Principal Insurance Pricing Analyst - HNW

29 Jan 2019
26 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Private & Non-Standard Principal Pricing Analyst

As part of the wider Home Pricing team of a major UK insurer, this is an opportunity for you to provide innovative and effective analytical pricing with a focus on delivery of Pricing for Private and Non-Standard businesses.

The Private Insurance pricing team are responsible for all pricing related activity for Mid and High Net worth Home, Motor and Pet products. In particular, the team will be focusing on building new Pricing capability over the next few years.


* Develop recommendations to improve pricing performance and longer-term pricing capability, whilst maintaining underwriting discipline.

* Provide analytical support and insight to inform and influence business decisions and strategy, with a responsibility for ensuring robustness of output.

* Develop accurate pricing models and ensure their appropriate use and application. Monitor the effectiveness of models on an ongoing basis to ensure they are fit for purpose and deliver improvements where necessary.

* Analyse trading performance and monitor controls, including producing & analysing tactical MI, and deliver recommendations to support the trading objectives. Identify gaps in existing MI and deliver improvements.

* Plan, manage and deliver specific tasks and projects in a pro-active, timely and accurate manner, providing insights, impacts and recommendations; lead specialised investigations, producing reports and presentations for internal stakeholders.

* Support the development of analysts; review work, provide feedback and create opportunities for learning in day to day activities.

* Interact effectively with peers in other areas of to improve knowledge share and understand impacts of your work across the wider business. Ensure learnings are effectively communicated across the team. Liaise regularly with stakeholders to ensure objectives are aligned across functions.

* Identify opportunities for improvements to enable tasks to be performed in a more efficient manner. Challenge current processes appropriately with suggestions as to how these can be refined.

* Develop knowledge of Pricing and Underwriting systems and processes; develop your business, market knowledge and awareness of relevant industry issues which impact your area & incorporate in the work that you do.

* Develop yourself in order to maximise your personal contribution to the team and identify opportunities to gain additional skills, including through secondments and/or rotations.


You will ideally have relevant work experience within a similar pricing or analytical role in the financial services industry and you will be able to evidence personal effectiveness in prior roles.

You will be educated to at least degree level or equivalent in a numerically-focussed degree.

Previous experience of the personal lines insurance market is desirable.

Knowledge of SAS, EMBlem and/or optimisation software is preferable but not essential.

Please send your CV or contact Alex Williams at Gerrard White Consulting for more details

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