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Manager Non-Life, Actuarial

Location:  London
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 24, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1488048

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 


We are a market leading actuarial consultancy within the London and Bermuda market, with an unrivalled coverage of speciality insurance insights.


We perform a number of global reserve reviews and reserve reviews for over 50% of the Lloyd’s market. We are seeing a strong growth in demand for our non-life insurance, analytics and transformation capabilities. We place a great focus on our people and offer a great opportunity to learn and develop in a collaborative environment.


The opportunity

This is an opportunity to become part of the EY non-life insurance success story. We have a strong reputation in the market for bringing our clients bespoke offerings to solve their problems.


We are more than just a conventional actuarial consultancy. While being market leaders in the traditional actuarial areas, such as reserving, pricing and capital modelling, we operate as part of the wider EY Consulting business. This includes projects covering strategy, risk management, analytics, underwriting and finance transformation, implementation of technology, and capital optimisation.


We are at the forefront of these areas, with leading-edge tools and knowledge, built up over several years of iteration. Our business model ensures that:

  • Our expertise extends beyond boutique actuarial consultancies;
  • We leverage the synergies of being part of broader European and Global actuarial teams;
  • We enjoy the advantages of being part of "Big 4 firm" multi-service-line offerings; and
  • We combine audit, audit-related and non-audit projects with a global client reach.


You will have access to a wide range of opportunities to support your growth and develop your wider business knowledge, and to nurture internal and external relationships across disciplines and borders.


We have a culture of innovation and we encourage the team to challenge status quo, you will have the opportunity to be part of our journey to improve the way we deliver to clients.


As we look to strengthen our team at the Manager level, you would be an integral part of building out the team and delivering on our growth strategy.



Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External

Your key responsibilities

  • Manage to completion the technical delivery and reporting for projects, providing insight to projects on technical matters;
  • Develop and support people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring;
  • Lead discussions with client contacts and manage expectations of delivery, content, timescales and cost;
  • Present to clients at senior executive and board levels;
  • Play your part in the development of intellectual property to support sales-oriented client interaction;
  • Assist in responding to client proposals; and
  • Play a role in how the team operates and develops - such as feedback, counselling, finance, recruitment, learning and development.


Skills and attributes for success

  • A strong quality ethic, and ability to transfer knowledge and good practice.
  • Dynamic capability, working with a variety of stakeholders and viewpoints.
  • An ability to manage clients’ expectations in relation to deliverables.
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral.
  • Strong levels of organisation.
  • A real desire to work as part of a team, and to be part of a people centric community.
  • Identifies risk on the assignment, involving the Senior Manager/Director/Partner appropriately in its resolution.


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Significant  actuarial experience in the London Market or leading-edge UK retail insurance
  • Have a strong academic record, including a degree and professional actuarial qualifications (IFoA or similar, qualified or nearly qualified)
  • Have deep experience of at least two of the following:
  • Reserve reviews under different accounting bases
  • Reserving process improvement and development work
  • Building and developing capital models or capital modelling techniques
  • Technical review of various modelled risk types in capital modelling
  • The business planning process, linking reserving, pricing, claims and underwriting
  • Developing machine learning models
  • Part VII or Section 166 roles
  • A track record of managing actuarial projects and team members, delivering or managing multiple tasks in parallel.
  • Be able to support, coach and mentor more junior members of the team to build the wider skill set of the team.
  • Be commercially savvy and able to collaboratively engage in discussions on future market trends and what this may mean for our clients.
  • Be a problem solver; tailoring what you have learnt from your experiences to date to different client problems to help design and implement the solution.


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in applying a variety of techniques to a range of data to solve problems.
  • Experience in using visualisation packages to identify trends.
  • Experience in using actuarial software packages for reserving or capital modelling.


What we look for

We are looking for candidates who can apply actuarial approaches through a commercial lens and are excited about helping our clients improve the way they operate - whether this is through transformation of processes, underwriting and claims analysis, or through transactions and regulatory change.


You’ll thrive on being a numerate, rationale thinker with a passion for this field and have a very strong attention to detail.


Being a strong team player is important as well as someone who is happy to work flexibly on different clients and different engagements.


We are a diverse and inclusive team; our working styles are flexible and are supportive in allowing for everyone to work in a way that meets their needs. We use technology effectively in our work to enable easy transition between office and home working where appropriate to your style.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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