Director

  • 34354
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
  • |
  • Manitoba, Canada
  • |
  • Oct 24, 2018
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Promote and lead research and development initiatives, in conjunction with the Director, Actuarial Pricing Personal Lines, as required to provide innovative and competitive rating structures to avoid adverse selection.
  • Create the schedule of rate and product changes, in collaboration with senior department leadership.
  • Lead successful rate and product reviews to ensure that our rates are competitive in the marketplace and customers are charged premiums which are representative of their claims risk, in conjunction with the products and underwriting teams.
  • Contribute to and support the development and evolution of the company's policies and practices.
  • Champion initiatives and be receptive to both employee resistance and acceptance, so that genuine understanding and commitment can occur.
  • Stay abreast of industry, regulatory and company changes or trends as they relate to the insurance industry in general and actuarial pricing in particular.
  • Oversee and coach a team to ensure the work environment is respectful, challenging and rewarding and employees are maximized to their full potential while contributing to the achievement of goals.
  • Develop and enhance productive business relationships by liaising with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintains contractual agreements with outside service providers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Undergraduate university degree in Actuarial Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics or other related field of study.
  • ACAS designation required but Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of Property and Casualty industry experience with 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Subject matter expert on current insurance pricing techniques with ability to mentor others.
  • Strong MS Office skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to influence and gain respect, credibility and confidence from others.
  • Ability to make excellent and well justified decisions in complex and high pressure situations.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to present information or arguments in a convincing manner.
  • Ability to develop and implement comprehensive plans and solutions that bridge complex issues that span across time.
  • Strong business acumen with excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to recognize and identify critical issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills with the ability to effectively convey ideas in a persuasive and eloquent manner.
  • CIP or equivalent Property and Casualty industry designation considered an asset.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.