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Manager Corporate Actuarial – DT104

Leading financial Institution requires highly driven analytical individual to manage their actuarial team. This role is in the life division within the financial industry. As such, the person must be able to coordinate the actuarial input into the financial planning process. Liaising between the Actuarial, Finance, Claims and Re-insurance divisions.

As such all activity will take place in this context:

  • Understanding and implementation of SAM in the corporate actuarial environment.
  • Understanding of current ECAP models
  • Implementation of ECAP models
  • Setup of profit testing models
  • Co-ordination with the risk management function to build the internal model and risk structures for the business
  • Identify Own risk and provide Self-Assessment
  • Accurate Business planning
  • Technical support to divisions within the group.
  • Technical follow up of the legislation relating to insurance, analysis of the implementation and set up of the law evolutions.
  • Accurate forecasting
  • Monthly and annual financial reporting
  • Calculating statutory capital
  • Staff management
  • Strategic thought and leadership presentations
  • Assessment of competitor products and pricing

Key Job Deliverables:

  • Forecasting Analysis and reporting
  • Effective employee management
  • Effective monitoring structures

Background work experience

  • 5+ Years Corporate Actuarial  Experience
  • Qualified Actuary
  • 2 years SAM experience
  • Strong skills in Word, Excel, Access

Qualify In Criteria

  • Deadline Driven
  • Relationship person
  • Highly analytical
  • Takes initiative – Proactive Self Starter
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work with both people and data
  • Accuracy/ attention to detail
  • Ability to identify problems
  • Self-motivated
  • Team Player
  • Disciplined
  • Ability to motivate staff
  • Must be willing to learn
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • A definite team player with the ability to work independently when required
  • Strategic thinker

Qualify Out Criteria

  • Abrasive
  • Emotionally cold
  • Introverted – Not a people person
  • Wants to be spoon fed
  • Cannot communicate
  • Cannot think for themselves
  • Cannot operate independently
  • Poor analysis skills
  • Not detailed orientated
  • Lethargic
  • Blamer

Personality Summary

You will be a forceful go-getter. You will have highly analytical mind. You will be facts and figures orientated while paying attention to detail. You will have excellent people skills and will be able to motivate and lead a team. You will have excellent communication skills and will be able to work with tight deadlines.

Benefits of this Role:

  • This company is going places

Location: Umhlanga Rocks, Durban


Basic: R 600 K to R 900 K per annum  (dependent on experience and proven track record). More senior candidates can also apply.

Type: Permanent

Start: ASAP

Reference: DT104

Jobs like this don’t come around that often, so make sure you apply now.

Call Debbie Diplock at 011 655 7391

Email: j104  @

(Please email your CV before calling us.)