Internal Model Development Contractor

Job reference RA1835 - Grae H

Job summary

We are looking to recruit a dedicated Internal Model Development Contractor into the Financial Management (Actuarial & Finance) division. The position is based in Telford, on a contract basis. This vacancy represents an opportunity to join one of Telford’s largest employers, within an ever-changing environment where you will discover the potential to perform and grow.

Originally founded in 1963, ReAssure is a life and pensions company which buys and administers closed books of business from other companies. Built on a 2000-strong team with a wide range of skills and experience, there’s one constant running through the ReAssure business – ‘Change’. Join us and you’ll have opportunity to drive our growth and progress through your own success.

ReAssure is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills; and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Key responsibilities

  • Build, test and maintain statistical and financial models for use in the internal model.
  • Perform data analysis and quality assessments to derive an appropriate structure and calibration for the L&G business.
  • Develop interactive and robust End User Applications (EUA) that perform key tasks and automate processes for data collection, preparation and testing.
  • Perform stochastic simulations to calculate capital and solvency for a variety of business initiatives (Transactions and strategic asset allocation) using existing tools.
  • Build relationships and liaise with key personnel involved in the L&G transactions to support delivery of the above.
  • Interact with the teams developing the WTW RAFM (Moses) models and running the Moodys RI based internal model platform to ensure proposed solutions will work within ReAssure’s infrastructure for regular reporting.
  • Produce high quality documentation and deliver presentations to key stakeholders to meet internal model governance requirements.

Key skills/experience required

  • You will have a Mathematical aptitude ideally in probability and statistics.
  • You will have the ability to be able to develop models across a diverse variety of subjects with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible and work in high pressure situations.
  • Good communications skills and ability to form relationships with business partners.
  • Skills in MS Office including Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Coding and modelling experience (in MatLab, R, or similar) that can be applied to financial and statistical models.
  • At least a 2:1 in numerate degree.

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Job category/type
Corporate Actuarial and Capital Modelling/Contract

Location
Telford

Date posted
11/07/2019

Application closing date
25/07/2019