This page lists details of all our current volunteer vacancies which are primarily opportunities for members of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA).
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Current Volunteering Opportunities
We are seeking to hear from students and newly qualified members who would like to be considered to join the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA’s) Momentum Conference Programme Committee for 2016. We are also seeking to appoint a Chair and a Deputy Chair of this committee.
The Professionalism Content Development Working Group (PCDWG) is seeking to appoint approximately three volunteers to join this group to help develop case study-based video content and supporting materials for experienced members.
The Risk Management (RM) Board is seeking to complete the skills set on their committee by appointing four proactive, innovative volunteers.
A new working party - to provide insight to actuaries working on capital requirements for insurers setting out the potential impact of cyber risk events and the measures available to mitigate this risk.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking to appoint proactive volunteers to join the Risk Management Education, CPD, Career Support and Development Sub-committee (ECPD).
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA’s) Education Directorate is seeking to appoint a Fellow into the role of Principal Examiner for subject ST9 – Enterprise Risk Management Specialist Technical.
The Chair of the General Insurance (GI) Board would like to initiate a cross practice working party to utilise modern thinking about machines and mathematics to assess the implications of the new techniques and vast data sources for the actuarial profession.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking two proactive, innovative volunteers to join the Health and Care Research Committee, to help drive the development of actuarial practice in the Health and Care area.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking to appoint up to three proactive, innovative volunteers to join this newly-created committee to help drive the developement of actuarial practice in the Health and Care area. In addition, we are also seeking to appoint a Deputy Chair.
Do you have an idea for a short piece of research that could be presented at a Health and Care Hot Topics in London in June 2016?
The Committee is seeking to appoint a Deputy Chair and up to 3 new members to join this Committee and to help deliver an exciting and thought provoking programme for the Life Conference 2016.
The Life Research Committee set up this working party in 2015 to look at different topics related to the structure of unit-linked funds. We are now looking for up to three additional members to join the working party.
This new working party is being established to report on the special features which need to be considered when advising trustees of, and/or employers with, a defined benefit scheme that is closed to future accrual, particularly as they become more mature.
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The Pensions Education and CPD (ECPD) Sub-committee is currently planning for the Spring 2016 series of their “Current Issues in Pensions” (CIP) seminars. These are three one-day events held throughout the UK during March/April 2016.
The sub-committee would like to appoint three members, specialising in pensions, to act as the volunteer Chairs.
The Practising Certificates Committee (PCC) is seeking to appoint a new member to join the Pensions Panel.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeing to appoint experienced, proactive and innovative volunteers to represent the Pensions Research programme at the IFoA.
The Pensions Education and Continuing Professional Development (ECPD) Subcommittee is looking to appoint three new members.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA’s) Education Directorate is seeking to hear from Fellows who would like to be considered for the role of Examiner for subjects ST4/SA4 – Pensions and other benefits (PDR).
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking to appoint proactive volunteers to join a new Finance and Investment Education and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Sub-committee.
An experienced Fellow is sought to join the Finance and Investment Board as the board member with specific responsibility for community engagement.
The Chair of the General Insurance (GI) Board is seeking to add to the skillset of the board by appointing two additional members.
A new working party, formed to look at Cat Model Validation, seeks the contribution of additional pro-active volunteers. This Working Party is open to both members and non-members with experience in general insurance.
The Better sensing and responding to change working party, which reports to the General Insurance Reserving Oversight Committee
(GI ROC), is seeking to appoint a Chair.
The General Insurance Reserving Oversight Committee (GI ROC) is seeking to appoint a Chair and Deputy Chair for the "Pragmatic Stochastic Reserving" working party.
The Chair of this working party has identified a gap in the group’s skills and experience and therefore, to complement the current group, she is now seeking the support of three additional members to join this working party.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA’s) Education Directorate is seeking to hear from Fellows who would like to be considered to join a bank of Assistant Examiners.
The Measuring Uncertainty Qualitatively (MUQ) working party will be open to new members this autumn as they embark on the next stage of their research.
This working party seeks to appoint four additional volunteers.
The Chair of the UK Asbestos working party, Robert Brooks, is seeking to recruit additional members to assist in the production of a new insurance market estimate for the 2016 GIRO conference and a paper summarising the work underlining the new insurance market estimate.
In January 2010, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA’s) UK Asbestos Working Party released its 2009 estimate of the future cost of UK asbestos-related claims to the insurance industry.
Independent Examiners are appointed by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) to assist in monitoring the quality and standards of university programmes with IFoA exemption agreements.
Exam Counsellors (PDR) - for subjects:
• ST9 Enterprise Risk Management (Specialist Technical)
• SA2 Life Insurance (Specialist Application)
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is seeking the support of qualified members who would like to be added to our bank of names for the role of Guinea Pig 2 (GP2).
As part of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ (IFoA’s) International strategy of proactive engagement we speak up on relevant matters through our representation on both the International Actuarial Association (IAA) and the Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE).
At the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) we pride ourselves on working collaboratively with organisations that employ our student members. It is vital that we get your feedback and work with you to support your (and our) students, so make sure you have a volunteer Student Employer Contact registered with us.
We are seeking to appoint proactive, innovative volunteers with an interest in professional discipline and standards to take on the roles of volunteer actuaries of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries' (IFoA's) Disciplinary Pool.
If you have an interest in professional discipline and standards, please consider offering to join our Investigation Actuaries Pool.
"Organisations that employ at least three qualified actuaries are encouraged to appoint a CPD Co-ordinator". This is an Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) recommendation.
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As part of its remit to engage with members living and working in Scotland, the Scottish Board has launched an initiative called Knowledge Sharing Scotland and it delivers technical and professional CPD training, to small (20 – 40) groups of actuaries in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling, throughout the year.
As part of our international strategy of proactive engagement, we have created the first in a series of International Feedback Groups.
As part of our digital strategy, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is engaged in a range of digital projects.