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SAS is currently seeking hands-on consultants to join the Global Risk Advisory and Delivery practice at SAS. The Insurance Industry Risk Specialist is a critical role at SAS – these consultants will play a vital role in the successful implementation of SAS Risk solutions – they will provide necessary business, functional and technical knowledge to ensure client teams, SAS consultants, and partners follow best practices in the implementation of SAS solutions. These solutions will span business and regulatory risk projects.
This role is based out of any of our North EMEA headquarters and will require regular travel. We have a modern working environment with superb facilities designed to promote wellbeing, creativity and collaboration.
Provide domain and solution expertise to on-going Insurance related Risk & Regulatory projects.
Implement SAS solutions for IFRS 17, Solvency, IFRS 9 and other related Risk projects
Provide oversight, guidance and expertise to ensure projects are implemented on time and are executed as designed. Drive program schedules, milestones, and phase review processes.
Lead on-site training and coaching on SAS solutions for consultants, partners and customers
Help services team craft work estimates, proposals, solution architectures and project plans
Act as key point of contact for key clients, partners and regional professional services teams. Act as liaison to Product Management, R&D and sales teams
Anticipate and resolve cross-functional project related issues and work with Project Managers to implement improvements
Identify new software or services opportunities within the account or program and communicate to the appropriate SAS management team(s)
The successful candidate will have a background in life insurance/reinsurance or financial services, and a general knowledge of the financial services industry’s regulatory and reporting frameworks, including an awareness of at least two of the following:
Solid actuarial knowledge and experience in valuation, financial reporting, pricing, Solvency II and/or ORSA
Solid understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) including IFRS17
Professional actuarial qualifications such as FSA, FIA, CIA or equivalent
Experience developing or using Actuarial software such as Prophet, GGY Axis
Familiarity with Accounting Close processes and/or using SAP, Oracle or other GL’s
Experience with ALM or Economic Capital Models in Insurance
Hands-on skills to configure and implement SAS Risk solutions
Strong verbal, written, and presentation communication skills;
Ability to work independently; also, ability to be effective in diverse, virtual, cross-functional teams;
Ability to travel as business needs require (travel could be up to 50%);
Demonstrated ability to manage time and priorities across multiple, competing activities, and internal and external customers
Experience defining and/or developing creative solutions to complex business challenges and opportunities in the Insurance Risk/Regulatory domain. This experience might be based on experience as a practitioner, consultant, or technical sales in the Insurance space.
Experience with technical and business approaches and solutions related to business intelligence/analytics/data integration/data warehousing.
Ability to relate technical concepts to system applications and user needs.
Degree (or equivalent) in relevant field: e.g., Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, etc.
This is a unique opportunity for someone who is reward and results driven while looking for the opportunity to make a real difference. Here at SAS, we believe that great work deserves great rewards. In return for your ideas, commitment and ambition, we'll give you a very competitive base salary and a range of benefits as soon as you join.
We also work with our colleagues to understand their long-term career aspirations to ensure they have the career development and growth they need to achieve these goals. Through personalised career objectives and performance plans, we open conversations on progression whether this is achieved through mentoring and coaching or classroom learning environments, we offer rewarding ways in which to learn.
IFRS17 Industry Consultant (M/W/D)
StepStone · 11.01.2019 · EMEA · SAS Institute GmbH