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Trainee Actuary


Trainee Actuary

Dublin | Ireland

New Ireland is undertaking a number of market leading initiatives and a digital programme that will have a transformational impact on the Irish market. This period of significant change provides a fantastic opportunity to join New Ireland's commercial team and develop your career with us in a fast paced environment. New Ireland has a proud history of commitment to nurturing, encouraging, challenging and training our actuaries.

Purpose of the Role

The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of work ranging from analytical and development work, which will draw on their technical and communications skills along with providing expert technical support to the wider business and key brokers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work as part of a team to provide expert technical and actuarial support to the business
  • Work with a range of key stakeholders including Sales, Legal, Marketing and Customer Service
  • Assist in the design and specification of new products and changes to existing products
  • Take a lead product management role on small and medium projects within the Product Management team
  • Work with senior staff across the organisation
  • Work with others across the business to ensure product strategy and product design are aligned to the overall business strategy and plans
  • Keep up to date with relevant industry changes

What is the opportunity

We are looking for someone who is hard working, committed and flexible to enable us to deliver on our strategic and day-to-day objectives. We will give you training and support, including an excellent actuarial exam package, and opportunities to develop and grow.

Essential Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a part qualified actuary with at least2 years' relevant industry experience.

Essential Skills & Experience

Given the degree of interaction with other parts of the business, strong interpersonal and communication skills are vital.

  • Ability to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the life& pensions business
  • Strong customer focus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A high level of accuracy& attention to detail is essential
  • Excellent administration& organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability in problem solving and managing multiple tasks.


Experience of product pricing, product development and project management would be advantageous but not essential.

Strong understanding of the regulatory market in which we operate.

Key Competencies

Customer Focused - Self

One Group, One Team - Self

Accountable - Self

Champion Transformation - Self

Manage Risk - Self

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Closing date: Jul 26, 2019
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