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Pricing Actuary (Full-Time or Part-Time)


Pricing Actuary (Full-Time or Part-Time)


Location: We’re flexible! You’ll be joining our team based in Birmingham so you’ll be required to be in our lovely Birmingham office at least once per week

Closing date for applications: 23rd August 2022 



The opportunity


Zurich UK has been awarded a Glassdoor Employers Choice award, recognising it as one of the UK’s Best Places to Work in 2022. Zurich is the only insurer that features on the top 50 list.


  • Are you nearly or newly qualified with actuarial experience and looking for that next step up in your career?
  • Are you looking to have your voice heard and make a real, measurable impact on our business?
  • Are you looking for variety in your role whilst working alongside some of the best actuaries and underwriters in the market?
  • Are you excited about joining a team that is constantly looking to innovate and explore the art of the possible?


If so, this could be your next role and we would love to hear from you! This is an opportunity for you to operate at a more senior level and develop yourself as well as coaching and mentoring others in the team. Your development is important to us so if you are currently studying then we can offer you study support towards professional exams. As a Pricing Actuary, you will be joining our high performing Commercial Pricing team, to help maintain and build on their current high quality and customer oriented service. 


This role is available part-time 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.


What will you be doing?


You will be working within the Commercial Lines Pricing team on Property, Motor, Casualty and Engineering lines of business. This role focuses on mid-market meaning (in our opinion!) it offers the best of both worlds – large volumes of data to get your teeth into along with the interesting technical and practical challenges that come with Commercial Lines pricing.

You will be responsible for:


  • Pricing tools - looking after and improving our current suite of pricing tools, working across various platforms and working closely with underwriters
  • Pricing analysis – getting stuck into our large & complex data sets to produce high-quality pricing analysis which can be implemented
  • Portfolio monitoring – helping to build and maintain our portfolio monitoring dashboards which are used & trusted by a variety of stakeholders
  • Building new pricing capability – the opportunity to get involved with building new market-leading pricing tools
  • Culture - contributing to a friendly, positive and supportive team environment. We are a friendly team and do regular quizzes & team outings
  • Collaborating - building strong relationships across the company (claims, reserving, underwriting, finance), providing trusted insights and helping to foster a strong data-driven culture
  • Coaching & mentoring – developing the technical and non-technical skills of junior team members


What are we looking for?


  • Educated to degree level
  • Several years experience in an Actuarial role, preferably in General Insurance
  • Nearly/Newly qualified actuary
  • Excellent knowledge of Actuarial professional guidance
  • Good knowledge of Insurance products
  • Highly numerate & analytical
  • PC Skills – MS Office suite, coding languages desirable (SQL, R, Python, VBA, Power BI)
  • Communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills


What will you get in return?


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


  • 12% company pension contribution (employee contribution optional)
  • Annual company bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Contribution to medical cover
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free flu jab
  • Discounted gadget insurance 
  • Plus many more flexible benefits!


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.

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