Actuarial Product Development Expert - (Actuarial / Retail / Product Development / Management) – Cape Town

Location: South Africa, South Africa
Date Posted: 22-05-2017
 
Reference: DG02
 
Job Description:
An exciting opportunity exists within a leading South African finance group to form part of a team responsible for the product development and ongoing support of retail protection products for Emerging Markets with primary focus on South Africa.

Responsibilities:
  • The Product Development Expert will lead a team who are responsible for the product development and ongoing support of retail protection products for Emerging Markets with primary focus on South Africa.
  • Understand the changing regulatory environment, customer needs and market dynamics, and drive the design and positioning of innovative and relevant solutions to create a competitive advantage.
  • Review, maintenance and enhancement of company’s existing suite of propositions.
  • Business cases for product-related projects and campaigns.
  • Liaise with other internal functional areas for input into product design.
  • Setting design features and assessing risks given market and regulatory requirements.
  • Producing product specification documents.
  • Liaison with pricing team to align product/price/margin.
  • Other specification documents to align with internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Implementation of new/enhanced features and products.
  • Ongoing risk assessment and management.
  • Monitor product performance against expectations.
  • Use product and competitor research (locally and internationally) to drive competitive product offerings.
  • Ongoing support and query/request management, including contribution to Distribution and Marketing efforts, and support to Risk Specialists.
  • Liaison with Marketing Actuary and distribution channels where required.
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Completed at least 14 actuarial exams
  • 6 years’ actuarial experience
  • Product development experience
  • Highly motivated self-starters with a strong deadline driven ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exposure to leading a team (advantageous)
  • High levels of drive, energy and innovation.
  • Business acumen and negotiation skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership.
  • A self-starter able to think on his/her feet.
  • Ability to influence colleagues outside Product Solutions to achieve delivery.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
 


 
 
 
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Darrin Grey
Recruitment Consultant
The CA Global Group
 
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