Senior Life Consultant – Investment & ALM

Senior Life Consultant – Investment & ALM

Website hymansrobertson Hymans Robertson

We have an exceptional opportunity for an individual to take on a role within our award-winning Insurance & Financial Services practice, supporting the Partners and Client Directors across a variety of assignments. The role will be primarily focussed on supporting clients in understanding and managing their assets. Alongside this there are opportunities to get involved in a diverse range of projects, including Risk and Capital Management, Solvency II, Longevity Risk Management, Reinsurance & Risk Transfer, and Pricing & Product Development.

Core to our requirements is the ability to both generate proposition ideas and successfully bring the solutions to the current client base. It is also essential that the individual is energised by working on a project basis and across a number of areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing high quality support to our insurance and reinsurance clients both in the UK and globally, either on a consulting basis or via secondment to the client, delivering projects on time and within budget
  • Developing and maintaining a good relationship with nominated clients, building a strong network of contacts in the life insurance industry
  • Identifying and developing further consultancy opportunities with new and existing clients
  • Collaborating across the business, particularly with our investment specialists in the firm, to deliver on cross-practice projects
  • Helping to promote our insurance offerings to a wider audience, which includes conference speaking and writing articles
  • Developing and shaping new investment propositions to take to our clients and prospects

The Candidate

  • Significant experience in investment and ALM work for insurers, either ‘in-house’ at an insurer or asset manager or, in consulting
  • Experience of planning projects and track record of delivering quality work on schedule
  • Excellent consulting skills and proven record of achievement and delivery
  • Confident checker who can develop into peer reviewer, with appreciation for the importance of audit trail and controls
  • Flexible in approach and comfortable with working in a changing environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands
  • Strong personal values, including a commitment to professional and ethical behaviour
  • Collegiate worker with high emotional intelligence, able to quickly establish rapport and chemistry with new colleagues
  • Ability to develop a strong network of contacts in the life insurance industry
  • Ability to both generate proposition ideas and successfully bring solutions to the current client base
  • Ability to mentor and coach others
  • Willing and able to travel where necessary

Qualifications and Experience

  • Strategic business acumen and knowledge of risks facing the insurance industry, which will have been acquired in an ‘in-house’ or consultancy role
  • Good knowledge of the requirements of Solvency II
    Appreciation of risk management frameworks typically used by insurance businesses
  • Sound grounding in actuarial techniques and strong IT skills
  • Dependent on experience, but candidates are likely to be qualified UK actuaries with proven, relevant post-qualification experience, or hold another professional investment or quantitative risk qualification
  • Proven commitment to continuous professional development

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