Pricing Actuary/actuarial Specialist, Cape Town

Last update 2024-07-20
Expires 2024-08-20
ID #2215001760
Pricing Actuary/actuarial Specialist, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified June 30, 2024


About the Role We are offering an exciting opportunity for an intellectually curious, highly motivated and passionate actuary in our Swiss Re Middle East and Africa Pricing team in Cape Town.

You will play an important role in providing high quality actuarial support to help grow the Medical Insurance business in the region.

As a member of the Middle East and Africa Pricing team, you will contribute to the development of innovative, market leading health reinsurance solutions and positively impact critical business and societal challenges.

Specific responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following: Pricing and steering of existing and new business• Perform day-to-day pricing, monitoring and benefit design for the relevant target markets.• Support clients with the benefit design and pricing of products.• Assume a proactive approach and critical reviews of pricing, benefit design and in steering of existing and new business.• Participate in client meetings, to understand client's needs, share our view of results and jointly steer the business together with our client partners.• Assist in identifying and driving risk management interventions that will help our clients to limit the increase in cost of healthcare expenditure.• Reviewing and approving within given authority group quotes our clients refer to us.

Control and Monitoring process • Assist with the production of monitoring reports for both internal and external use, to ensure that the performance of our different clients is tracked regularly.• Analysing reports and noting emerging trends and problems, as well as giving inputs on their successful resolution.

About You An ideal candidate would be a qualified (or nearly qualified) actuary that has excellent analytical, problem solving and independent decision-making abilities with strong customer focus and negotiation skills.

You possess excellent inter-personal, communication and presentations skills and are able to work well within technical and non-technical teams.

We would like you to have: • A minimum of 4 years’ experience of which at least 3 years in a healthcare actuarial role• Experience in medical insurance, with a strong understanding of pricing, monitoring and benefit design features• Excellent understanding of the South African healthcare and/or the broader African medical insurance markets, competitors, market trends and dynamics• Good working experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point• Good working experience with SQL-based programs It would be nice for you to have: • Experience in developing, emerging medical insurance markets in Africa • Skills in experience studies and costing bases across Africa• Previous exposure to working in a complex environment• Experience with SAS If you are a committed, collaborative, enthusiastic colleague with a sensitivity to cultural differences able to work under pressure, we will be happy to get to know you! We provide feedback to all candidates via email.

If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates.

About Swiss Re Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient.

We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health.

Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients.

This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking.

We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics.

In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

Keywords: Reference Code: 129940 #LI-Hybrid

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Pricing actuary/actuarial specialist

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