• Permanent
  • Ireland
  • Ref No: J6315
  • Qualification: Nearly/Newly Qualified

Purpose of this role:
The successful candidate will be a key member of the Group Actuarial Department. The individual will be support the maintenance and development of our bespoke in-house actuarial engine. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help build a Group Actuarial Centre of Excellence while working in a vibrant and dynamic team.

Key Contribution Areas:
 Support ongoing maintenance and development of our in-house actuarial valuation engine and associated tools and systems
 Assist in developments to ensure that the engine can support future regulatory/business changes i.e. IFRS17
 Support the migration of new products onto the engine as required
 Provide thought leadership on new methodologies/developments as required
 Support the team in prioritising and sequencing the migration to ensure deadlines are met
 Ensure that any changes/enhancements to the model are documented and follow a rigorous testing process
 Adhere to model development standards
 Support other actuarial teams as required

Personal Capabilities Required:
 High levels of commitment and energy
 Strong technical, problem solving skills with ability to investigate problems and produce practical and workable solutions
 Strong team player with ability to interact with colleagues of all levels
 Should be comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary, agile department
 Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
 Must be able to work in a fast paced team oriented environment
 Good time management and organisational skills with ability to work independently and to tight deadlines
 Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and listening

Functional or Technical Knowledge and Skill Required:
 Qualified or nearly-qualified actuary
 Experience working in a financial institution with previous experience in a model development role
 Technically strong with an ability to understand and develop complex methodologies and models
 Detailed understanding of capital-guaranteed products and asset-liability interaction models would be beneficial
 Previous exposure to SQL databases, and proficiency with data extraction from databases is a distinct advantage
 Knowledge and interest in new and upcoming programming languages i.e. Python, R etc.

Please contact Jenny at jenny@acumen-resources.com or 016099409 for further information.

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