Job Description



About the role

We are seeking an experienced Reserving Manager to join us to support the AXA Insurance Head of Capital & Reserving and the managers within the team in providing a second line of defence on all P&C risk activities. 

You will Manage the independent reserve review to provide a second opinion on reserve recommendations of the actuarial teams within the company.   

To ensure that this is valid, complete and value-adding, you will be required to maintain awareness of business and claims environment conditions and developments.

What you will be doing

  • Leading a team of analysts to complete an independent review of the total AXA Insurance reserves twice a year
  • Preparing and presenting papers for the insurance risk committee, providing challenges and identifying areas requiring further support/investigation.
  • Overseeing development of tools and methods utilised in the independent reserve review to ensure process is efficient, robust and up to date with the latest actuarial practices.
  • Developing and maintaining own awareness of Finance strategies and in all activities verify that actions taken are aligned to strategic goals.
  • Supporting other activities undertaken by the Capital & Reserving team, where required, including review and validation of the internal model results, independent review of the Strategic Plan and second opinion on the reinsurance coverage proposed by the business.
  • Assisting in giving input to the company in respect of insurance related scenarios for the purposes of scenario testing, both at company and group level.
  • Contributing to the production of Solvency Reports where required, including the ORSA, Validation Report, SFCR and RSR.




What will I need?

  • Previous experience of working at managerial level with broad business knowledge from within Financial Services.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills   – able to interact with Executives, Senior Management and regulators
  • Qualified or nearly qualified actuary / an actuarial/general insurance professional qualification or demonstrating equivalent insurance knowledge to fulfil key accountabilities for the role
  • General insurance experience
  • Substantial product and industry knowledge and understanding of regulatory framework
  • Self motivation
  • Pragmatic decision maker with experience of managing and analysing data
  • Proven ability to work under time pressure
  • Excellent relationship management skills   – ability to manage key relationships and act independently   to maintain relationships both internal and external.
  • Continued Professional Development
About AXA  

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here.  So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference. 

  Proud to be part of the AXA Group, the AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK. Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life’s uncertainties. Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions.  
What We Offer  

What we offer

  • Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance
  • Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
  • 28 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays.
  • Private medical
  • Flexible benefit options including pension and life cover flexing, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, health, dental and critical illness plans and bikes4work.
  • Discount on all AXA Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare
  • Interest free season ticket loan scheme.

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