Deputy Head of Planning & Insights


Our client is looking to hire a Deputy Head of Planning & Insights to join their team in Fareham on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 48969

  • Location: South East
  • Category: Non-life Actuarial
  • Type: Permanent
  • Pay Range: Up to £75k


Key Duties:

  • Lead the team on a day-to-day basis while providing guidance and support for team members
  • With minimal supervision, help to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of internal EMEA, Group and other regulatory reporting requirements and the submission of regulatory filings both under the Central Bank of Ireland requirements to their regional office in Dublin
  • Clearly highlight, document and explain any assumptions made in submissions
  • Provide support to the UK P&C Chief Actuary with reporting and communication of the results
  • Assist with the production and discussions around the strategic business plan
  • Provide technical advice and counsel within the Actuarial team and to the wider Finance team, when required
  • Support and advise Finance, market-facing business units, and other functions on reserving and strategic business decisions


Other Skills:

  • A high level of numeracy skills and an analytical approach to work is essential
  • Experience in leading a team (i.e. in terms of process and project management) and coaching trainee actuaries
  • Excellent team-working, communication and interpersonal skills are also required
  • Professional manner
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Able to cope with change
  • Able to manage and meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • A serious and professional attitude towards compliance of regulatory submissions with an eye for attention to detail in order to support accuracy

Qualifications required:

Qualified actuary, or nearly qualified and actively studying for final exams

Experience required:

  • Approximately 5 – 7 years of relevant general insurance experience (e.g. reserving, regulatory reporting, Solvency II, finance bookings or auditing ideal)
  • Degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Economics or equivalent


Ross Watts

Consultant – General Insurance

T: +44 (0)203 861 5171

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