Job title: Life Risk Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Insurance
Expertise: Actuarial Risk Management Skills
Location: Paris area, France
Job published: 05/04/2023
Job ID: 33006

Job Description

Our client, an insurance company is looking for a Life Risk Manager to strengthen the Risk Department. He·she will be in charge of analyzing risks related to underwriting, reserving and reinsurance.


The Life Risk Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing a team,
  • Carrying out studies:
  • Monitoring production of elements for all actuarial reports and ORSA for French subsidiaries and at group level,
  • Monitoring underwriting risk reviews when launching new products and portfolio reviews
  • Monitoring reviews during developments in the Solvency 2 and IFRS 17 reserving models,
  • Monitoring reinsurance arrangements and their effectiveness, in particular for the group's internal treaties,
  • Contributing to the monitoring of risks related to interactions between assets and liabilities and in particular those related to unit-linked products,
  • Defining, carrying out or supervising any study with a view to improving the company's risk coverage, particularly with regard to emerging risks,
  • Controlling risk deliverables for Top Management, the Board of Directors or the supervisory authorities,  
  • Representing the Department in various committees,
  • Consolidating the investment risk review.
  • Projects:
  • Supporting the business units in their projects requiring a risk opinion,
  • Participating in projects concerning the department's activity,
  • Defining changes to risk management guidelines and managing their deployment.
  • Operational monitoring and support.




  • Master’s degree in Actuarial Science,
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in risk management in the insurance industry,
  • Sound knowledge of pension insurance products and Solvency 2 and IFRS 17 regulations,
  • Good knowledge of financial instruments,
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize,
  • At ease in developing a global and strategic vision of subjects, as well as a concrete and operational approach,
  • Risk and result oriented,
  • Capacity to take initiative and strength of proposal on risk analysis
  • Relational and managerial skills,
  • Fluency in French and good spoken and written English.