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Research and Development Actuaries / Insurance Data Scientists (2 Vacancies)

Job Title: Research and Development Actuaries / Insurance Data Scientists (2 Vacancies)
Location: Singapore
Industry:
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VBA
Contact Name: Yanni Chen
Contact Email: yanni.chen@focuscoregroup.com
Job Published: June 06, 2018 14:33

Job Description

FocusCore Group is working with a major reinsurance organization which requires insurance data scientists and research actuaries to join their team in Singapore. The team in Singapore is responsible for R&D for the business in Asia.

Head of Research

The Head of Research will oversee the team responsible for R&D for the business across Asia. Together with your team, you will apply cutting edge techniques to data analysis to develop pricing tools for Life products which will contribute to business decisions. You will also conduct and lead discussions with internal and external stakeholders such as medical experts, underwriters and actuaries.

In order to be successful in your application, you should be a qualified actuary with a minimum of 13+ years of progressive experience in life insurance or reinsurance. You should have solid knowledge of actuarial methods with experience in statistical learning techniques (data-mining, machine learning, multi-variate analysis etc). You should be able to demonstrate natural leadership capability, strong communication and presentation skills and proven track record in developing  teams.

Director/Manager, R&D Actuary / Insurance Data Scientist

As a senior member of the team, the R&D Director/Manager will support the Head in the day-to-day management of the R&D team. You will utilize your experience and technical knowledge to review analytics projects carried out by the team are precise and accurate. Pricing bases that you will develop include mortality, critical illness and income protection bases. Along with the team, you will build a comprehensive understanding of the distribution and risk landscape for the Asia business.

In order to be successful in your application, you should have at least 8+ years of experience in life insurance or reinsurance from either a data science, actuarial pricing or relevant discipline. Knowledge of the Asia market is required. Team management capability would be highly preferred.

For a confidential discussion, please reach out to Yanni Chen.