Lead Consultant - Actuary

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane | Analytics | Full-time | Partially remote

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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 experienced 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 on a leadership role within our growing insurance consulting practise, influencing and developing our proposition and services
  • Act as a trusted advisor for our key insurance industry clients
  • Support the Appointed Actuary across the full range of client advice, including valuations, reinsurance, capital, data and analytics strategy, pricing and portfolio management, claims analytics, customer analytics and the assessment of strategic initiatives
  • Mentor, train and develop 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
  • 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 through project delivery
  • Access to a pipeline of the brightest junior actuarial and analytics talent in the country, providing you with the capacity to grow and expand your role and career.

The opportunity

The Lead Consultant is a client adviser who is responsible for delivering high quality actuarial analysis which creates and protects business value for our insurance industry clients. The Lead Consultant understands our client’s problems, needs and opportunities, designs solutions, oversees the delivery of projects and communicates the outcomes to senior client stakeholders, up to and including C-suite Executives.

This role will have a focus on providing high quality actuarial services, across a range of domains aligned to your expertise, including:

  • overseeing all aspects of the actuarial valuation,
  • completing Actuarial Valuation Reports and the Financial Condition Reports,
  • providing reinsurance analysis and advice
  • calibrating Stochastic Capital Models and leveraging the outputs to advise on capital management.
  • advising on areas as varied as data and analytics strategy, pricing and portfolio management, claims analytics, customer analytics and the assessment of strategic initiatives
  • delivering advanced analytics to accident compensation schemes and government or private insurers

Success will see you partnering with clients as a trusted advisor to strengthen commercial relationships. Your ability to communicate clearly and with confidence will be crucial to meeting and exceeding performance expectations.

In addition, this role will play a key role in driving operational excellence, developing and mentoring our emerging talent and contributing to a strong team culture.

Some other things you’ll be involved with:

  • Oversee the delivery of key projects to clients, from briefing through to execution, ensuring adherence to quality standards
  • Drive opportunity identification and thought leadership for key clients
  • 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
  • People management including setting objectives and KPIs, performance reviews, feedback, career mentoring, career pathing for direct reports
  • Continuous development and self-learning: striving to understand how things work and continuously build new knowledge
  • Day-to-day coaching and people development

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

Ideal candidates will have significant 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
  • FIAA or equivalent international qualification
  • commercial acumen to understand business and client needs
  • track record of achieving great results with clients / internal stakeholders

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:

Career

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.

Workplace

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.

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

Lifestyle

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.

Family

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 https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/