Assurance - Actuarial and Insurance Solutions, General Insurance - Nearly/qualified Actuary

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About the Division

Our Assurance services go beyond merely meeting statutory requirements. We help our clients perform better and achieve their business objectives. We listen to their needs, think about the business implications and tailor our approach accordingly. In today’s changing global economy, businesses need trusted advisors. Because Assurance professionals at Deloitte take the time to understand our clients’ business as well as the industries in which they operate, we can help them identify major risks and opportunities over and above performance of the traditional financial reporting function. Our services include:

  • Audit
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Special Services Group
  • Financial Institutions Services Team
  • Capital Markets Team
  • Actuarial & Insurance Solutions

About the Job

What we offer

  • Exciting career growth prospects with remuneration to match
  • The prospect of working closely with actuaries and other professionals who are leaders in their fields
  • The opportunity to explore less traditional actuarial fields and be involved in leading edge projects
  • A large team of professionals to support business and professional growth and provide project resources
  • The international Deloitte network provides opportunities to travel and access to international best practice

As part of the specialist General Insurance team, you will work closely with a range of local and international clients and on a diverse spectrum of assignments. You will also have access to our European knowledge base and Solvency II General Insurance secondments which may arise.

About You

You would need to have the following qualifications

  • Nearly/newly qualified Actuary

You would need to have the following Experience and Technical competencies

  • The ability to manage your own work responsibilities as well as provide guidance to other actuarial staff
  • Strong analytical and modelling capabilities
  • Pricing experience/knowledge will be an advantage
  • 3+ years of General Insurance including capital modeling and management, reserving and reinsurance is ideal
  • Specific experience of Solvency II , QIS, SAM & General Insurance risk management will count strongly

You would need to have the following behavioral competencies

  • Dynamic individual with strong technical skills as well as the ability to interact professionally with senior client management
  • Confidence in client facing situations and the ability to manage clients and client expectations on large projects
  • Enthusiasm about and ability to develop business and product lines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an aptitude for supervising teams and mentoring individuals
  • Technical proficiency and an eagerness to expand skills and develop knowledge
  • An ability to thrive in a busy environment with multiple deliverables
  • An element of travel mobility
  • The ability to interact in a team-environment
  • The ability to find innovative solutions to complex and often unusual challenges

Requisition code: ZA128569TS

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