SA3 has established themselves as one of the leading ACTUARIAL RECRUITMENT firms in South Africa. They have built RELATIONSHIPS of TRUST with all the major employers in South Africa and have been the recruiter of choice for many satisfied candidates. They believe their HONEST APPROACH and genuinely wanting to have a positive impact on the lives of others have set them apart from their competitors.
The fact that Wilhelm, Henda and Jurie are qualified actuaries themselves have often helped the process along and have proven to be beneficial to both the candidates and employers. They know the South African market inside out and have many established contacts throughout the industry. Whether you are looking to fill a strategic position or looking for a new challenge, they would love to help. They know that you will find their SERVICE excellent and the whole process to be QUICK, EFFICIENT, and PROFESSIONAL from start to finish.
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Our offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town service clients across Sub-Saharan Africa in our core areas of risk and capital management, financial reporting, product development and new market entry. We provide actuarial and risk consulting services to a wide range of insurers, micro insurers, asset managers and other financial services players. We also fulfil the role of head of actuarial function and head of risk function for several insurers.
As part of Milliman, we combine the expertise of our local offices with that of our colleagues across the world to provide truly global consulting solutions for our clients. We help our clients prepare for operations in new markets, deal with regulatory change and understand how their relevant industries are affected by developments around the world.
Despite our impressive growth over the past seven decades, we still operate according to the guiding principles of our founders, Wendell Milliman and Stuart Robertson. We retain their rigorous standards of professional excellence, peer review and objectivity. We remain committed to developing innovative tools and products and providing expert solutions. And we continue to earn our clients’ trust by keeping our focus fixed on their business objectives.
At Alexforbes we pioneer insights to provide you with advice that connects your decisions of today to your impact tomorrow with investment, retirement, healthcare and administration solutions. Alexforbes is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Its clients span both the private and public sector:
- Corporate clients: employers, retirement, health, investment and other special purpose funds
- Individual customers: members and beneficiaries of these funds, as well as the wider individual market
Our geographic focus is South Africa (where we have been operating since 1935), sub-Saharan Africa and the Channel Islands.
Discovery is a South African-founded diversified financial services organisation that operates in health insurance, life insurance, short-term and commercial insurance, investment, banking, and wellness markets.
Established 30 years ago, Discovery continues to be guided by our core purpose, to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. This journey has manifested in a unique and globally recognised Shared-value Insurance model underpinned by our leading behaviour-change platform, Vitality, being exported to over 35 markets across six continents with over 20 million members.
The Group also recently introduced shared-value health insurance to employer groups operating in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia, as well as Travel for Treatment service to the rest of Africa.
Our Shared-value Insurance model delivers superior actuarial dynamics for the insurer, better value for clients, and a healthier society by positively changing people’s behaviour.
Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited was born from the merger of Metropolitan Holdings and Momentum Group in December 2010. The merger established the third largest life insurer in South Africa, a position which has been further strengthened by the addition of Guardrisk, and the elevation of our Multiply programme; to become the primary client engagement platform for Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited.
Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited’s financial solutions are widely embraced and trusted by millions of people across our core market in Africa and increasingly the rest of the world. Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited provides long- and short-term insurance, asset management services, investments and savings, healthcare administration, health risk management, employee benefits and a wellness and rewards programme.
While the business of Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited is providing leading financial solutions to a broad range of clients, its products and services are simply the vehicle through which it delivers on its purpose – to enhance the lifetime of financial wellness of people, their communities, and their businesses.
RGA is the only dedicated life reinsurer in the South African market and supports individual and group life reinsurance, as well as a range of financial solutions. RGA entered the South African life reinsurance market in 1999. Today, RGA is a full-services reinsurer that can meet a wide range of life and health needs. More than 100 full-time employees in South Africa provide support across the entire business lifecycle. RGA’s reputation for quality service and client support is reflected in our industry recognition. In 2020, ceding companies ranked RGA #1 on NMG Consulting’s All Respondent Business Capability Index in South Africa for the 11th consecutive year.
Swiss Re’s S&P rating is now AA
Swiss Re has been operating in South Africa for more than 50 years and currently provides reinsurance for Life & Health as well as Property and Casualty business. Under the leadership of Beat Strebel, Swiss Re Africa Ltd is based in Cape Town and Johannesburg and employs around 120 staff. Swiss Re provides strong service into the important insurance hub throughout Africa. Service offering covers all aspects of reinsurance, from traditional risk sharing to more innovative solutions and transaction capabilities
An expert technical risk ability, combined with capital of the highest rating is a compelling combination for clients, making Gen Re a formidable and courageous partner who once in partnership does not have an exit strategy. We have proved our willingness to take large risks and meet large claims obligations, and to carry on meeting them long into the future. Gen Re’s ability to leverage our international network for complex technical and strategic input in a very short time span is proving significant to our clients in this epoch shifting world.
We are so grateful for the client, partner and stakeholder relationships that have always been at the forefront of Gen Re’s business model – such as the one we enjoy with the Actuarial Society of South Africa.
