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Pricing Analyst

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Guildford, ENG, GB, GU1 1DB

Due Date:  25/1/2020
Area of Expertise:  Actuarial
Unit:  Allianz UK
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  4529

Hybrid working  - Home and Guildford Head Office

We would consider part time as well as full time workers for our roles

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a pricing analyst to join our Commercial Pricing Team in one of the UK’s top insurance companies. The team are responsible for building and maintaining Radar models to price business and produce analysis to understand the impact of price changes, from both a business and customer perspective. 

Pricing plays a key role in delivering the Commercial Strategy by ensuring accuracy of the prices we deploy to market. You will be required to use and develop your Radar skills to deliver end to end price improvement and advance our Radar Live capability. You’ll also be at the sharp end of our business, delivering analytical models that are used to drive commercial decisions, solving challenging problems, and delivering enhancements to our products and pricing techniques.

 

A great advantage of being a member of the Commercial Pricing team is the extensive training provided. The UK team has collaborated with the worldwide Allianz Group to deliver an accreditation scheme designed to train you in all aspects of pricing. From data science modelling in cutting edge software to automating optimisation calculation routines honed across global markets.

 

You will work with a wide range of areas across the company such as Underwriting, Portfolio Management, Claims and Actuarial to ensure that the pricing decisions we make remain truly customer focused.

 

Working closely with a Senior Pricing Analyst, you will:

  • Play a key role in the delivery and enhancement of our Radar capability;
  • Analyse pricing updates and change proposals to identify the business and customer impacts;
  • Be responsible for deploying rating enhancements to market in a timely and precise manner
  • Support initiatives to maintain our Technical Price Certification;
  • Leverage Group data analytical tools to support technical analysis;
  • Deliver insight to inform pricing and commercial decisions, as well as aiding their implementation;
  • Contribute to the development of pricing structures and strategies to maximise growth and profitability;
  • Share and promote knowledge, skills and best working practices within the team.

 

 

Skills & Experience

 

To be successful in this role you are required to be a general insurance pricing professional who can demonstrate the following;

  • Experience of using pricing or actuarial software such as Radar, Earnix, Emblem, ResQ. Radar experience is a significant advantage.
  • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills when working with large volumes of complex data
  • Experience using data analysis tools such as SAS, Python, R, SQL, Excel, VBA
  • Ability to communicate findings to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong problem solving skills, with the ability to resolve challenges in an organised and considered manner
  • Business acumen as well as an understanding of the insurance sector - commercial insurance knowledge desirable but not essential
  • You will be qualified to degree level and have a high degree of numerical ability.

 

What we can offer you

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from - including retail discounts and insurance cover - so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options and global career development opportunities across the wider Allianz Group. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:

 

  • Hybrid home/office working
  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Development days
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
  • Retail discounts

 

About Us

At Allianz we want everyone to bring their full self to work, so we invest in our people’s personal and professional development. This helps us build the high performing workforce of tomorrow, but don’t just take our word for it – at the British Insurance Awards we won seven awards, including General Insurer of the Year and Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year.

We’re at a pivotal moment in our history following the purchases of the LV= General Insurance Group and the General Insurance division of Legal & General, making us the second biggest general insurer in the UK.  We’re building our future together, and we’re excited about the possibilities ahead – interested in being part of the team?

Additional Requirements

At Allianz we believe that the difference in our people makes the difference to our business. We’re committed to removing any barriers in our recruitment process so if you’re having difficulties with your online application or any other stage, please email us at hr-recruitment@allianz.co.uk

For external applicants only –
Please be aware that we will require satisfactory pre-employment evidence to include DBS, Financial Probity and Fraud checks, before you can commence employment with us.