Actuary Manager-Trend

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Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Mid-level Manager

Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <br /> <p>The Trend Actuary Manager will perform routine trend and benchmarking reports for the core health care segments, as well as deep-dive analytics into key trend, cost, and revenue drivers.&nbsp;They will also be responsible for&nbsp;coordinating actuarial analysis and financial review with the Pharmacy area.</p> <p>Responsible to plan, organize, direct, control and lead assigned business unit, operating within broad objectives to ensure we are supporting the Enterprise with strategic support and analytics to optimize our competitive position in the market.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Conduct research, validate data, and make recommendations using advanced principles in order to resolve a variety of problems in the absence of guidelines or precedents.</li> <li>Manage activities of a department including but not limited to: performance of major actuarial functions, planning, problem solving, staff development, communication and review of actuarial policies and internal procedures; coordinate across departments and divisions.</li> <li>Present key objectives to executive leadership as needed and represent organization on industry task forces and workgroups.</li> <li>Proactively seek out opportunities to innovate and develop new processes, procedures, and solutions considering corporate impact and consequences of recommendations.</li> <li>Plan, lead, and deliver projects utilizing a comprehensive understanding of complex actuarial principles and practices.</li> <li>Communicate utilizing collaboration and influence with key business partners; present findings and recommendations that maximize knowledge transfer and segment growth.</li> <li>Remain current on actuarial techniques, seek development and improvement opportunities, and understand corporate/ cross-functional objectives and cultural beliefs.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science or related area.</li> <li>Six (6) years of actuarial experience.</li> <li>ASA or FSA designation preferred.</li> <li>Knowledge of all actuarial principles and practices; knowledge of BCBSM internal functions.</li> <li>Extensive knowledge of health insurance products, operations, and existing regulations and their legal, political, economic, and environmental impact.</li> <li>Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills; ability to apply appropriate planning and prioritization techniques.</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> </ul>