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Actuarial Specialist (12 Month FTC)

Please note this role is for a 12-month Fixed term contract

Do you enjoy problem solving? Do you want to fix and rectify issues to benefit our customers? We’re looking for someone with an actuarial background, who is passionate about doing the right thing for the customer. The role will be suitable for someone with a proactive attitude, who has strong people skills and who can effectively manage deliverables.

A bit about the job:

This role will see you working alongside members of the Wealth Customer & Product Actuarial team, managing the actuarial activity across several risk events. This includes investigating the scope and root cause of the risk event; identifying solutions to fix errors; delivering and reviewing calculations to redress customers.

You will be responsible for delivering quality and timely outputs across a variety of risk events, prioritising effectively and ensuring actuarial work is produced to a high standard by applying appropriate checks and controls. The role will include collaborating effectively with project stakeholders, providing technical support and expertise to actuarial colleagues and successfully communicating technical analysis to enable effective decision making.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Actuarial knowledge, including knowledge of life insurance products and good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong people skills, including the ability to provide technical support to others; the ability to communicate technical knowledge effectively to others; the ability to manage the work of colleagues.
  • Time management skills, able to plan and prioritise work to deliver against deadlines.
  • Modelling skills including experience of using and manipulating big data sets; able to apply actuarial techniques to complex customer impacting issues.
  • Awareness of risks, including the ability to implement suitable controls to ensure the accuracy of calculation output.

What you’ll get for this role:

  • Salary of Circa £50,000 ( Depending on skills, experience and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity - 10% of annual salary Actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s.
  • Generous pension scheme - Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Make your money go further - Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts
  • Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme
  • Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work
  • Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
  • We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools

Aviva is for everyone:

We’re 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 50% of their time in our offices every week - combining the benefits of flexibility, with time together with colleagues.

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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