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Job Description:

We have a brand new permanent role available for a nearly or recently qualified Actuary to join our client, a UK leading investment and pensions consultancy, providing high quality actuarial and consulting services to Sponsoring Employers of UK defined benefit pension schemes.

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

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • First class interpersonal and client relationship management skills.
  • First class organisational and communication abilities.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands.
  • Able to co-ordinate activity, and delegate effectively, amongst individual client teams and effectively manage upwards.
  • Driven and motivated to develop actuarial career in a client focused consultancy.
  • Able to demonstrate a proactive approach in developing consultancy and management skills.
  • Associate or Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (or equivalent recognised actuarial qualification) or currently studying towards this with relevant pensions experience.
  • Relevant pensions experience and an understanding of the legislative framework for UK pension schemes, commensurate with the level of experience in pensions actuarial work.
  • Experience of working with Sponsoring Employers with their UK defined benefit pension schemes
  • A sound grounding in actuarial and computer techniques.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Managing the delivery of multiple projects across a portfolio of clients and responsibilities, sometimes with demanding timescales, ensuring that work is done on time, within budget, and to a high standard.
  • Taking on a wide-ranging portfolio of work while developing client exposure and essential business skills.
  • Developing and maintaining a good working relationship with your clients and third parties.
  • Preparing strategic advice for clients, including presentations and reports and attending meetings with clients. Areas of work include (but not limited to) scheme funding support, endgame planning, corporate transactions, company accounting work, corporate governance or benefit design.
  • Developing experience in new business activities to grow the corporate business. This may also include exposure to new business opportunities in other service areas.
  • Reviewing or checking actuarial calculations.
  • There may also be opportunities to support clients and projects in other areas of the business (for example risk transfer, member options and governance, proposition development).
  • Mentoring and supporting the development of less experienced members of the team.


  • 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: 15645

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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