Manager Pensions - Actuarial Services


Manager Pensions– Business Consulting (EY Actuarial Services)

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY is looking for a Manager with a pension background to join the Pension team within EY Actuarial Services in our Amsterdam office. The Pension team works with all stakeholders in the pension market including pension funds and local and international corporates. We look to pensions and related employee benefits from various consulting perspectives such as risk management, valuation, transformation, data quality. communication and other challenges. The team works closely together with other (financial) services practitioners within EY, bringing together all disciplines that are required to fully support clients’ often highly specific and complex requirements. In this role you will participate in various projects, for instance transaction support and pension advisory, also applying data analytics and data visualization techniques.

Together, our team works across disciplines, service lines and countries to form one of the most uniquely diverse teams in the market, where we combine both pension and HR consulting in our services. Our comprehensive range of skills allows us to provide pension-related advice across an extensive range of hot topics.

Your key responsibilities

  • Manage with enthusiasm in consulting pension and HR related engagements, showing interest in the pension area in a wider sense.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with engagement teams and client personnel, also within multi-disciplinary engagements, for instance with our colleagues from HVG Law and EY People Advisory Services
  • Manage and perform transaction support on pension and HR related topics with a critical and open mindset, applying a mindset to optimize the efficiency of these engagements (e.g. applying automatization techniques, leveraging global EY teams and knowledge)
  • Effective team management, providing support to senior team members and coaching and guiding of junior team members. Be a team player!
  • Be proactive and come up with creative, innovative ideas and solutions, supporting the market for instance in its transformation towards the new pension system, not only from a quantitative perspective but also from communication and data sciences and data quality perspective.
  • Be proactive member of the EMEIA team and share local insights to the wider team, perform commercial activities at both local and the EMEIA level, selling business
  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, coaching and developing junior team members
  • Build strong internal relationships and a network within EY, both local, cross-service line and global.
  • Contribute to performance feedback for the team and help them build their career
  • Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting and retaining our professionals
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills

Skills and attributes for success

We are interested to hear from people with the right attitude for the job! That’s naturally entrepreneurial people that feed on the energy of a thriving global team. You’ll need a balance of technical, analytical and commercial skills, a creative approach to work and strong communication skills. If you’ve got interesting ideas on how we can do better as well as the confidence to voice them, this role is for you.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 5-8 years of experience in pension services market, either as part of a pension institution or in an advisory or business consulting capacity to organizations or corporates.
  • Strong academic background including at least a Master’s degree in quantitative finance, math, actuarial, econometrics or equivalent.
  • Experienced in one or more of the following topics: new Dutch pension system, valuation of employee benefit risks, pension fund consulting or pension and HR consulting for corporates.
  • Modelling background, including experience in model development of risk and valuation models and experience of standard techniques used.
  • Ability to drive business development and contribute to the growth of the EY market solutions. Drafting proposals, reports and developing commercial initiatives
  • Experience in executing complex projects, managing relevant stakeholders, including project, client and stakeholder management experience

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Professional Qualification e.g. AAG / WFT pension advisory
  • Experience in any of the following software development environments: Python / R / VBA / Java / C++ / SQL / Matlab / .NET
  • Experience in AI and Machine Learning

What we offer

We offer a dynamic and driven team and working environment. In addition we offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. At EY, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Find out more on about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure.
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: EY

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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