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Head Of Actuarial Services / Healthcare - RA

Absolute Opportunities
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
February 14, 2018

Head Of Actuarial Services / Healthcare - RA

Pittsburgh, PA

Head Of Actuarial Services / Healthcare Location: United States - Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh

The Director Actuarial Services is responsible for the overall management and technical oversight of an actuarial staff (fellows, associates, actuarial candidates, and/or support personnel) where activities are concerned with pricing and rate development overseeing assigned actuarial staff and projects and developing and implementing sound actuarial policies and practices to help meet its financial objectives providing technical support for other areas such as Product Management & Development, Underwriting & Rating, and Sales.


This section lists the major duties and responsibilities of the position.This is not an exhaustive list of all job duties/functions/attributes.Depending on Role, essential responsibilities may also include oversight and management of people and functions described below.

1.Manage all levels of Actuarial staff.

2.Oversee the preparation of rate filings for large group, small group, direct pay, or senior products.

3.Work with Underwriting and Rating, Sales and Product Management and Development to develop and implement appropriate rating strategies for group, direct pay or senior lines of business. Ensure that all strategies are in compliance with rate filings and applicable regulations.

4.Provide advanced support for the claim reserve process.

5.Provide assistance and risk management to the Product Management and Development area for pricing development of new products. Ensure that all new products are financially viable and s.

6.Determine underlying factors impacting pure premium trends for various products and regions. Monitor trends for use in rating. Identify any shifts in trend and take appropriate pricing actions.

7.Other duties as assigned or requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

Bachelor’s Degree

10 or more years of experience in the actuarial or related field.

5 or more years of management experience and/or experience leading teams and/or projects of varying size and complexity.

Attainment of the ASA (Associate) designation in the Society of Actuaries.

Must be committed to pursuing actuarial exams and obtaining Fellowship in the Society of Actuaries.

Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).

Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or Statistics.

13 or more years of actuarial experience.


Ability to apply extensive knowledge of actuarial methods and procedures

Strong supervisory, communication, organization and project management skills

Demonstrated knowledge of the following actuarial proficiencies:

In-depth knowledge of one or more of the following: premium rate calculations, required reserves, plan design, trend analysis, rate construction, actuarial research, or systems development.

Ideal candidate would be a leader in the health actuarial field. Mixed experience in all areas.

Present Salary?

16. Salary Expectation? (Salary range: $160k - $220k)

17. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

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