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Actuary, Director, Actuarial Services

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Actuary, Director, Actuarial Services

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You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members. Centene is transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. As a diversified, national organization, you’ll have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose:

  • Design or review analysis, pricing and risk assessment to estimate and drive optimal vendor financial outcomes. Provide expertise and technical support in matters related to the successful and financially sound management of the company’s vendors

Important Note:

  • This Director, Actuarial Services position requires a minimum of an ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries) credential, a bachelor's degree, a min. of 7+ years of actuarial experience, and previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of staff.

In this Director, Actuarial Services role, you will:

  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, probability, statistics, actuarial science, principles of finance and business to assess vendor financial outcomes
  • Assist with vendor contract review and financial design recommendations
  • Provide actuarial support towards settlement negotiation
  • Structure, guide or provide recommendations on analysis needed to assess vendor value prop, evaluate the financial impact of vendor contractual terms, and the vendor performance.
  • Collaborate with partner teams to design or improve vendor solutions


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of actuarial experience, including 2+ years of provider contracting and alternative payment model experience preferred.
  • Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of staff required. Experience with the Tricare program a plus.

Highly preferred experience, but not required:

  • Health care actuary that has experience in Medicare, Medicaid or ACA line of business
  • Has exposure to external vendors (vs. strictly in-house actuarial work)
  • Has experience reviewing vendor contracts and financial performance


  • Fellow or Associate in Society of Actuaries (or equivalent international certification); Member of American Academy of Actuaries (or equivalent international membership).

*Applicants for this job have the flexibility to work remote from home anywhere in the Continental United States. However, due to the needs of the business, ideal schedule is EST/CST. *

Pay Range: $178,500.00 - $338,800.00 per year

Centene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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