• Head of Retail Pricing

    Job Ref
    50818-6650
    Closing Date
    19/9/2018
    Advertised Range (External)
    Competitive
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Department
    Underwriting
    Location : City
    Bournemouth
  • Job Purpose

    Head of Retail Pricing: Ageas in Bournemouth is seeking a Head of Retail Pricing to play a pivotal role in driving the profitability of the business by carrying out analysis of its competitive position and recommend and implement pricing changes, focusing primarily on the retail margin.

     

    It is an exciting time at Ageas, as we have just launched our own brand into the market. Our Pricing and Underwriting department is key to the success of our business and, leading a team of circa 13 Pricing Managers, Pricing Analysts, Pricing Data Analysts and Pricing Implementation Analysts, you will maximise the effect of pricing to drive income generation, sales conversion and retention.

     

    Ambitious, driven and with demonstrable experience within the Retail Insurance sector, the successful Head of Retail Pricing will have:

    1. Previous experience driving pricing strategies within the Personal Lines Insurance sector.
    2. Solid experience in Pricing Optimisation and ideally you will have worked with Machine Learning software such as R, Python or MATLAB.
    3. Used analytics to solve complex business problems and you know how to create statistical models in order to analyse customer-buying behaviour
    4. Great communicating and promoting skills and be able to quickly establish rapport and build relationships based on trust and sound judgement.
    5. Managed teams and more importantly be able to motivate, inspire and lead a team.
    6. An entrepreneurial, innovative and adaptable approach in dealing with problems.

     

    Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy within the Head of Pricing role based in Bournemouth:

    Our people enjoy a comprehensive range of flexible benefit options such as a company pension, 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27 days after 3 years) with the ability to buy an additional 5 days, a personal car lease option, health and dental plans, life assurance of 4 x salary with the option to flex up or down, and a discretionary annual bonus.  Our people enjoy discounted gym membership as well as discounts with a wide range of retailers through our partner Perkz.com and make the most of our Wellbeing activities and Sports and Social Club events.

     

    About #AgeasUK

    We’re an award-winning, international insurer with key markets in Europe and Asia and go back a fair bit too - almost 200 years.  Fast-forward to today and we’re proud to be one of Europe’s top 20 insurance companies.  Our UK team of 4,000, stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our most important people – our customers.  We’re recognised for our excellent insurance cover and being easy and straightforward to deal with. Plus, we understand the need for choice, which is why our insurance can be bought with us directly, and through aggregator sites as well as through our broker relationships and our leading partnership brands.  We have around 5 million customers and have a first-class attitude when it comes to being there for them when they need us most.   Don’t just take our word for all this though.  We’ve scooped a Gold Standard Insurance Award for the last nine years running which speaks volumes about our dedicated teams across our UK offices based in London, Manchester, Stoke, Gloucester, Eastleigh, Bournemouth and Port Solent.

     

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