Manager (director)

  • 34800
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Mar 4, 2019
  • Manage a team composed of actuaries, actuarial support analysts, business analysts and database programmers for the region responsible for.
  • Provide the necessary guidance and actuarial expertise to resources within the team in the form of technical coaching as well as to other sectors in the organization for questions pertaining to risk and customer segmentation.
  • Elaborate and put into action a yearly team planning which is aligned with the organization’s strategic plan and coordinated with internal business sector clients.
  • Establish good working relationships with internal partners by having regular follow-ups, by demonstrating strategic vision in establishing priorities based on the potential added value, by being proactive in offering innovative solutions and by convincing partners to move forward with proposed solutions or reject less promising avenues.
  • Solve business challenges for internal partners pertaining to growth or profitability.
  • Perform business analysis projects with consideration given to growth, profitability and efficiency for business sectors outside of Actuarial Services through the use of analytics or Actuarial techniques.
  • Collaborate with Ratemaking, Underwriting,, Corporate Actuarial and Finance teams on business analysis projects requiring technical knowledge pertaining to the aforementioned sectors.
  • Build and use large databases, both structured and non-structured, for risk segmentation and business analysis in collaboration with business intelligence teams.
  • Develop and maintain sophisticated business solutions for internal partners through the use of predictive modelling and analytics.
  • Implement business solutions projects for internal business sector clients working closely with systems specialists, testing and IT teams.
  • Monitor proactively post-implementation results of projects implemented for internal business sector clients making adjustments or corrections when necessary.
  • Offer support to operations for inconsistencies caused by Actuarial Services having a negative impact on client experience such as premium incoherencies or underwriting restrictions.
  • Keep in close contact with the customer allowing proper adaptation of project recommendations to remain in line with customer expectations.
  • Contribute to the organization’s budgeting exercises providing actuarial expertise for growth forecasting in collaboration with various business sectors such as Corporate Actuarial, Ratemaking, Business Development, Claims and Sales.
  • Contribute to corporate strategic planning with regards to the development and evolution of market strategies / products / distribution networks in collaboration with other business sectors within the organization.
  • Present business analysis recommendations and projects at various committees throughout the organization.
  • Represent the Actuarial sector through the participation on various committees throughout the organization as a permanent member of the committee or by invitation on an occasional basis.
  • Organize and facilitate meeting with suppliers or consultants for products or services being analyzed for potential use by an internal client business sector.
  • Represent the organization on industry committees calling for actuarial expertise.
  • Bachelor's degree in the field of Actuarial Science
  • A minimum of nine years of relevant experience includint 4 years of managing, leading and coaching professionals
  • Seven years of related actuarial experience
  • Experience in Commercial Lines (an important asset)
  • Associate Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS) or FCAS (an asset)
  • Strong English communication skills both written and verbal (required), working knowledge of the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry (required).