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  • Posted: May 4, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Imagine a world where people live healthier, more enhanced and protected lives… A world in which each organisation is a powerful influencer and responsible corporate citizen, committed to being a force for social good. As a leading innovator in healthcare, wellness, insurance, investments, financial and life planning, Discovery works ceaselessly to...
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    Actuarial Analyst (Analytics and Systems) - Invest Actuarial

    The main purpose of this role is to come up with strategic marketing campaigns and retention strategies using statistical, analytical and data mining skills. The candidate will be required to work quite closely with Invest actuarial systems team, product development and technical marketing team.

    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Work closely with the Invest actuarial systems team, product development and technical marketing team
    • Doing data analysis across our companies, brokers etc. using data analytics skills
    • Developing retention strategies and tools for retention call agents using data analytics skills
    • Developing targeted marketing campaigns using data analytics skills
    • and preparing technical data extracts for campaign and distribution purposes
    • Developing tools to audit benefit values calculated by the administrative system using Excel and SQL skills
    • Quantifying the financial impact of misalignment of actuarial specification and system implementation
    • Building dashboards for MI purposes
    • Present results to senior management

    Personal Attributes And Skills

    • Drives Results
    • Values Driven
    • Optimistic
    • Learns on the Fly
    • Resilient
    • Instils Trust
    • People Savvy
    • Problem Solver

    Additional Attributes

    • Manages Complexity - able to convey complex concepts in a simple, effective manner that instils trust and builds a positive brand image
    • Business Acumen
    • Display great insight to solve problems and spot trends
    • Applying Expertise and Technology
    • Analysing
    • Creating and Innovating
    • Working with People
    • Must be able to present and communicate information effectively
    • Data Analytical Skills - ability to understand and work with big data sets in order to achieve desired outcome. Excel proficient
    • Self-starter – able to show initiative and drive projects to completion with guidance

    Education And Experience


    • Matric
    • Completed BSc Degree with a strong analytical focus in Actuarial Science / Mathematics / Statistics or related qualification
    • Making good progress with actuarial exams and preferably the candidate will have at least all his/ her exemptions to qualify for Associate level (AIA/AFA/AMASSA)


    • 3 – 8 years’ working experience as an Actuarial Analyst within the Invest/ Life insurance/ Analytics industry

    Technical Skills And Knowledge

    • Must have experience with statistical software (R and/or Python)
    • Intermediate to advance Database experience (SQL)
    • Experience using Tableau/ Qlikview would be advantageous

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Discovery Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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