We know that confidence and trust do not come in a contract – they’re earned by keeping promises again and again. So this year then is about saying thanks to those who have contributed to our success – our people, clients, and partners – and to the communities that support us.
Established in 1980, the Hollard Insurance Group provides short-term and life insurance as well as investment products to a diverse customer base including individual consumers and commercial entities. It ranks among a growing number of companies advocating an inclusive growth model, measuring social dividends alongside shareholder returns. Hollard’s organisational Purpose is to enable more people to create and secure a Better Future.
Hollard South Africa and Hollard International wrote a combined premium income in excess of R23-billion in the year to June 2020 across short-term and life insurance operations in 10 countries, including South Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and the Philippines.
Since inception, partnership has been at the heart of Hollard’s business model, with each partnership demonstrating a belief that there is always a better way and the idea of “win-win-win”, whereby Hollard, the partner and the consumer all win through a spirit of collaboration and co-creation.
Established in 2008, MBE Consulting is a specialist actuarial consultancy with a reputation for insight and innovation.
Transforming actuarial performance for insurers is at the core of everything we do. We achieve this through our unique and proprietary Actuarial Performance Management (APM) Framework which incorporates six strategic enablers. The APM applies MBE’s three core capabilities — Process Improvement, Actuarial Expertise and Actuarial Technology — this unparalleled, integrated service brings stability, balance, and continuous improvement to your actuarial functions.
Our team is experienced in delivering long-lasting, individually tailored actuarial transformation programmes and technologies that will optimise your risk management, remove waste, and streamline processes enabling you to focus on delivering exceptional value for both your internal and external customers.
To pinpoint the strengths and weaknesses across your organisation’s actuarial performance, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your complimentary APM Assessment and comprehensive bespoke report.
Actuarial science is well recognised as the backbone of the insurance industry and it is fitting for Sanlam, a long-standing supporter of the actuarial community, to partner with the Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA) on the upcoming annual two-day convention.
Apart from partnering with the ASSA, we have been providing bursaries for actuarial students for over 50 years with the aim of attracting talented professionals to Sanlam.
We are proud to show our support to the Actuarial Society in recognition of the significant role the actuarial profession continues to play in our company and the industry as a whole.
Liberty is a subsidiary of The Standard Bank Group and currently the largest provider of long-term insurance solutions to South Africa’s retail affluent market. With a strong and relevant brand of more than 60 years Liberty offers an extensive, market-leading range of products and services to help clients build and protect their wealth and lifestyle. This is enabled by Liberty’s 3,000 strong tied distribution force that expertly equips customers with knowledge to make financial decisions that add value throughout their various life stages. Liberty’s incorporation into Standard Bank provides synergies and advantages not only in South Africa but across the African continent, positioning Liberty as an integral part of a universal financial services organisation focused on delivering exceptional customer experiences and superior value. Liberty’s wholly owned asset manager STANLIB is one of the biggest retail unit trust managers (including money market) in South Africa, with award winning capabilities in property and fixed income, who together with their market-leading offshore partners are able to provide unique investment opportunities for clients.
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TAI is an all-in-one life reinsurance software solution for both life insurers and reinsurers globally. TAI offers a software suite that enables companies to administer, report, and analyse their life reinsurance programmes. TAI enables companies to increase administrative efficiencies whilst decreasing financial and operational risk through process automation, automated treaty compliance and accurate reinsurance reporting compliance. Visit www.taire.com to discover more ways to optimise your reinsurance operations with TAI.
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Hannover Re South Africa is a leading, forward-thinking, professional reinsurer, with the financial security that comes from being an integral part of the international Hannover Re Group. Our local office is based in Johannesburg, from where we provide services to our African clients on both Property & Casualty and Life insurances.
We take pride in our ability to tap into ideas and resources from our global network to add further value to our service proposition. Our business approach is to partner with clients by contributing complementary skills and resources, cooperating in the process of creating value and sharing in the benefits of the value created.
Our aim is to support the shaping of future markets and we achieve this through our flexible and innovative approach. Adapting successful strategies and propositions to the evolving risk market, we can help our clients succeed in the future.
Our success is the ambition and skill of the team – efficient, competent and responsive.
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Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa Limited (MRoA) is one of the leading reinsures on the African continent with over 40 clients and has been operating in South Africa for over 50 years, with its central hub being in Johannesburg and a regional office focusing on services to its Life clients in Cape Town.
Its line of business includes giving a full scope of services in treaty and facultative support for Life Business, expertise to Life and Non-Life clients in the areas of product development, pricing, claims management, capital management, risk management, new business processing, medical research and underwriting. Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa prides itself in sharing its Global expertise and launched a training initiative, Leadership Inspiring Mutual Advancement (LIMA) in 2019, which is offered to clients with the aim of contributing to the development of skills and (re) insurance tools, thought leadership, sustainable business solutions and offers networking opportunities for talented insurance industry practitioners in the African continent.
