Actuarial Analyst – The Co-operators – Ontaria/Quebec/Montreal

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Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
There are multiple positions available in both personal and commercial lines. The level of position will be determined by the candidate’s skills, experience and completion of exams.
 
As an Actuarial Analyst II you are a key player to support corporate, pricing or research and development initiatives. You will work collaboratively with actuarial teams and business partners to support actuarial projects to ensure the profitability of property and casualty (P&C) lines of business.

What you’re responsible for:
Supporting rate change projects, reserve and (DCAT) analysis and various actuarial models.
 
Working with various databases, programming languages and modeling softwares to contribute to Actuarial strategic objectives.
 
Communicating basic actuarial concepts to business partners and maintaining documentation of key actuarial functions.

Improving existing actuarial practices and procedures in alignment with emerging trends and best practices in the insurance industry and actuarial landscape.

Upholding professional ethics, values, procedures and policies that support organizational and professional standards.

What to expect:
Detail oriented work that requires a high degree of mental concentration for extended periods of time.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
You have a post-secondary degree in Mathematics or Actuarial Science.

You have experience supporting Actuarial projects and/or completing reserve analysis and reporting.

You have successfully completed two Actuarial exams and are actively working towards your Associate Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS) or Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) designation.

You have basic knowledge of SAS, SQL, modeling softwares and programming languages.

Having two years of experience in the property and casualty actuarial field is an asset.

What we offer:
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.

Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.

A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.

Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.

A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.

BI Researcher – The Co-operators – Canada(various)

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BI Research & Innovation Consultant
Location(s)    NB – Moncton, ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date    31/12/18
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
Our Business Intelligence team empowers decision making with science and is motivated to achieve execution excellence and one version of the truth. We are committed to innovation, diversity, professional development and cutting-edge science to deliver value for our business partners. The mission of the P&C Business Intelligence department is to provide actionable insurance information and predictive insight with accuracy and integrity in order to enable robust proactive decision making. This senior role contributes to this mission by researching and developing solutions to new analytical problems, using a scientific approach. People in this role are expected to autonomously lead medium sized projects and tasks of large complexity and size, as well as to provide coaching and support to other team members.

What you’re responsible for:
Extract data as required for project analysis or analysis of our book of business using BI tools or programming language (SQL, SAS, MicroStrategy).
 
Do the appropriate validations to ensure the produced data extract is accurate, complete and reconciles.
 
Understand, develop, maintain and improve predictive statistical models used in BI.
 
Measure and document the performance of statistical models used in BI.

Decide the appropriate type of model to be used for a BI problem between a variety of common models (regressions, decision trees, etc.).

Lead and Support Actuarial Research projects, including developing and testing non-standard and innovative approaches for modeling insurance risk.

Lead and Support Non-Actuarial Research projects, including delivering predictive analytics solutions to support marketing, operations, and product. (E.g. Claim fraud detection models, Client Long-Term-Value index, etc.).

Using a scientific approach, research and develop solutions to new analytical problems.

What to expect:
You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
7 years of relevant experience OR 5 years with a graduate degree in a relevant field.

University Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or relevant field.

Property and Casualty insurance experience is preferred.

Exposure to the use of job related applications, appliances and programming languages (SAS, SQL, Netezza, MicroStrategy) is an asset.

Senior Actuarial Consultant – The Co-operators – Montreal/Ontario/Quebec

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Senior Actuarial Consultant (Level 4)
Location(s)    ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date    31/12/18
Number of Positions: 7
 
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
There are multiple positions available in both personal and commercial lines. The level of position will be determined by the candidate’s skills, experience and completion of exams.

As the Level 4 Senior Actuarial Consultant you lead corporate, pricing or research and development initiatives. You will collaborate with business partners to understand their needs and lead complex projects to deliver unique solutions to ensure the profitability of property and casualty (P&C) lines of business.
 
What you’re responsible for:
Leading rate change projects, reserve and (DCAT) analysis and the development of various actuarial models.
 
Providing expertise on various databases, programming languages and modeling softwares to contribute to Actuarial strategic objectives.
 
Analyzing the needs of business partners, researching multiple data sources and identifying actuarial requirements to design innovative solutions for complex challenges.

Building and implementing detailed project plans, performing peer reviews and providing direction and expertise to team members to facilitate their development.

