Head of Actuarial Risk IT - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • HSBC
  • 17 Jan 19

Head of Actuarial Risk IT - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

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If you're looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential.

HSBC Operations, Services and Technology is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. HOST combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Head of Actuarial Risk IT .

Principal responsibilities

  • Acts as the IT partner for Head of Product & Actuarial and his team.
  • Acts as the IT lead for actuarial workstreams in the IFRS17 programme.
  • Responsible to work with Actuary and Transformation teams on budget and orderbook planning.
  • Accountable for the delivery of technology solution in the orderbook meeting agreed schedule, requirements, budget and quality.
  • Owns the production of the actuarial systems ensuring quality meeting service level agreement.
  • Manages the global Actuarial IT team with a cost/effectiveness optimized location strategy.
  • Sets the people strategy for the team, promotes continuous improvement and leads by example.
  • Influences and collaborates with stakeholders to drive the right outcomes balancing the needs across all involved parties



  • Graduate or postgraduate degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Experience in IT team management in a large organisation with strong track record of technology solution delivery in a global, regional and local structure.
  • Experience in managing actuarial systems in large and global insurers.
  • Knowledge on actuarial risk and the associated operational processes.
  • Ability to develop cohesive working relationships with internal or external stakeholders.
  • Thrive effectively under pressure with competing and changing priorities.
  • Proven and demonstrable knowledge of best practice within IT development, project management and business analysis standards, tooling and process.
  • Bring analytical rigour, structure and effective solutions to poorly defined problems applying common sense and lateral thinking.
  • Proven leadership skills, with a track record of building and motivating high performance teams
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, persuading and communication skills which are applicable through multiple channels such as written, spoken, workshops and presentations
  • Excellent team leader and player, able to lead others into action, and with ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
  • Knowledge of the Insurance business lines, programmes and external environments would be an advantage.

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Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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