superannuation practice committee - convenor
The SPC is seeking expressions of interest from members to become Convenor of the SPC. The current Convenor is stepping down and the Institute is keen to see a rapid but smooth changeover. There is ongoing community focus on retirement income policies and this is an opportunity to get involved and increase the influence of the Actuaries Institute in Superannuation.
For more information on the Committee's key functions and responsibilities, as well as the Convenor's tasks, see here.
Those interested in applying should send their CVs to Lily Meszaros no later than Friday 3 August 2018. Members wishing to discuss aspects of the role should contact current SPC Convenor Ben Facer on 0416 034 955.
Life Insurance and Wealth Management Committee - vacancies
The Life Insurance and Wealth Management Committee has recently restructured Its committee Membership. They are looking to fill various volunteer roles in the new structure. For more background information read their newsletter here
There are still vacancies for most of the working groups except for the AA framework, IFRS17/AASB17, Consumer affairs, Genetics and Retirement incomes. Please consider if you would like to join any of the WGs for 2018.
If you are interested in applying for these roles, please send your CV and a covering email or letter to Lily Meszaros. The covering letter should outline the skills and experience you will bring to the nominated area and/or the LIWMPC. Please list the position(s) for which you would like to be considered.
Expression of Interest for Part III C2A and C2B Life Insurance Courses
The Life Insurance Education Faculty is looking for the support of energetic and committed members to join. We are seeking expressions of interest from Fellows of the Institute who would like to assist with updating the C2A and C2B Life Insurance course materials for Semester 1, 2019.
Interested applicants should be available from July 2018 or sooner.
Further details relating to the course syllabus can be found here.
If you are interested in joining the Faculty, please send your expression of interest, a brief CV and any questions to Karenna Chhoeung by COB Friday, 27July 2018.
EXAM SCRUTINEERS REQUIRED FOR SEMESTER 2 2018
The Institute is seeking multiple Scrutineers for the following Part III subjects in Semester 2 2018:
C5B Investment Management and Finance
The role involves providing feedback to the Chief Examiner about subject assessments, including: first sitting the relevant exam under exam conditions and completing the Scrutineers Review Form providing comments on time given and actual time taken, question suitability, marking guide (solutions), recommended pass mark, consistency between questions and the marking guide, clarity, coverage, difficulty and length of examination papers. Following this, the Scrutineer will be sent the draft exam solutions and asked to assess and comment on these.
The Semester 2 2018 scrutineering period is from late-July to early-August. The ideal Scrutineer will need to be flexible around this period and should at least be a newly qualified Fellow.
Interested applicants should forward their year qualified, current employer, current position title, and number of post-qualification working experience years to Senior Officer - Professional Development Carolina Vilches along with any questions.
Assignment SCRUTINEERS REQUIRED FOR SEMESTER 1 2019
The Institute is seeking multiple Scrutineers for the following Part III subjects in Semester 1 2019.
C2A Life Insurance
C5A Investment Management & Finance
C6B Global Retirement Income Systems
The Actuaries Institute will be introducing an assignment component (worth 10% of their overall mark) to the Part III Program. With this change we will need Scrutineers to scrutinise the assignment and provide feedback.
The assignments should take between 10 and 15 hours for a candidate to complete and should align with some parts of the syllabus. The role involves providing feedback to the Chief Examiner about subject assessments, including: first attempting the assignment and completing the Scrutineers Review Form providing comments on time, question suitability, marking guide (solutions), recommended pass mark, consistency of questions and the marking guide, clarity, coverage, difficulty and length of the assignment. Following this, the Scrutineer will be sent the draft assignment solutions and asked to assess and comment on these.
The Scrutineering period is late August – early September. The ideal Scrutineer will need to be flexible around this period and should at least be a newly qualified Fellow.
If you are interested in the role or would like more information (including details regarding payments), please contact Carolina Vilches. Previous education volunteering experience will be highly regarded.
International Committee (Convenor)
Council is seeking expressions of interest from members to become Convenor of the International Committee. Business and professional activities are increasingly global and interconnected, and Council considers that it is essential that the Australian profession interacts meaningfully with international actuarial associations. A key part of the Institute’s 2018 – 2020 Strategic Plan is to develop global strategy and grow international partnerships.
Responsibilities and attributes of the convenor as well as details of sub-committees can be found here.
Those interested in applying should send their CV to Glenda Owen
. Members wishing to discuss aspects of the role should contact the current Convenor of the International Committee, Martin Stevenson, on 0414 570 847, after 3 July. Applications close COB 20 July 2018.
high school volunteers
The Actuaries Institute's High School Program aims to nurture the interest of mathematically gifted high school students so they are able to consider the actuarial profession at an early stage. We organise school visits where volunteers will deliver a presentation on the profession, outline pathways and also engage in Q&A and share their personal journey to becoming an actuary.
We are looking to further expand and improve the program in 2018. If you are interested in becoming involved in the program or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Yu.
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