36-2021 - APS4 Actuarial Analyst/Data Scientist, A...

Location: Canberra ACT

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an actuarial analyst with strong modelling skills to join the Australian Government Actuary (AGA) at APS Level 4.

This role is an important part of a collaborative and supportive team that provides critical actuarial leadership to ensure the sound development and application of actuarial models across a wide range of government programs.

You will apply your actuarial and statistical skills to provide insights to government programs and inform policy advice that can improve outcomes for the Australian population.

You will be a key member of a team that supports the design, development and application of actuarial analysis and advice to government across a diverse range of programs. The AGA develops and maintain a wide range of actuarial models, from traditional actuarial models to microsimulation models informed by machine learning and analysis. Opportunities exist within the AGA to work with our senior actuaries and analysts, supporting the development of innovative solutions requiring highly complex data analytics.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of responsibilities including:
  • formulating methods and assumptions;
  • preparing data and developing detailed spreadsheets;
  • developing computer programs in SAS and/or R; and
  • liaising with clients, through written and oral channels, on actuarial issues.

The successful applicant will have:
  • well-developed client service skills;
  • a capacity to contribute to wider strategies and initiatives;
  • strong conceptual and analytical skills; and
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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