Strategic Development Manager
Support the Group Assurance Executive. The incumbent will be responsible for cross-functional project teams, with the focus being to maintain GAPs excellence, as well as set the business up for future growth.
Interact with clients and stakeholders at all levels, and will drive the current and future product strategy.
Develop and maintain GAPs strategy (including product strategy) across the key segments of the group risk market
Give input into the broader Corporate Segment strategy
Develop the business plans required to deliver on the agreed strategy
Develop and maintain a framework to execute on GAP strategic projects
Perform market research & competitor analysis to inform strategy
Lead the development of new products and enhancements to the existing group range
Managing the relevant cross-functional project teams to deliver on project plans
Responsibility for GAPs operating model across the value chain with an ongoing focus on enabling future growth
Provide technical oversight and support, for group risk products in particular, to marketing, proposition, finance and servicing areas
Pricing of large and complex group arrangements
Mentoring & development of junior actuarial students
Qualifications and Experience required:
10 years experience, of which at least 6 years is within Group Risk / reinsurance actuarial experience
Exposure to products or pricing roles would be an advantage
Experience in managing teams
Strong business acumen
Ability to run large projects independently
The ability to manage several projects and priorities at the same time
Strong communication skills
Ability to work across teams and collaborate with various stakeholders
Ability to think different in developing client-centric solutions
The role is suited to candidates with a preference for working reduced hoursApply
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