Junior Actuarial Developer

Job reference RA3464 - Grade E/Universal

Job summary

ReAssure, part of Phoenix Group are recruiting a Junior Actuarial developer to join our team within the Finance function. The position will preferably be based in Telford. For external and FTC internal applicants the role is on a fixed term contract basis. For permanent internal applicants this role is on a permanent basis. This vacancy represents an opportunity to join a results-oriented organisation, within a constantly evolving environment where you will discover the potential to perform and grow.

You will be responsible for supporting the regular cycle of modelling changes and enhancements, in particular with regards to model developments within RAFM.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Changing model code, performing test runs, analysing results and assisting in writing up any documentation of the process.
  • Assist project related work, like migrations and integration of new blocks of business.
  • Assist with code changes and other developments needed to upgrade RAFM software version and/or calculation engine.
  • Providing assistance to BAU and the Operation Support Team regarding any model-based queries, including regression testing and UAT of any model changes in RAFM.
  • Produce documentation around model developments as and when they are made.

Key skills/experience required:

  • General understanding of actuarial processes and of the life insurance industry.
  • Ability to debug issues that arise during the testing process and apply an appropriate solution.
  • Ability to learn how to use Actuarial modelling software in order to create and amend model code as part of model developments.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with BAU, the Operational Delivery team, and other stakeholders in Finance.
  • Ability to take part in cross-functional teamwork where necessary.

ReAssure is a highly respected name in the heritage Life Insurance and Pensions market. We are a 3000+ strong team built on a wide range of skills and a wealth of experience. Originally founded in 1963, we’re at a busy crossroads of regulatory and market changes in the insurance industry. We have a proven track record of successfully integrating blocks of pension, insurance and investment business.

As one of Britain’s Top Employers in financial services, we offer opportunities for you to challenge and develop yourself in a company that looks after our colleagues, customers and communities.

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.

ReAssure offer an attractive benefits package for all permanent and fixed term employees, including 27 days’ holiday + bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Private Medical Insurance plus a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from.

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Job category/type
Finance/Fixed Term ContractPermanent

Location
Telford

Date posted
20/07/2021

Application closing date
03/08/2021