Assistant Manager – AVIVA – Singapore

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PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
To analyse large amounts of raw and semi-processed information to find patterns that will help improve our company. The ideal candidate is adept at using large data sets to find opportunities for process optimization and using models to test the effectiveness of different courses of action.
OUTCOMES
Strategic
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Develop CS Metrics dashboard for both BAU and Transformation.
Proven ability to drive business results with data-based insights.
Operational

Be an advocate for CS Analytics, aligning operations teams’ understanding of the transformation journey and help to remove barriers.
Primary focus is to use the information to develop data-driven solutions to address difficult business and operations challenges.
Risk Management / Governance
 
Ensure compliance with all relevant Company governance and industry regulations.
Financials
 
Ensure compliance with Company governance and keeping CS transformation initiatives within scope, timeline and budget.

EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

Customers and policyholders
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Central Provident Fund Board
Ministry of Health
Life Insurance Association
Distribution partners
Business partners including vendors and third party administrators
INTERNAL
Senior Leadership Team
Management Circle
Aviva Digital Garage
Navigator
UK Team
QUALIFICATIONS
5-7 years of experience developing data sets and building statistical models, has a degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:
Knowledge of R, SQL and Python; familiarity with Scala, Java or C++ is an asset.
Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Qliksense and Qlikview/Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop).
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE
Proven experience as a Data Analyst or Data Scientist.
Proficiency in applying various data mining techniques, perform statistical analysis, and build high quality prediction systems integrated with our processes.
Strong analytical mind and business acumen, preferably financial institution background.
Past experience in insurance industry will be strong competitive advantage.
Experience in working with and creating data architectures.
Understanding of machine-learning and operations research will be an advantage.
Strong math and numerical skills (e.g. statistics, algebra, Excel, VBA).
Data-oriented personality
High problem-solving aptitude.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.
Drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
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Regional Actuarial Risk Manager – AVIVA – Singapore

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Context of Asia Regional Office:
 
Asia consists of Life, GI and Pension businesses in Singapore, China, India, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Vietnam.
Most businesses are Joint Ventures where Aviva has management control.
Based in Singapore, the Asia Regional Office has delegated responsibility for all aspects of operations and reports into the Aviva Group headquarters in London, UK
Roles & Responsibilities:
 
Work closely with the Actuarial, Finance, Investment and Risk Management teams in the various Asia business units and in the Asia Regional Office.
Keep abreast of latest market and regulatory developments in Asian Markets (e.g. C-ROSS in China, RBC 2 in Singapore).
Provide support to Asia businesses on compliance with the life and general insurance risk policies and business standards, and setting of risk appetite.
Provide oversight on compliance with approved risk appetite pertaining to solvency, liquidity and other insurance and financial risk limits.

Monitor and analyse movements of solvency position across Asia business unit.
Conduct stress and scenario testing to assess resilience of solvency profiles.
Review experience studies and actuarial assumptions set by Asia business units.
Review and challenge business plans for Asia Businesses.
Review new product propositions.
Review adequacy of reinsurance arrangement for Asia businesses.
Participate in M&A and other significant business development opportunities and provide independent review of financial models and assumptions (ad-hoc basis).
Qualifications

Degree
Near qualified / Qualified Actuary with 7+ years of experience in life insurance.
Skills/Knowledge

Market knowledge on competitor landscape in Asia
Design and management of insurance products
Financial risk management
Asset liability management
MCEV / C-ROSS/ Solvency II and Economic Capital
Change management
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Bilingual (Mandarin and/or Bahasa Indonesia is an advantage)