Aetna Director, Actuarial in Bethesda, Maryland

Req ID: 52876BR


This newly created position within Aetna International organization will lead a growing five member team in the development and implementation of best practice actuarial methodologies, tools, and processes across the world. This will include architecture of scalable and efficient solutions to address from the emergence of a quote opportunity through to ongoing business performance measurement and renewal strategy.

Fundamental Components:

Foster behavior that reflects Aetna's values and is in accordance with all aspects of the Aetna Way.

Lead/manage projects established to support strategic objectives while motivating cross function resources within and outside direct reporting line to complete projects.

Lead the development of pricing and rating methodologies and tools to support all aspects of Aetna International's business using next generation technologies.

Lead the development of best practice processes and infrastructure to measure, understand and monitor business unit results. Partner with underwriting, controllers, operations, and business finance teams around the world to understand and account for nuances of different markets and deliver on overall objectives.

Exhibit innovative use of resources and develop creative technical solutions utilizing next generation technological capabilities. Develop business cases that manage cost to implement and prioritize changes to processes, tools and systems. Present to senior management for approval and execute on delivery and implementation.

Play a key role in the development and growth of other team members.


7+ years related work experience.

-Bachelors degree required

-Fellow of the Society of Actuaries is preferred

-Member of the American Academy of Actuaries is required

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-Experience with forecasting, pricing, and reserving is preferred


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Actuarial/Associate of the Society of the Actuaries is required

Actuarial/Fellow of the Society of Actuaries is desired


Functional - Actuarial/Financial actuarial analysis/7-10 Years

Functional - Actuarial/Risk analysis/management/7-10 Years

Functional - Leadership/Lead a major change effortrestructuring/4-6 Years

Functional - Leadership/Lead a business in different geographies or multiple markets/4-6 Years


General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/MASTERY

Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/ADVANCED


Finance/Managing Aetnas Risk/MASTERY

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/MASTERY

Leadership/Driving Change/MASTERY


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Actuarial

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.