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

Please note, we are unable to accept late applications.

 

The General Insurance Board continues to evolve to better align itself with the community it represents.

We are keen that the General Insurance Board include representatives from a wide range of backgrounds and areas. This is to help ensure the committee can holistically consider the issues faced by general insurance actuaries as they arise.

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The IFoA Management Board’s Practice Board Committee (PBC) is looking to recruit new members.

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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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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking to appoint members and suitably qualified non-members to join this sub-committee for an active research programme.

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The Health and Care Board is looking for health and care practitioners or those with knowledge of climate change.

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We are seeking proactive, innovative, and enthusiastic volunteers to join this committee, to work in partnership with IFoA executives and help to source and shape the content of the conference.

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This exciting conference offers the chance to actively contribute your ideas, by responding to the call for student volunteers for the sub-committee. If successful, you will be asked to contribute your energy, enthusiasm, thoughts, and creativity.

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We are seeking volunteers to join our newly formed working party looking at insurance implications for LGBTQ+ customers.

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We are seeking a volunteer to co-lead the growing IFoA communities sustainability profile. The volunteer would work alongside the newsletter digital team co-leads who also prepare and promote sustainability newsletter content to increase actuarial engagement on sustainability issues.

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We are seeking volunteers to join the growing digital team of the Sustainability Board’s IFoA communities portfolio. The digital team prepares and promotes content to increase actuarial engagement on sustainability issues.

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The Life Research Sub-committee is looking to recruit members to join this new member-led working party to look at Consumer Duty in the UK insurance market.

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We are seeking to appoint members and a Chair to form the Effect of Climate Change on Long-Term Interest Rates Working Party. Lay members (non-IFoA members) are welcome to apply.

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After a couple of years of inactivity, the North West Actuarial Society (NWAS) is ‘relaunching’ to provide:

  • engaging CPD
  • exciting networking opportunities to our members in the near future

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The Financial Reporting Group (FRG) is seeking to appoint 2 or 3 new members:

  • with interest and expertise in financial reporting and accounting (IFRS and UK GAAP) in insurance and pensions
  • in a role that allows them to keep up with the latest developments and issues in that space

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Do you work in the life practice area, particularly in a life office, and have excellent awareness of the current issues? Would you like to help influence the topics and speakers selected for the 2024 conference and to shape this premiere event?

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The Equity Release Working Party is seeking to appoint new members to support its activity. Applicants will ideally have either:

  • practical experience working with equity release mortgages (ERMs) and their associated risks
  • academic background in measuring and managing the risks associated with ERMs

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We are seeking to hear from IFoA members keen to be considered for appointment to the committee.

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The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) Scottish Board’s purpose is to encourage development of the actuarial community, advancement of academic development and a raised public profile in Scotland.
The Scottish Board is seeking to co-opt one or two members to join the Board to complement the skills and experience of the existing Board members.

 

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New volunteers sought to make an impact! Committee vacancies have opened up for both members and for a Deputy Chair.

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IFoA Foundation encourages actuaries to volunteer as role models. Help the foundation introduce young people to actuarial careers early in their educational journey, raise aspirations, and help drive increasing diversity in the profession.

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As a young professional, your input is invaluable to ensure members have the skills, qualifications, and support they need now and in the future. The Voice Group is an opportunity for you to share your views and insights and help shape the future of your profession.

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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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Are you passionate about reaching the next generation of actuaries? If so, we’d like to hear from you. The IFoA is looking for members at all levels to promote the actuarial career to bright young people in the UK.

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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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The IFoA Natural Language Processing (NLP) Working Party is seeking to appoint enthusiastic members to contribute to the advancement of NLP application in general insurance, life, health and care, pensions, finance and investments, risk management, or any other areas and wider fields.

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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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The Health and Care Research Sub-committee is seeking to recruit enthusiastic, proactive, and innovative volunteers with expertise in health insurance, health research, healthcare, or related fields to volunteer to join this sub-committee to help drive the development of actuarial practice and research in the health and care area.

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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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Would you like to get involved in sustainability and climate issues? Would you like to gain experience in a rapidly expanding area of expertise that is critical to a sustainable future?

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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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