Risk Management Actuary

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    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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    Alison Byrne

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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My client employs over 2,000 staff both here in Dublin and in Europe, they now have an opening for a Risk Management Actuary. This is a full time, permanent position based in Dublin.

This is a full time permanent position offering a very high salary package including basic salary, a generous completion bonus, pension, health care and other benefits and allowances, Monday to Friday, with flexi - time.


  • We are looking to hire a Risk Management Actuary. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Risk Officer to assist in all aspects of capital and risk management.
  • This is a challenging and varied role and an exciting opportunity with potential for growth. It requires a candidate with several years of experience in risk management. The candidate should have an inquisitive mind-set, strong technical and influencing attributes, and excellent communication skills.
  • Working with an excellent team you will be provided the opportunity to enhance your skill set and create and build your own profile within the business.

Responsible for:

  • Qualitative Risk Management
  • Risk Monitoring & Reporting
  • Monitor and report all risks across the company which will involve working with and objectively challenging Risk Owners and Senior Management on the completeness and effectiveness of risk processes, policies and controls
  • Maintain the Risk Register and all Risk Control Templates and implement improvements to the robustness of the risk monitoring process
  • Maintain and report on the System of Limits and Thresholds
  • Produce the Risk Reports and present to the Risk Committee for approval
  • Complete Self-Assessment for Operational Risks for setting of capital requirements for operational risks
  • Liaise with Compliance function to ensure that all operational incidents are captured on Breaches and Incidents Log, and co-ordinate reporting of operational incidents/near misses with Group Risk Management as required
  • Maintain the risk governance structure, processes and documentation to ensure that documents and policies are regularly updated with Group, current best practice standards and in accordance with all regulatory requirements
  • Provide regular evaluation on the design and operational effectiveness of the risk management system to the Board, Risk Committee and the senior management team
  • Promote risk management awareness and culture throughout the organisation

Risk Committee:

  • Permanent guest and Secretary to the Risk Committee
  • Co-ordinate all Risk Committee matters including agreement of agenda with the Chairman and CRO, issuance of papers and production of minutes
  • Ad Hoc Risk Management Activities
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports for Operational Council, Risk Committee and Board meetings (e.g. on emerging risks or developments in risk management)
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Own Risk and Solvency Assessment
  • Complete the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment annually and present to the Risk Committee and Board for approval.
  • Support the assessment of the current and projected capital position of the company on all bases, which will incorporate: Internal capital model. Standard formula model. Rating agency models
  • Complete the ORSA

Regulatory reporting:

  • Quarterly regulatory capital reporting to the CBI
  • Complete the risk and capital sections of the annual Regular Supervisory Report and Solvency and Financial Condition Report
  • Ad hoc Risk Management Activities
  • Provide further input in to the risk management system by supporting the following activities:
  • Conduct regular liquidity analysis to ensure sufficient liquidity is available
  • Ad-hoc quantitative risk assessment papers for presentation at Operational Council, Risk Committee and Board meetings
  • Involvement in the review and sign-off of the capital, liquidity and risk management implications of new business including the assessment of any change in risk profile.

Your background and experience:

  • Qualified Actuary
  • Risk Management experience
  • University degree in Mathematics or Actuarial Science
  • Track record in developing and implementing solutions and influencing
  • Exceptional technical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills ability to present solutions in a clear and concise manner
  • Highly organised and strong time management skills ability to manage workload and competing priorities and deadlines