Upholding professional ethics, values, procedures and policies that support organizational and professional standards.

What to expect:
Detail oriented work that requires a high degree of mental concentration for extended periods of time.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
You have a post-secondary degree in Mathematics or Actuarial Science.

You have successfully completed two Actuarial exams and are actively working towards your Associate (ACAS) or Fellow (FCAS) designation.

You have advanced knowledge of SAS, SQL, modeling softwares and programming languages.

You have strong knowledge of P&C insurance products, emerging trends and best practices in the actuarial landscape.

Having six years of relevant experience in the property and casualty actuarial field is an asset.

Auto Pricing director – The Co-operators – Ontario/Montreal/Quebec

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Director, Auto Pricing
Location(s)           *Flexible, ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date            23/11/18
Number of Positions: 1
 
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
As the Director of Auto Pricing you will lead the development and implementation of Auto pricing structures in alignment with organizational pricing strategies. You will play an integral role in the development of quality actuarial pricing services that contribute to the profitability of the auto lines of business, motivate and engage your team and foster partnerships with stakeholders and business partners to achieve strategic objectives.

What you’re responsible for:
Engaging in the development and implementation of an auto pricing and segmentation strategy that emphasizes the balance between profitability and growth and aligns with corporate strategies.
 
Leading regular profitability reviews in accordance with actuarial best practices and proactively identifying underlying trends and strategies to address them.
 
Directing the development of consistent standards and procedures for implementing and documenting actuarial rates and overseeing accurate and timely implementations in accordance with approved rates.
 
Building collaborative relationships with internal and external partners in support of the pricing and segmentation strategy.

Leading and engaging your team to deliver strategic objectives through effective coaching and mentoring, identifying and developing emerging talent, and fostering an innovative, collaborative, and agile culture.

What to expect:
You will travel regularly.

As a leader, strict confidentiality is required with respect to sensitive matters and employees’ personal information.

You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You initiate new strategies to capitalize on opportunities and lead the implementation of organizational change.

You integrate complex information to identify solutions or solve problems and apply a strategic mindset to adjust business plans.

You foster innovation and continuous improvement with a focus on client experience.

You create a high-performance culture through alignment of your team’s work with organizational goals and successfully convey messages with a sense of positive advocacy.

You develop others to ensure the evolving needs of the organization will be met and build effective relationships to achieve key business objectives.

To join our team:
You have eight years of experience in Actuarial Science, with experience as a people leader.

You have a post-secondary degree in Actuarial Science or a related discipline.

You have the Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS) designation.

Having the Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) designation would be an asset.

You have expert knowledge of rate setting, rating systems, underwriting, product development and are skilled in quantitative data analysis tools and predictive modelling concepts.

Senior Actuarial Consultant – The Co-operators – Quebec&Ontario CA

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Senior Actuarial Consultant (Level 4)
ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date     31/12/18
Position Overview
Number of Positions: 7
 
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
There are multiple positions available in both personal and commercial lines. The level of position will be determined by the candidate’s skills, experience and completion of exams.

As the Level 4 Senior Actuarial Consultant you lead corporate, pricing or research and development initiatives. You will collaborate with business partners to understand their needs and lead complex projects to deliver unique solutions to ensure the profitability of property and casualty (P&C) lines of business.
 
What you’re responsible for:
Leading rate change projects, reserve and (DCAT) analysis and the development of various actuarial models.
 
Providing expertise on various databases, programming languages and modeling softwares to contribute to Actuarial strategic objectives.
 
Analyzing the needs of business partners, researching multiple data sources and identifying actuarial requirements to design innovative solutions for complex challenges.

Building and implementing detailed project plans, performing peer reviews and providing direction and expertise to team members to facilitate their development.

Upholding professional ethics, values, procedures and policies that support organizational and professional standards.

What to expect:
Detail oriented work that requires a high degree of mental concentration for extended periods of time.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
You have a post-secondary degree in Mathematics or Actuarial Science.

You have successfully completed two Actuarial exams and are actively working towards your Associate (ACAS) or Fellow (FCAS) designation.

You have advanced knowledge of SAS, SQL, modeling software and programming languages.

You have strong knowledge of P&C insurance products, emerging trends and best practices in the actuarial landscape.

Having six years of relevant experience in the property and casualty actuarial field is an asset.

What we offer:
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.

Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.

A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.

Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.

A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.