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Pricing Actuary, ZIP & EMEA Retail, Maternity Cover (Hybrid)


Job Summary


Zurich Insurance Plc is looking for a Pricing Actuary to join the ZIP & EMEA Retail Pricing Team on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave.  Working under the direction of the ZIP/EMEA Retail Pricing Manager to monitor underwriting performance and oversight of adherence to the pricing governance framework, and to support pricing excellence within ZIP and EMEA countries in Retail lines.


Your Role


As a Retail Pricing Actuary your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:


  • Supporting delivery of Pricing & Underwriting Strategy for Retail Lines in ZIP & EMEA
  • Completing regular analysis of underlying performance and monitoring and reporting of emerging trends in experience
  • Completing oversight of branch pricing standards, and branch processes for monitoring price adequacy and review of results
  • Assisting ZIP and EMEA CPA’s in developing pricing capabilities and adherence to Group pricing standards through the development of and sharing of best practice, acting as a key focal point for co-ordination of Business unit and Region/Global engagement
  • Leading and providing expertise to designated Retail Lines projects

Your Skills and Experience



As a Retail Pricing Actuary your skills and qualifications will include:


  • Fully or part qualified actuary (per local society)
  • At least 4 years of experience in a non-life actuarial environment
  • Good knowledge of the tools, techniques and concepts behind Insurance rating, pricing and analysis, including statistical and actuarial tools and techniques
  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry's trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations and trendsetters
  • Effective collaboration, communication, prioritisation, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Exhibits self-motivation and drive; takes initiative without the need for approval
  • Highly professional, enthusiastic and positive attitude   
  • International pricing experience will be a distinct advantage

Additional Information


Preference of work location is IFSC, Dublin.  There can be some flexibility in this regards due to the temporary nature of the role.


If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.


Who we are


Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford.


Zurich is a strong brand. Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


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