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Actuarial Associate (Client Manager)

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow Swiss Re’s business by influencing and executing the long-term strategy? Do you want to contribute to the Southern Africa Life and Health success story?

Then your next career step might be as an Associate Client Manager!

About the Role

You will be a Client Manager with a strong emphasis on costing responsibilities and support to senior members of the team, whilst building strong client relationships and taking ownership for individual clients over time. Along with the pricing and client work you will be responsible for key pieces of research work produced by the team.

This covers:

  • Advise clients on the full spectrum of Swiss Re products and differentiating solutions to meet their strategic growth aspirations and Swiss Re’s business objectives
  • Significant costing responsibility for some of our key individual and group clients, working closely with Senior Marketing Actuaries to bring strong technical expertise to the client
  • Building strategic relationships with key client contacts and foster trust and collaboration in all engagements
  • Engage and collate data from clients, perform the data analytics and co-present the results of the annual new business volume surveys.
  • Own the quote process for assigned opportunities using technical expertise to support costing, review, and approve quotes within own authority

About the Team

The Life & Health Client Markets team is an energized collective, that supports each other diligently to offer excellent service to our existing clients, and also grow our portfolio sustainably. We work hard but smart, and builds in sufficient time to connect, have fun and build our internal and external relationships. We strive to achieve our ambitious targets and celebrate these with as much enthusiasm as we deployed to reach them. We have a dual mandate in wholistically owning the client relationships, but also in owning a significant part of the technical offering for clients.

About You

We are seeking an outstanding client-centric communicator with entrepreneurial mind-set who can balance strong technical skills with a view of the "big picture" and ability to not get stuck in the detail, being cognizant of the longer-term market implications. You also demonstrate pro-active "hunting" attitude and ability to read people and build new relationships.

Requirements

  • Student actuary, that is making good progress with their exams, with 1 to 3 years' experience across different functions in the life and health insurance industry
  • Actuarial Pricing and product development skills and experience in applying the Actuarial control cycle
  • Interest in Customer Engagement and Servicing
  • Experience in dealing with complex deals

If you are a committed standout colleague with a 'can-do' attitude able to engage with colleagues across the globe, we will be happy to get to know you!

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates.

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. 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 and their passion for sustainability.

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