Are you geeky and proud? Mathematical and innovative?Passionate about challenging convention?
Come and join Hastings Direct, we are a fast growing, agile, digitally focussed general insurance provider to the UK market.
We are looking for pricing analysts within our retail pricing and analytics team. We are passionate about driving commercial value through data analytics, modelling and innovation.
As a Pricing Analyst you will be actively involved in devising cutting-edge market pricing approaches for new business generation and retention of customers;
you will learn advanced techniques, such as price optimisation and machine learning, as well as the commercial skills to effectively leverage them.
We pride ourselves on being market-leading pricing and analytical professionals come and join us!
The role can be based in London or our Bexhill head office down by the sea.
About the role
Develop insights to drive pricing initiatives and strategy for Hastings Direct’s products
Build complex models to understand and predict customer life-time value
Help manage trading by running end to end price optimisations
Design experiments to explore price elasticity and assess customer behavior
Co-ordinate price changes, monitor performance and track our market position
Present insights and work with stakeholders to take them on our pricing journey
Mathematical or scientific background, educated to degree level
Working knowledge of tools such as R, SQL, Python, Matlab, etc.
Ability to present analytical results in a non-technical way
Drive, enthusiasm, creativity and problem solving skills
Proven track record in learning and applying innovative analytical techniques
Ability to work as part of a team in an environment that demands excellence, reliability, accuracy and working with competing deadlines
Experience in similar data / analytical / pricing role
Ability to work independently and manage own projects
Knowledge of price optimisation methods and tools, e.g. Earnix, Radar
Demonstrated strong capability with quantitative and analytical concepts, through higher level academic qualifications
Working with stakeholders : seeking inputs, storytelling, managing expectations
Experience mentoring and coaching more junior colleagues
What will you get in return?
If you joined Hastings Direct you will be able to bring yourself to work while working with our supportive retail pricing and analytics team.
You will work alongside a talented pool of individuals who have an excellent breadth and depth of knowledge.
Hastings Direct is an expanding company which operates in a non-hierarchical environment, thus in the pricing analyst role you will have vast exposure to projects and senior management.
You could potentially be presenting in front of the managerial director a couple of months into your role! You will be able to utilise your skills and be innovate through the high rate of learning you will experience in just one year.