Work at Gen Re

Back to Open Positions

Data Analytics Actuary

Shape Your Future With Us

General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

Our Gen Re Life team is seeking to appoint an experienced and highly proficient individual as a Data Analytics Actuary in our Sydney office.

Your Role

As a Data Analytics Actuary you will work within a small team of talented actuaries and data scientists. This role will involve:

  • Evaluating data in order to analyse mortality, morbidity and lapse experience
  • Providing recommendations of assumptions for use in pricing and valuation
  • Complete experience analysis for review by internal stakeholders and our clients
  • Document the procedures, assumptions and results and ensure the accuracy of studies produced
  • Build and develop new data analytic tools for estimating mortality, morbidity and lapse experience and other life insurance data
  • Monitor industry and general population mortality, morbidity and lapse research

Your Profile

  • Fellow of Actuaries Institute (or equivalent) with strong experience in performing life insurance experience analysis
  • High level of computer literacy including strong skills in SQL, MS Office, data manipulation
  • Previous exposure to R, Python
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent social and communication skills
  • Contribute to and promote a positive and collaborative culture
  • Ability to work independently but collaboratively

While the preference is for someone who fulfils the above experience criteria, we will consider exceptional candidates with less experience whom we deem capable of growing into the role.

Gen Re is an equal opportunity employer where each application is assessed on its merits. We are focused on maintaining a professional yet friendly work environment where contribution and effort are appreciated.

Gen Re values excellence, integrity, personal responsibility, diversity and optimism. Our flat management structure and team-based environment promote collaboration and free-flowing communication. Gen Re employees enjoy a strong work/life balance, and a comprehensive benefits and compensation structure.

Does this sound exciting?

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant experience and interest in the role via email to Human Resources at

All applicants must have work rights for Australia.


Human Resources

Our Address

Level 20
1 O'Connell Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 (Australia) ABN 73 002 166 869

Print this Job Position

Apply for a Position

* Required Fields