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Actuarial R Coder

Salary: £40,000 - £70,000

Fixed Term Contract until the end of 2024.

Are you someone who has experience with R, and looking for a new role? Then look no further – this role is for you!

A bit about the job:

The role will involve working in a small innovation team to build tools and improve processes in the wider Actuarial area. Tasks can be tailored to the individual, but could include:

  • Designing and building Shiny apps
  • Giving guidance to novice and intermediate R coders to improve standards across the team
  • Improving existing processes, and re-implementing existing Excel processes in R
  • Presenting complex data in useful ways
  • Developing new techniques for automating actuarial decisions
  • Liaising with business users to make sure any output meets business needs
  • Training business users in any new tools

No actuarial or financial experience is necessary for this role. In fact, it could provide the ideal opportunity for someone with a different background to learn about the insurance sector.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Experience of writing high quality R code is a must
  • The ability to work collaboratively with business users and other coders is also essential
  • Familiarity with Shiny is preferable

What you’ll get for this role:

  • Starting salary between £40,000 - £70,000 depending on location, skills, experience, and qualifications
  • Generous pension (starting level Aviva contributes 8% when you contribute 2%)
  • Eligibility for annual performance bonus
  • Family friendly parental and carer’s leave
  • 29 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for Aviva products
  • Brilliant flexible benefits including electric cars
  • Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme
  • 21 volunteering hours per year

Aviva is for everyone:

We are inclusive and welcome everyone– we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way. So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.

We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you.

Most of our people are smart working – spending around 60% of their time in our offices and 40% at home.

We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.

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