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Senior Actuarial Analysts

Closing: Jul 11, 2024

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Published: Jul 9, 2024 (15 days ago)

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  • Achieving Zamara’s ambitious strategic priorities will be complex and challenging. Its continued success will be dependent on building and retaining a world-class team. The successful candidate will manage and provide actuarial consultancy services to a small portfolio of clients under guidance from the Team Leader.

The role will report to the Team Leader.

Experience and personal qualities

The following experience is preferred:

  • 3-5 year’s work experience in the insurance domain.
  • Proven experience in a similar environment together with strong capabilities and ability to communicate with impact.
  • Degree in Actuarial Science or related field.
  • Good grasp of system application.
  • Strong knowledge of insurance/pensions industry.
  • MS Office with focus on Excel Skills.
  • Comfortable with different actuarial valuations methods and techniques.
  • Basic programming skills.
  • Knowledge of FIS Prophet preferred.

The following personal qualities are preferred:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Supervisory and mentoring skills
  • Innovative and proactive
  • Strong business sense
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Client facing skills
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Responsible & accountable.
If your career aspirations match this opportunity, please send your CV on LinkedIn on or before 12.00 pm GMT, Thursday, 11th July 2024.


Responsibilities
  • Achieving Zamara’s ambitious strategic priorities will be complex and challenging. Its continued success will be dependent on building and retaining a world-class team. The successful candidate will manage and provide actuarial consultancy services to a small portfolio of clients under guidance from the Team Leader.

The role will report to the Team Leader.

Experience and personal qualities

The following experience is preferred:

  • 3-5 year’s work experience in the insurance domain.
  • Proven experience in a similar environment together with strong capabilities and ability to communicate with impact.
  • Degree in Actuarial Science or related field.
  • Good grasp of system application.
  • Strong knowledge of insurance/pensions industry.
  • MS Office with focus on Excel Skills.
  • Comfortable with different actuarial valuations methods and techniques.
  • Basic programming skills.
  • Knowledge of FIS Prophet preferred.

The following personal qualities are preferred:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Supervisory and mentoring skills
  • Innovative and proactive
  • Strong business sense
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Client facing skills
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills.
  • Responsible & accountable.
If your career aspirations match this opportunity, please send your CV on LinkedIn on or before 12.00 pm GMT, Thursday, 11th July 2024.


Technical Expertise:

  • Responsible for managing a small portfolio of clients under the supervision of a senior resource across IFRS 17, reserving, pricing, capital management and strategic projects.
  • Agree deadlines for projects and calculations with consultant and actuary and ensure the deadlines are met.
  • Carry out data checks/analysis and prepare valuation and financial review reports for checking by actuarial consultant.
  • Support and review work done by actuarial analysts.
  • Adhere to compliance with set processes and standards in the Division.
  • Ensure delivery of high quality output whilst working on a wide range of concurrent assignments.

Client relations:

  • Accompany senior resource to client meetings and have greater involvement in terms of presentations and discussions.
  • Initiate and support business development and client relations.

Billing and debt collection:

  • Assist accounts with billing and collection of all pursued but uncollected debts.

Professional development:

  • Develop expert knowledge of all the processes/procedures & systems used for individual calculations and valuations.
  • Develop technical knowledge through formal and on the job training.
  • Initiate a project and work on it to completion.
  • Take ownership on research initiatives and participate in R&D projects.
  • Contribute to the actuarial profession in Kenya.


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