Pricing Manager - Personal Lines

Henry Nicholas
Cardiff County, UK
19 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
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The Company Based on innovation and organic growth my client has grown from being a small start-up into one of the largest insurance providers in the UK. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now in eight countries with a diverse product portfolio. The success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong people focused culture. My client believe that happy people make happy customers and happy customers help increase profits. The philosophy is a simple yet effective one: people who enjoy what they do, do it better. The Role My client has always considered their Pricing Department to be a fundamental cornerstone of the successful growth of the business and as they continue to transform from a monoline insurer to one who offers a growing range of personal lines products, they are looking for driven, skilled and experienced Pricing Managers to join them. My client are looking for creative, innovative and ambitious individuals with 5 years' experience in any insurance pricing role, who have a track record of finding insight in data, can take ownership for driving forward change and have a passion for sharing knowledge and experience with colleagues, both at a peer level and in a managerial role. Your final position could be for any of the products (for example motor pricing, household pricing, etc), based on your experience and skills. Your responsibilities - Analysing pricing structures and past performance to improve risk management. - Assessing the usefulness of external data sources and managing partnerships with data vendors - Communicating results and ideas to key decision makers across different group companies, including Heads of Department and CEO/COO - Collaborating with peers in pricing and with stakeholders from all relevant areas of the business - Coaching/mentoring team members Qualifications, skills and experience we are looking for - A degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above in a highly mathematical subject - Strong quantitative and analytical skills supported by a solid academic and work background - At least 5 years' experience in any general insurance pricing role - Experience of working with SAS or similar packages essential - Experience of GLM and/or Machine Learning techniques and software such as Emblem is an advantage - Proactive and creative approach to taking initiative and getting things done - Willingness to learn from the bottom up and put in the time to acquire the necessary technical skills - Team player with proven ability to collaborate and build relationships - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Personality and a sense of humour What you'll get in return - Competitive salary - Pension - City Centre Parking - Life Assurance - Gym Membership - Share Scheme - Plus, plenty more If this role is of interest, please press apply now.