Reporting to the Commercial Director for Home Underwriting and Telematics, and leading a team of 4 direct reports, the will be charged with the execution and development of the pricing, underwriting and data strategy for telematics, and managing the delivery of the target loss ratio.
Although based at our UK HQ in Bexhill, we do support flexible working, you are trusted to manage your workload effectively and efficiently, prioritising the needs of the business.
Your remit will include the following;
To support the telematics team in driving commercial opportunities and delivering its sales, income and EBITDA targets.
Lead the development and delivery of the Telematics pricing and underwriting strategies and manage underwriting performance, ensuring key milestones are achieved.
Ensure that all pricing and underwriting features are both customer centric and sustainable.
Use various techniques to make pricing recommendations, predict risk and control mix.
Hastings Group, a FTSE 250 listed entity, is a fast growing, agile, digitally focused general insurance provider of products and services to over 2.
6 million customers in the UK, employing over 3,000 colleagues. The Group comprises two trading entities; Hastings Insurance Services Limited (trading as Hastings Direct ), a UK retail intermediary, and Advantage Insurance Company Limited, a Gibraltar based insurance underwriter.
Telematics is a growing market, rife with opportunity. The Pricing Manager role at Hastings Direct, will make a visible impact on both the development and delivery of this growing department.
You’ll have extensive personal lines pricing experience with an awareness of customer needs.
Highly numerate, comfortable with complex data and one or more programming languages.
Excellent stakeholder management skills comfortable presenting pricing proposals at Exec level.
Delivery focussed can demonstrate the practical application of your pricing knowledge and how you have added commercial value.
Qualified to degree level in a numerate subject.
Experience working in home or motor insurance.
Understanding of risk and consumer pricing.
Leadership experience, but this can be developed.
Natural problem solver who communicates effectively to all stakeholders
This is a dynamic, fast paced working environment candidates should be comfortable working within that setting.
Great attention to detail systematic approach to managing your workload.
Embraces opportunities to develop and learn shows a great level of self-awareness and drive.
Benefits for you
Please find some of the great benefits we offer here at Hastings Direct;
Competitive basic salary which we will share with you upon shortlisting, but do feel free to email the Recruitment team for more details in advance of your application
Up to 10% bonus earning potential
25 days holiday
Flexible benefits buy or sell holidays
Discounted Hastings Direct products
Discounted rail travel
Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion / belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital / family status.
Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.