Head of EV Strategy Management Team Proactive Embedded Value (EV) management is critical for company’s sustainable value growth. The role of this position requires strong analytic skills, project management skills and financial acumen as well as broad life insurance business experience to work with teams across the company on expense efficiency, persistency improvement etc. This effort has been incorporated as a part of Next Horizon (mid term business strategy) This position will also require team building skill as well as project management skill.
Understand and analyze drivers of Embedded Value (Both Value of Inforce and Value of New Business) as well as Economic Capital or ESR (Economic Solvency Ratio)
Identify levers of value growth and prioritize initiatives
Develop strategy to optimize value and risk from EV viewpoint
Engage closely with functional owners across the company and lead efforts to design
Understand underlying customer needs, ideate and execute initiatives from customer perspective
10+ years of experience within Planning, Finance, Profit or Value management area in life insurance company.
Have knowledge of broad area of life insurance business, covering finance, product, actuarial, investment, expenses, operations, etc.
Strong communication skills and financial acumen to manage value initiatives in quantitative manner.
Both English and Japanese language skills for communication and reading/understanding of related materials.
Deep understanding of finance or product in life business and operating model
Strong financial modeling, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Excellent presentation and written communication skill both in English and Japanese with various stakeholders within the organization internally and globally
Collaborate with internal cross functional team comprised by Investment, Risk, Finance, and others
Actuarial software experience (e.g., prophet) is a plus
Manage and develop talents
Project management skill is a plus
Background in Actuarial areas
Experience in Competitor / Customer / Distribution analysis
Actuarial modeling in both the asset and liability
Deep understanding JFSA regulation
Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, math, statistics, economics, or related discipline
Actuary Fellow (e.g., FIAJ, FSA)
Japanese: Native Level, English: Business Level
Self-driven, good at designing and structuring business plans with strong leadership
Attention to details
Results oriented and able to work with matrix organization
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities to meet business needs, anticipate and meet established deadlines
Ability to pro-actively work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Enjoy working in a fast-paced, results-driven and global environment