Expert Reinsurance Pricing Actuary

Our Client, a large insurance company with a range of activities including reinsurance, capital management, run-off, cat risk management, risk data analytics and new business developments is looking for an experienced Reinsurance Pricing Actuary to join their pricing team. Located in Munich, the company is offering relocation support for the successful candidate.

Ref: 49555

  • Location: Munich
  • Category: Insurance
  • Type: Permanent


Our Client is seeking an experienced reinsurance pricing expert to actively shape and reposition the Group’s reinsurance pricing capabilities. A particular focus will be on the investigation of new technologies to contribute to the continued development of actuarial methodology. In this role you will define reinsurance pricing excellence, and you will lead cross-functional projects with various stakeholders (e.g. in Underwriting and IT) to drive achievement:

Key Duties:

  • Lead and take responsibility for the development, implementation, and productive maintenance of reinsurance pricing tools according to business needs and requirements
  • Drive building the future tool landscape, considering the full end-to-end underwriting process with key areas costing and pricing
  • Provide training, knowledge transfer and tool support to Underwriters, as well as transactional pricing support during peak renewal season
  • Reinsurance pricing excellence development on topics like underwriting data requirements, risk modelling, and underwriting/pricing process implementation. Continuous enhancement of Technical Price standards, methodology and sophistication through insights from internal and external sources


Other Skills:

  • Outstanding conceptional and strategic capabilities, combined with flexibility, creativity and innovation skills
  • Strong track record of delivering change in a complex business environment. Getting things done in influencing roles, i.e. when no direct reporting line exists
  • Strong communicator but also good listener and fast in understanding. Clear in articulating concerns, issues, opportunities and expectations
  • Ability to work in a team, and to train and guide team members

Qualifications required:

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or a comparable discipline

Experience required:

  • In-depth reinsurance pricing knowhow gained in 10+ years of pricing activities in a leading (re)insurance company, including experience in structuring and costing of non-standard, complex and large reinsurance transactions
  • Expert knowledge in reinsurance pricing methodology
  • Advanced knowledge of a computing language like Python, or R. Knowledge of machine learning methods and solid programming experience
  • Excellent command of the English language (both written and spoken), other languages would be a plus


Sophie Ashbey

Consultant - Europe

T: +44 (0) 20 3867 9840

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