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Technical Writer/Actuarial Writer

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Documenter, Actuarial Documentation Team

Job Description:
The Actuarial Technical Documentation position is an integral member of the Actuarial Model Governance, Process Management and Actuarial Documentation Team. Corporate Actuarial recently established a model governance function to lead the development and implementation of domestic actuarial areas’ compliance with the new Enterprise Model Risk Management Policy and related standards. The Process Management & Actuarial Documentation Team is focused on documenting the Actuarial models per the new Enterprise Model Risk Management Policy, and managing the Model Governance processes and initiatives for the Actuarial Community. This position may report into the Director, Actuarial Documentation.

Primary job responsibilities include, but not limited to, are:

• Developing and maintaining actuarial model information, as documented in memos, SOPs, manuals, procedures, calculations, business specifications, and other forms of communication.
• Write, edit, and manage documents that describe the current state of each system.
• Assisting and/or leading the effort to develop/maintain document templates.
• Gather information to create new and clean up existing current-state system documentation by:
o Holding interviews with various audiences
o Referencing historical artifacts
o Performing tests in user interfaces
o Analyzing code and database information
• Update current-state system documentation, as appropriate.
• Avoid redundancies and inconsistencies by:
o Consolidating documents created for the same system wherever possible.
o Following documentation standards.
• Manage organization of historical artifacts.
• Help manage site hierarchy and libraries.
• Help manage site design and content.
• Partner with the Program Management, Governance, and Model Shared Services areas within Actuarial Model Governance Team to ensure cohesive support, guidance and execution is provided to the Actuarial Community.

This job will primary be based in Fort Washington, PA.

Job Qualifications:

Required Experience
• BA in English, Journalism, or in a related field or equivalent experience.
• Experience preparing, reviewing, editing, and controlling technical or process documents.
• Ability to analyze and organize complex subject matter and transform it into easy-to-understand language and diagrams.
• Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries.
• Ability to lead, motivate and direct a workgroup.
• Understanding of insurance, actuarial models, application architecture, database, and system design.
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Self directed, takes initiative, strong leadership skills
• Very strong attention to detail, time management and organization skills

• Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds

• Ability to provide accurate estimates, multitask and deliver on schedule.
• Ability to maintain quality as workload increases.

• Self-motivation, resourcefulness, flexibility, and ability to maintain focus and discipline in a highly dynamic environment.

• Attention to detail and ability to problem-solve effectively.

• Strong Project Management skills

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