Insurance & Actuarial Science

Insurance & Actuarial Science

In a sense, actuaries attempt to predict the future - not by gazing deep into a crystal ball, but by utilising mathematics, statistics, and theories of finance and risk to calculate and model the probability of future events. Actuaries develop creative solutions to mitigate negative outcomes and protect people and companies from potential harm.

German actuaries are represented by the German Association of Actuaries (Deutsche Aktuarvereinigung e.V., (DAV). The organisation, led by Dr. Guido Bader was founded in 1993 and has more than 5,300 members. Another 1,600 candidates for membership are actively enrolled on its in-house education and examination program. DAV is one of the five biggest actuarial associations in the world with more than 700 members on 13 committees. The organisations main aim is “to provide independent expert knowledge for all mathematical issues concerning insurance and finance.”

A report from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries suggests that the actuarial profession is continually growing and expanding. “Actuaries are still in short supply around the world and the demand for actuaries will continue to grow as the world expands into new territories, such as artificial intelligence. Actuaries will always be in demand because they are great risk managers and problem solvers.” According to The Actuary Magazine, the actuarial profession is one of the most desirable professional industries to work in, "the profession is a mainstay on the best job’s rankings, regularly appearing in the top ten professions to work."

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Selby Jennings: A specialist talent partner for insurance and actuarial

Selby Jennings is a leading specialist talent partner for banking and financial services. Our global financial technology team provides permanent, contract, and multi-hire recruitment from our offices across three continents.

For more than 15 years, clients and candidates have had peace of mind that the specialist insurance and actuarial recruitment process is in safe hands.

From streamlining processes and upskilling workforces to staying cutting edge by employing flexible work models, we advise enterprise leaders on when to strike and how. We also provide expert insight to insurance and actuarial professionals on benchmarking benefits packages and salaries, as well as assist them through their career moves.

Whether you’re interested in securing the very best insurance and actuarial talent or you’re a professional looking for insurance and actuarial jobs, the Selby Jennings’ insurance and actuarial team deliver exceptional talent to industry-leading clients and candidates.


Benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global insurance and actuarial team

We are a specialist talent partner. Among the many benefits of working with Selby Jennings’ global team are:

Extensive specialist knowledge in the field with over 15 years of experience in the insurance and actuarial sector.

An unrivaled portfolio of clients, both big and small

Our award-winning talent experts offer specialist guidance in the insurance and actuarial space across three continents


Insurance and Actuarial Jobs

Director of Data & Analytics
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HYBRID in PHILADELPHIA, PA The nation's leading insurance provider in specialty insurance program...

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Actuarial Assistant I
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We have a current opportunity for a Actuarial Assistant I on a permanent basis. The position can ...

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Actuary, Corporate Actuarial
US$130000 - US$180000 per year, United States of America

What you'll be doing… You will be coordinating the implementation of issues with the valuation le...

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Actuarial Analyst
US$90001 - US$120000 per year, United States of America

A leading international Reinsurance group is looking to add a P&C Actuarial Analyst to their grow...

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Director, Life Valuation Actuary
US$135000 - US$165000 per year, New York

As a Life Valuation Actuary, you will play a critical role in assessing the financial risks and l...

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Senior Agriculture Product Manager
US$160000 - US$185000 per year, United States of America

Seeking a Senior Agriculture Product Manager: Join us to shape the future of commercial insurance...

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Senior Life Underwriter
US$90000 - US$140000 per year, United States of America

What you'll be doing… Assist in developing and implementing underwriting policies, guidelines, an...

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Manager, Product Management (Product Analysis)
US$175000 - US$200000 per year, United States of America

Seeking a Senior Commercial Lines Insurance Product Manager: Join us to shape the future of comme...

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Director, Modeling Actuary
Negotiable, Chicago

A growing life insurance company is building an actuarial team to support their Valuation Modelin...

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