Consultant – Kuala Lumpur

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an individual who is seeking to advance their career in a consulting environment by supporting our Data & Analytics Practice, based in Kuala Lumpur. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a variety of projects, ranging from statutory reserving and stress testing projects to advisory projects such as M&A, reinsurance optimisation and strategy development.

Company Overview

The Data & Analytics Practice has been providing actuarial, financial, strategy, management and distribution consulting services to (re)insurance companies/ (re)takaful operators in Asia since its inception over 25 years ago. During this time, we have been valuing the loss reserves, performing pricing studies and various capital/ reinsurance optimisation analyses for companies throughout the region for their compliance with increasingly sophisticated local insurance regulations.

Summary Statement

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an individual who is seeking to advance their career in a consulting environment by supporting our Data & Analytics Practice, based in Kuala Lumpur. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a variety of projects, ranging from statutory reserving and stress testing projects to advisory projects such as M&A, reinsurance optimisation and strategy development. In the role, you will gain invaluable experience through delivering projects in both developing and developed markets, have exposure to business development, and the chance to collaborate with other parts of the NMG Group globally.

The position will suit a self-motivated individual who possesses strong technical and analytical skills in addition to excellent client management abilities. We would like to hear from qualified and part-qualified actuaries as well as candidates with relevant strategy and/or data science experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to build their network and knowledge within the general insurance industry; and leverage the experience and information advantage gained from NMG’s global consulting propositions to develop their advisory capability and expertise, grow the practice, and advance their career.

Role

Consultant

Location:

Kuala Lumpur

Industry:

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and executing a variety of projects ranging across liability valuation, financial modelling, pricing and strategy development. Developing strong relationships with clients, collaborating effectively with colleagues and delivering outcomes to a very high standard, commensurate with our value proposition and client expectations

  • Contributing to business development by building and maintaining a network of industry contacts and identifying opportunities for new business; working with our global teams to support wider consultancy projects and encouraging global collaboration

  • Generating ideas for new competency areas for the practice and contributing to thought leadership for both internal and external publications

  • Managing, developing and coaching junior actuarial staff and supporting the growth of the practice by assisting ongoing talent acquisition efforts

  • Living the NMG values of Curiosity, Collaboration, Go for it and Make it Count in all interactions across the business, supporting and participating in a positive team environment locally and in your global interactions

Competencies, Qualifications & Experience

  • A tertiary qualification in actuarial science or a mathematics-related degree, with part or full qualification with a recognised actuarial body; 3-5 years’ experience in a consultancy or insurance environment

  • Proven analytical capabilities and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail and high-quality standards; strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills including an ability to engage with clients and manage relationships

  • Self-managing with the ability to work independently, remain flexible and prioritise competing demands and organise work-flow clearly

  • Strong people management skillset, able to set clear expectations and coach and develop accordingly; an interest in growing and developing business; a high level of enthusiasm for the industry, a positive attitude, energetic approach, curiosity and willingness to learn

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint with knowledge of statistical software such as SAS, SQL, R/ R-Shiny, Python being desirable

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