Volunteer Vacancies

Please note: All roles in working groups, practice committees, task forces, programs, boards and other committees/GROUPS are required to be advertised for applications.

Actuary & fellowship program: 2021 assignment markers

Actuary and Fellowship Program Assignment Markers Needed

The Actuary and Fellowship Education Program assignment markers are needed for the following courses in Semester 2 2021:

  • ALM – Asset and Liability Management (Actuary Program)
  • LIRPD – Life Insurance and Retirement Product Development
  • GIHPPA – General Insurance and Health Pricing and Product Analytics
  • SRA - Superannuation and Retirement Applications
  • LIA – Life Insurance Applications
  • INV – Investment
  • DAA – Data Analytics Applications

The Fellowship assessment structure includes an assignment worth 20% of the assessment mark. The assignment markers will be involved in assessing a pool of student assignment submissions in a course and providing feedback on assignment performance. The role attracts a nominal payment.

The assignment marking period for Semester 2 2021 will be mid-August.

If you are Fellow with three or more years post qualification experience in one of the areas indicated with an education volunteering background (optional) and are interested in contributing to the education program in this role or would like more information, please contact education@actuaries.asn.au

Please send expressions of interest by Friday 30 July. We look forward to working with you in the Education Program.

Call for Volunteers: COVID-19 Mortality Working Group

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is now releasing monthly mortality statistics.The COVID-19 Working Group are seeking volunteers for a new Working Group to build a process to quickly analyse these statistics for a regular bulletin on Australian mortality.

This analysis will build on the work done by Karen cutter, Jennifer Lang and Richard Lyon in this paper released last week.

If you are interested to contribute to this Working Group, please email your expression of interest to Jennifer Lang.

SEEKING NEW MEMBERS - Wealth Management Sub-Committee

The Wealth Management Sub-Committee (WMSC) reports to the Superannuation and Investments Practice Committee (SIPC) and is seeking expressions of interest from Members.

The principal objective of the WMSC is networking actuaries working in the investments, wealth and advice practice areas.  A private LinkedIn Group will be set up for each practice area to provide a professional network for collaboration and idea sharing, with informal quarterly meetings. 

Please send expressions of interest to: philip.chu@mercer.com

Applications close Friday 23 July.

SEEKING NEW MEMBERS - Financial Literacy and Higher Maths Working Group

The Financial Literacy and Higher Maths Working Group has recently published an Actuaries Digital article looking at some of the issues stymieing higher maths participation in Australian schools. We are seeking additional volunteers to join the working group to advance a policy position statement to promote the benefits of higher maths participation in Australian schools. We will highlight current problems with Australia’s participation in higher maths across our education system and recommend material change to the education system. The working group will providing constructive commentary as several government bodies examine curriculum and other changes to Australia’s education system.  The profession needs Australia’s students to be engaged in higher maths to produce high quality graduates with analytical and maths competency for Australia’s industries to compete in the global marketplace.

Please express your interest in contributing to the working group as it commences further work by emailing Clare Hughes

This page will be updated regularly with new and existing vacancies. In the meantime, please send any volunteering expressions of interest to volunteers@actuaries.asn.au