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Business Development Actuary

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: London, GB

Company: SCOR

     EMEA     

London United Kingdom (GB) 

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Business Development Actuary 

Permanent 

Actuarial 

 

 

          About SCOR         

SCOR, the 4th largest reinsurer in the world, provides insurance companies with a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Using its experience and expertise, “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR provides cutting-edge financial solutions, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk – in Life & Health insurance as well as in P&C insurance. Our specialist teams operate in over 120 countries, developing value added and innovative products and services and making long-term commitments to their clients, namely insurers and large corporations.
SCOR's aim, as an independent global reinsurance company, is to develop its Life and P&C business lines, to provide its clients with a broad range of innovative reinsurance solutions and to pursue an underwriting policy founded on profitability, supported by effective risk management and a prudent investment policy, in order to offer its clients an optimum level of security, to create value for its shareholders, and to contribute to the welfare and resilience of Society by helping to protect insureds against the risks they face.

 

Job Specification
SCOR’s client relationships are one of the cornerstones of our service offering  and the successful candidate will have a proven record of developing and maintaining excellent relationships and providing outstanding service.  SCOR is undergoing a transformation and instilling a culture of genuine innovation using agile methodologies and increasing our technical excellence using all of the latest resources.  We’re offering an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, passionate individual who can come with us on this journey and add to our continuous improvement in these areas. We are looking for someone with a passion for change and innovation.  Experience in agile working, using data visualisation tools, data science tools and an ability to think creatively would be a definite advantage and excellent interpersonal, communication & negotiation skills are a must

Principal duties and responsibilities

    Project Management
o    Tenders – assist in delivery of tenders to clients following agreed process & deadlines
o    Business Implementation – implementation of new business for allocated clients according to agreed process and deadlines, ensuring a smooth operation of reinsurance relationships.
o    Assist in delivery of technical service to clients, such as experience evaluation and optimisation.

•    Preparation for actuarial presentations to clients & target clients
o    Ensure relevant content & material available for presentations.
•    Client Management for allocated clients 
o    Co-ordination of delivery of excellent service to clients
o    Management of client expectations

•    Treaty Production
o    Management of  version  control  for  treaty  production  process  and  monitoring  of internal sign-offs
o    Production of treaties for allocated clients.

•    Promoting the SCOR brand at Industry events
o    Involvement in industry bodies
o    Presentations at industry events – desirable, not essential
o    Hosting SCOR seminars and marketing events as part of the Marketing Team.

•    Research
o    Production   of   agreed   research   material,   particularly   with   regard   to   market developments or product initiatives.

Required education
Essential:

•    Qualified Actuary
•    Good working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel packages.

Required experience & competencies Experience:
•    Proven experience in the UK life insurance / reinsurance market.
•    Experience of the pricing and risk factors associated with the major individual protection benefits available in the UK life insurance market.
•    Knowledge of the different types of protection products available in the UK market.
•    Knowledge of Data Science applications such as R, Python or Tableau.
•    Experience of project management & in particular agile methodology (desirable)
•    Direct office experience. (desirable)
 

Personal Competences

•    Technical skills – technical skills in the pricing and construction of life insurance products. Experience of using different data visualization tools would be an advantage.
•    Problem solving – the ability to work flexibly to devise practical & innovative solutions for the issues faced by SCOR and its client companies.
•    Interpersonal skills – the ability to develop effective personal relationships with both working colleagues and clients.
•    Project management – effective project management skills including time management, 
•    Negotiation Skills – the ability to negotiate effectively on behalf of SCOR when dealing with clients or other third parties.
•    Report writing – production of papers from conception to delivery
•    Presentational skills – ability to present services or solutions internally or externally.
•    Change management – strong appetite for driving change and continuously improving processes.
•    Ability to work autonomously
•    Team spirit
 
The following Strategic digital / technical competencies would be an advantage:
•    Python coding  -
•    Agile methodology / SCRUM 
•    Data Science  
 

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your details to us via our Recruitment Portal.

 

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