General Insurance Actuary

Location: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland


Job Number: 1157

External Description: We have a vacancy in the General Insurance (GI) Actuarial Function (AF) based in our Dublin office! Purpose of the Role You will be a member of the GI Actuarial Function and support the Head of Actuarial Function (HoAF) in carrying out Regulatory and internal responsibilities in respect of technical provisions, underwriting strategy, reinsurance arrangements, risk management and capital. This includes review of the underwriting portfolio and the use of analytical techniques to support business decisions. The role will involve direct contact on a regular basis with a wide range of partners throughout Aviva, including peer Actuarial, Finance, Risk, Underwriting and Claims. This includes extensive contact with actuarial colleagues based in the UK, in Norwich and in London! Duties & Responsibilities Reserving - validation checks on reserving undertaken by 1st line actuarial personnel and specific focussed analyses to support the Actuarial Function Report Pricing/underwriting - analysis of specific classes and products as inputs into our investigations into underwriting policy Reinsurance - frequency/severity analyses of the business as input into the AF's review of reinsurance arrangements Capital - checking and validation of solvency capital using the Standard Formula and utilisation of results from other investigations as collateral information to support build if the Firm's internal model About You: Ideally, we would like you to have the following knowledge, skills and experience: Nearly or newly qualified actuary Excellent technical & numerical ability IT skills with a deep understanding of all office applications, perhaps including statistical modelling add-ins Understanding or past use of programming languages such as R or Python Delivery focused with a flexible attitude and approach Strong communication skills, including the ability to develop written reports and papers for committees Self-starter with track record of achievement What you will get:A competitive salary depending on skills, experience and qualifications. Generous defined contribution pension scheme. Annual performance related bonus and pay review. Holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days. Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through "My Aviva Extras" plus a range of discounts for Friends and Family. Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme. Additional Information One of Aviva's core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies. Our diversity and inclusion policies and initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of age, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or those with other caring responsibilities. Our approach helps to ensure that Aviva is a place which values difference and provides equal opportunities for all. We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Connor McCormack in the Resourcing team on 0121 234 7638 or

Job Number: R-88751

Community / Marketing Title: General Insurance Actuary

Location: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland