Head of Research

  • 36787
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • North Carolina, United States
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  • Feb 11, 2020
  • Support pricing with the development of leading edge capabilities for the assessment of mortality and other life insurance risks.
  • Create tools and resources to assess the new techniques/approaches/data sources that are being used to underwrite US Life insurance market.
  • Work closely with the broader team of marketing, pricing, analytics and underwriting functions to identify and establish priorities for research and development efforts.
  • In partnership with other departments and stakeholders, ensure the optimal acquisition of, management of, and use of data to meet the internal and external needs of US Life.
  • In coordination with other US Life functions, develop knowledge, insights, tools, and solutions that add value to the pricing, product development, underwriting, and risk management of our client and target client companies.
  • Contribute to the development of expertise and skills of the US team members through coaching and knowledge sharing, and to the enhancement of the company’s profile through industry meeting participation and work with professional bodies.
  • Strong knowledge of the US life insurance market, particularly underwriting practices and philosophies.
  • Deep technical expertise and understanding of life insurance mortality risk.
  • At least 5-10 years of progressive responsibility in delivering mortality insights through experience study responsibilities.
  • Experience in pricing life insurance products and/or reinsurance desirable.
  • Familiarity with development of underwriting rules and/or programs and the emerging new data sources.
  • Excellent communicator internally with key stakeholders as well as with external clients and vendors.