Pricing Actuary


Our client is looking to hire a Pricing Actuary to join their team in Paris on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 48975

  • Location: Paris
  • Category: Life Actuarial
  • Type: Permanent
  • Pay Range: Up to €80k


Key Duties:

  • Market scope
    • A large part of the pricing activity will be dedicated to France but the person will also possibly work in any other country of the Southern and Western Europe.
  • Pricing
    • Pricing of reinsurance treaties (proportional and non-proportional) with frequent exchanges with the underwriters
    • Respect of Partner Re processes (creation of the pricing files and pricing reports, upload to the pricing datamart, respect of the underwriting and pricing guidelines, etc.)
    • Peer-review of pricings done by other team members
    • Transfer of knowledge to other team members
    • Maintenance and further development of pricing basis and tools in own markets (co-ordination with Central Pricing Team)
  • Solution Development
    • Market specific product research and knowledge management
    • Conception of market specific products and reinsurance solutions
    • Internal and external presentations (e.g. during marketing events)
    • Publications
  • Portfolio Management
    • Portfolio Analysis (co-ordination with Central Pricing Team, Inforce management and Valuation)
  • Participation in transverse BU Life projects
  • General
    • Contribution to client visits and presentations
    • Active interaction with members of other teams (Actuarial, Underwriting, Administration, Valuation and Controlling)
    • Training and development of other team members with respect to market, tool or reinsurance knowledge
    • Ensure proper documentation of all relevant work results and assumptions


  • Languages
    • French
    • English (Fluent: both written and spoken)
    • Spanish or Portuguese or Italian would be welcomed
  • IT
    • Office experience (user, modifier, not necessarily developer)
    • Advanced MS Excel skills (incl. VBA routines)
    • R would be a plus

Experience required:

  • Fellow Actuarial qualification or very strong mathematical/technical background
  • Preferably
    • Experience in reinsurance or in insurance
    • Experience in product development
    • Programming skills
    • Knowledge on the following subjects:
    • Solvency II
    • Reserving
    • Experience analysis
  • Life (re)insurance experience of 4 to 7 years
    • Pricing/Reserving
    • Product development
    • Other (marketing, valuation, financial reporting, etc.)


Patrick McAleer

Business Manager – Europe

T: +44 (0)203 867 9866

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