Pricing Analyst


Pricing Analyst

Salary Not Specified

IQUW, City of Westminster

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: b74841e3cf0141ad9e74e6842fcafc53

Full Job Description

ERS is the UK's largest specialist motor insurer with an A+ rating. We recognise that for some, motor insurance is more than just a must-have; it's a way of taking care of what stands at the heart of their passion or livelihood. For those people, standard insurance isn't enough. That's why we work exclusively with motor insurance brokers to help get under the skin of the most difficult insurance risks, helping build products to meet their customer's needs.
The role

  • The role sits within the ERS Motor Pricing function supporting the Commercial Lines area of the team. Commercial Lines Pricing provides pricing support to the Commercial, Agriculture and Fleet Classes of Business.

  • The role holder has accountability for materially contributing to the execution of the business and pricing strategy and therefore supporting our financial objectives.

  • The Pricing Analyst is responsible for assisting with the development of pricing models and producing key insights which support the management of schemes and brokers. This is across a variety of products whilst supporting the pricing development and pricing cycle process.

  • The successful candidate will be able to introduce and maintain knowledge of advanced modelling and data science methodologies/techniques as required by the individual demands of a project.

  • Success in the role requires extensive collaboration with other business functions to ensure all capabilities within the business are utilised effectively to meet our financial plans., Contribute to management of the financial performance of a diverse range of product propositions in a complex and competitive market.

  • Utilise Actuarial and Data Science techniques to build and enhance pricing or sub-pricing models.

  • Work closely with other areas of the business to ensure the aims and impacts of any pricing change are conducive to the objectives of the product.

  • Use analysis of data to monitor & investigate performance of products.

  • Ensure that the execution of the pricing delivery plan is on time by working to agreed timescales and to a high standard.

  • Work with Pricing Management to ensure that activity is aligned with Pricing Strategy and wider business objectives.

  • Support the development of MI & reporting processes within the Pricing team.

  • Help develop a robust price change control process. Support the Deployment Team to design & implement effective testing of change to increase accuracy in deployment and understanding of risk.

    Highly articulate and numerate, paying attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to analyse data for effective proposition Pricing combined with experience in handling complex datasets.

  • Being commercially aware and using this acumen in a way which helps enhance the businesses profitability.

  • Experience in using data manipulation & statistical software packages such as R, Python, SAS, EMBlem, RADAR, Excel/VBA, SQL Server. Advanced skill in at least one of these packages.

  • Ability to create suitable visualisations of complex and large data sets utilising packages such as Power BI.

  • Logical thinker able to devise and assess multiple approaches to solving problems.

  • Innovative & creative when reviewing and improving processes.

  • Organised and has the ability to produce work in a timely manner.

  • Comfortable to work with and approach a range of people inside and outside of the pricing team where assistance or further information is required.

    IQUW is a speciality (re)insurer at Lloyd's (Syndicate 1856) underwriting a diverse range of Property, Commercial and Speciality (re)insurance products from Cargo and Marine to Political Violence, Terror and War. We combine data, intelligent automation and human expertise to make smart decisions, fast.