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Job Description:

This role can be based in London, Edinburgh, or Glasgow.

Are you a nearly/newly qualified consultant with experience in actuarial work? Our client, a highly successful financial services firm has a great opportunity available to join their Insurance and Financial Services team on a permanent basis. You will have the opportunity to get involved in a diverse range of projects, particularly in the areas of risk and capital management, investment strategy, ALM and transactions.

A working knowledge of UK Regulatory requirements is essential for this role.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Good general knowledge of UK regulatory requirements - particularly in relation to one or more of Matching Adjustment, Internal Model or other risk calibrations, liquidity risk management, investment strategies, Part VII transfers.
  • Experience in insurance focussed actuarial work, either 'in-house' at an insurer or reinsurer, or in consulting.
  • Sound grounding in actuarial techniques and strong IT skills, experience of computer programming or modelling is desirable.
  • Appreciation of risk management frameworks typically used by insurance businesses.
  • Experience of planning projects and track record of delivering work on schedule.
  • Dependent on experience, but likely to be newly or nearly qualified UK actuaries or hold another professional or quantitative risk qualification.
  • Self-starter, who is able to drive a project forward, sometimes with limited guidance.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands.
  • Collegiate worker with high emotional intelligence, able to quickly establish rapport with new colleagues.
  • Flexible in approach and comfortable with working in a changing environment.
  • Enthusiasm for developing a strong network of contacts in the life insurance industry.
  • Proven commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Ability to bring solutions to the current client base.
  • A strong track record of achievement and delivery.
  • Ability to successfully delegate to less experienced colleagues.
  • Strong personal values, including a commitment to professional and ethical behaviour.
  • Willingness and ability to travel where necessary.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining a good relationship with nominated clients, building a strong network of contacts in the insurance industry.
  • Providing high quality support to 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.
  • Helping to promote insurance offerings to a wider audience, including presenting at conferences and involvement in drafting thought leadership.
  • Identifying and developing further consultancy opportunities with new and existing clients.
  • Collaborating across the business, particularly with the digital teams, to deliver on cross-business unit projects.


  • A highly competitive salary
  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15718

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.



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Kamilla Mathias Senior Consultant, Front Office Asset Management

Kamilla graduated with a First-Class Degree in Business Management from Edinburgh Napier University in 2019. She joined Core-Asset Consulting in January 2013 initially as an Associate.

Kamilla is responsible for Front Office Asset Management Recruitment across Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset, Private Equity and Alternatives, together with supporting Core-Asset’s International Executive Search capabilities which operates Globally. Kamilla is trilingual in English, German and Russian.

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Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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