• Senior Pricing Analyst

    Job Ref
    560918-6662
    Closing Date
    20/9/2018
    Advertised Range (External)
    circa £45000 dependent on experience
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Department
    Underwriting
    Location : City
    Bournemouth
  • Job Purpose

    Senior Pricing Analyst: Ageas Direct, based in Bournemouth, are looking for a Senior Pricing Analyst to join our Pricing Department. It’s an exciting time at Ageas; we have been recognized as the fastest growing GI insurer in 2017, a trend that has continued into 2018. The Senior Pricing Analyst is vital to sustaining this growth, as we are investing in our price optimisation capabilities and practices to increase our competitiveness and profitability further over the coming years.

     

    This Senior Pricing Analyst opportunity is perfect for a candidate that is driven by delivering real results from innovative practice.

     

    A proven, natural problem solver, the Senior Pricing Analyst will have:

    • A good quantitative degree –or equivalent experience– in disciplines such as Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Biosciences, or Actuarial Science.
    • Experience of using mathematics and statistics to explore large datasets for analysis.
    • Experience in any of the following predictive modelling techniques e.g. Logistic Regression, Log-Gamma GLMs, Resampling Methods, Elastic Net GLMs, GAMs, Decision Trees, Random Forests, Support Vector Machines and Neural Nets.
    • Experience in the use of a programming language (e.g. SAS, SQL, R, Matlab or Octave).
    • Knowledge of Optimisation e.g. Convex programming and/or Combinatorial.
    • Experience of Radar and Emblem desirable but not essential as full training is provided.

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

    Our people enjoy a comprehensive range of flexible benefit options such as a company pension, 23 days’ holiday (rising to 25 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. We have also introduced our “Dress for Your Day” policy which means you have the option of what to wear depending on what your day holds.

    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.

     

    Click on the ‘Apply button’ to be considered for our Senior Pricing Analyst opportunity at Ageas in Bournemouth. Please include a cover letter in your CV as one document, detailing why you are interested in this role.

     

     

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