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Senior Actuarial Manager (GI Strategy)

Connect to your Industry

Join our market-leading Insurance strategy consulting team, widely recognised by our clients for our insight and deep sector expertise. We have extensive experience at the forefront of strategy and transformation as we serve leading players in the non-life insurance industry (brokers, insurer and others) as they build industry-leading solutions and deliver differentiated offerings.

Create impactful strategies:

  • Growth and enterprise/business unit strategy
  • Commercial analysis, modelling, and business case development
  • Strategic business and operating model design
  • Market analyses, including competitive scanning and identifying opportunities for new market entry
  • Shaping transformation programmes to effectively deliver strategy
  • Senior executive and Board facilitation of complex issues

Work in a growing practice with leading clients:

Our team has a strong and growing client network across the industry, including the UK’s largest insurers, distributors, and industry associations/markets.

Learn from world-class experts:

As well as being strategy experts, bridging the gap between strategy and execution is at the heart of what we do. We work closely with Deloitte experts in Risk Advisory, Technology & Operations, Human Capital & Change, Actuarial, Financial Advisory & M&A, and Digital, learning from each other and bringing the best of Deloitte to our clients.

Build a brand:

Everyone in our team brings unique skills and experience. We take time to help each other develop a domain of expertise, building what we are known for as individuals and in the market

Monitor Deloitte

Monitor Deloitte (Deloitte’s Strategy Consulting practice) works with the world’s leading and most ambitious corporations, governments, and organisations to address issues that are most important to them—often working to resolve the highest-order strategic choices that fundamentally affect the future direction of their organisations.

The role sits within the Financial Services Strategy Consulting team, part of Deloitte's wider Financial Services Industry practice. You will learn from a group of experienced strategists and industry from a diverse range of backgrounds. You’ll also benefit from being part of the wider Monitor Deloitte Strategy community in the UK and globally, with opportunities to learn best practice strategy techniques across industries.


We offer a structured career path and invest in continuous development and learning, which matter greatly to us. Our growth in recent years has been strong and we have ambitious plans for the future: you will find that there is no lack of opportunity for you to develop your career, wherever you may choose to take it. With our collaborative approach to consulting, that brings skillsets from a wide array of backgrounds together, you will learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching. Our project-based environment means you will work with a broad range of clients across the sector and apply your abilities in many different ways.

If you are a natural problem-solver who enjoys working with and leading diverse teams and developing business solutions, this role could be for you.

Connect to your career at Deloitte

Deloitte drives progress. Using our vast range of expertise, that covers audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds, and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Connect to your opportunity

As a Senior Manager you will be delivering strategy work for our clients day-to-day. While no two projects are the same, you will typically be responsible for managing an engagement end-to-end, acting as the being seen as a trusted advisor and key point of contact to our clients. You will be the key point of review on all deliverables, setting approach direction and driving the project forward. You will build trust with internal and external stakeholders a trusted advisor. In addition, you will be responsible for driving business development outside of your primary engagement, bringing the whole of the broad capability of Deloitte in support of our clients’ objectives. Beyond client work, you will act as a leader within the insurance strategy team and broader practice, driving initiatives to develop the capability and culture of business. You will be a coach and mentor to junior team members, supporting their wellbeing, and create a culture that draws strength from diversity and inclusion.

Client engagements are predominantly with organisations facing important, often profound, transitions. Engagements are typically driven by CEOs, business unit leaders, and other members of the senior management team. Client engagements may be as short as a few months, but can also evolve into multi-year, wide-ranging and transformative relationships. We not only bring our clients the insight and unconventional thinking that help them form strategies to anticipate disruption and respond to change – we also use our experience and knowledge to help them bring those strategies to life.

We bring a rigorous, evidence-based analytical capability to help our clients solve their most pressing and complex issues. We help them reveal insight and deliver value through pragmatic recommendations. Our approach is to work collaboratively with our clients to understand the forces that are driving change, identify opportunities and enable them to develop and deliver solutions across their whole organisation.

