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Pricing Practitioner

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Pricing & Underwriting
London; Leeds; Remote

Senior / Principle Pricing Analyst 

Leeds, London & Home (office visits c. once per month) 

Let’s make the most of your talent

Join us as a General Insurance Senior/PrinciplePricing Analyst within our Pricing & Underwriting Chapter, whether it’s optimisation, trading, retail or risk pricing or even data science, we’ve got an opportunity for you.

About Us:

At Direct Line Group, insurance is just the start. Combining decades of industry experience with talented people in every field, we’re a customer-obsessed market powerhouse. And we all work together to be brilliant for customers, every single day.

Pricing and Underwriting is a complicated world, where historical data, geospatial information, and mathematical models meet talented analysts. Pricing our products is a fine line between balancing our business goals and customer needs. That’s why our pricers and underwriters are the best of the best. They reduce risk and predict future events ensuring our business can continue to grow whilst each and every one of our consumers gets the best price.

What you’ll be doing:

Working in an agile way means you’ll take charge early on, soak up new experiences and most importantly you’llpositively influence and shape what we do – making an impact on our customers lives.We’ll utilise your skills where they are most needed whilst also giving you to opportunity to build and grow the breadth of your expertise. You’ll join one of our various tribes (home, motor, pet, travel etc.) and complete your work day to day within one of our squads focusing on a key area of pricing.

  • Lead the delivery of pricing & underwriting outcomes within a specific pricing domain (trading, optimisation, risk pricing etc.) to contribute to your squad achieving its goals

  • Provide input and support to decision making in service to commercial, customer and strategic goals

  • Improve DLG’s pricing performance and longer-term capability whilst maintaining pricing & underwriting discipline

  • Utilising your technical and analytical expertise to positively influence your immediate team and the wider pricing & underwriting chapter, developing innovative solutions to challenging problems

  • Engage in the wider Pricing & Underwriting community and influence tribe objectives and priorities

  • Support other colleagues with their work and development, building the overall squad capability

  • Lead on relevant pricing and chapter projects as needed

What we are looking for:

  • Previous pricing experience within an insurance pricing role and the ability to work and create in an ever changing environment 

  • Demonstratable technical experience within a specific or multiple areas of pricing such as trading, modelling, optimisation, risk modelling etc. 

  • Experience utilisingthe following software & tools; Radar, Emblem, SAS, SQL, Python

  • Display curiosity and collaboration as well as being an excellent communicator and a good problem solver

  • Ability to positively influence a range of stakeholders

What we offer:

We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle: 

  • 9% employer contributed pension

  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover 

  • Up to 10% annual bonus 

  • 25 days holiday (rising by 1 each year to 28) + bank holidays and option to buy or sell up to 5 days  

  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance

  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way. 

  • Buy as you earn share scheme

  • Employee discounts and cashback 

  • Plus many more

There’s no-one else like you. No-one with the exact same mix of strengths, quirks, skills and thoughts. That’s why you could belong here. As part of a team of brilliant individuals, in a place that empowers you to be the best you can be. We’re proud of who we are, of what we do, and what every single one of us brings. Join us. Help us keep innovating and putting customers at the heart of everything. To be an insurance company of the future. When we work together, we can all achieve great things. Inspiring, challenging, and supporting each other to aim higher. 

Together we’re one of a kind.

Ways of Working

Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you. 

Read our flexible working approach here.

We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any reasonable adjustments within this recruitment process, please reach out to us and we can discuss how we can support you with this.




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