Business Development Actuary - Durban Verfied

Salary Negotiable Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Durban, Kwazulu-Natal more than 14 days ago 04-09-2021 1:47:36 PM
Business Development Actuary
Cape Town, Durban and Sandton

Supporting the Head of Customer Engagement.
Responsible for developing and enhancing the product marketing function, as well as supporting with client engagements.

Interact with clients, intermediaries and internal stakeholders at all levels. Core responsibilities of the role will include:
• Develop and enhance product marketing function
• Establish inventory of forms, brochures, electronic and other marketing material
• Develop a framework for reviewing and updating content regularly
• Updating of website, accreditation and other training materials
• Support the Head of Customer Engagement with client engagements (new and existing clients)
• Regular interaction and presentations to trustee boards, intermediaries & clients
• Regular engagement with front office teams, providing feedback to product and pricing teams & feedback loop into the product team
• Experience trends and analysis for client presentations, including sourcing wider market data
• Develop content for one-pagers/articles for clients & intermediaries
• International pooling proposals and managing relationship with our pooling partners
Product Specialist
• First point of (actuarial) contact on product queries and policy T&Cs from clients, front office and broader value chain
• Perform market research and competitor analysis to inform strategy
• Review, maintenance and sign-off of product content
• Training responsibility, including accreditation material & making sure accreditation happen
• Training & development of junior actuarial students
• Represent Group Assurance on Corporate Learning Council
Provide actuarial input into regulatory initiatives promoting the fair treatment of customers
• PPR, COFI, Market Conduct and due diligence
• TCF and market conduct work, including market conduct reporting

Nearly / Newly Qualified actuary / senior actuarial student (exceptional candidates who don’t meet this requirement may be considered)
At least 6 years of actuarial experience; experience with group risk products will be a distinct advantage
Exposure to products or pricing roles would be an advantage
Strong business acumen
Ability to run projects independently
The ability to manage several projects and priorities at the same time
Strong communication skills
Ability to work across teams and collaborate with various stakeholders
Ability to think different in developing client-centric solutions l3.9o