Chief Actuary

  • 34695
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Feb 11, 2019
  • Responsible for ensuring delivery to the Insurer of the following in accordance with Group policy and local regulatory requirements:
  • Claims and premium reserves;
  • Local capital requirement;
  • Solvency II technical provisions reporting to Head office;
  • Underwriting and pricing methodology, governance and recommendations;
  • Reinsurance activities;
  • Work closely with Finance Business Partner, provide key analysis, insights and relevant commentary to financial trends in claims, premiums and loss ratios.
  • Identify financial performance issues related to premiums and claims within and make recommendations and where relevant, implement corrective actions.
  • Drive the regular cycle of annual pricing reviews for individual products and tailor made corporate quotations - both renewal and new business.
  • For new product developments, provide pricing recommendations and input on the actuarial risk implications of any benefit designs.
  • Involve in the setting of the annual operating plan with explicit co-ownership of key assumptions regarding medical inflation, claims projections and loss ratios.
  • Ensure that all inward and outward reinsurance transactions are technical sound and optimally structured.
  • Own, an actuarial control cycle in order to provide assurance to the group and management team that there is clear decision making over the insurance balance sheet.
  • Provide timely and correct inputs in respect of Actuarial Reporting to the Group. This includes prioritizing the response and resolution of any subsequent queries.
  • Build relationships with all relevant stakeholders across the Group.
  • Understand and interpret all Group policies and procedures relevant to Actuarial Teams, including keeping abreast of any changes.
  • Qualified actuary, with at least 7 to 10 years post qualification experience.
  • Membership of a professional actuarial body that is a full member of the International Actuarial Association.
  • Continues to meet Continuing Professional Development requirements of their relevant professional body.
  • Experienced professional with knowledge of the global health insurance market, or relevant transferable skills and knowledge from:
  • Other insurance lines of business such as Life or General insurance.
  • Working within large multinational or complex organizations.
  • Working understanding of Solvency II requirements and deliveries.
  • A track record of achieving and exceeding targeted business results/KPIs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills are required with emphasis on achieving results and successful outcomes.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience, with the ability to build and strengthen relationships within the business at all levels.
  • Demonstrated high caliber financial understanding and capability, with a clear commercial awareness.
  • Adaptable to business change and a fast paced environment with a growth agenda.
  • A working knowledge of both pricing and reserving software respectively and experience in interpreting the output of such software.
  • Experience of establishing governance frameworks across a complex business landscape.