Actuarial inspector


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Apply until: 
17 March 2019


The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) is seeking actuarial inspectors for insurance supervision.

Are you an actuary? Do you have experience in auditing, financial risk management or financial asset management? Do you have sharp critical faculties and an inquiring mind, and are you a good communicator? If so, then the job of actuarial inspector supervising insurance is made for you! The job is dynamic, varied and challenging. The insurance companies inspected are all different, and you will deal with subjects that are constantly changing.


As an actuarial inspector you will be part of a team conducting inspections on the premises of  insurance companies. Those inspections deal with the whole range of potential risks for the sector, and may cover technical and financial aspects, but they also concern governance and good organisation. The problems and risks that arise vary from one assignment to the next, and centre on such issues as the calculation of the technical reserves, the profitability of insurance products, and good governance in regard to the use of derivatives for investment management purposes. That gives you the opportunity to constantly expand your knowledge.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • to prepare inspections by obtaining documentation on the subject and producing a work schedule
  • to conduct the inspection on the premises of the insurance company, holding meetings with company officials, analysing the processes and checking the documents and systems
  • to verify your findings by presenting them to the company's officials
  • to produce a report setting out the main findings
  • to present your final conclusions and your recommendations to the company, to the persons in charge and, if appropriate, to the NBB Board of Directors
  • to supervise the proper implementation of corporate action plans.


  • you are an actuary
  • you have gained relevant experience in auditing, insurance underwriting and claims management, financial asset management and/or risk management, preferably in the financial sector, the consultancy world, or with an insurance company, pension fund or financial asset manager
  • you are interested in complicated questions that appeal to your analytical mind
  • you can work independently but you are also a good team player
  • you are willing to travel around Belgium to conduct your inspections
  • you have good oral and written communication skills (FR/NL/ENG).

Working conditions


  • 17/03/2019: closing date for applications
  • February/March 2019: 3 online reasoning tests (abstract, numerically and verbally) (± 80 min.)
  • March 2019: interview (± 60 min.)
  • April 2019: assessment center (entire day)
  • May 2019: final selection interview (± 30 min.)
Applications will only be considered if they are accompanied by a covering letter, a CV and a copy of the diploma(s) and the corresponding annexes. Foreign diplomas must be accompanied by an attestation of equivalence.