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Actuarial Analysts and Senior Actuarial Analysts (APS4 - EL1)


About the Division The Office of the Australian Government Actuary (AGA) sits within the Australian Treasury and provides consulting actuarial services and related policy advice to the Australian Government and its agencies. The AGA advises over 40 government agencies covering a diverse range of technical and policy contexts including: Investment Approaches and welfare systems; Military superannuation and employee benefits; Superannuation and Retirement incomes; Medical indemnity insurance; Life and general insurance; Higher education funding; Population studies (e.g.

Australian Life Tables and other investigations); and Financial reporting. The key duties of the position include About the Role Exciting opportunities have arisen for actuarial analysts / statisticians / data scientists with strong modelling skills to join the AGA across multiple levels ranging from: APS Level 4, APS Level 5, APS Level 6 and Executive Level 1. These roles will be 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.

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

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. What are we looking for: As a successful candidate, you must be willing to: support and engage with the future direction of the office of the Australian Government Actuary and Treasury; be flexible and agile to meet immediate needs and future challenges; be team-orientated, have energy and determination to ensure the success of the Office; be able to make reasonable decisions and exercise judgment; and be open, accountable and of high integrity. Desirable Qualifications / Experience It is highly desirable for candidates to have either an actuarial or statistical major with demonstrated progress through the actuarial exams or a capacity to do so.

Experience working with GLMs, machine learning, microsimulation modelling or a closely related field is desirable. It is also desirable for candidates to possess: SAS and/or R skills; strong conceptual, analytical and data visualisation skills; client service skills; a capacity to contribute to broader strategies and initiatives within the AGA; and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Support is provided where the successful applicant demonstrates a commitment.


Date13 September 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $70,842

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