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Senior Longevity Consultant

Job Description:

Our client, one of the UK's leading actuarial, pensions, and investment consultancies, is looking for an experienced Senior Longevity Consultant to join their team in Edinburgh, Glasgow, or London.

The successful applicant will be Qualified UK Actuary with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience and will be instrumental in supporting clients in understanding, quantifying and managing longevity risk.

You will also have the opportunity to support a diverse range of projects in Risk and Capital Management, Solvency II, Investment Strategy and ALM, Reinsurance & Risk Transfer, and Pricing & Product Development.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Qualified UK actuary with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience (CERA an advantage, but not essential), or hold another professional or quantitative risk qualification

  • Good knowledge of the requirements of Solvency II and familiarity with the relevant parts of the PRA handbook

  • Working knowledge of actuarial techniques and strong IT skills

  • Strategic business acumen and knowledge of industry and risk management frameworks typically used by insurance businesses

  • Experience in longevity risk, either ‘in-house' at an insurer or reinsurer or, in consulting

  • Experience of planning projects and track record of delivering work on schedule

  • Excellent consulting skills and track record of achievement and delivery

  • Proven ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands

  • Ability to develop a strong network of contacts in the life insurance industry

  • Ability to both generate proposition ideas and successfully bring solutions to the current client base

  • Ability to mentor and coach junior staff

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality support to insurance and reinsurance clients both in the UK and globally, either on a consulting basis or via secondment to the client, delivering projects on time and within budget

  • Develop and maintain a good relationship with nominated clients, building a strong network of contacts in the life insurance industry

  • Identify and develop further consultancy opportunities with new and existing clients

  • Collaborate across the business, particularly with longevity specialists, to deliver on cross-practice projects

  • Help to promote insurance offerings to a wider audience, which includes conference speaking and writing articles


  • A highly competitive salary

  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: (13298)

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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