UNUM UK Ltd
graduate scheme
Expires15 days

Actuarial Trainee

Job description

  • Actuarial Trainees are expected to move between functions to develop competence in the different actuarial activities carried out within Unum.
  • To assist in actuarial activities as required.
  • To actively develop knowledge in Unum actuarial activities.
  • To undertake ad hoc actuarial project work as required.
  • Training and scheduling of work to ensure that team objectives are achieved and the team becomes a multi-disciplined and flexible workforce.
  • Ensure that all documentation on work and processes within the team is complete and up to date.
  • Find better ways of performing the team’s work and then make recommendations and successfully implement if the changes are approved.
  • To own actuarial tasks, understand the broader business implications and develop insight into those tasks and their outcomes.
  • To pursue opportunities to liaise with the broader business and to develop the ability to communicate confidently and effectively on technical topics
  • To own actuarial tasks, understand the broader business implications and develop insight into those tasks and their outcomes.
  • To pursue opportunities to liaise with the broader business and to develop the ability to communicate confidently and effectively on technical topics
  • Ensure the continued protection of Unum’s information, by following all applicable Information Security policies and procedures and by reporting suspected weaknesses in information security controls to the Information Security Officer.
  • Understand how Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) and risk management relate to both your own role and your divisional activities and highlight any opportunities for improvement.

What we are looking for

  • Delivers results: sets high goals for personal accomplishment and contribution to team/area goals; monitors progress and works diligently to meet/exceed goals.
  • Develops self: displays strong capacity and thirst for learning and developing broad business and leadership skills; openness to diverse ideas and experiences and has keen self-awareness re: strengths and areas of development.
  • Makes effective decisions: evaluates options by thinking both critically and holistically when considering relevant information and potential implications to both the team and company; chooses an effective option.
  • Strong business acumen: displays strong understanding of own department and good general understanding of overall business objectives, evolving customer needs and technological solutions; applies continuous improvement practices to enhance business processes and results.
  • Strong teamwork: actively works collaboratively to help move the team toward the completion of team and business goals.
  • Values driven: interacts with others, internally and externally, in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization; operates with highest integrity/ethics.
  • Highly numerate with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail and figures.
  • Strong internship or equivalent work experience.
  • IT literate with experience in using packages including Word and Excel and be willing to learn further skills, including programming languages.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liase with and lead teams, ensuring excellent levels of verbal and written communication at all times.
  • Ability to work under pressure, managing own time to meet tight deadlines and managing competing and conflicting demands within your workload.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and enquiring.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics, or subject with a strong mathematical/statistical element with a 2:1 or higher (in the last three years).
  • A or higher in A level mathematics (or a maths related subject).

Accepted degree subjects

  • mathematics
  • accounting and finance

Additional job details

Number of vacancies
One
Location
Dorking
Salary
£28,000

salary depending on experience

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 September 2019

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Closing date:  30 September 2019

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