Volunteer Vacancies

Life Insurance and Wealth Management Practice Committee Secretary Role

The Life Insurance and Wealth Management Practice Committee (LIWMPC) is seeking to fill the role of Committee Secretary. The LIWMPC supports actuaries working in life insurance and wealth management by:

  • identifying and responding to key issues affecting the practice area;
  • communicating the key issues and developments in the practice area to members;
  • developing and maintaining relevant professional guidance; and
  • providing continuing professional development opportunities and other professional education materials.

The Secretary is generally responsible for the administration of the Committee including arranging Committee meetings and preparing minutes. The role would suit students or recently qualified life insurance actuaries who wish to gain exposure to the workings of the practice committee.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to Anton Kapel by 13 February 2021.



Actuary & Fellowship Program: 2021 Assignment Markers Needed

The Actuary and Fellowship Education Program assignment markers are needed for the following courses in Semester 1 2021:

  • ALM – Asset and Liability Management (Actuary Program)
  • LIRV – Life Insurance and Retirement Valuation
  • GIHV – General Insurance and Health Valuation
  • Course 3A and B General Insurance
  • Course 5A and B Investment, Management and Finance
  • LIA - Life Insurance Applications
  • SRA - Superannuation and Retirement Applications

The Fellowship assessment structure includes an assignment worth 20% of the assessment mark. The assignment markers will be involved in assessing a pool of student assignment submissions (not more than 20) in a course and providing feedback on assignment performance. The role attracts a nominal payment.

The assignment marking period for Semester 1 2021 will be the beginning of March.

 

If you are Fellow with three or more years post qualification experience in one of the areas indicated with an education volunteering background (optional) and are interested in contributing to the education program in this role or would like more information, please contact education@actuaries.asn.au

Please send expressions of interest by Wednesday 10 February. We look forward to working with you in the Education Program.


Communication, Modelling and Professionalism Assignment Markers needed

Assignment markers are needed to assist with the marking of Communication, Modelling and Professionalism subject assignment.

If you are a Fellow or Associate who has completed the Professionalism course and has experience in

  • effectively communicating with a range of different audiences;
  • designing, checking and communicating well-constructed models; and
  • applying professionalism and ethics in decision making processes.
Anyone who is interested in contributing to the new education program in this role we would love to hear from you. Please send expressions of interest by Wednesday 10 February.

If you require further information, please contact education@actuaries.asn.au.  We look forward to working with you in the Education Program


Chief EDITOR OF ACTUARIES DIGITAL

Actuaries Digital needs a new Chief Editor. Our current ‘Chief’ Angat Sandhu has done a fabulous job over the last three years and is ready to hand over to the next Chief Editor.

This role presents a great opportunity to have your say, show your leadership skills, step outside your comfort zone and more. 

  • Are you keen to get your views out to the membership?
  • Do you have a creative streak that needs an outlet?
  • Want to raise your career profile?
  • Feel like contributing to the Actuaries Institute in a professionally rewarding way?

What do you need to do?

  • Work with the Editorial Team to identify current issues of relevance to actuaries and source opportunities for Actuaries Digital articles.
  • Write or facilitate the writing of, a monthly Editorial.
  • Review articles for suitability for publishing.
  • Lead the Editorial Team together with the HQ Chief Editor Katrina McFadyen.

The role also includes Editorial Committee monthly meetings at the Actuaries Institute once a month, and a couple of hours per week focusing on the role. You won't be doing it alone - in this role, great support is continuously provided by:

  • the other members of the Editorial Committee; and
  • the Institute's Communications and Marketing Team who are responsible for all aspects of production.

Interested?
Please send your CV to Katrina McFadyen, Head of Communications and Marketing, at the Actuaries Institute - we'd love to hear from you if you're interested, or know of someone else who might be suitable for this engaging and rewarding role.


Thank you to Angat Sandhu for your great contribution as Chief Editor of Actuaries Digitaover the past three years. Angat led the Committee in continuing to enhance the quality and quantity of articles published in your magazine. He contributed significantly to the rebrand of the digital platform and was a key player in bringing to life Actuaries Digital as it is seen today.

General Insurance & Health Valuation - Independent Examiner

We are seeking an individual who is interested in becoming the Independent Examiner for the new Fellowship subject covering the valuation principles for general insurance and health insurance.

An in-house team of actuaries create the education material, deliver tutorials and write the assessments (assignments and exams). Formerly, a sub-committee of Council—the Education Strategy Committee (ESC)—is responsible for the oversight of the education program.

The Independent Examiner provides an independent assessment of whether:

  • the standard of assessments for a subject is in line with ESC standards; and
  • the marking process has resulted in an equitable outcome for students of the subject.

Previous education experience is not necessary, and training will be provided on the relevant policies and procedures.  If you are interested in this position, or would like to discuss in more detail, please call Mike Callan on 0449 914 135.


Actuary & Fellowship Program: 2021 Scrutineers

We are currently recruiting assignment and exam scrutineers for the following Actuary and Fellowship Subjects:

Actuary Program:

  • Asset and Liability Management
  • Communication, Modelling and Professionalism

Fellowship Program:

  • CAP – Commercial Actuarial Practice
  • C3A/B – General Insurance
  • C5A/B – Investment Management and Finance
  • Life Insurance and Retirement Valuations
  • Life Insurance and Retirement Product Development
  • Life Insurance Applications
  • Superannuation and Retirement Applications

The role involves providing feedback to the Chief Examiner about subject assessments, including: first attempting the exam/assignment, and completing the Scrutineers Review Form providing comments on:

  • time/length of the exam/assignment;
  • suitability and clarity of the questions;
  • coverage of the course syllabus;
  • marking guide (solutions); and
  • recommended pass marks.

A Learning Management System (LMS) account will be provided for you to access the course materials, readings and syllabus prior to attempting the assessment.

Please note for the assignment development, the assignments are developed a semester in advanced. For example, Semester 1 scrutineers will be scrutineering for the Semester 2 assignment.

The scrutineering periods for 2021 are:

Semester 1 2021:

  • Exams: 8 February 2021 – 22 February 2021
  • Assignments: 1 March 2021 – 15 March 2021

Semester 2 2021:

  • Exam: 19 July 2021 – 2 August 2021
  • Assignment: 9 August 2021 – 23 August 2021

The ideal Scrutineer is a current Fellow of the Institute and will need to be flexible around this period. Please email Krystel Rowe if you’re interested in any of the above roles or if you have any questions (including volunteer remuneration).

This page will be updated regularly with new and existing vacancies. In the meantime, please send any volunteering expressions of interest to volunteers@actuaries .asn.au