Managing Director

  • 37461
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Jun 1, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Own the pricing process for risk transfer solutions, such as annuity buy-outs, annuity buy-ins and longevity insurance.
  • Achieve or exceed our annual risk transfer sales target, while maximizing the overall profitability of the risk transfer business written.
  • Partner with the Longevity team to ensure that appropriate longevity assumptions are being used for each quotation.
  • Partner with the ALM team to ensure that optimal asset mix assumptions are being used for each quotation.
  • Liaise with senior management to ensure that they have the information they need to feel comfortable approving each quotation.
  • Work with the Legal team to negotiate contracts with clients and their advisors for new risk transfer solutions sold.
  • Champion lean principles within the structuring team and continually make improvements to our pricing process.
  • Support the Client Relationships team in educating plan sponsors and consultants on risk transfer solutions.
  • Partner with the Client Relationships team to identify prospective clients and bring those clients to market.
  • Partner with the Client Relationships team and the Innovation team to identify and develop new risk transfer solutions.
  • Support the Operations team as they administer our risk transfer solutions by providing input on complicated benefit calculations.
  • Provide direction and highlight priorities for the structuring team to align with the broader business objectives.
  • Build and develop a high performing team.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Very strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills that allow for deep actuarial analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex ideas to non-actuaries.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Excellent people skills to manage relationships with DBS stakeholders and coordinate large cross-functional teams.
  • Previous knowledge of pricing, transaction structuring, longevity assumption setting, ALM, group annuities and/or registered pension plans is an asset.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, conceptual thinker who is able to work independently or in a team, and take a leadership role in a wide variety of assignments.
  • FCIA designation.
  • Minimum of 8 years of insurance, consulting and/or reinsurance experience in an actuarial role.
  • Undergraduate degree in actuarial science, mathematics or statistics.