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30 Jan 2015


Our actuarial placement scheme is an opportunity for 12 months experience for penultimate and final year university students. In this role you will assist with a wide range of actuarial work which may include financial reporting, process development and product pricing. This is a very good opportunity to develop your technical, communication and decision making skills. It also represents a good opportunity to gain valuable experience in an actuarial role.
Please note – this role does not provide study support towards the actuarial exams.

The role

These are dependent on the team in which you are placed and may include:

  • Providing actuarial support to BAU processes to enable team deliverables to be met
  • Making recommendations for process improvements and implementing those improvements
  • Performing experience analyses of the in-force business
  • Dealing with pricing and technical queries from sales and marketing colleagues
  • Working closely with actuaries and senior managers

Skills & Experience required

  • Commercial and business acumen
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work independently when required
  • Strong communication skills (verbally and written)
  • Good interpersonal skills in order to work with colleagues
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Education and Qualifications
  • A Level Maths or equivalent experience
  • Studying for a University degree in a numerate subject

What will you get from this role?

We have vacancies in the following Friends Life office locations – London, Salisbury, Dorking and Bristol.

Additional Information

We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact Rachel Cook on 0845 2683150

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Number of Positions: 13
  • Location: London, Bristol, Dorking and Salisbury
  • Salary: Competitive
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