, meeting regulatory requirements and providing insights to improve the performance of Swiss Re's L&H business in Asia. The L&H Actuarial Management function resides within the L&H Business Management division. The mandate of Business Management is effective management of Swiss Re's inforce business. Other functions within Business Management are Claims Management, Portfolio Management and Technical Accounting.


About you

You will apply your strong technical knowledge, business experience and leadership qualities to be an effective regional leader. You will have the following attributes:

  • Around 12 years of L&H (re)insurance experience in either valuation or pricing functions in Japan, with at least 5 years post qualification experience;
  • FIA, FIAA, FFA, FSA or another internationally recognized actuarial qualification, FIAJ strongly preferred;
  • Candidates with direct experience in Singapore regulatory requirements, US GAAP, IFRS or economic reporting are preferred;
  • Effective working experience with senior management of varied backgrounds;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, influencing and people management skills; Ability and courage to constructively challenge strategic business propositions, but also have business mind-set to be solutions oriented;
  • Fluent spoken and written English.



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