Chief Actuary – (Insurance / Risk / Long Term / General / Product Development) – Kenya, East Africa

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted: 26-10-2017
Chief Actuary / Senior Actuary – (Insurance / Risk / Long Term / General / Product Development) – Kenya, East Africa

Reference: THJ

Job Description:
Our client, a leading financial services institution is seeking a senior fully Qualified Actuary to join their team.

  • To apply actuarial disciplines to enable analysis, monitoring and commentary on trends in factors that directly or indirectly impact the liabilities of the company.
  • Conduct experience investigations for the purpose of valuations, product development, risk management and management information.
  • Report on profitability, capital adequacy and ensure the business operates on a financially sound basis.
  • Set up appropriate technical provisions for insurance liabilities.
  • Proactively identify and provide insight on issues / opportunities that detract / enhance embedded value and value of new business creation to enable an informed business response to address emerging issues.
  • Develop capability to perform on-going monitoring and ad hoc investigations to answer questions from the business to support decision making and prioritisation.
  • Lead and inspire innovation and transformation in the actuarial Management of the business
  • Guide the company to respond proactively to regulatory changes and other external factors that have a direct impact on the Actuarial management of the business.
  • Proactively manage actuarial stakeholders both internal and external including the appointed actuaries and the auditors.
  • Integrate the actuarial practice of the company with the Group actuarial standards and practice subject to complying with local in-country regulations and guidance.
  • Advise senior management and the Board with regard  to actuarial policies, underwriting, investments, reinsurance and overall risk management of the business
  • Supervise and develop staff to achieve a highly productive and motivated team.
  • Develop and implement people capacity plans in line with delivery and performance  objectives, on budget and in partnership with specialised area
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • An  Actuarial Science degree
  • Qualified Actuary
  • Member of a recognized actuarial body
  • MBA will be an added advantage     
  • 10 years post qualification experience, within various actuarial environments (valuations, product development, risk management), or financial services or risk management roles with at least 5 years at a senior managerial level.
  • Actuarial calculations (reserves, embedded values, tax, unit pricing, statistics, experience investigations)
  • Knowledge of relevant  regulatory requirements (IRA,  Companies Act, Income Tax)
  • Insurance/financial Industry trends and best practice
  • Company finance and budget process and procedure
  • Knowledge of insurance products
  • Economic understanding
  • Risk awareness

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Thania Jaffer
Executive Recruiter: Insurance, Risk & Healthcare
CA Global Finance
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