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QBE The Americas AVP, Actuary - Accident and Health in SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota

At QBE, our purpose is to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions inside and outside of work. From development opportunities, to flexible work options and highly competitive reward and benefits packages, we understand the importance of living our values when it comes to our people. Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our company's cultural elements - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference.This opportunity is accountable for providing actuarial pricing services for the Accident and Health division and use innovative analytical approaches for account level pricing and portfolio optimization. This role will support all business within AandH including Medical Stop Loss, Special Risk Accident, and Organ Transplant. This role is business-facing and requires a high degree of creativity, self-direction, and communication skills to be successful.Primary Responsibilities * Provide actuarial pricing services to help deliver profitable growth for Accident and Health. This includes account specific pricing (new and renewal business), portfolio adequacy analysis, and development of pricing tools.* Partner with the Underwriting, Claims, and Analytics teams to solve large strategic business issues by demonstrating skills outside of an actuarial/statistical framework* Identify new opportunities for actuarial analysis within AandH and work with others as necessary to develop implementation plans including required resources, data needs and communication to key stakeholders* Evaluate new product ideas by preparing, analyzing and interpreting data to recommend appropriate courses of action to top actuaries and partners across the business* Leverage technology in new and innovative ways to propose new solutions to current/existing analyses while continuously progressing analyses beyond what was done historically* Assist with development and implementation of strategic, long-term risk management by collaborating across the business to share knowledge of actuarial analyses and influence plans that reduce organizational exposure to loss* Engage in recruitment activities and encourage others to develop relevant technical, business and social skills* Manage budgeted resources by anticipating expenditures, accurately forecasting resource needs/costs and properly accounting for expenses to meet requirements and achieve fiscal responsibilityRequired Education * Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experienceExperience* 5+ years relevant experiencePreferred Competencies/Skills * Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems* Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions* Apply business and financial acumen* Implement planning to prioritize, organize, measure work* Influence team to adopt recommendations* Adapt and be flexible in a complex changing environment* Choose a solution to a problem even in ambiguous or difficult situations* Clearly and confidently convey information to a wide audience* Keep an open-mind, consider unique approaches and be open to change and considerable variety in the workplace* Utilize accurate and thorough approach to budgetary information gathering and proposal preparation* Utilize motivational, inspirational and enthusiastic approach to team leading and management* Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with othersPreferred Education Specifics * Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics or other quantitative fieldPreferred Experience * 7+ years of actuarial experience* Experience with actuarial analyses or predictive modeling specific to Medical Stop Loss* Increasing levels of responsibilityPreferred Licenses/Certifications * FSA; FCASPreferred Knowledge * Advanced working knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technolog