Head of Pricing

Employer
Star Actuarial Futures
Location
Remote with occasional office-based work in the South East
Salary
£ excellent
Closing date
14 Dec 2021
Reference
Star7160

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Sector
General insurance
Salary Band
£80-99K, £100-119K
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience/Function
Qualified
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Job Details

Our client is seeking a pricing expert to lead a busy and growing team, supporting the development of technical models and market pricing optimisation alongside the overall pricing strategy.

You will manage and develop the end-to-end pricing function within the firm's scope and collaborate with the Underwriting Actuarial and management team to maintain sustainable and profitable portfolio.

You will also enhance existing and introduce advanced analytical methods to monitor portfolio health in an automated way while engaging with technology teams to implement modern pricing systems.

In addition, you will review existing and introduce modern and advanced models and techniques to create a market-leading pricing function.

With previous experience of successfully building and leading a pricing strategy, the successful candidate will also possess previous experience of influencing key pricing decisions at board level.

You will also have extensive knowledge of statistical methods, including forecasting and behavioural models alongside a detailed understanding of and experience in implementing optimisation models.

Experience in relevant software packages required, i.e. Emblem, Radar, Classifier, Earnix, R, Python, SQL or SAS, Power BI.

An excellent leadership opportunity.

Please contact us to discuss this vacancy or for an informal discussion regarding your career goals. We are very happy to perform bespoke research on your behalf.

Louis Manson, Managing Director

M : +44 (0)7595 023 983

T : +44 (0)20 7868 1900

E : louis.manson@staractuarial.com

Company

Our objective is to become the actuarial recruitment firm of choice for clients and candidates in the UK and overseas.

Our honest approach to recruitment and our market expertise have delivered great results within the actuarial market and we are proud to work with a wide range of leading actuarial employers and candidates.

We provide our clients with the talent they need to realise their business strategy and to date have helped over 160 actuarial employers fill their vacancies. We want to work closely with our clients and our greatest success story to date is having made 50 placements with several clients.

We are experienced in filling vacancies from graduate to Chief Actuary level with permanent packages ranging from £20,000 p.a. to over £300,000 p.a. Our clients include Asset Managers, Insurers, Mutuals, Consultancies, Banks, Brokers and Syndicates.

Our consultants are based throughout the UK, recruit for permanent and interim positions in all sectors of the actuarial market in the UK and overseas and offer a consultancy service on a contingency, retained or search basis.

We continually strive to be the best in the market and with that in mind we only employ high quality recruitment consultants or actuaries directly from industry. Our consultants have over 65 years' experience in technical actuarial roles across insurance, pensions, investment and healthcare. As a result, our understanding of the actuarial market and of actuarial vacancies is based on first-hand experience, industry leading connections and up-to-date market knowledge.

To maintain our knowledge, credibility and visibility, we regularly attend and sponsor and sometimes host industry networking events. For example:

  • Our consultants attend the Actuarial Profession's GIRO, Life, Pensions and Momentum Conferences
  • Antony Buxton FIA, Managing Director, is a member of the London Market Actuaries Group
  • Lance Randles MBA, Associate Director, is co-founder and Treasurer of the Southern African Actuarial ConneXion (SAAX)
  • Irene Paterson FFA, Partner, is a member of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries, the first lady to chair the Scottish Actuaries Club, a member of Scottish Independent Actuaries and has represented the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries on the Pension Committee of the Groupe Consultatif as well as the International Actuarial Association
  • In a short space of time, we have built strong relationships with both clients and candidates, based on high quality service, trusted advice and excellent results.

2012/13/14/15/16/17/18 - Actuarial Post: Agency of the Year - voted for by candidates

2012 - Incisive Media: Recruiter of Choice - voted for by candidates

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+44 2037419500
Location
6 London Street
New London House
London
London
EC3R 7LP
United Kingdom

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