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Senior Director - Reinsurance Actuary

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the company's reinsurance programs and be the primary point of contact for our reinsurance relationships.
  • Secure cost-effective reinsurance agreements, ensuring reinsurers meet our financial requirements and operational needs, negotiating treaties, exploring potential reinsurance engagements, and supporting accurate and efficient administration of our reinsurance programs.
  • Provide professional actuarial advice and services to Northwestern Mutual by assisting in the achievement of overall Company goals by functioning as a leader of team activities, direction of subordinates and/or through individual performance. Act as a consultant to team members and train Actuarial Officers and Specialists.
  • Provide actuarial advice and services within the incumbent's charge, including the preparation of studies and reports and other actuarial services as required.
  • Manage team and/or departmental projects to meet departmental goals.
  • Guide and supervise other officers or other members of the department within the incumbent's field of responsibility and competence.
  • Carry out specific projects for the Actuarial Department, other departments or standing committees.
  • Provide Actuarial consultation for other officers and members of the actuarial staff regarding activities of the department, and also for members of other departments requiring actuarial advice and services.


  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics or other related field
  • Five to seven years of significant Actuarial experience.
  • Substantial knowledge and experience in a variety of actuarial subjects.
  • Ability to manage interdepartmental projects and to direct activities of subordinates who are at the officer level.
  • High degree of expertise in reinsurance activities.
  • Knowledge of Company, industry and regulatory practice and procedures.


Great pay package, 401K, Company sponsored retirement plan, Educational assistance, Performance based incentive pay, Medical, dental and vision insurance, Parental leave, Caregiver time off….and more!

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Please note that this is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additional information relating to location-based pay structures.

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