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4 months ago
Location: Weybridge
Job type: Permanent
Category: Analysis Jobs


Come and join us an Underwriting
and Fraud Analyst where you will play a key role in maintaining and
continually developing the Underwriting and Counter Fraud measures deployed at
application/quote/sale stage across AXA Direct’s Personal Lines products.

The UK personal insurance market is one
of the most competitive and advanced insurance markets in the world, and
profitable growth of personal business forms a key part of AXA Insurance’s
strategic plans.

The Underwriting and Fraud Department
sits within AXA Direct and is responsible for maintaining AXA’s underwriting
footprint across all personal lines products and also for identifying and
investigating fraudulent insurance applications, through a comprehensive
platform which detects and prevents fraud at all points of the quote/buy
journey and throughout the policy lifecycle.

You will be responsible for creating sound business analysis to monitor
and evaluate existing controls and processes and to determine the
appropriateness of requests to deploy new tools and techniques at application
stage in order to ensure the AXA business strategy is achieved.

What you will be

* Aid in the
creation / development of impact analyses which focus on the financial and
operational implications of Underwriting and Counter Fraud proposals to ensure
confident decisions are taken on how to improve the operating model and the
profit and loss.
* Develop and
improve existing and future preventative and predictive solutions in order to
optimise the Counter Fraud barrier. Support the design of technical solutions
for Counter Fraud requirements.
* Evaluate and
recommend proposals for changes to Underwriting rules to deliver benefit
through key performance metrics and in line with the AXA’s risk appetite.
* Feed into
Underwriting and Fraud analytical and data science projects leading to
financial opportunities (particularly for product profitability improvements).
Make recommendations for improvements to the business processes, operations,
product and platform.
* Build working
relationships across the business and become knowledgeable on all aspects of
the operational model and how this is subsequently represented in data.
* Research and
share new approaches to ensure that our analytical methods become and remain
market leading.
* Strongly
focus on maximising own effectiveness and efficiency as part of the team.
Develop own skills and competencies, share information, ideas and methods with
* Take any
steps needed to ensure all data is housed appropriately, understand & manage
risks associated with data and ensure full compliance with all relevant


Who are we looking


* High
quality numerical degree and strong mathematical / logical capability –
minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree.


* Appreciation of aspects of Underwriting and Counter Fraud in General
Insurance, together with a basic understanding of AXA as a whole i.e. products
+ services offered.
* Understanding of Underwriting/Fraud controls at application stage and
how this can affect business profitability.

* Exposure
to logic/coding and prior experience with SAS, SQL, R/Python, VBA, (or
demonstrable ability to learn these packages quickly). Experience of
predictive modelling would be beneficial.

* Able
to grasp the significance / meaning of a range of technical and complex
issues. Inventive thinker and
problem-solver that is flexible and tenacious that can create / tailor
methods to suit problems.

* Unphased
by analysing vast quantities of diverse data with the target to generate
meaningful insight.

* Demonstrate
effective communication and relationship building skills. This includes
the ability to share technical information with a non-technical audience
so that it is informative and engaging.

* Ability
to plan and work under pressure and to strict deadlines whilst maintaining
reliability and accuracy.

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

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

* Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s

* Pension scheme with employer contributions as
well as your own

* Between 23- 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank

* Flexible benefit options including pension and
life cover flexing, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, health, dental
and critical illness plans and bikes4work.

* Discount on all AXA Insurance products,
including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare

* Interest free season ticket loan scheme.

Important notice: We’ve recently become aware of a recruitment scam in which candidates are asked to be interviewed on Google Hangouts. It is not our policy to conduct interviews via Google Hangouts (we much prefer face-to-face), so if you have been asked to do this, please let the recruitment team know and we’ll do our best to advise you. Likewise, if you’re unsure if the person you’re speaking to is genuinely an AXA recruiter or the job you’re ing for is legitimately from AXA, please get in touch and we can check for you. We cannot be held responsible for any interviews conducted without our knowledge and authorisation. If you’re unsure and would like some advice, feel free to get in touch with our recruitment team.

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