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3 months ago
AXA
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Analysis Jobs
Description

We are thrilled to be recruiting a Pricing Analyst within our Personal
Lines Pricing team.

At AXA, we recognise the value that strong
technical capability can bring, and we are looking for someone to form part of
our continued journey to enhance our pricing sophistication through technology and
the use of traditional as well as cutting edge, analytic techniques.

This role is being offered on a permanent basis.

Advertised from 23rd April 2019 to 23rd May 2019

What you will be
doing?

Based in London or Ipswich, in this role you will
be building and maintaining our market pricing optimisation framework and all
models that are used within it, as well as building the reporting tools
required to communicate the impact of the rate changes.

This means that you will have the chance to assist
in some exciting cutting-edge projects, as well as develop your data science
skills - all whilst working for a number 1 insurance brand.

Your responsibilities will include-

* Regular
rate reviews to support the trading objectives of different accounts for
both Home and Motor Insurance
* Building optimisation
framework, running optimisation scenarios and coming up with optimised
prices
* Building
and refreshing market pricing models used within the optimisation
framework
* Building
automated reports to produce key performance indicators for the
stakeholders
* Supporting
Impact Analysis for rate recommendations and new pricing structures
* Researching
and Monitoring competitor pricing activity
* Understanding
existing pricing models and ensuring their appropriate use and application
* Interacting
effectively and building strong relationships with the Underwriters and
other key customers

Qualifications

We are pleased to be considering both experienced
candidates or graduates who are looking to start a rewarding career!

Graduates:

As well as a degree in a Mathematics related discipline (or
evidence of equivalent proficiency) you will need a
statistical know-how and insatiable curiosity and drive.

One of
the key determinants of profit and growth for all personal lines accounts is
optimised pricing underpinned by sound analysis and management of risk. In
order to be successful in the role, you will demonstrate strong communication
and influencing skills. You will implement new and innovative techniques while
maintaining the pragmatism to keep delivery on track.

Experienced Candidates:

We are
also considering candidates with up to a years’ experience in a similar role.
This position will allow you to utilise your experience, whilst continuing to
further your career as a Pricing Analyst for a number 1 global insurance brand.

Essential:

* First-rate mathematical
skills. At least a 2:1 degree in a mathematics related discipline or
evidence of equivalent proficiency
* A desire to learn and
develop appropriate statistical techniques to build pricing models within
an insurance environment
* Ability to work under
pressure and to tight deadlines
* Ability to come up with
innovative ideas and take pragmatic approaches to deliver projects

Desirable:

* Programming skills, SAS,
R/Python and knowledge of Pricing software (ideally the Towers Watson
suite/ Earnix)
* Knowledge of Machine
Learning algorithms
* Up to 1 years’ experience in pricing, or
an analytical focussed role

About AXA

With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference.

Proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, AXA Insurance businesses employ over 5,500 in a network of offices across the UK. Our expert teams care for a huge range of customers, helping them protect their cars, homes and businesses against life’s uncertainties. Whether bought directly, through brokers or through a number of corporate partners, our market-leading products are trusted by millions.

What We Offer

What We Offer

We’re the world’s number one insurance brand, but we’re not too big to
care for – or listen to - everyone who works with us. You see, we value your
ideas and your experience. We want you to continue to develop and grow, and
we’ll offer you all the learning, development and progression opportunities you
need for your professional skills and career to flourish.

As you’d expect from a global leader, our reward package is a
world-beater – here’s a small selection of our current benefits.

* 23
days annual leave rising with service to 28 days, plus bank holidays
* Annual
bonus Scheme
* Flexible
benefit options, including pension and life cover flexing, holiday
purchase, health, dental and critical illness plans and bikes4work
* Joint
contribution (‘money purchase’) pension scheme.
* Free
life assurance (10 x basic salary)
* Structured
personal development with comprehensive training and talent programmes
* Discounted
cinema tickets for Cineworld and Odeon
* 50%
off at PureGym (12-month membership)
* 20%
discount for new and existing EE customers

Join the number 1 global insurance brand and develop your career with a
world leader!



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