Sr Dir, Actuarial

Full-time | Plymouth Meeting, PA

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Sr Dir, Actuarial

Full-time | Plymouth Meeting, PA


Hello we’re Accolade.

We have an opportunity to change the way consumers experience the healthcare system that’s really not working in their favor. Our mission is to make life better for the consumer, drive costs down for the business, and actually make people healthier through compassion, expertise, and technology.

Job Details

Accolade provides personalized health and benefits solutions designed to empower every person to live their healthiest life. Using a blend of cloud-based technologies, specialized support from Accolade Health Assistants® and Clinicians, and integrated data and programs across mobile, online and phone, Accolade navigates people through the healthcare system with trust, empathy and ease. Employers of all sizes offer Accolade to employees and their families as the single place to turn for all health, healthcare, and benefits questions or concerns, increasing their engagement in benefits and connecting them to the highest quality providers and care. By empowering people to make better decisions about their health, Accolade lowers the cost and complexity of healthcare, and achieves consumer satisfaction ratings over 90% and an NPS of 60. The company has been recognized multiple times as a Fastest Growing Business, Top Workplace and Company to Watch. For more information, visit Accolade on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and at

    Role overview
    The Senior Director, Actuarial is the sales subject matter expert within Actuarial.  This role will use their knowledge of the healthcare system, health care benefits and employer/consultant ecosystem to support sales and product development.  This role will report to the Chief Actuary.

    A day in the life…

    • Design & update existing sales enablement tools highlighting areas where Accolade creates value based on health care eco-system, product or operational changes or market feedback.
    • Develop new sales enablement tools to identify new opportunities for value creation based on health care eco-system, product or operational changes or market feedback.
    • Train sales team on use and presentation of results from sales enablement tools.
    • Present results of sales enablement tools to sophisticated employers or consultants and influence buying decision.  
    • Work with marketing to develop value propositions for Accolade products and services that resonate with employers/consultants   Use influence skills to direct case studies and materials presented externally.  
    • Create new RFP responses as necessary and direct additional studies to support those responses.
    • Support contracting and performance guarantee offerings for new customers. 
    • Perform original analysis of claims and engagement data to support product and clinical teams with the development of new products and services.

    What we are looking for…

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a field such as: Actuarial Science, Risk Management, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related field.
    • Associate in Society of Actuaries required / Fellow in Society of Actuaries preferred.
    • 12-15+ years of actuarial experience.
    • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and SQL skills.
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Strong influence and negotiation skills.
    • Strong technical skills with deep understanding of actuarial concepts
    • Consistently demonstrate ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external partners.
    • Ability to lead and manage multiple projects, prioritize and direct team members as appropriate while setting overall vision.
    • A leader who can influence others (both internally and externally) by the strength of personality, integrity, ability, sense of humor and interpersonal skills.
    • Regarded as a subject matter expert by peers, and sought out for their expertise.
    • Independent worker: courage, decision quality, listening, drive for results, customer and client focus, integrity and ability to deal with ambiguity.
    • Inquisitive, analytical, problem-solving in nature.  Ability to identify issues in data & analysis quickly using subject matter/actuarial expertise.
    • Data-driven, detail-oriented and fact-based; focused on getting the best answer for customers and clients.
    • Hands-on, action-oriented style.
    • A team player capable of working effectively with individuals throughout the organization as well as externally.
    • This role may involve some travel to visit those customers and will include interactions with actuarial consultants as well as the customer.

    What is important to us

    Creating an enduring company that is hyper-focused on our culture and making a meaningful impact in the lives of our employees, members and customers. The secret to our success is:

    We find joy and purpose in serving others

    Making a difference in our members’ and customers’ lives is what we do.  Even when it’s hard, we do the right thing for the right reasons.

    We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done

    Results motivate us. And we aren't afraid of the hard work or tough decisions needed to get us there.

    We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful

    Trusting in our colleagues and embracing their different backgrounds and experiences enable us to solve tough problems in creative ways, having fun along the way.

    We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare

    We're curious and act big -- not afraid to knock down barriers or take calculated risks to change the world, one person at a time. 

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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