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30 Oct 2021

Job Description:

Planning Actuary

London (3 days work from home)

£80k (DOE) base salary + pension, bonus, private health

Permanent / 37.5 hours p/week

Closing date: 30th October 2021

About Bupa…

We’re a leading health insurer and healthcare provider, with care homes, health centres, dental practices and a hospital. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

We believe in quality, affordable and accessible healthcare for all. Bupa’s Actuarial teams are a vital component in delivering on our purpose, helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

About the area you will be working in…

As the Planning Actuary, you will work closely with the Head of Actuarial Reporting to develop baseline business plans for Bupa. In addition, you will support projects across Bupa’s wider Actuarial teams, assisting with statistical and actuarial solutions. You will enjoy significant exposure to senior stakeholders.

What you will be doing…

  • Manage the development of Bupa’s Annual 3-year plans & estimated forecasts

  • Lead the Insurance Planning workstream for Actuarial Transformation

  • Develop dashboards to explain variances in insurance planning

  • Partner with Actuarial Pricing and Commercial teams

  • Financial risk and statistical investigations – support Actuarial Analytics

  • Drive improvements in planning / forecasting capability

  • Support engagement with PRA and FCA regulators

Who we’re looking for…

  • Qualified Actuary (IFoA or equivalent) – strong, newly qualified candidates will be considered

  • Planning experience – general insurance or health insurance

  • Excellent reporting writing, planning and organisation skills

  • Proven ability to apply data analytics & modelling to business situations

  • Proactive mindset and ambitious Actuary!


Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell

  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind

  • An enhanced pension plan & life insurance

  • Annual performance-based bonus

  • Onsite gyms or local discounts where no onsite gym available

  • Various other benefits and online discounts

Diversity and Inclusion

Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.

This isn’t where you’ve been.

This is where you’re going.

This is what we have belief in.

  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Experience Level: Newly Qualified, Senior Qualified
  • Location: Central London
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: £80k (DOE) base salary + pension, bonus, private health
  • Date Posted: 08 Oct 2021
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