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Senior Actuary (Risk)

Senior Actuary

  • Hybrid 80% homeworking available and 20% in Stratford Upon Avon
  • Unique role offering exposure to a wide variety of topics for an experienced actuary to build on your existing skills and grow your career
  • Opportunity to take the lead and work with senior management across the business

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Actuary to join our Actuarial Function at NFU Mutual. You’ll be part of a team of Actuarial experts who carry out risk-focused second line assurance across our Life and General Insurance business. The role brings people management and a great opportunity to share knowledge and help develop technical skills of your team.

You will provide analysis and insight on risk topics to our senior stakeholders, helping them apply sound judgement and understand complex problems. As you build relationships with stakeholders across the business, you’ll gain experience of validating actuarial models and will apply your technical knowledge to make recommendations that inform business decision making. You will also be an effective team leader and people manage. A great opportunity to share knowledge and help develop technical skills of your team.

You’ll be a part of a supportive team and focused team with the role being very varied. You’ll use a wide range of methods to build your knowledge and you’ll have a passion for Actuarial.

This role is based in our Tiddington Head Office, just outside Stratford-Upon-Avon. However, we understand how important a positive work-life balance is, so to help you give your best, we offer great facilities when you want to be in an office environment and support to work up to 80% of your hours from home.

About you

You will have good interpersonal skills, passion, energy and a problem-solving demeanour and be delivery oriented. You will also have an enthusiasm for general insurance and actuarial techniques. You will be a great leader, sharing your technical knowledge and be undertake line management responsibilities, with the ability to develop your team.

To join our team, you must also have:

  • 2:1 degree with strong mathematical content or equivalent.
  • Fellow of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries or equivalent.
  • Proven and substantial general insurance experience including strong technical knowledge of actuarial techniques for general insurance pricing, reserving or capital modelling.
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a team.
  • Proven experience of report writing (at Board or Committee level) and working to strict timelines

At NFU Mutual, we support an inclusive workplace and value all the differences that make us unique. We celebrate the creativity and innovation that comes from diverse perspectives and experiences and share a common vision of doing the right thing for our customers and employees.

We recognise that some candidates may experience barriers during the recruitment process. So, we encourage candidates to discuss any adjustments or accommodations they need to be the best they can be throughout our recruitment process.

We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, a Race at Work and Women in Finance Charter signatory and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, ethnicity, disability, neurodiversity, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background.

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:

  • Salary of up to £90,000
  • Annual bonus (up to 25% of salary)
  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution
  • 28 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell/save holiday trading scheme
  • A Family Friendly policy that helps you balance your work and family responsibilities
  • Private medical insurance + options to add family members
  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets
  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs
  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more
  • Employee Volunteering - volunteer in the community for one day each year
  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary
  • Employee discounts of 15% on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies.

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 57 companies across the globe, and one of only two organisations with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2023 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021, the Glassdoor Best Places to Work UK List 2023 and 2024, and were recognised as a certified UK Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute in 2023 and 2024.

We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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