Senior Consultant, Actuarial

Sydney; Melbourne; Brisbane | Global Markets | Full-time | Partially remote


Senior Consultant – Actuary

Quantium combines the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society.

Our insurance consulting team is focused upon being the industry’s preferred provider of data-driven solutions, through delivery of high impact, transformational initiatives for Australia’s leading insurers. 

We are seeking an Actuary who thrives in a client facing role, to partner with our clients and deliver high-quality actuarial advice which creates and protects business value.

Your skills and experience will equip you to:

  • Take responsibility for the delivery of high quality actuarial and analytical services, while meeting client timelines and ensuring quality control
  • Develop into a trusted advisor for our key insurance industry clients
  • Support the Appointed Actuary across a range of areas, potentially including valuations, reinsurance, capital, data and analytics strategy, pricing and portfolio management, claims analytics, customer analytics and the assessment of strategic initiatives
  • Direct and oversee the work of junior staff

We offer you an environment that provides:

  • The opportunity to develop and hone your skills across the full range of Actuarial practise, including reserving, capital management, pricing, strategic advisory and wider analytical fields
  • The opportunity to work closely with the Appointed Actuary and supporting them as a strategic advisor to their clients
  • Exposure to Financial Condition Reports and Actuarial Valuation Reports, enabling you to analyse and understand the breadth of insurance operations and strategy
  • The opportunity to develop capital modelling experience, using the industry leading capital modelling software, advising Australia’s leading insurers
  • Opportunities for you to be exposed to best practice analytics, and wider analytical and data science techniques through participation in Quantium’s Analytics Community
  • Exposure to senior client stakeholders throughout project delivery
  • Access to senior Actuaries with over 20 years’ General Insurance experience, gained in Australia and internationally.
  • Exposure to a diverse range of products across personal and commercial lines

The opportunity

The Senior Consultant is a technical expert with accountability for delivering high quality actuarial analysis which creates and protects business value for our insurance industry clients.

This role will have a focus on providing high quality actuarial services to several insurers for whom Quantium is the Appointed Actuary. This will include undertaking the actuarial valuation, completing the Actuarial Valuation Report and the Financial Condition Report, providing reinsurance analysis and advice, and calibrating Stochastic Capital Models and leveraging the outputs to advise on capital management.  The Appointed Actuary is a key strategic advisor for each of these insurers, and so you may also be involved in areas as varied as data and analytics strategy, pricing and portfolio management, claims analytics, customer analytics and the assessment of strategic initiatives. 

This role will also involve delivering projects for other insurers, for example, building, calibrating or reviewing internal capital models, delivering advanced analytics to accident compensation schemes and government or private insurers, or projects leveraging actuarial and analytical skills.

Some other things you’ll be involved with:

  • Accountable for the quality and delivery of key projects to clients, ensuring adherence to quality standards
  • Support the Lead Consultant with solution design, opportunity identification and thought leadership for key clients
  • Effectively liaise with day to day client contacts, maintaining and reinforcing Quantium’s relationship with our key clients
  • Task management including overseeing and delegating technical tasks amongst analysts
  • Contribute to capability development, internal knowledge sharing as well as general industry expertise through identification of emerging themes, problems, and opportunities
  • Use insight to present compelling stories that deliver tangible commercial value
  • Potentially management and accountability for performance management for a small number of analysts. 
  • Continuous development and self-learning: striving to understand how things work and continuously build new knowledge
  • Demonstrate an interest in coaching and people development

Do you have a bullet point checklist for me to check off my suitability?

Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of experience as a General Insurance Actuary as well as:

  • Experience as a valuation actuary, and supporting the Appointed Actuary in preparation of AVR’s and FCR’s is desirable
  • FIAA or equivalent international qualification is highly regarded
  • Attention to detail and track record of delivering zero-defect work
  • Experience in supervising the work of others as a senior team member
  • Track record of effectively managing stakeholder relationships and project delivery

Ok, the work sounds great, but what’s in it for me?

Quantium takes care of its biggest asset – our people. We believe there is more to a successful career than just hard work. To this end we provide a range of personal and professional benefits across six broad categories:

Our exceptional growth means new and exciting career opportunities at Quantium. New clients, new projects or new roles – our growth plans power bigger and better career possibilities for our people.

We work hard but we don’t take ourselves too seriously – ask anyone who has been on one of our annual trips away! Our people have cited ‘Fun place to work’ as one of the top 5 attributes of working at Quantium. Our world-class offices are fitted out with office games and stocked with food and drink all year round.

We offer a market leading range of financial and insurance benefits and entitlements.

Health and wellbeing

Healthy body, healthy mind. Quantium believes in promoting ways for you to maintain and improve your health and personal wellbeing. Our team enjoys a range of activities, including group fitness sessions, yoga, health advice and various team sports

We recognise the need to balance personal and family commitments with your work. At Quantium you have more control over how, when and where you work. We also recognise the importance of holidays and time to recharge so we always do our best to accommodate leave requests.

Quantium understands that family is important. We support the needs and career aspirations of our colleagues with families. From the arrival of a newborn to your child’s Christmas concert, we ensure you have the support to spend the time you need with your family

More about Quantium

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit


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