Where science meets art

We are well-placed to combine the skills of actuaries, risk consultants, data scientists and business consultants to create real value-add services to our clients looking for in-depth data and analysis.

Attention to detail

Our professional teams work with real data and make sense of it in an uncertain world providing clear advice, strategies, and positive outcomes for clients.

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Our unique approach to management decision analytics (MDA) combines data scientists and business consultants. Our team are business advisors and experts in working with data and using decision science, analytics and visualisations to help leaders and their companies make better informed decisions and to mobilise their organisations to act and deliver the change.

Most of the work of our MDA team, focuses on:

  • Consulting projects for clients to create positive business outcomes by making sense of diverse, incomplete, and ambiguous data
  • Transforming data science capabilities for clients, including creating best-practice processes, skills-transfer to teams, tools and infrastructure, cloud migration, and more
  • Ongoing services for clients to support or run part of their data science capabilities
  • Internal tools to make our firm more productive, profitable and a better place to work

We recruit from graduate level upwards to experienced MDA consultant.

Our MDA team operate mainly out of London.

Qualifications supported

Happy to consider supporting any relevant professional and skills qualifications.

Our actuarial technicians work closely with the actuarial teams to provide best practice technical knowledge and expertise, to support consultants in identifying issues or challenges that may be on the horizon for the client.  They are also responsible for keeping abreast of upcoming changes in their field and informing the wider actuarial team of what impacts this may have. They have a love of maths, strong problem-solving skills, and excellent data analysis ability.

Our technicians calculate complex calculations (actuarial and benefits-related) and undertake most of the calculations for actuarial valuations and related work. 

Depending on the level of experience, responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Explaining technical and complex pensions information/advice
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of current pension issues
  • Produce complex and simple calculations
  • Develop calculation or reporting tools to extend our range of consulting services and identify opportunities for new business
  • Help to develop procedures and standards for consulting services
  • Assist in new business tenders

We recruit from graduate level to experienced senior actuarial technician level.

Our actuarial technicians operate out of all our office.

Qualifications supported

Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CF)

Career paths at BW

Barnett Waddingham is host to a wide range of roles and abilities. Whether you've already started your career journey or are interested in adapting your skills for a new challenge, our career pathways page can help you assess your options.

Whatever your background, if you have experience or transferable skills, we would love to hear from you.

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