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Willis Towers Watson

Actuarial Director - Insurance Consulting

As Actuarial Director you will work as a leader or more senior member of several project teams supporting clients on a wide variety of engagements covering topics such as financial modeling, financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, litigation, pricing, and product development. Our clients demand leading edge products and expertise, and as a manager with our firm, you can expect to gain tremendous exposure to all facets of insurance operations. This position comes with significant upwards potential for a successful and motivated candidate.
The Role

  • Lead small projects and play a senior role in larger projects to meet client engagement objectives
  • Manage and direct more junior colleagues that perform analysis and develop tools, ensuring a high quality work product has been prepared and will be delivered to the project manager or client
  • Share knowledge and experience with other colleagues
  • Mentor junior colleagues
  • Work collaboratively with others on a project team
  • Review peer work product as a quality control measure
  • Play a key role in client correspondence in both written and verbal format
  • Play a lead role in preparing for meetings and interactions with clients, manage expectations of the project manager and raise appropriate issues to Client Relationship Managers
  • Contribute to development of intellectual capital that leads to our service offerings such as Predictive Analytics, Financial Modeling, Experience Analysis, Regulation Changes among others
  • Support revenue generation for the firm by meeting billable hour expectations and assisting in the sales process

The Requirements

  • At least 8 years of experience in an actuarial role at an insurance company, consulting firm, or financial services organization
  • Strong technical skills, preferably in at least one of: Microsoft Excel with VBA, SQL, or R
  • Expertise to actuarial software (Risk Agility, Moses, Prophet is a plus)
  • Motivated, independent learner willing to share their knowledge with others
  • Understanding of local regulations (in the Czech Republic)
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a local team and within teams across multiple offices
  • Ability to direct work involving technical issues and requiring problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively assist junior colleagues
  • Ability to explain the big picture as to why an assignment needs to be performed, how it fits in to the final objective and ensure that tasks performed are directly linked to client objectives
  • Ability to balance supporting and leading multiple projects with multiple clients, including timely communication of project and deliverable status
  • Flexibility to put in extra effort to meet client deadlines when necessary
  • Availability to travel on an as needed basis
  • Qualified actuaries or candidates who have demonstrated good progress with the actuarial examinations
  • Masters or higher academic qualification in the area of actuarial science, financial risk, mathematics, statistics or other related discipline
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken
  • Well-developed verbal communication skills in Czech, Slovak or another CEE languages (eg Slovenian, Croatian, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian)

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