• Actuarial Analytics Project Manager

    Location Name MO, Chesterfield - 14755 North Outer Forty
    Date Posted
    2 months ago(12/3/2018 11:29 AM)
    Midwest Employers Casualty
    Primary Location
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    Midwest Employers Casualty is a member of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. We improve the quality of life for employees severely injured on the job and help companies understand and mitigate their risk for work comp injuries. MEC has a friendly, results-focused work environment. We seek employees who take initiative, are quick to adapt, are dependable, and like working as part of a team.


    Are you ready to be part a team that makes a difference in the lives of others? Midwest Employers Casualty is not your typical insurance company. We strive to be the best for our policyholders, business partners, and our employees. Our willingness to invest in better solutions to achieve better outcomes adds value to all of our workers' compensation industry stakeholders beyond compare. Please take a few minutes to learn a little more about Midwest Employers Casualty by watching this video.


    Building Your Career with Midwest Employers Casualty


    Our ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for pushing the limits of their actuary knowledge. This role offers more variety and exposure to the business than a typical actuarial role. An individual with the drive to lead projects, which provide meaningful insights into the business impact of changes in actuarial analyses, processes, and/or analytical methods, will thrive at MEC. 



    What you will do:


    Project Management

    • Lead project teams to provide accurate and timely analysis and communication to MEC business partners.
    • Provide recommendations on actuarial projects that are well-thought-out and based on data that has been verified.
    • Determine the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule.
    • Measure, monitor, and communicate progress of project(s) at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project(s) is delivered on time, and it meets or exceeds expectations.
    • Maintain focus on key objectives and manages unit work flow to accomplish completion of complex actuarial projects, removing obstacles as necessary.
    • Deliver several projects concurrently and adjust to changing priorities.



    • Employ delegation skills to ensure all team members are making meaningful contributions and advancing in assuming responsibilities.
    • Direct and/or assist team to provide and interpret ongoing as well as ad-hoc requests that are pertinent to evaluating the quality of our business.
    • Establish clear expectations for team members and keep them accountable to those expectations.
    • Promote optimal performance and desired behaviors for team through direct observation and immediate feedback.


    Business Acumen

    • Utilize advanced knowledge in actuarial ratemaking methodologies.
    • Develop appreciation of the organization’s goals and objectives.
    • Gain knowledge of MEC’s insurance products, services, and terminology.
    • Master core software applications, including actuarial systems, and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Work with relational databases (Access, SQL Server) and programming languages (VBA and R).
    • Demonstrate understanding of predictive analytic techniques.


    Company Perks:

    • Tuition/training reimbursement.
    • Flextime with core hours.
    • Bonus structure.
    • 401(k) savings plan with profit sharing.


    What we require:

    • Required a degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statitics, Computer Science or a related science field, or

      Equivalent Work Experience.

    • Preferred ACAS or FCAS
    • 5 + years of experience in Pricing, and/or Reserving.
    • Required at least five exams completed.
    • Preferred Modeling Experience.
    • Preferred experience in managing projects and people.
    • Self-Motivated – informed decision-making with the drive to get things done.
    • Collaborative – open to others’ views and supportive of decisions made.
    • Ownership – anticipate, identify solutions, and effectively manage a given process.
    • Influence – effectively communicate direction and demonstrate credibility.
    • Analytical – conduct analysis and utilize logical reasoning to develop solutions


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