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Actuarial Analyst - Technical Marketing

Business Unit:  Discovery Insure
Function:  Actuarial Sciences
Date:  05-Aug-2022

Discovery – Insure

Actuarial Analyst -Technical Marketing


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 and building better businesses through our innovative Shared-value Insurance model. Discovery Insure is South Africa’s fastest growing short-term insurance company with comprehensive products that provide protection against current and emerging risks facing clients in the motor, home and business insurance sectors. Vitality Drive, an internationally-recognised and award-winning programme, is a key differentiator in the market that incentivises and rewards clients for driving well. The Vitality Drive programme has been scaled to local and international markets which now include Europe and the Middle East. The company employs over 1 000 people who are committed to putting our customers and financial advisers first by providing unique and innovative solutions and cover.


Key Purpose


Involved in the development and dissemination of effective sales strategies, compelling product positioning and tools for Discovery Insure products for clients, advisors and other stakeholders including media.



Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

  • Provide customised support for specific sales opportunities and new business initiatives
  • Package and drive the roll-out of new products and benefits through the annual launch cycle
  • Develop and present roadshow, PPD and training material.
  • Provide technical product support to distribution and servicing channels.
  • Develop compelling analytical content and product toolkits to demonstrate how the Discovery Insure value propositions deliver exceptional value to clients, advisors and other stakeholders
  • Produce objective industry analysis and market insights which clearly position Discovery Insure as the authority on: how the industry operates and the broader competitor landscape
  • Utilise technical product knowledge, including understanding of competitors, to identify business opportunities
  • Support R&D decision-making and strategy through distribution and client insights.



  • 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



  • Matric
  • Actuarial education – Good progress with Actuarial exams



  • Modelling skills preferred (Basic)
  • Programming Skills: VBA & SQL (Intermediate)
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) (Advanced)



  • At least 2 -3 years business experience, with a proven record of innovation, delivery and performance

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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