Current vacancies

Director – New Business Development

A growing pensions and investment consultancy is looking for a dynamic individual to join their expanding office in the South West to focus on new business development. 

Covering the whole range of EB consulting services, you will have full control over building the business (no people management). 

More details available so please give me a call. 

Re-insurance Pricing Actuary – Bermuda

A PE-funded and rapidly growing long-term insurer offering reinsurance on fixed annuity contracts, seeks a dynamic and proactive individual to join their actuarial team. This is a new position not associated with a work permit renewal.

Responsibilities
• Developing pricing models for potential flow reinsurance transactions
• Producing analyses of the profitability and risk profile of deals and recommending appropriate solutions
• Support the onboarding of business into management and financial reporting areas
• Develop, maintain, and enhance pricing tools and models
Credentials, Experience and Other Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, actuarial science, or related field.
• Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA), or equivalent qualification of other Actuarial professional organization preferred
• 6+ years of experience working in the annuity insurance industry
• Experience with fixed rate and indexed annuities strongly preferred
• Experience with actuarial projection and valuation software
• Ability to interact with internal senior management and client company management
• Excellent oral and written English language skills
• Ability to effectively participate in, and help foster, a team-based work environment
• An ability to set and manage priorities in a changing work environment is essential

Contact me about this role: sophie@orangemalone.com

Director/Associate Director, ALM – Hong Kong

A global insurer is looking for Director, Associate Director and Senior Manager level specialists with capital management/optimisation and ALM experience. You’ll be joining an established team looking at high level, strategic decision making and providing 2nd line support to the various business units in the region. 

Focusing on the development of derivative solutions and structuring, candidates will ideally come from a similar team at an insurer or a solutions/structuring team at a bank or asset manager. Solvency II/economic capital experience is ideal. 

You will also be required to be hands on re project work, presentations, product design, structuring corporate transactions from a capital perspective, restructuring and reinsurance.

Contact me about this role: sophie@orangemalone.com

Senior Reinsurance Actuary (Pricing)

A global reinsurer is looking for a senior actuary to help run a team within Protection Pricing. You don’t have to have previous pricing experience but you do need to be open minded about developing a new skillset, have strong technical ability and excellent project mangement skills.  You’ll be responsible for leading on reinsurance tenders and other new business opportunities and have a small team reporting into you.

The role will give you fantastic exposure to the wider company – Business Development, Underwriting and Claims, etc and will enable you to use your existing skills in a new area.

You need to be a qualified life actuary with at least 5 years PQE (qualified 2015 or before) and have at least 9/10 years total UK based work experience.

London based, £90-110k + generous bonus and benefits

Contact me about this role: sophie@orangemalone.com

Pricing Analyst – Bulk Annuities

I have an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing start-up focusing on bringing defined benefit schemes together. The role will primarily focus on new business pricing, although there will be opportunities to be involved across the business. This is an exciting opportunity for an actuarial student early in their career to be at the forefront of innovation in UK pensions.

Key to the role will be: 

  • Supporting new business pricing, with the aim of growing into ownership of individual quotes
  • Helping prepare technical papers and client-facing documentation
  • Supporting the Business Development team on new business opportunities (there is potential for more client-facing engagement if desired)
  • Maintenance of actuarial models and documentation
  • Contributing to ongoing development of pricing assumptions and actuarial risk monitoring & reporting metrics
  • Liaising with key stakeholders
  • Identify process improvements and drive through change

Ideally you’ll be a mid-level to senior student from a life insurance or pensions background and have experience of de-risking, cashflow modelling and pension scheme data. Ideally you’ll also understand investment and longevity actuarial assumptions and capital modelling and profit testing.

London based. Good study support.

Contact: sophie@orangemalone.com

Optimisation/Capital/Asset Intensive Specialist

A client in Bermuda is looking for someone to join a growing team reinsuring their consolidation/buy-out business.

Ideally you’ll have around 6-12 years total experience and an understanding of complex reinsurance structures.

Please get in touch for more info.

Contact: sophie@orangemalone.com

Process Improvement Actuary

A large insurer is looking for a Process Improvement specialist to work with the new business pricing team helping to identify current processes which can be improved.

Ideally you’ll be a qualified actuary (but it’s not necessary) and have strong programming experience in C++, C#, Python and R (or similar!)

London based. 12m FTC. Please get in touch for more info.

Institutional Solutions / ALM Solutions Structurer

A global reinsurer is looking to build a team in London focusing on the development of structured solutions.

These strategic transactions include capital management, financing, strategic risk transfer and last but not least, the reinsurance of new savings products.

This division’s function is to deliver the following:

  • To develop structured solutions, pricing, risk assessment, and project management service for the institutional clients of the group.
  • Day-to-day pricing services, training and marketing to the group’s sales network of investment products and hedging solutions across asset classes: Equities, Rates, Credit, Cross-Assets (formerly known as “hybrids”), “Alternative Solutions”.
  • Design and develop new products for distribution to the clients of the group.
  • Work with clients to reverse engineer bespoke solutions to their ALM requirements, then co-ordinate internal resources to deliver product that matches this requirement.

Ideally you’ll have several years experience within Insurance, Banking or Asset Management; significant experience in creating bespoke structured solutions for Institutions; significant experience in creating multi asset portfolio solutions for clients; experience in an ALM role; strong technical knowledge of financial products, derivatives and currently working in either a structuring, financial engineering, or quant role.

Initially there will be two senior hires and one junior hire.

Contact: sophie@orangemalone.com

Sophie Peterson