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Old Mutual is in the business of helping people and companies do great things with their money. Established in Cape Town in 1845, we were South Africa’s first mutual life assurance society. Our purpose is to help our customers thrive by enabling them to achieve their lifetime financial goals, while investing their funds in ways that will create a positive future for them, their families, their communities and broader society. In this way, we significantly contribute to improving the lives of our customers and their communities while ensuring a sustainable future for our business. We employ over 30 000 people and operate in 14 countries across two regions: Africa (South Africa, Botswana, eSwatini, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe) and Asia (China).
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QED has evolved over the past decade to become the leading independent actuarial consultancy in Africa, and we continue to evolve to stay relevant to the needs of our clients. We evolve, through the use of technology and data science to not only perform our regulatory and statutory roles faster and more efficiently but use data science to produce new solutions beyond the realm of conventional actuarial thinking. We achieve sustainable success through delivering excellent service to our clients, professional development & appropriate recognition of our staff. As we look ahead, QED aims to become the preferred home for actuarial and analytical skills and to be impactful in our industry, community and broader society.
Actuartech provides leading insights and research on the topic of actuarial technology. We provide training, events and networking opportunities for anyone wanting to learn about the latest trends in data science, machine learning, and actuarial-related technology.
We are a specialist team of actuaries with extensive experience in the UK and South African market that support actuarial teams in their data science journey through training and consultancy services. Our training services could provide complimentary services to a team from a data management, data visualisation, predictive analytics, and/or IFRS 17 perspective. We also help teams to identify and solve data specific challenges to add value by combining state of the art data & technology with our business expertise.
Data Symphony is a premier actuarial solutions and talent company that provides value beyond boundaries for our stakeholders.
We aim to attract the best actuarial and data science talent in the industry and offer professionals the opportunity to gain experience from top actuaries, work remotely, use cutting edge software, and have fulfilling careers.
We also design and build cloud-ready bridges between the best software tools published by big tech and what is required by actuaries for data transformation, modelling, insights and process automation.
Data Symphony is committed to socio-economic development and is proud to be a B-BBEE level 1 contributor.
We are actuaries, problem solvers, and strategic thinkers. As a highly innovative team, we are passionate about understanding how the world of business-critical modelling is evolving, and we apply our mathematical skills, professional expertise, and intelligent automation platform to help our clients navigate their transformational journey with confidence. Brilliant at building relationships and driving change through innovation and a culture of teamwork, we deliver robust, insightful solutions to essentially industrialise a client’s technical models and processes. We give clients greater certainty in increasingly complex times.
FIS is a leading provider of technology solutions for financial institutions and businesses of all sizes and across any industry globally. We enable the movement of commerce by unlocking the financial technology that powers the world’s economy. Our employees are dedicated to advancing the way the world pays, banks and invests through our trusted innovation, system performance and flexible architecture. We help our clients use technology in innovative ways to solve business-critical challenges and deliver superior experiences for their customers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS is a member of the Fortune 500® and the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. To learn more, visit www.fisglobal.com. Follow FIS on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@FISGlobal).
Network Finance is at the forefront of Actuarial and Analytics recruitment. We specialise in the placement of the most sought after technical actuarial skills in the South African market and have established key client partnerships with some of the most revered banks and insurance houses.
We offer our candidates the opportunity to partner with specialist consultants who understand all the intricate details of becoming an Actuary and steering their career in the right direction.
With our robust database, Network Finance assist clients with their strategic recruitment needs in building a talent pipeline to secure these scares technical skills.
Software Alliance Limited (“SAL”) is a UK-based specialist software house, formed in 2006 to develop financial modelling software and services for the insurance industry.
Our innovative solutions offer unsurpassed levels of simplicity, transparency, and productivity. Our industry experience and understanding of specific customer needs, coupled with our investments in leading-edge technology, have made us market leaders, ready to provide the next generation of modelling capability to our customers.
Over the last decade our primary product offering, Mo.net, has evolved significantly and is now relied upon by clients around the globe to provide mission-critical financial modelling, analysis and decision support.
SCOR, the world’s fourth largest reinsurer, offers its clients a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Applying “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR uses its industry-recognized expertise and cutting-edge financial solutions to serve its clients and contribute to the welfare and resilience of society.
SCOR offers its clients an optimal level of security with its AA- rating or equivalent from S&P, Moody’s, Fitch and AM Best. The Group generated premiums of more than EUR 17.5 billion in 2021, and serves clients in more than 160 countries from its 36 offices worldwide.
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24 years ago, OUTsurance disrupted the insurance industry with a pioneering concept – giving clients a portion of their insurance premiums back in cash for remaining claim-free. Since then, over R5 billion has been paid in OUTbonuses, while the business has evolved into a multi-product, multi-channel and multi-award-winning financial services provider.
Whether it’s for car, home, business, life, funeral or even pet insurance, OUTsurance promises great value-for-money, backed by world-class service.
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Algorithm Consultants & Actuaries specializes in various aspects of litigation support across various areas of law such as the law of damages, matrimonial law and commercial law. Over the past 15 years we have provided services to a wide range of private sector law firms, private sector entities, various government entities such as the Department of Health and non-governmental organizations. We pride ourselves on our track record of reported judgments and public interest work.