Volunteer Vacancies

Exam Scrutineers required for Semester 2 2018

The Institute is seeking multiple Scrutineers for the following Part III subjects in Semester 2 2018:

Part III
C2A Life Insurance
C2B Life Insurance
C3A General Insurance
C5B Investment Management and Finance 

The role involves providing feedback to the Chief Examiner about subject assessments, including: first sitting the relevant exam under exam conditions and completing the Scrutineers Review Form providing comments on time given and actual time taken, question suitability, marking guide (solutions), recommended pass mark, consistency between questions and the marking guide, clarity, coverage, difficulty and length of examination papers. Following this, the Scrutineer will be sent the draft exam solutions and asked to assess and comment on these. 

The Semester 2 2018 scrutineering period is from late-July to early-August. The ideal Scrutineer will need to be flexible around this period and should at least be a newly qualified Fellow.

Interested applicants should forward their year qualified, current employer, current position title, and number of post-qualification working experience years to Senior Officer - Professional Development Carolina Vilches along with any questions. 

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE EDUCATION FACULTY – SECRETARY

The Education Faculties of the Actuaries Institute are in charged with the overall responsibility of delivering and assessing the Fellowship Part III education program. The Investment Management and Finance Education Faculty (IMFEF) is seeking a vibrant secretary to assist with the secretariat duties of the Faculty. The secretary will provide support to the Convenor in drafting the quarterly agenda and writing of meeting minutes.

If you are an Investment Fellow with a keen interest in education, please send your expression of interest or questions to Karenna Chhoeung by COB Friday, 22 June 2018.

Life Insurance and Wealth Management Committee - vacancies

The Life Insurance and Wealth Management Committee has recently restructured Its committee Membership. They are looking to fill various volunteer roles in the new structure. For more background information read their newsletter here

Convenor, Life Sub-Committee

This role will be responsible for leading the newly created Life Sub-committee, identifying issues in the life insurance field and ensuring the working groups are operating effectively and efficiently. This role will also be a Member of the LIWMPC. The criteria that will be considered include:

  • Prior experience in life insurance, in either a dedicated life insurance role or as part of any other role;
  • Experience with leading a team; and
  • The applicant’s intended contribution to life insurance and LIWMPC.

Member, CPD Faculty

This role will be responsible for supporting the CPD Faculty in organising Insights Sessions and other CPD activities for our members.

Member, Member Communications Faculty

This role will be responsible for supporting the Member Communications Faculty in producing LIWMPC newsletters and other communication materials to our members.

Assistant Examiner and Exam Writer, Course 2A Life Insurance

Convenor, Wealth Management Education Faculty

Working Groups

There are still vacancies for most of the working groups except for the AA framework, IFRS17/AASB17, Consumer affairs, Genetics and Retirement incomes. Please consider if you would like to join any of the WGs for 2018.

If you are interested in applying for these roles, please send your CV and a covering email or letter to Lily Meszaros. The covering letter should outline the skills and experience you will bring to the nominated area and/or the LIWMPC. Please list the position(s) for which you would like to be considered.

Risk Management Practice Committee Deputy Convenor role

The Risk Management Practice Committee (RMPC) is seeking expressions of interest to fill the Deputy Convenor role

The Deputy RMPC Convenor and Professional Standards Lead will support the RMPC Convenor with several recurring and ad-hoc committee responsibilities.  The Deputy will also be responsible for leading the RMPC’s work on any professional standard or guidance notes that may be required from time to time.

The RMPC meets monthly. For this vacancy, members should expect to contribute at least 30 hours to the committee each year, providing leadership in their nominated area. 

The objectives and responsibilities of the RMPC can be found here.

The Presidential Committee approves new members based on a recommendation from the RMPC. The criteria that will be considered include:

  • prior experience in risk management, in either a dedicated risk management role or as part of any other role;
  •  the applicant’s intended contribution to RMPC; and
  • how the applicant adds to the diversity of thinking within RMPC.

CERA accreditation is desirable but not a requirement for applicants.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a covering email or letter to Lily.Meszaros@actuaries.asn.au. The covering letter should outline the skills and experience you will bring to RMPC and/or the RMPC Reputation Sub-Committee. Please list the position(s) for which you would like to be considered. The closing date for applications is COB Friday 18 May 2018.

Data Analytics Working Group members – expressions of interest

The Data Analytics Working Group (DAWG) was first established in 2015 to support and promote Actuaries working in data analytics by providing lifelong learning opportunities, thought-leadership and promoting their expertise in data analytics to business and government leaders.

The Working group has four main areas of focus:

  1. Vision - Determine a strategic vision for Actuaries.
  2. Actuarial Community - Develop a community for Actuaries working in data analytics.
  3. Education - Investigate short, medium and long-term qualification and CPD requirements.
  4. Employer engagement - Better understand the needs of employers.

DAWG is looking to expand their membership and is seeking expressions of interest from members with a background and/or interest in data analytics to join.

This is an important role which will provide support in the creation of new opportunities to engage the broader actuarial community.  The Working Group meets for 2 hours, 11 times a year. 

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in, and knowledge of, the data analytics sector, having worked within this area or a related consulting firm. The criteria that will be considered includes:

  • a strong interest in promoting the profession and engagement with the broader actuarial community; and
  • strong knowledge of and involvement in the data analytics sector.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a covering email or letter to Lily.Meszaros@actuaries.asn.au. The closing date for applications is COB Wednesday 30 May 2018.

high school volunteers

The Actuaries Institute's High School Program aims to nurture the interest of mathematically gifted high school students so they are able to consider the actuarial profession at an early stage. We organise school visits where volunteers will deliver a presentation on the profession, outline pathways and also engage in Q&A and share their personal journey to becoming an actuary. 

We are looking to further expand and improve the program in 2018. If you are interested in becoming involved in the program or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Yu

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