As a Strategy Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • to the client to articulate strategy, drives understanding and buy-in from stakeholders
  • Provides a direction and vision for engagements, guiding the team in structuring analysis, and independently leading engagements from scoping through delivery
  • Maintains expert knowledge and innovates in the use of data, tools & frameworks and uses this to lead the team to find appropriate analytical approaches to solving client problems
  • Working closely with clients and internal stakeholders, developing strong professional relationships based on trusted advice and leading teams to deliver a seamless client experience
  • Designing and leading execution of rigorous and insightful analysis to build an evidence base to support strategy development and change
  • Sets objectives for team members, supporting them in developing against their objectives, fostering a team environment that builds accountability and commitment
  • Mastery of communication, demonstrating critical thinking and concise structuring / hypothesis-based storytelling
  • Takes on leading roles within the practice, managing time and resources to ensure the right level of input into practice development initiatives in parallel to client delivery
  • Taking an ownership role in the management of the practice and business development
  • Proactively identifies relevant business trends, economic forces, and industry practices – developing perspectives and points of view that build credibility in the market
  • Actively supports team members and colleagues, leading by example and ensuring there are regular check-ins on wellbeing

Connect to your skills and professional experience

To be successful in the role, candidates should bring strong strategy skills and experience in management consulting. As this role focuses on the non-life insurance sector, candidates should demonstrate a background in financial services and a desire to progress a career in insurance.

As a Senior Manager, you must have:

  • A strong academic record, an undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Experience in strategy consulting in the financial services industry and/or Insurance sector with a consulting firm, or as part of an in-house strategy, corporate development or transformation team
  • Proven track record of establishing, inspiring and leading teams through complex engagements to successfully deliver strategic initiatives within an organisation
  • Ability to construct and evidence and articulate strategic arguments, with creativity in identifying evidence sources and the ability to leverage your experience for client peer comparison
  • An expert understanding of the UK non-life Insurance sector and its dynamics, with a track record of successful execution in the industry, particularly in the London Market, specialty and reinsurance sector
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills to manage competing priorities, across client service, practice development, and business development responsibilities
  • Proven ability to scope, design and deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities
  • Experience with problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, decision-making facilitation, documentation, stakeholder management, project profitability, and team leadership

We are looking for applicants who can clearly demonstrate the following:

  • Outstanding records of academic / professional achievement
  • Industry or sector-specific qualifications (e.g. completion or courses or relevant certificates)
  • Strong record of leadership in an academic, professional, and/or extracurricular setting
  • Exceptional intellectual horsepower, including strong critical thinking skills, analytical abilities, and the capacity for lateral/creative thinking to solve ambiguous problems
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with experience in business development and the desire to build and grow with the business
  • Ability to anticipate the long-term impact of decisions and take a broad approach to problem-solving

Connect to your business - Consulting

Distinctive thinking, deep expertise, and collaborative working. That’s what connects us. That’s what makes us Deloitte. If you want to help solve some of the biggest challenges around, join us. Together, we’ll make an impact that matters.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

Connect with your colleagues

“What attracted me to Deloitte were the endless opportunities and the collective experience of other like-minded individuals. Deloitte’s clients include many of the world’s largest organisations; I wanted to be part of a team that made a difference that I could be proud of.”

-Dan, Consulting

"I get to work on projects that help clients in a sector I feel truly passionate about.”

-Rhiannon, Consulting

“Everyone always says “it’s the people,” and that’s true. Working for a brand you feel proud of feels pretty good too. And you don’t have any stress about fitting into a particular stereotype, because there are so many different types of people in Deloitte Digital.”

-Gillian, Consulting

Connect to your agile working options

You would be joining the London office for this role

Your work, your choice

Your Work, Your Way: We call our hybrid working vision Deloitte Works. And it does. We trust you to make the right choices around where, when and how you work. You’ll be able to make decisions about how you work best, to be collaborative, learn from colleagues, share your experiences, build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Having great conversations with your team and your leadership paves the way for great collaborative ways of working.

Our commitment to you

Making an impact is more than just what we do: it’s why we’re here. So we work hard to create an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to be you, and the capacity to go further than ever before.

We want you. The true you. Your own strengths, perspective and personality. So we’re nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, feels supported and heard, and is empowered to make a valuable, personal contribution. You can be sure we’ll take your wellbeing seriously, too. Because it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the kind of impact you, and we, live for.

Your expertise is our capability, so we’ll make sure it never stops growing. Whether it’s from the complex work you do, or the people you collaborate with, you’ll learn every day. Through world-class development, you’ll gain invaluable technical and personal skills. Whatever your level, you’ll learn how to lead.

Connect to your next step

A career at Deloitte is an opportunity to develop in any direction you choose. Join us and you’ll experience a purpose you can believe in and an impact you can see. You’ll be free to bring your true self to work every day. And you’ll never stop growing, whatever your level.

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