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Senior Specialist: Risk Product Analytics

Date: 13-Jan-2022

Location: Johannesburg GAU ZA, GT, ZA

Company: Liberty Group Limited


To provide specialist advice and support in area of specialisation enabling the effective implementation of risk product analytics frameworks.  The successful candidate should be dynamic, energetic, have a passion for innovation and be capable of designing, implementing and driving change within the Retail Risk Product Business and Liberty overall.  

Minimum Experience:

Minimum of 5 years experience within Life Insurance, working on Risk Product Development. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Actuarial Science.

Progression through F100s exams is critical.

Qualified Actuary will be an advantage in this role.

Critical Job

The Following Requirements are Non-Negotiable in this Role:

Pricing experience within the Retail Risk Product Management space.

Risk Product Management and Development experience in Long Term Insurance.



  • Coordinate investigations in order to establish and verify facts that leads to the identification and reduction of business risks.
  • Identify, guide and ensure the effective utilisation of data models, analytics and mining tools, enabling extended data extraction, analysis and reporting.
  • Keep abreast of changes and new legislation and developments within industries that may affect area of specialisation.
  • Constantly develops and improves the quality and quantity of product specific business insights by refining and enhancing data integrity and applicability in a way that adds value to business.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and develop deep knowledge and insight into product area in order to provide specialist advice and influence decision making.
  • Understands key business risks, drivers, constraints of current systems and processes and provides specialist advice to business that enables product and process enhancements.
  • Accountable for the improvement of quality, service and work outputs, continuously recommending improvements.
  • Plan for the organisation of work outputs and process improvement activities in light of a specific situational context related to the area of specialisation.
  • Proactively identify area of specialisation related problems, determine cause and effect and recommend the best option to implement corrective action based on previous experience.


  • Provide specialist expertise and advice to internal/external customers, that builds strong relationships and creates a favourable impression aligned to Treating the Customer Fairly (TCF) principles.


  • Adhere to financial controls, governance and compliance policies and processes throughout an area of specialisation, contributing to cost efficiency.

Learning and Growth

  • Contribute positively to human capability improvement, related to knowledge optimisation and associated with area of specialisation.


  • Comply to risk and governance policies, implement and provide subject matter input to the development of related processes, applicable to the area of specialisation.


Liberty Values

    Technical Competencies

    • Research and Information Gathering (Intermediate)
    • Product and/or Service Knowledge (Proficient)
    • Modelling (Intermediate)
    • Insurance products and services (Proficient)

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Stakeholder Engagement and Management (Proficient)
    • Professional/Technical learning (Intermediate)
    • Analytical Thinking (Proficient)
    • Problem Solving and Analysis (Intermediate)
    • Relationship Management and Networking (Intermediate)

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