Assistant Longevity Actuary


Our client is looking for an Assistant Longevity Actuary to work in their London office.

Ref: 48902

  • Location: London
  • Category: Life Actuarial
  • Type: Permanent
  • Pay Range: Up to £75k


The Assistant Longevity Actuary has a key role in supporting our client’s longevity team in delivering new profitable new longevity business opportunities including further developing their global centre of competence role, plus supporting the delivery of efficient in force portfolio management.

Your Job

  • Deal origination & development – supporting the Senior Longevity Actuary in assessing deals, supporting transactions on the actuarial side, reviewing and challenging pricing assumptions, developing their pricing basis and pricing specific deals if required
  • Basis development – supporting the Senior Longevity Actuary in deriving international basis for specified markets, support enhancement of UK basis alongside Pricing
  • Existing longevity contracts and relationships – working with the team to further enhance their relationships and opportunities, assist in the ongoing management of their inforce longevity business, review the profitability of existing longevity business and recommending appropriate action
  • General longevity team – working with colleagues to facilitate various internal processes, track new developments in the market, coordinate resources to deliver on commitments and ensure technical experts involved as needed
  • Internal communications & controls – promote longevity within the office in the UK whilst working with international clients and colleagues on pricing of transactions, aid the Head of Longevity in the development of the UK’s Global Centre of Excellence role, help manage any material operational risk failures, data/accounting issues etc., record and document key meetings, discussions and exchanges
  • Promoting the company – Supporting the wider commercial team, contributing to raising and improving their profile, help to maximise the new business/VANB opportunity

Qualifications required:

  • Nearly qualified actuary (only two to three exams still required), with good progression to date

Experience required:

  • At least 18 months experience of the pensions industry
  • A team player who will step up and take responsivity when required
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to apply judgement
  • Willing to challenge the status quo
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Able to grasp new concepts and technical issues quickly, and communicate them effectively to others
  • Excellent negotiation skills


Despo Mouyis

Director – Life Actuarial

T: +44 (0)203 867 9850

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