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Zurich NA Pricing Actuary (Part-Time, Job-Share or Full-Time) in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Pricing Actuary (Part-Time, Job-Share or Full-Time)

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Location: We’re flexible! You’ll be joining our team based in Birmingham so you’ll be required to be in our lovely Birmingham office at least once per week

Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience

Closing date for applications: 12th February 2023

The opportunity

  • Are looking to make a step up in your actuarial career?

  • Are you looking for variety in your role whilst working alongside some of the best actuaries and underwriters in the market?

  • Are you looking to have your voice heard and make a real, measurable impact on our business?

  • Are you excited about joining a team that is constantly looking to innovate and explore the art of the possible?

If so, this could be your next role and we would love to hear from you! As a Pricing Analyst you will be joining our high performing Commercial Pricing team, to work on our industry-leading pricing models, build a variety of performance dashboards and help maintain our customer-oriented service.

This role is available part-time or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.Your development is important to us so if you are currently studying then we can offer you study support towards professional exams.

Please read on to find out more about this role.

What will you be doing?

You will be working within the Commercial Lines Pricing team on Property, Motor, Casualty and Engineering lines of business. This role focuses on our mid-market business meaning that (in our opinion!) it offers the best of both worlds – large volumes of data to get your teeth into along with the interesting technical and practical challenges that come with Commercial Lines pricing.

You’ll be working on:

  • Pricing tools - looking after and improving our current suite of pricing tools, working across various platforms and working closely with underwriters

  • Pricing analysis – getting stuck into our large & complex data sets to produce high-quality pricing analyses

  • Portfolio monitoring – helping to build and maintain our portfolio monitoring dashboards which are used & trusted by a variety of stakeholders

  • Modernising our pricing capability – building and launching our new market-leading P&C pricing system

  • Technical skills – the chance to learn and use SQL, R/Python, Power BI & more

  • Culture - contributing to a friendly, positive and supportive team environment. We are a friendly team and do regular quizzes & team outings.

  • Collaborating -building strong relationships across the company (claims, reserving, underwriting, finance), providing trusted insights and helping to foster a strong data-driven culture

  • Coaching & mentoring –opportunities to help develop the technical and non-technical skills of junior team members, with the possibility of line management in the future

What are we looking for?

Required:

  • Highly numerate and analytical

  • Strong communication and teamworking skills

  • Proactivity and a keenness to learn and develop

Preferable:

  • Educated to degree level

  • Experience in an Actuarial role, preferably in General Insurance

  • Technical experience e.g. Excel, SQL, R, Python, Power BI, VBA

What will you get in return?

As well as a salary up to £40,000 depending on experience, we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:

  • 12% company pension contribution (employee contribution optional)

  • Annual company bonus

  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days

  • Contribution to medical cover

  • Discounted technology offers

  • Virtual GP appointments

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Free flu jab

  • Discounted gadget insurance

  • Plus many more flexible benefits!

At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

Who we are:

With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.

You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

Our culture

At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.

Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.

We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

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