Senior Consultant (Capital Modelling)

Job Description:

Our client, a leading financial services company, have an exceptional opportunity for a senior individual to take on a role within their award-winning Insurance & Financial Services practice.

The role will be focussed on supporting their insurance and reinsurance clients with capital modelling.

This is a permanent position and can be based out of London, Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Significant experience in building capital models and/or developing capital modelling methodology, as well as Solvency II/Solvency UK requirements, either ‘in-house' at an insurer or in consulting

  • Experience of planning projects and track record of delivering quality work on schedule

  • Excellent consulting skills and proven record of achievement and delivery

  • Flexible in approach and comfortable with working in a changing environment

  • Proven ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting demands

  • Strong personal values, including a commitment to professional and ethical behaviour

  • Collegiate worker with high emotional intelligence, able to quickly establish good working relationships with colleagues

They are looking for a dynamic colleague with a deep understanding or working knowledge in one or more of the following:

  • Capital modelling, including Solvency II Internal Models or other Economic Capital models

  • Internal Model validation

  • Solvency II/UK requirements

  • Matching Adjustment applications and/or managing MA portfolios

  • Risk frameworks and risk appetite setting for insurers

  • Stress and scenario testing

  • Wider UK insurance regulatory environment and PRA agenda.

Other Experience and Qualifications

  • Strategic business acumen and knowledge of risks facing the insurance industry, which will have been acquired in an ‘in-house' or consultancy role

  • Sound grounding in actuarial techniques and strong IT skills

  • Dependent on experience, but candidates are likely to be qualified UK actuaries with proven, relevant post-qualification experience, or hold another professional investment or quantitative risk qualification.

  • Proven commitment to continuous professional development

Core Responsibilities:

  • Providing high quality support and advice to our insurance and reinsurance clients both in the UK and globally

  • Delivering to clients as a subject matter expert in the key areas of your experience

  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients, building a strong network of contacts in the life insurance industry

  • Identifying and developing further consultancy opportunities with new and existing clients

  • Collaborating across the business, particularly with our investment and risk transfer specialists in the firm, to deliver on cross-practice projects

  • Developing their digital toolkit to enhance their consulting proposition

  • Helping to promote their insurance offerings to a wider audience, including presenting at conferences and producing thought leadership

  • Developing and shaping new propositions to take to clients and prospects


  • 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: 15731

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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