Ernst & Young Jobs : Manager – Insurance & Actuarial


Who We Are
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 230,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. EY, has been in East Africa for over 87 years and with over 600 professionals, is today one of the largest professional services firms in the region.
Advisory Services
EY Advisory Services has over 25,000 professionals globally working with our clients to deliver performance transformational initiatives. Our Eastern Africa Advisory business is the fastest growing in Africa, with expanded services and solutions in the financial and public sectors.
Job purpose
As an Actuarial Manager, you’ll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You’ll identify potential business opportunities for EY and create innovative commercial insights for clients. You’ll also adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You’ll play a significant role in improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives, consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work delivered is of a high quality.
Under guidance, you’ll lead teams – or parts of teams – on engagements and you’ll also keep a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, and escalate issues as appropriate. Working closely with colleagues you’ll create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.
Your client responsibilities
  • Manage and undertake Insurance & Actuarial advisory engagements.
  • Apply technical and consulting skill sets to other relevant sector projects as required.
  • Manage the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
  • Participate in business development initiatives
  • Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the
  • organization
Your people responsibilities
  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
  • Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training actuarial professionals.
  • Contribute to an educational program to continually develop interpersonal and technical skills of staff.
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.


Technical skills requirements
  • Experience working in an actuarial-oriented position
  • Student Actuary of the Institute of Actuaries or equivalent, and working towards Fellowship; or particular business/industry experience to meet special needs
  • PC proficiency, with knowledge of spreadsheet and actuarial-related software
  • Strong writing, presentation, conceptual, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics and/or other field
  • O’Level/KCSE– minimum grade B plus and a B and above in both English and Mathematics
  • Five years of related work experience in the Insurance & Actuarial sector
  • Demonstrated track record with a blue chip actuarial, consulting or audit firm
Why should I work for EY in Risk?
Risk management protects business performance and contributes to sustainability in results. It’s about achieving a clear understanding of risks and developing plans to manage them. As part of our team of risk professionals, you’ll work with multinational businesses and public sector organizations to develop an integrated, holistic approach to risk and control. You’ll help them benefit from their investments in internal controls and have greater confidence they can respond to whatever the future may hold. You’ll be engaged in delivering some of the most significant and class-leading internal audit and risk engagements globally. As part of our market-leading global network of risk professionals, you’ll gain the valuable experience you need to become a successful risk advisor. You’ll also team with our performance improvement professionals in multidisciplinary engagements with major global clients, helping them transform and sustain their business performance. At EY, we recognize that it’s the perspectives, skills and enthusiasm you bring to our clients that makes the difference.

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