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The Role

Salary Highly: Competitive

Closing Date : 19th September

We are looking for an experienced capital actuary to join Willis Towers Watson as a consultant in our general insurance capital practice to help us develop our market leading technical capital modelling as well as validation capability.

You will deliver high quality work for our broad set of UK capital clients working with our existing team of capital specialists. You will be expected to manage small projects from conception through to delivery, including managing the day to day client communications and managing graduate level colleagues working on the projects. There will also be ad-hoc opportunities to work on secondment at Client Offices.

You will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyse data, draw conclusions and present model results. These experiences will help build on your technical and overall industry knowledge. The role will involve:

  • Undertaking substantial work streams in large projects and providing day-to-day input to projects, working with project leaders to understand overall priorities.
  • Participating in regular interaction with clients
  • Producing reports / communications with a client focus and working to provide solutions for senior project leaders.
  • Working collaboratively on a range of projects / internal responsibilities and managing priorities appropriately
  • Developing a profile within UK, European or global initiatives, working to support the delivery of commercially important work stream(s)
  • Recognising the importance of intellectual capital and working with others to prioritise this appropriately
  • Leveraging knowledge through training, development and mentoring of other associates
  • Taking an active role within client relationship management when required
  • Collaborating with a wide variety of people within the organisation in order to ensure best solutions to client needs (including with Reserving and Pricing teams and Capital colleagues from our EMEA, India, and US offices)
  • Proactively identifying innovation opportunities

The Requirements


  • Minimum of a 2:1 degree, if the degree is in a non-numerical subject, an A at A-Level Mathematics is required
  • Insurance background, with capital background as a minimum
  • Strong working knowledge of insurance capital modelling techniques and platforms, such as Igloo
  • An interest and have an aptitude for developing new ideas and techniques
  • Work collaboratively with fellow colleagues
  • Ability to write client deliverables / reports in a clear, concise and appropriate style
  • Proactive, energetic, and can demonstrate being a “safe pair of hands”
  • Keen to largely specialise in capital
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Willingness to travel to client sites when required
  • Some skills and aptitude for learning new packages including open-source software such as R or PowerBI


  • Experience of building, parameterising and/or validating internal capital models for Lloyd's and London Market entities


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