Manager, Pricing

  • 34143
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • British Columbia, Canada
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  • Sep 4, 2018
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Accountable to actively promote rate adequacy with other departments and the Regions and negotiate to achieve desired results.
  • Lead the creation of regulatory rate filings, and negotiate with provincial regulators to secure desired structural and rate amendments as per internally agreed upon timeline.
  • Work with the Strategic Business Units and the Regions to solve business problems of the following nature: retention, growth, profitability, competitive positioning, through the use of data and actuarial techniques.
  • Participate in the corporate business plan reforecast exercises by providing actuarial advice on parameters used to forecast business growth, retention and profitability. This also includes assessing what future rate increases could be approved by provincial regulators.
  • Work with advanced analytics to combine creative actuarial knowledge with sound business judgment in developing sophisticated models that assist the company in meeting growth and profitability targets.
  • Provides leadership and guidance, technical instruction and ongoing feedback to direct reports regarding performance, productivity, work quality, personal conduct and adherence to Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Actively involved in recruiting and retaining experienced actuarial staff.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, whether with customers or co-workers.
  • Perform well in a busy operation and remain calm under pressure.
  • Team player adaptable to a changing environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong people management skills with the ability to recruit, coach, develop, motivate and retain staff.
  • University Degree in Actuarial Science or a relevant discipline.
  • Must have successfully achieved Associateship in the Casualty Actuarial Society.
  • Must have at least 3 years of relevant full-time pricing experience with a preference for individuals who have experience managing a small of team analysts.
  • Must have good project management skills such as communication and organizational skills and an ability to promote and supervise a team effort toward project completion.
  • Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, whether with customers or co-workers.
  • Perform well in a busy operation and remain calm under pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess strong programming and design skills, including in depth knowledge of SAS and Microsoft applications.