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Actuary (Insurance Risks)

Location: Edinburgh, Alderley Edge, or London

Working style: Hybrid 50% home/office based

This new created role is seeking a skilled Actuary to join our team in either our Edinburgh, Alderley Edge, or London offices on a permanent basis.

As an Actuary, you will play a crucial role in managing risk and ensuring the financial stability of our organization. You will utilise your strong analytical skills to analyse data, assess risks, and make informed decisions to support the company's overall objectives. This position requires a deep understanding of mathematics, statistics, and finance, as well as excellent problem-solving abilities.

The purpose of the role is to manage the provision of and/or provide specialist actuarial advice and analysis required by the Group, either as a technical expert or through the management of a team of actuarial professionals. The role will also require you to lead and manage actuarial trainees.

The role will sit within the Insurance Risks team which has the following key responsibilities:

  • Development of Methodology & Assumptions for use in pricing and valuation of insurance risks
  • Development of Insurance Proposition to retain/create value
  • Delivery of risk management initiatives to optimize return on capital and operating profit
  • Development of End-to-End management process for Insurance Risk

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative team in a rapidly growing industry. If you are a proactive and adaptable individual with a passion for numbers and a drive for excellence, we would love to hear from you.

About the role

  • Carry out financial analysis using complex actuarial and analytical techniques to support team, department or wider business planning and other activities as required.
  • Monitor and check the quality of the financial analysis performed by team members to ensure accuracy and provide feedback.
  • Identify and make improvements to areas in processes which have a high level of risk or control failure.
  • Challenge and make improvements and efficiencies to data, processes, procedures, and documentation to make them more accurate and/or efficient.
  • Seek and use innovative solutions to queries and problems.
  • Provide specialist advice and interpretation of data and results to colleagues and senior managers across the department and the wider business.
  • Present reports to colleagues and senior managers across the department and the wider business.

About you

  • Actuary (FIA or FFA) with relevant professional experience with excellent understanding of the actuarial concepts and techniques required to fulfill the role.
  • Highly numerate and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent understanding of life and pensions products including competitors’ products.

About Royal London

We’re the UK’s largest mutual life, pensions, and investment company, offering protection, long-term savings and asset management products and services.

Our People Promise to our colleagues is that we will all work somewhere inclusive, responsible, enjoyable and fulfilling. This is underpinned by our Spirit of Royal London values; Empowered, Trustworthy, Collaborate, Achieve.

We've always been proud to reward employees by offering great workplace benefits such as 28 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, an up to 14% employer matching pension scheme and private medical insurance. You can see all our benefits here - Our Benefits

Inclusion, diversity and belonging

We’re an Inclusive employer. We celebrate and value different backgrounds and cultures across Royal London. Our diverse people and perspectives give us a range of skills which are recognized and respected – whatever their background.

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