Actuarial Consultant, Consulting | Retirement – TELUS Health

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TELUS Health is empowering every person to live their healthiest life. Guided by our vision, we are leveraging the power of our leading edge technology and focusing on the uniqueness of each individual to create the future of health. As a global-leading health and well-being provider – encompassing physical, mental and financial health – TELUS Health is improving health outcomes for consumers, patients, healthcare professionals, employers and employees.

Join our team 

TELUS Health Consulting practice brings over 60 years of experience and innovative thought leadership to pension & savings, actuarial, compensation and overall financial well-being consulting and outsourcing. Our purpose is to improve the financial well-being of individuals and the organizational resilience of employers and fiduciaries. We are also one of the largest pension plan administrators in Canada, serving over five million plan participants. We are a diverse organization with unparallelled capabilities for our clients and their people.

The Defined Benefits and Actuarial Services practice within Consulting is composed of a dedicated group of nation-wide professionals with extensive experience in the fields of pension & savings and actuarial consulting. We specialize in providing strategic guidance, expert analysis, and effective risk management to help our clients offer the best pension plan for their plan members. With a deep understanding of complex mathematical models and statistical analysis, our team excels in assessing and quantifying risks in the retirement landscape. Our Defined Benefits and Actuarial Services team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every engagement.



Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together


As a Consultant within our Consulting practice, you are excited about understanding the needs of clients and using your skills and knowledge to help them solve their problems and develop our relationships with them. As a key member of your client teams, you will contribute to delivering high-quality work that meets the specific needs of clients. You will build strong relationships with external and internal clients, facing new opportunities with the guidance and expertise of experienced and caring colleagues, while training and mentoring junior employees. Your expertise, your keen eye to detail and your ability to manage projects will be essential for achieving our mission to create a brighter future for our clients and their workforce. 



What you’ll do…


  • Client Relationship Management: responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with clients; acting as a point of contact and trusted advisor, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions. 



  • Actuarial Consulting Services: assess the financial health of defined benefit pension plans, reviewing pension benefits, and providing strategic recommendations for plan design and restructures. This includes actuarial valuation for funding or accounting purposes, risk management, costings, regulatory compliance, employee education or communication, and plan administration, contributing to the long-term sustainability of the plan for clients’ and their members. 

  • Team Leadership: support team engagement by providing mentorship, training and technical expertise to junior team members, fostering their professional development. Oversee the delivery of projects, ensuring high-quality work and adherence to timelines and budgets.




  • You have…

  • 6 to 10 years of experience in pension plan consulting


  • Professional actuarial designation such as FCIA, ASA or FSA, or in the process of obtaining it

  • Knowledge of the various pension schemes and actuarial standards of practice including pension plan evaluation, financial projections, risk assessment, and regulatory requirements


  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; supporting the growth and mentorship of junior team members


  • Solid organization, time management and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to meet performance targets within a practice area


  • Proficiency with MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French (proficiency in English is an added advantage)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field

  • What you bring…


  • Ability to understand client needs and ensure client satisfaction

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Excellent communication skills to effectively convey complex actuarial concepts to clients and stakeholders

  • Hybrid Workstyle



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    A bit about us


    We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 



    TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process. 

    Disclaimer: In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all team members whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.


    The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our TELUS Health Care Centres to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

    Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.


    By applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Group of Companies’ Talent Acquisition team(s) and/or any leader(s) who will be part of the selection process.