Reed Actuarial
04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading global consultancy firm are looking for an experienced risk professional for their Actuarial & Insurance risk team based in London, to lead the delivery of client engagements across the insurance sector.

The Actuarial and Insurance Risk team helps clients to understand the risks they face and the opportunities that risk gives them. The Insurance Risk part of the team specifically helps Risk Functions carry out oversight but also extends its work to wider governance issues. 

As subject matter experts with a breadth of experience and specialism across industry, consulting, academia and regulators, the Insurance Risk team offer the skills and levers to provoke and support complex and unique risk transformational projects in the insurance industry.

Role & Responsibilities

Leading / supporting the delivery of client engagements across the insurance sector

Providing a high quality advisory service to our clients around areas of specialism

Building and maintaining excellent client relationships, typically at Senior Risk and Head of Risk level

Supporting business development initiatives and being an integral part of winning new business

Marketing and raising the profile of the company in the market place through networking events, attendance at external conferences, contributing to publications conferences etc 

Qualifications and Skills

Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally a post-graduate qualification 

Flexibility and agility to contribute to a broad range of insurance engagements

Excellent oral and written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills

Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required

Experience and Background

In-depth Insurance Industry experience at senior level required 

Experience of holding a similar role within a consultancy/or a Risk Management role in the insurance industry 

Practical and theoretical understanding of how risk is managed within insurance companies and in particular how risk functions exercise oversight of financial and insurance risk 

A detailed understanding of the processes and techniques used in financial/enterprise and insurance risk management such as risk appetite, risk reporting, stress and scenario testing and capital management.

Knowledge of model governance arrangements and the systems of governance used in relation to financial and insurance risk. 

A detailed understanding how regulatory requirements impact financial and insurance risk management technique

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