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Consulting Actuary - Public Sector

Salary Competitive
Location Glasgow, Edinburgh
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

As an actuarial consultant you will provide an efficient, high quality service to clients in the public sector, in particular, Administering Authorities to Local Government Pension Funds and employers who participate in these funds.  


Your role will include leading and developing client accounts, focussing on the preparation and delivery of strategic advice to clients; winning work, exceptional people leadership with a focus on coaching and mentoring more junior members of your team and the ability to work with the wider market and a diverse range of stakeholders to the LGPS. 


Key responsibilities

  • Advisor to a portfolio of LGPS clients. 
  • Delivering high quality, expert actuarial advice employing strategic and innovative solutions
  • Developing business - active involvement in client ‘prospecting’, relationship building and new business pitches
  • Activities designed to build and enhance Actuarial Public business unit and firm’s profile
  • Building and maintaining strong links with other areas of the business to facilitate joined up service delivery across Actuarial, Investment, Governance, Benefit Consulting and Project Management services provided to clients. 
  • Developing the consulting capabilities of others in your client teams via by coaching and mentoring
  • Adhere to the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures


Personal characteristics

  • First class interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated in the ability to consult and influence successfully
  • Flexible, pro-active and innovative approach to client solutions
  • Articulate complex ideas and develop them into tangible offerings
  • Coach and develop other professionals
  • Consult with client contacts at senior/board level
  • Recognise and facilitate business development
  • A solid understanding of the legislative framework for UK pension schemes
  • Strong commercial awareness of the pensions and employee benefits market
  • A team player with a motivational, hands-on approach
  • Flexibility to travel to clients and other Hymans Robertson offices


Qualifications and Experience

  • Fellow of the Institute or Faculty of Actuaries
  • Performing a similarly senior role in a consultancy environment with public sector or private sector client experience

Having been established for 100 years we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field in the UK.

We’re independent and work alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions.  We offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. Our services are recognised by numerous industry awards.

With over 1000 employees across Birmingham, Edinburgh, London and Glasgow and continually growing.  We’ve an engrained commitment to the development of our employees as outlined in our iDeal.  Our working environment is refreshing and innovative where independent thinking’s encouraged.  Every employee genuinely makes a difference.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and will take every step to ensure our employees and clients are treated fairly and with respect.  We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.  We can offer flexible working and are happy to consider a variety of working patterns. If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know.

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Our culture

We live and breathe our four lives - friendly, confident, partnering and straightforward - and genuinely care about our people, clients communities and the environment.

Job satisfaction

Every employee can genuinely make a difference and contribute towards achieving our purpose - together, building better futures. Whether that's helping our clients build more secure financial futures, using your 3 days volunteering or helping us reduce our carbon footprint.

Reward and wellbeing

We offer competitive salaries, a share of company profits and an award-winning benefits package. We also take your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing seriously, both in and outside of work.

Flexible working

We trust our people to work in a pattern that suits their circumstances, with a healthy balance of home and office working.

Latest technology

We use the most up to date technology and software to match our ground-breaking business solutions that make life easier for us and our clients.

Career development

There is no linear path - learning opportunities are plentiful and empower you to carve out your own career.

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