Volunteer vacancies

Volunteering is a great way for members and non-members to help develop the wider actuarial community. You will work with the IFoA to deliver our strategy and Royal Charter and help promote our values.

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Vacancies with a closing date

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The IFoA is seeking to appoint experienced, proactive, and innovative volunteers to join this important board.

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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking a new Lay (non-actuary) Chair to lead on the Quality Assurance Scheme (QAS).

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The IFoA is organising a Greater China Member Committee. The goal is to promote, support, and champion the interests of IFoA members in the region, provide strategic knowledge and advice to the IFoA, and provide a forum to discuss new ideas and initiatives to support the IFoA in the region.

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We would love to have you join us! We are particularly looking for someone who is interested in the latest developments in the finance and investment industry.

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The Health and Care Board is seeking to appoint a Deputy Chair.

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The Pensions Board is a senior, member-led committee of volunteer actuaries. It advises the IFoA on important pensions issues and is a source of expertise within the profession on matters relating to the pensions practice area. It supports and promotes the interests of practice area members in accordance with the profession’s strategic objectives.

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Do you want to stimulate the advancement of actuarial science? Would you like to join a group that is a focal point for research in the risk management practice area?

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Health and care is a constantly developing practice area. This vacancy offers a real opportunity to shape the direction of travel in terms of contributing your enthusiasm and expertise to the committee.

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The IFoA is seeking to appoint both members and suitably experienced non-members to join this recently launched working party.

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We are seeking volunteers to join the growing digital team of the Sustainability Board Communities Portfolio. The digital team prepares and promotes content to increase actuarial engagement on sustainability issues.

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After some months of inactivity, we are pleased to say that the Birmingham Actuarial Society is ‘relaunching’ to provide engaging CPD and exciting networking opportunities to our members in the near future.

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The IFoA’s Regulatory Appointments Committee is seeking expressions of interest from proactive volunteers with an interest in professional discipline and standards to take on the role of actuary panel members in the disciplinary pool of the IFoA.

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Would you like to help other IFoA members by providing your views on professional and technical actuarial matters?

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The Regulatory Appointments Committee is seeking expressions of interest from proactive volunteers with an interest in professional discipline and standards to take on the role of investigation actuaries working in the IFoA’s Disciplinary Scheme.

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Would you like to be part of the IFoA Practising Certificates Committee (PCC)?

The current Chair of the PCC, Karen Butroid, is seeking to appoint a Fellow to become a volunteer member of the Life Panel of the PCC to consider applications for Chief Actuary (Life), Chief Actuary (Life, Non-Directive), and With-Profits Actuary certificates.

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Do you follow the latest developments in the life practice area from around the globe? Are you interested in interviewing and interacting with researchers and leading figures in the global life insurance industry? Have you ever wondered how a magazine is put together and would enjoy finding out? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

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Ongoing vacancies

If you are a qualified member of the IFoA and are willing to have a conversation with other members around learning, development, and reflection, please consider joining the ‘appropriate person’ pool.

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The general insurance (GI) Asia International Working Party provides a forum for GI actuaries to explore local and international GI issues specifically impacting members in the Asia region. Proactive volunteers who have a passion for advancing the profession and the time to contribute are encouraged to get involved. There is no requirement to be located in the Asia region, but prospective members should be interested in working on Asia-specific projects.

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CPD co-ordinators play a key role in effective engagement between organisations who employ our members and the IFoA.

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Are you are a member of the IFoA and live or work near Tower Hamlets in London, Dorking in Surrey, or Radlett in Hertfordshire? If so, consider volunteering to share your enthusiasm and knowledge of finance and business with primary schools in these areas.

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The overarching objective of the Flood Working Party is to be a source of knowledge and expertise within the IFoA on matters relating to flood. The working party’s research has a strong UK focus.

If you have a passion for the subject and the time to contribute we would like to hear from you. In particular, an awareness of customer interaction with insurance and of public policy or capital and reserving expertise are sought, as this working party is comprised of a broad mix of skills.

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This interactive forum is open to company, Lloyd’s Syndicates, and non-Lloyd’s chief actuaries. It is not restricted to UK actuaries.

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For all members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA): volunteer to join the IFoA’s 400 Club and have an effective voice in shaping the future of your profession.

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This working party is particularly interested in volunteers with relevant experience, but is open to everyone with enthusiasm for the subject and time to commit. Applications are welcome from both members of the IFoA and non-members.

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The Pensions Consultations Sub-Committee of the IFoA’s Pensions Board is seeking to appoint a new member. The role would suit an experienced pensions actuary who:

  • is keen to be closely involved in responding to pensions industry consultations
  • has technical expertise in UK DB and/or DC occupational pensions
  • has an interest in broader social and regulatory policy

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At IFoA we pride ourselves on working with organisations that employ our student members. It is vital that we get your feedback and work with you to support your (and our) students, so make sure you have a volunteer student employer contact registered with us.

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The working party aims to include a representative from each organisation that handles UK-based general insurance third-party data. While this is an individual volunteer appointment, the individual volunteers appointed to this working party are appointed to represent their organisation.

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Diversity and inclusion

We are committed to promoting diversity, equality of opportunity, and inclusion within all our vacancies and we actively encourage applications from a diverse range of potential candidates. Recognising and embracing the unique and diverse talents of our volunteers is fundamental to the success of our organisation.

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Volunteer information pack (VIP)

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