Actuarial Manager: Telematics

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Date: 13-Sep-2021

Location: Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

Who are we?

MiWay is a direct financial services company. We are passionate about service excellence, convenience and offering our clients superior value products. Our Vision is to be a world-class direct financial services business that offers a complete array of services under one convenient umbrella – all managed online. Category winners of the Mail & Guardian Top Companies Reputation Awards in 2014, as well as the Deloitte Best Company to Work For Survey 2011 and 2012 – were are passionate about our people. We are positive that with the right people on board, we will continue to grow and give our clients the freedom to do things their way – free from worry and most importantly at peace with all the “what-ifs” of the world. Company values that every employee subscribes to are: Energy, Freedom, Accountability and Attitude. The ideal candidate is one who has the courage to be bold and subscribes to MiWay’s core values! Do you have a positive attitude, love a challenge, treat your colleagues with respect and look for solutions, not problems? If yes, then MiWay is the place for you!

What will you do?

An exciting new opportunity exists in the MiWay Actuarial team. We are continuously looking to enhance the way we quantify risk, price and design our products. Come join the team and be part of the challenge.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Bachelors degree in Actuarial Science, Data Science, Mathematical Statistics or related field
  • 2 years experience in telematics, big data, data science, or related role

Deliverables include, but will not be limited to

  • Maintain, monitor and expand functionality on the telematics database
  • Generate and test new telematics rating factors
  • Make telematics rating factors and other metrics available to the broader actuarial team
  • Build models to generate insights from the telematics data
  • Play a guiding role in terms of a Telematics based rewards program 
  • Build and maintain APIs that allow customers and agents to view and interact with telematics data
  • Drive adoption of telematics features throughout the business
  • Manage a team of high-performing professionals 

Competencies Required

  • Analytical and critical thinker with a curious mind
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excited to learn new techniques and technologies, and continuously tackle new challenges
  • Keen to explore Big Data and extract value from it
  • Competency in the following programming languages would be advantageous: MS SQL, Python, C#
  • Agile and willing to change priorities as business needs change
  • Able to work alone and as part of a team

Build a successful career with us

We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its four business clusters – Sanlam Life and Savings, Sanlam Investment Group, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Santam, as well as MiWay and the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

Deadline to apply is 24 September 2021

Our commitment to transformation

At MiWay we believe in cultivating a positive and dynamic working environment that gives you freedom and opportunity to succeed. MiWay is committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This is what drives us to achieve a multicultural workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, reflective of the demographics of our society.