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Key Requirements / Skills
The Pricing Technology team is a newly formed unit within the Global Pricing department at AGCS. The team is responsible for maintaining and further developing the pricing tool system landscape.
You will join an international department located across London, Munich, Bucharest, Chicago and New York.
AGCS is implementing a major expansion of its technical pricing capabilities. As part of this the decision has been made to centralise the ownership of the pricing tool implementations into the newly formed Technology team.
In addition, the Technology team would be responsible for a large-scale project of modernizing the pricing tool IT landscape.
In this role, which can be based in London or Munich, you will report to a team lead in the Pricing department and work closely with him to lead the efforts of the Technology team.
This will involve collaborating with the line of business pricing teams, the underwriter units and IT to keep the pricing tools up to date and to drive forward relevant projects.
Work closely with the pricing teams to maintain and further develop the pricing logic within the tools
Manage the enhancement process for the pricing tools, liaising with Underwriting, Pricing and IT
Ensure the quality of pricing tool updates via the design and execution of a rigorous testing process
Set the direction for the newly formed Pricing Technology team
Drive forward projects to modernize the pricing tool suite
Act as a link between the Pricing function and IT
Mentor and develop junior members of the Technology team.
Establish an excellent working relationship with all stakeholders to ensure their long-term support for the technical pricing tools
Support projects which affect the use of technical pricing and promote the use of technical pricing at AGCS
Successfully collaborate across the Global Pricing team and all AGCS departments
Experience in the development of expert IT systems. Pricing tool experience a positive
Strong understanding of mathematical techniques. Actuarial background an advantage
Results orientated with a track-record of delivering on-time projects
Confident in designing and implementing new processes
Experience of successfully working in close partnership with IT
Strong computer programing skills : Excel and VBA experience required with SQL preferred. Other programming languages an advantage
Experience of working with Radar Live or equivalent an advantage
High attention to detail with a focus on building systematic controls to ensure quality of delivery
Partnering mentality with the ability to build strong working relationships with peers, management and the business areas
Experienced in discussing technical information to a non-technical audience
Previous line management experience an advantage but not essential
Ability to work in an international / virtual environment
At Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment with global challenges at the world’s leading P&C insurer.
Did you know Allianz insures more than half of the Fortune Global 500® companies, or that AGCS insures major movie productions, cyber security threats, and that we are the leading specialist in satellite and space insurance?
We have offices in 29 countries and with our extensive Allianz and partner network we help customers in more than 160 countries worldwide.
At AGCS UK we are not only impressive for our clients, but also for our employees as we offer the following generous benefits :
Flexible buy / sell holiday options
Bupa private medical insurance
Generous pension contributions
Enhanced paid maternity, paternity, shared parental leave
Flexible working options
Subsidized on-site massages
Employee stock purchase plan for Allianz shares
Education / study sponsorship
Global mobility within AGCS and the wider Allianz Group
and many more individual flexible benefits to choose from. We pride ourselves on our approach to wellbeing and provide regular seminars, activities, and events devoted towards the overall health of our employees.
We are looking for talented individuals who are passionate about what they do come and find out why AGCS is the place for you!