Kaiser Permanente Sr. Actuarial Director in Portland, Oregon
Responsible for the overall management and technical oversight of actuarial staff where activities are concerned with identifying and solving actuarial problems involved in a subset or segment of a Major Product Group, Line of Business, or Market. Provide counsel on a wide variety of actuarial subjects as they relate to company, industry, and regulatory practices. Monitor developments in actuarial techniques, researching laws, originates and evaluates new product ideas, and pricing/maintenance of existing products with a focus on profitability and growth of the product line. Valuation/reserving to include analyzing claims and loss experience to test reserve adequacy and strengthen product line financials. Also to include: cash flow analysis, income projections, tax planning, strategic assessment; and may include administrative responsibilities such as marketing support, systems, human resources and departmental budget.
Essential Functions: - Resource Management: Manages the most complex organization(s) which may include multiple lines of business and/or emphases on strategically significant objectives. Manages the efforts of direct and indirect reports, and collaborates with, provides guidance to and influences employees, clients and matrix partners. Responsible for selecting, developing, and deploying staff in the most effective manner to meet assigned objectives. Responsible for performance management, input to compensation decisions and rewarding and recognizing employees, and providing on-going, regular performance feedback. - Strategic Partnership & Planning: Formulates highly complex, strategic, and effective strategies consistent with the business and competitive strategy of the organization. Examines highly complex policy issues and strategic planning with a long-term as well as short term perspective. Determines objectives and sets priorities; anticipates potential threats or opportunities and vets them within the organization. Develops strategies, objectives, and direction for direct reporting organization and collaborates on strategies, objectives, and direction for the larger Actuarial organization. - Change Management & Innovation: Proactively engages client leaders and matrix partners to actualize change initiatives. Develops and/or encourages new ideas/approaches. Establishes procedures and practices which promote the adoption of appropriate solutions and sustainability of desired results in highly complex environments. Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness. Develops strategies using new technology to enhance decision making. Understands the impact of technological and process changes on the organization. - Results & Accountability: Ensures that effective controls are developed and maintained to ensure the integrity of the organization. Takes corrective action, as appropriate. Ensures that performance is aligned with mission, and goals, outcomes and tasks are completed within established timeframes. Monitors and evaluates highly complex plans; focuses on results and measuring attainment of outcomes. Has budget accountability.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum twelve (12) years of actuarial experience and ASA designation. - Minimum seven (7) years of supervisory or management experience. Education - Bachelor's degree required (e.g. business, economics, mathematics, statistics, etc). License, Certification, Registration - Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) - Current and active membership with American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA).
Additional Requirements: - Analytical programming experience (use of Excel, Access, and other Business Intelligence tools). - Knowledge of core actuarial concepts (reserving, pricing, forecasting and trend analysis). - Understanding of health care cost structures (fee schedules, actuarial cost categories, and health care utilization codes). - Knowledge of key markets segments (individual, small group, etc.). - Knowledge of key government programs (Medicare, Medicaid, etc.). - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - N/A
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Sr. Actuarial DirectorLOCATION Portland, ORREQNUMBER 638173
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.