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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10753608
Department of the Treasury Closing date: Monday, 22 July 2019
Job Title: Senior Actuary
Division: Australian Government Actuary
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $205,410 - $238,732
Location: Canberra - ACT
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


The office of the Australian Government Actuary (AGA) sits within the Australian Treasury and provides consulting actuarial services and related policy advice to the Australian Government, its Departments and Agencies.

The AGA advises over 40 government Departments and Agencies covering a diverse range of technical and policy contexts including:

• Welfare systems and the Investment Approach
• Retirement incomes & superannuation
• Military superannuation and employee benefits,
• Medical indemnity insurance,
• Life insurance,
• Higher education funding, and
• Financial reporting.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia with five or more years’ post qualification experience.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate extensive experience delivering authoritative, insightful and practical actuarial advice to a diverse range of clients.

To be a strong contender for this role, you will:

• Have broad actuarial experience, with more than five years’ post qualification experience;
• Have well-developed consulting skills;
• Guide, direct and advance statistical techniques;
• Contribute to mortality modelling;
• Contribute to social poIicy modelling;
• Contribute to broader strategies and initiatives;
• Have strong conceptual and analytical skills; and
• Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.

As a successful candidate, you must be willing to:

• support and engage with the future direction of the office of the Australian Government Actuary and Treasury;
• be flexible and agile to meet immediate needs and future challenges;
• be team-orientated, have energy and determination to ensure the success of the Office;
• be able to make reasonable decisions and exercise judgment; and
• be open, accountable and of high integrity.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

Applicants will be Fellows of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, with five years’ post qualification experience. They will have a track record of successfully providing actuarial advice to clients. Experience in the application of advanced statistical techniques, mortality and other population statistics as well as policy evaluation and advice will be favourably regarded.


Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and must hold a current security clearance or successfully complete a clearance prior to commencement.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

This vacancy may be filled on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis. Non-ongoing opportunity may be offered for a specified term for an initial period of up to 12 to 18 months, with possibility of extension up to five years.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Position Contact: Guy Thorburn, Australian Government Actuary, (02) 6263 4127
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS26-Wed - 26 Jun 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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