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Lead Financial Risk Actuary - job post

Phoenix Group
3.8 out of 5
Up to £75,000 a year - Permanent
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We have an exciting opportunity to support the Asset Management Risk Director by providing Line 2 oversight as part of the ALM and Unit-Linked team. This opportunity will allow you to join a new and growing team and help shape the team's objectives whilst developing your understanding of investment risks.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: This role could be based in either our Edinburgh, Wythall, Telford or London with time spent working in the office and at home. You can read more about Phoenix Flex here
Flexible working: All of our roles are open to part-time, job-share and other types of flexibility. We will discuss what is important to you and balancing this with business requirements during the recruitment process.
Closing Date: 10 April 2024, 23:59
Salary and benefits: Up to £75,000 per annum, plus 16% bonus up to 32%, private medical cover, 38 days annual leave, excellent pension, 12x salary life assurance, career breaks, income protection, 3x volunteering days and much more

We have an incredible opportunity to join us here at Phoenix Group as a Financial Risk Actuary joining our ALM and Policyholder Assets team in Asset Management Risk.
Risk have a vital role to play in an ever changing business and external environment; partnering the business to navigate risk whilst meeting evolving customer demands, technological change and regulatory requirements makes it a very exciting time to be in Risk!
Who are we?
We want to be the best place that any of our 6,800 colleagues have ever worked.
We're the UK's largest long-term savings and retirement business. We offer our 12 million customers products across our market-leading brands, including Standard Life, SunLife and ReAssure, with c.£259 billion of assets under administration. We're a FTSE 100 organisation that is tackling key issues such as transitioning our portfolio to net zero by 2050, and we're not done yet.
The role
This role will include responsibilities for policyholder asset oversight and monitoring market risk against appetites, providing support across the Asset Management Risk team to ensure effective and efficient management of financial risks. You will deputise at meetings as requested and provide oversight and challenge to Line 1 proposals documenting findings in risk opinions for Committees and Boards
Key Responsibilities
  • Promote effective challenge and informed decision-making on proposals from Asset management, Finance and Proposition.
  • In line with agreed objectives, support oversight of Policyholder Assets and Market risks.
Policyholder Oversight
  • Provide oversight of management of Policyholder Assets including areas such as Fund changes including implementation of Strategic Asset Allocations, performance oversight and investment strategy.
  • Oversee the unit pricing processes and management of the box
  • Work alongside the 1st Line providing challenge and input into new product designs to ensure the interests of all stakeholders are being considered
  • Provide insight and challenge to change programs impacting Policyholder Funds.
What are we looking for?
  • An analytical mindset with an interest in Risk
  • A nearly/newly/qualified actuary with experience in investments or nearly/newly/qualified CFA Charterholder.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory requirements governing insurance companies in particular those relating to investments
  • Good communication skills
  • A good understanding of Solvency II and COBS 21
We want to hire the whole version of you.
We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels accepted and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If your experience looks different from what we've advertised and you believe that you can bring value to the role, we'd love to hear from you.
If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please let us know so we can help you to be at your best.
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