Best companies employing Actuaries in Kenya

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If you are fresh from college, you will be wondering where to secure employment as an Actuary. But there are many companies that employ Actuarial Science graduates in Kenya.

It’s tough for fresh graduates without professional experience or those who have not pursued Actuarial professional courses. The list below will help you during your job searching experience:

  • Deloitte
  • Earnest & Young
  • PKF East Africa
  • PWC
  • KPMG
  • CitiBank
  • Stanbic Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Cooperative Bank
  • KCB Bank
  • Other banks
  • CIC Insurance
  • Britam Insurance
  • APA Insurance
  • Old Mutual Insurance
  • Madison Insurance
  • AIG Insurance
  • Other insurance companies
  • Strathmore University
  • Maseno University
  • KU
  • University of Nairobi
  • JKUAT
  • Other universities offering training in Actuarial Science
  • NSSF
  • NHIF
  • IRA
  • RBA
  • Central Bank
  • Kenya Re
  • Zamara Actuaries, Administrators & Consultants Limited
  • Financial Sector Deepening
  • Negotiated Benefits Consultants Limited
  • Actuarial Services (East Africa) Limited
  • Nauman Associates Consulting Actuaries
  • Acentria Actuarial & Financial Services Ltd
  • Octagon Pension Services Limited
  • Ruparelia Consultants Limited
  • Negotiated Benefits Consultants Limited
  • Keystone Actuarial Solutions
  • Centum Investment
  • Cytonn
  • Finnlemm Development Company Ltd
  • Kenya Power
  • KPA
  • KRA
  • Kenyan Counties
  • Dry Associates Investment Bank.
  • ABC Capital.
  • African Alliance Kenya Investment Bank.
  • Afrika Investment Bank.
  • ApexAfrica Capital.
  • CBA Capital.
  • Capital Markets Authority

The first step to take immediately you step out of the university is to list down all the companies that may require your skills. Look for their email addresses and send blind applications for employment opportunities. Most companies will invite you for an interview as a graduate trainee.

Nowadays competition for the few available jobs is stiff. Before you graduate, pursue at least one professional course. If you intend to become a Research Analyst, then enroll for CIFA and later CFA.If you want to become an Actuary, start doing the professional courses offered by SOA and Institute & Faculty of Actuaries

In case you manage to secure your first job as a Graduate Trainee, the starting monthly salary will be Ksh 80,000 to Ksh 120,000. Professional Actuaries with over 5 years of experience earn above Ksh 500,000 per month