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Chief Pricing Actuary

Argo Group is a leader in specialty insurance with a vibrant culture built on respect, equality, wellness and opportunity. We’re an innovative organization that’s small enough to be agile and big enough to make a difference in our industry.

Our flexible workplace is continuously evolving to ensure all employees feel:

  • Comfortable bringing their whole selves to work.
  • Confident that they will be treated respectfully.
  • Recognized for their performance and provided with equal opportunities to succeed.

At Argo, skill meets opportunity. If you’re wired to raise your hand and ask, “Where can I help?”, you’ll thrive with us.

The Chief Pricing Actuary reports to the SVP, Chief Actuary. This hybrid role leads pricing in the US for Argo Group and will be aligned to our New York office. The ideal candidate will provide guidance and insightful leadership to the US pricing team and define and execute the Argo US pricing strategy, including:

  • Increase active portfolio management to drive growth in underwriting income.
  • Rate change reporting.
  • Predictive analytics and models.
  • Profitability reviews.
  • Rating tools/account pricing.
  • Portfolio Management.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics or Statistics or related field of study.
  • ACAS or 5+ exams in current pursuit of ACAS.
  • 7 + years of actuarial experience in multiple lines of insurance with commercial insurance experience preferred.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey technical concepts to management and other functional areas.
  • Ability to interact and work within a team environment and approach actuarial work as a collaborative product.
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects.
  • Proficient PC skills developed through extensive use of Windows and Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Access, Excel, Outlook, and Word).
  • Proficiency with SQL.
  • Broad overall knowledge of insurance.
  • Experience with Management Liability a plus and familiarity with ISO.
  • Property catastrophe modeling familiarity.
  • Expert knowledge of capital allocation and risk-adjusted return models.
  • Polished and professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to quickly evaluate the accuracy of information.

Travel Requirement: Up to 15%

The base salary range provided below will be commensurate with candidate experience. In addition to base salary, all employees are eligible for an annual bonus based on company and individual performance as well as a generous benefits package.

New York City Pay Range: $248,500—$306,100

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Benefits

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization. Argo Group offers an attractive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.
  • Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.
  • Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs. In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include dental, disability, life insurance, medical, and vision insurance, matching 401(k) retirement savings, generous paid time off (21 days of PTO, 11 paid company holidays, 3 floating holidays and a paid voluntary day), paid caregiver and parental leave, paid bereavement, jury duty/court appearances, and military (up to 14 days) leave, employee assistance program (EAP), and an array of voluntary benefits.
  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training "Top 125" Companies. Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.
  • An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.
  • Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 100%.
  • A generous Employee Referral program that results in approximately 25% of all new hires annually.
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