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Life Pricing Actuary / Part-Qualified Actuary (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Life Pricing Actuary / Part-Qualified Actuary (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Location: Flexible, ideally within commutable distance of Swindon



We’re the #1 best place to work in the insurance industry!


We’re delighted to have been awarded a Glassdoor Employees' Choice award, recognising us in the top 20 UK’s Best Places to Work in 2022 and the only UK insurer to make the list. The Employee’s Choice award recognises employers that shine brightest according to those who know a company best – the employees.


The opportunity: 


This role will be responsible for delivering and developing pricing of our Retail Protection products. This is a key role in enabling the Retail Protection function to achieve its growth strategy. Working within a small but perfectly formed team we need someone with protection pricing experience, who gets the detail of the modelling and has a great understanding of the retail protection market.


This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Develop and enhance modelling approaches for pricing using the latest techniques and software
  • Adapt pricing approaches to be suitable for different markets and channels
  • Accelerate the timescale of delivery of rates to market
  • Ensure processes / models are robust, scalable and adhere to internal / external governance and regulatory requirements
  • Monitor performance of Retail Protection products (term life, CI, IP, WoL and other related benefits/propositions) against plan targets and proactively identify and implement initiatives to enable success
  • Embed new propositions / proposition enhancements into the pricing process
  • Employ tactical pricing solutions where required



Your skills and experience:


  • A qualified / part-qualified actuary with protection pricing experience at a UK insurer
  • In depth knowledge of pricing techniques, elasticity modelling, reinsurance, and profitability metrics
  • Excellent data analysis skills, able to confidently work with large data sets
  • Wide knowledge of the UK Protection market essential
  • Prior knowledge of Radar/Emblem software desirable but not essential
  • Excellent collaboration, organisation, and communication skills


The reward:


As well as a competitive salary we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:


  • Car Allowance 
  • Annual company bonuses
  • Private Healthcare cover
  • 12% company pension contribution (employee contribution optional)
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments
  • Discounted gym membership,
  • Free flu jab
  • Discounted gadget insurance 



At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring.  Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.


Who we are:


With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.


You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.


Further information:


At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.

Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.


With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.


We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.


We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.


So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us. #LI-Remote 


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