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BI Actuarial Analyst

Business Unit:  Discovery Insure
Function:  Actuarial Sciences
Date:  9 Feb 2024

Discovery – Insure

BI Actuarial Analyst



About Discovery


Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery. Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating in order to not only achieve financial success, but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society.


About Discovery Insure


Discovery Insure is committed to creating a nation of great drivers. Our commitment is backed up by our innovation and a driving program that really works. Good drivers get great rewards and have fewer and less severe accidents.  Discovery Insure provides clients with comprehensive car and home insurance with no excess on theft, hail, hijacking and malicious damage, combined with innovative, simple and effective service solutions to help our clients with all aspects of their insurance cover. 

Discovery Insure is an environment of individuals who are committed to dazzling clients, innovation and great people.   


Key Purpose


Providing business intelligence analytical capabilities.

The BI Actuarial Analyst will enable data driven decision making by leveraging their technical ability to guide and support various business units.


Areas of responsibility may include but are not limited to


  • Provide deep analysis into issues found in the business (all lines of business)
  • Use data and analysis to recommend actions to solve problems and produce efficiencies
  • Present and communicate results and solutions
  • Provide actuarial input for the BI reporting team
  • Manage Stakeholders and build relationships
  • Guide and upskill junior members of the team


Personal Attributes and Skills


  • Values Driven
  • Optimistic
  • Learns on the Fly
  • Resilient
  • Instils Trust
  • People Savvy
  • Drives Results
  • Problem Solver
  • Deciding and initiating action    
  • Working with people
  • Presenting and communication information
  • Writing and reporting
  • Analysing
  • Creating and innovating
  • Following Instructions and procedures
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking


Education and Experience


  • Modelling skills preferred (Basic)
  • Power BI (Intermediate/ Advantageous)
  • Honors (Advantageous)
  • Programming Skills: SQL (Intermediate)




  • Matric
  • Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science and/or mathematical statistics/ computer science or strong mathematical/economics candidate
  • At least 3 year of analytical experience within Insurance industry


The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

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