Monday, December 01, 2014

Senior Actuarial Services Officer (SASO)

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) which is the leading provider of social security services in Tanzania is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified, dynamic and motivated Tanzanians to immediately fill vacant positions currently existing in the Fund.

Position: Senior Actuarial Services Officer (SASO) 

Report to Principal Actuarial and Statistics Officer

Key Duties and Responsibilities 
1. Assist the Principal Actuarial and Statistics Officer in the overall process of actuarial services within the organization;
2. Coordinate and supervise collection of statistical information relevant for actuarial valuation;
3. Reviews and reconcile data to ensure conformance with the required format for actuarial valuation, and actuarial investigation into multiple decrements;
4. Perform Asset-Liability Modelling to ensure proper Asset-Liability Matching;
5. Reviews the actuarial analysis conducted to develop key actuarial descriptors to assess scheme experience;
6. Participate in the actuarial valuation of the NSSF basic scheme;
7. Perform NSSF basic specific financial and demographic modelling annually;
8. Perform actuarial and risk assessment of NSSF supplementary schemes;
9. Reviews the analysis and modelling of national demographic and economic factors which influence the evolution of schemes;
10. Any other duties as may be directed by the supervisor.

Competence Requirement 
· A minimum of bachelor degree in Actuarial Science, Statistics, or Mathematics;
· A postgraduate degree in any relevant field is a plus;
· Ability to apply various data collection techniques;
· Experience working or be involved in an actuarial valuation project for at least two years;
· Demonstrate a better understanding of basic actuarial descriptors;
· ability to process, organize, analyze and present multi-functions/processes data;
· Demonstrate the right attitude in terms of the ability to work under minimum supervision, being self motivated, working towards common goal, and confidence;
· Excellent presentation skills-written, verbal and graphic communication;
· Keen attention to detail, highly organized, and ability to effectively perform multi-task and prioritize deliverables;
· Strong analytic and problem solving skills;
· Ability to learn quickly and solve poorly defined problems;
· Fluency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
· Advanced skills in computing packages such as VBA, Minitab, SPSS; and ability to perform computer programming is an added advantage.

Mode of application: 
Applications in writing enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of relevant certificates, contact address including telephone numbers, email address and names and addresses of three referees to be addressed to the undersigned.
Please take note of the following;

Applications without latest CVs will not be considered;

Director, Human Resources and Administration
National Social Security Fund,
P.O. Box 1322,

The closing date for submission will be on 15th December, 2014.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.