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.

Communication, Modelling and Professionalism - Presentation Markers needed

If you are interested in a great opportunity to volunteer for the profession while at the same time being entertained and informed by some insightful student presentations, then this role is for you! Students undertaking the Communication, Modelling and Professionalism subject will record themselves giving a 5-minute presentation. As a marker you will assist with reviewing these presentations from 13 April 2020. You will be allocated a group of presentations to review and will be supported throughout the process by the subject’s Chief Examiner, Amanda Aitken. The presentation contributes 40% to the assessment and attracts a nominal payment.

If you are a Fellow or Associate and are interested in contributing to the new Education Program in this role, we would love to hear from you. Please send expressions of interest to education@actuaries.asn.au by COB Friday 5 March.

Actuary & Fellowship Program: 2021 Exam Markers Needed

Actuary and Fellowship Program Exam Markers are needed for Semester 1 2021 for the following courses:

Actuary Program

  • ALM - Asset and Liability Management

Fellowship Program

  • LIRV – Life Insurance and Retirement Product Valuation
  • GIHV – General Insurance and Health Valuation
  • Course 3A and B - General Insurance
  • C5B - Investment Management and Finance
  • LIA – Life Insurance Applications
  • SRA – Superannuation and Retirement Applications

The role involves but is not limited to assessing Actuary or Fellowship candidates’ exam papers; providing feedback on questions and the marking guide to the Exam Team; and, assisting the Exam Team fulfil their tasks regarding the marking of the exam. This role attracts a nominal payment.

Marking period will during 13 April – 13 May.

If you are Fellow with three or more years’ post qualification experience and are interested in this role or would like more information, please contact education@actuaries.asn.au , we would like to receive expression of interest by COB Friday 5 March.


Data analytics Applications Assignment Scrutineer

The role involves providing feedback to the Chief Examiner about subject assessments, including: first attempting the assignment, and completing the Scrutineers Review Form providing comments on:

  • time and length of the assignment;
  • suitability and clarity of the questions;
  • coverage of the course syllabus;
  • marking guide (solutions); and
  • recommended pass marks.

A Learning Management System (LMS) account will be provided for you to access and familiarise the course materials, readings and syllabus prior to attempting the assessment.

The ideal scrutineer is a current Fellow of the Institute who is familiar with using programming languages such as Python and R to apply their data analytics skills to solve a variety of business problems. The scrutineering period will commence in April to May 2021 and will need to be flexible around this period.

Anyone who is interested in contributing to the new education program in this role, we would love to hear from you. Please send expressions of interest by COB Friday 5 March.

If you require further information (including volunteer remuneration), please contact Krystel Rowe. We look forward to working with you in the Education Program


Risk Management Practice Committee Member Roles

Looking for your opportunity to contribute to the increasingly important area of risk management?  The Risk Management Practice Committee (RMPC) is seeking expressions of interest to fill two vacancies which have recently arisen, one to coordinate risk management education on behalf of the RMPC and the other with a background or interest in risk management topics for general insurers.   

The RMPC meets monthly. Members should expect to contribute at least 25 hours to the Committee and its activities each year, including attendance at the majority of monthly meetings and providing leadership and coordination in their nominated areas.

More information about the RMPC and the risk management activities and practice area can be found here.

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

  • interest in risk management practice and topics including non-financial risks and emerging risks and intended contribution to RMPC;
  • interest in risk management education for actuaries and aspiring actuaries;
  • prior experience in risk management, in either a dedicated risk management role or as part of any other role in another practice area including in general insurance; and
  • how the applicant plans to add to the diversity of thinking within RMPC and enable the expansion of the risk management community of the Actuaries Institute.

CERA accreditation is helpful but not a requirement for applicants.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a short covering email to the RMPC Convenor Liz Baker at Elizabeth.baker@hollard.com.au. You are also very welcome to contact Liz for a discussion to learn more about the RMPC .

 Your covering email should ideally outline the skills and experience you would bring to RMPC and your interest in risk management.

The closing date for applications is by COB Friday 5 March 2021.


Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) Secretary Role

The CCWG is seeking to fill the role of Secretary. The CCWG supports actuaries working in roles that include climate-related functions, or who have an interest in doing so, across all practice areas (including general insurance, life insurance, superannuation, wealth management, health and risk management).

It does so by:

  • identifying and responding to key issues;
  • communicating the key issues and developments to members;
  • monitoring and interfacing with other global actuarial organisations on climate and sustainability issues;
  • developing and maintaining relevant professional material; and
  • providing continuing professional development opportunities and other professional education materials.

The Secretary is generally responsible for the administration of the Working Group, including arranging the monthly meetings and preparing minutes. The role would suit students or recently qualified actuaries who wish to gain exposure to the Working Group.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to Rade Musulin at rmusulin@sprynet.com by COB Friday 5 March 2021.


Life Insurance and Retirement Education Faculty - Secretary Role

The Actuaries Institute’s Education Faculties are charged with the responsibility of delivering and assessing the Fellowship Education program. The Life Insurance and Retirement Education Faculty is seeking a vibrant Secretary to assist with the secretariat duties of the Faculty. The Secretary will provide support to the Faculty Head in drafting the bi-monthly meeting agenda, recording and distributing meeting minutes.

If you are a Life Insurance Fellow with a keen interest in education, please send your expression of interest or questions to michelle.gavri@actuaries.asn.au by COB Friday 12 March 2021.


Risk Management Education Faculty Member Role

Looking for your opportunity to contribute to education within risk management practice as we embark on a journey to accredit the new ERM course?  The Risk Management Education Faculty (RMEF) is seeking expressions of interest to fill vacancies to support the CERA accreditation and peer review of the upcoming ERM subject.

  • We are looking for ideal candidates to have:
  • Interest in risk management practice and topics including non-financial and emerging risks
  • Interest in risk management education for actuaries and aspiring actuaries
  • Experience in risk management would be appreciated
  • CERA qualification would be ideal but not a requirement for applicants.

The RMEF meets monthly. Members should expect to contribute at least 25 hours to the Committee and its activities each year, including attendance at the majority of monthly meetings and providing leadership and coordination in their nominated areas.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a short covering email to Jason Yu at Jason.Yu@suncorp.com.au . You are also very welcome to contact Jason for a discussion to learn more about the RMEF.

Your covering email should ideally outline the skills and experience you would bring to RMEF and your interest in education and risk management.

The closing date for applications is by COB Friday 12th March 2021.


Health Practice Committee (HPC) Volunteer Vacancy

HPC comprise of members working in health insurance and wider health space, bringing together a broad range of practitioners representing stakeholders across the industry.

The objectives of the HPC are:

  • contribute to the strategic direction of the Institute;
  • support the development of actuarial practice throughout the health sector; and
  • identify and promote opportunities for members and facilitate communication among members.

To ensure a wide range of views, knowledge and experience are included in our committee’s work, we are inviting volunteers working with health insurers not already represented by the current committee to join. If you are a Fellow or experienced analyst working at such an insurer and are interested in contributing to the profession, we would love to hear from you.

The HPC meets 11 times a year and members should expect to contribute at least 30 hours to the committee each year, providing leadership in the health space and recruiting volunteers to assist as required.

The Presidential Committee approves new members based on a recommendation from the HPC.

Please send expressions of interest to HPC Convenor Ignatius Li at igli@deloitte.com.au by COB Friday 5 March 2021.

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