Senior Pricing Analyst

Recruiter
Hiscox
Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Feb 2019
Ref
PCK498-22722
Contact
Hiscox Group
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

The role

For this role we are looking for someone who can take ownership and work independently and thrive on ambiguity. We want a number cruncher who can work around a problem and can communicate effectively. You will need to be able to confidently make sound business decisions and be able to back these up with the relevant facts and figures. You will need to be able to find solutions to problems where there isn't an established approach.

What you'll be doing as a Senior Pricing Analyst in the Finance Team:

  • Providing analytical support for the property underwriters and management through large risk pricing, model development and portfolio analysis

     

  • Finding insight in large data sets and exploring around the subject to glean competitive advantage

     

  • Using new techniques to help London Market get the most from its data

     

  • Provide high quality pricing analysis to help assess the expected profitability of new opportunities

     

  • Clear and concise communication of complex issues to a wide variety of stakeholders





Job Description

Our must-haves:

  • Educated to degree level with numerate emphasis

     

  • Either part qualified actuary or experienced catastrophe modelling analyst (5+ years)

     

  • Exceptional technical skills - super user of analytical tools including at least 2 of Excel / SQL / R / Python / VBA

     

  • Speak and write fluent business English

     

     

     

Our nice-to-haves:

  • 2+ years direct pricing experience

     

  • Property modelling experience
     

About Hiscox

As an international specialist insurer we are far removed from the world of mass market insurance products. Instead we are selective and focus on our key areas of expertise and strength - all of which is underpinned by a culture that encourages us to challenge convention and always look for a better way of doing things.

We insure the unique and the interesting. And we search for the same when it comes to talented people. Hiscox is full of smart, reliable human beings that look out for customers and each other. We believe in doing the right thing, making good and rebuilding when things go wrong. Everyone is encouraged to think creatively, challenge the status quo and look for solutions.

Scratch beneath the surface and you will find a business that is solid, but slightly contrary. We like to do things differently and constantly seek to evolve. We might have been around for a long time (our roots go back to 1901), but we are young in many ways, ambitious and going places.

Some people might say insurance is dull, but life at Hiscox is anything but. If that sounds good to you, get in touch.

 

Flexible working at Hiscox

Working life doesn't always have to be 'nine to five' and we support flexible working wherever we can. No promises, but please chat to our resourcing team about the flexibility we could offer for this role.

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