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  • Posted: Nov 25, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 1, 2020
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  • Deloitte Consulting is a leading provider of innovative development solutions to U.S. and international donors, foundations, governments, and Fortune 500 companies. With member firm presence in more than 150 countries, we bring the power of a global firm and leverage our immense technical expertise and firm capabilities to bring integrated approaches to US A...
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    Financial Institution Services Team (FIST) – Actuarial Consultant

    Main Purpose of Job 

    Deloitte East Africa currently has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic person to join our FIST - Actuarial team as a Consultant.  The person will support actuarial advisory services to an array of clients in life insurance, general insurance and the wider fields such as banking. The person will also support in project proposals and thought leadership initiatives for our clients. He/she will promote our leadership capabilities, which are living our purpose, influence, performance drive, strategic direction and talent development.

    Job Description

    • Assist with undertaking assignments by following guidance of team leaders. This will involve assisting with client actuarial audit reviews based on evidence provided and documenting work undertaken per Deloitte standards.
    • Assist the team in business development and proposal efforts.
    • Assist as required with other ad hoc tasks within the department in relation to client delivery on assignments / projects, e.g. insurance product development, asset-liability modelling, actuarial valuation modelling and reviews.

    Qualifications

    • University Degree in Actuarial Science from a recognized university with a Second class upper and above or equivalent.
    • Progress in passing actuarial qualification examinations (3 exams and above will be an added advantage).
    • Strong modelling skills in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and R/R Shiny programming language. Prophet will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum two years of actuarial experience.
    • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
    • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills.

    Additional Information

    Key performance areas

    • Supports the Engagement Manager on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables.
    • Manages engagement budget through accurate budgeting, cost control and profitability management.
    • Selects appropriate methods for collecting and analysing large and complex data sets to extract insights and support solutions.

    Technical Competencies 

    • Expert in field with excellent industry and business knowledge.
    • Knowledge of accounting, auditing and regulatory professional standards.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills.
    • Excellent report writing skills.
    • Good financial knowledge.
    • Sound business acumen.
    • Focus on quality and risk.
    • Well-developed computer user skills.

    Your role as a leader

    At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. 

    Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities 

    Living our Purpose - Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life.

    Influence - Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders.

    Performance drive - Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results.

    Strategic direction - Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities.

    Talent development - Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador.

    How you’ll grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. 

    Our purpose

    Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change.

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    Financial Institution Services Team (FIST) – Actuarial Analyst

    What impact will you make?

    At Deloitte, we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best - because that is how you make an impact.

    Main Purpose of Job 

    Deloitte East Africa currently has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic person to join our FIST - Actuarial team as an Analyst.  The person will support actuarial advisory services to an array of clients in life insurance, general insurance and the wider fields such as banking. The person will also support in project proposals and thought leadership initiatives for our clients. He/she will promote our leadership capabilities, which are living our purpose, influence, performance drive, strategic direction and talent development.

    Job Description

    • Assist with undertaking assignments by following guidance of team leaders.This will involve assisting with client actuarial audit reviews based on evidence provided and documenting work undertaken per Deloitte standards.
    • Assist the team in business development and proposal efforts.
    • Assist as required with other ad hoc tasks within the department in relation to client delivery on assignments / projects, e.g. insurance product development, asset-liability modelling, actuarial valuation modelling and reviews.

    Qualifications

    • University Degree in Actuarial Science from a recognized university with a Second class upper and above or equivalent.
    • Progress in passing actuarial qualification examinations.
    • Well-developed modelling skills Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and R/R Shiny programming language. Prophet will be an added advantage.
    • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
    • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills.

    Additional Information

    Key performance areas

    • Supports the Engagement Manager on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables.

    Technical Competencies 

    • Excellent report writing skills.
    • Good financial knowledge.
    • Sound business acumen.
    • Focus on quality and risk.
    • Well-developed computer user skills.

    Your role as a leader

    At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. 

    Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities 

    Living our Purpose - Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact.

    Influence - Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills.

    Performance drive - Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track.

    Strategic direction - Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business.

    Talent development - Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent.

    How you’ll grow

    At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. 

    Our purpose

    Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change.

    Method of Application

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