Portfolio Optimisation Lead

Job Locations UK-London
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(21/09/2021 15:58)
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 Do you want to join a team that’s at the forefront of pricing and underwriting decisions?


This is a newly created role to support IQUW’s expansion to underwrite Specialty, Commercial and Reinsurance business.

We are looking for a candidate with very strong actuarial and commercial expertise who will work with senior underwriters, pricing and the capital team to help manage the overall portfolio taking account of profitability and capital for syndicate 1856 in a fast-growing environment.


The location for this role is our London office, we are currently trialling a mix of office and home working patterns at IQUW Group. During the selection process we will discuss indicative home / office patterns for this role.


Reporting to the Head of Underwriting Management your main responsibilities in the role will be to:

  • Assess specific deals and combinations of transactions to ensure that the portfolio is optimal for profit and capital
  • Define metrics that can help senior management decide between options
  • Contribute to valuation templates for use by underwriters
  • Design expense and profit loadings for use in pricing of standard business
  • With IT support, implement pricing software
  • Act as expert adviser to underwriters using the pricing software, adding bespoke features as required

We'd like to hear from you, if you:

  • Are a qualified UK actuary
  • Have detailed pricing knowledge in Specialty lines
  • Hold skills relating to the management of insurance data.
  • Possess strong written and face to face communication skills including Board level presentation skills





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