Senior Actuary (12 months)

  • Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia
  • Fixed Term
  • Make a difference for the people of NSW through effective production and communication of monitoring, forecasting and analytics
  • 12-month full-time position in an organisation offering a wide range of career opportunities
  • Hybrid working model for flexibility, competitive salary + company benefits listed below

We care for the people of NSW, building confidence and trust so our communities can thrive. We make the complex simple, so our schemes deliver better outcomes for people and communities. Whether a person is severely injured in the workplace or on our roads, icare supports their long-term care needs to improve quality of life, including helping people return to work

We insure over 329,000 NSW businesses and 202 NSW Government agencies. We protect around 90 per cent of public and private sector workers in NSW – that's approximately 3.2 million people. icare is a trusted risk advisor to the NSW Government, protecting over $266.6 billion of the state's most iconic assets, including the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The opportunity:

We have a 12-month maternity leave cover Senior Actuary position available, which will work closely with the Chief Actuary to provide analysis, support and functional leadership for the Actuarial Team.

This role also works collaboratively with Internal/External Customers, Stakeholders and Service providers to develop innovative solutions to problems and support best practice actuarial work.

You will also be a part of an actuarial team that is crucial in ensuring that icare operates in a sustainable financially sound manner and is trusted in providing sound financial advice to the Executive Team.

It’s an exciting environment where no two days are the same, but on a typical day you will:

  • Assist in the development of strategy and contribute to financial planning by forecasting various financial situations and analysing possible outcomes.
  • Contribute to the long-term performance of the organisation through analytics, recommending new and modified process, and implementing improvements where possible.
  • Communicate complex actuarial and analytical modelling and results of analysis to internal and external stakeholders at a variety of levels across the organisation.
  • Evaluate and enhance the reporting on the performance of the entities managed by icare including process improvements and risk mitigation.

Your story so far:

  • Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (or equivalent qualification).
  • Tertiary qualification at degree level in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or another relevant field.
  • Proven working experience in leading an Actuarial team and leading projects.
  • Experience working in General Insurance.

What we offer:

We know our strength comes from the diversity of our people and so we want people with different experiences and backgrounds to apply. We recognise the importance of balance and flexibility and understand that it’s not a one size fits all approach.

icare provides career opportunities and great employee benefits, including:  

  • Flexible working arrangements to help you balance work and life
  • A corporate wellbeing program with subsidised gym membership, free flu vaccinations and health check programs
  • Comprehensive learning and development support 
  • Our People Awards - On-the-spot Recognition, Quarterly Values Awards & Our People Annual Awards
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • icare day – access to an extra day’s leave

If you think you’re the right person for this role, please apply now. Don’t delay as we’re assessing applications as they are received.

icare recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If there are any accessibility adjustments you need to help you be able to apply for this role, please contact us at:

Please note that you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia, New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport or have unrestricted working rights to apply for this role.

  • icare is the brand of Insurance & Care NSW
  • For more information about icare visit our website
  • icare operates a direct sourcing model so no agency introductions will be accepted
  • We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant
  • A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

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