Senior Actuarial Consultant

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Job Description

The Actuarial Senior Consultant is responsible for coordinating, leading, and managing projects in support of pricing personal or commercial insurance lines of business utilizing accepted actuarial and statistical standards and methodologies and knowledge gained through on the job training. The Senior Consultant works closely with their Analytics Manager and State/Line Manager to develop appropriate pricing and product strategies of moderate to high complexity to support business goals. Pursuing actuarial designation and has completed at least two actuarial exams, 3 or more preferred.

  • Performs moderate to highly complex actuarial functions used in determination of the indicated rate level need for a line of business
  • Performs and evaluates moderately complex trend analysis (e.g., competitor analysis, risk management, financial)
  • Uses best practices and traditional statistical/modeling techniques to develop and maintain rating models and other models as necessary
  • Determines appropriate analyses to be conducted for projects to make recommendations to achieve corporate goals
  • Plans, implements, manages, and/or contributes on projects that are moderate to high complexity and are of moderate scale using accepted project management standards
  • Forecasts short-term and long-term deliverables
  • Tracks own plan performance and project timeline
  • Communicates and presents project status
  • Ensures project controls are in place throughout the lifecycle of the project within own tasks
  • Directs and is responsible for work that needs to be performed by a team and/or direct reports
  • Assesses resource needs including skills and training requirements (when leading project teams and/or managing direct reports)
  • Assists in determining where additional resources/ expertise may be necessary to successfully complete projects/ assignment
  • Actively builds strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on project objectives
  • Supports and/or leads development/design of new plans, programs, processes, products up to moderate complexity
  • Develops communication strategies and materials to support new plans, programs, processes, products
  • Assists in the formulation of strategies to achieve plan objectives; solicits inputs from stakeholders
  • Evaluates procedures and processes regularly and determines/ recommends alternatives or improvements
  • Contributes to market share growth and profitability by recommending routine changes to products, pricing, risk management and providing expertise in their respective discipline(s)
  • Determines the integration and delivery of planned changes/projects/products to regions/field
  • Understands and makes observations on market specific implications of business strategies
  • Assures proper execution of regulatory/legislative practices for Product Management
  • Adheres to internal and external compliance requirements/standards
  • Functions as a liaison between business unit and systems or other areas of responsibility as required based on the projects they are assigned to
  • Trains/coaches team members or peers and actively shares expertise with peers
  • Analyze data and review analysis from others and identify and resolve basic to moderately complex data issues
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for their respective discipline(s) from an internal perspective
  • Leverages understanding of current industry and professional standards/ environment to impact decisions and indicate requirements
  • May supervise one or more entry level quantitative analysts

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required - preferably in related field of study such as actuarial science, math/applied math, statistics/applied statistics, economics
  • 3-5 years of property & casualty pricing experience
  • Strong knowledge in the use of data sources and applications to conduct research
  • Has an understanding of current industry and professional standards/ environment to impact decisions and indicate requirements
  • Possesses intermediate working knowledge of policies and procedures in management or other technical fields
  • Strong Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office; Advanced - Excel skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels
  • High level organizational and project management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Works effectively in a team environment

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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