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Actuarial Analyst (Part-Time, Job-Share, Full-Time)



Location: London


Closing date for applications: 30th April 2024


The opportunity


  • Are looking to step up in your actuarial career?
  • Are you looking for variety in your role whilst working alongside some of the best actuaries and underwriters in the market?
  • Are you looking to have your voice heard and make a real, measurable impact on our business?
  • 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! As a Pricing Analyst you will be joining our high performing Commercial Pricing team to work on case pricing and further developing our industry-leading pricing models.


As part of our hybrid working approach, you’ll also have the opportunity to work from home as well as joining our team in Mark Lane, London.


Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.


What will you be doing?


You will be working within the Commercial Lines Pricing team across multiple lines of business including (but not limited to) Property, Casualty, Financial Lines and Energy. This role focuses on our Corporate business meaning that you get to work with on some of the largest and most complex insurance programmes in the market. You will be working on:


  • Case Pricing – Carrying out bespoke pricing and performance analysis across P&C, Motor, Energy and Specialties lines of business. Collaborating closely with underwriters to come up with robust competitive prices on some of the most unique offerings in the market.
  • Pricing tools – Support the building of new pricing tools and maintain our current suite of pricing tools, working across various platforms and working closely with underwriters.
  • Portfolio management – working with underwriters to define, analyse and implement underwriting strategies to improve and grow our portfolios.
  • Technical skills – the chance to constantly challenge yourself through innovation and adaptation of new technologies with opportunities to learn and apply SQL, R/Python, Power BI & more.
  • Culture - contributing to a positive and supportive team environment.
  • Collaboration - building strong relationships across the company (underwriting, reserving, finance and claims), providing trusted insights and helping to foster a strong data-driven culture.
  • Coaching & mentoring –opportunities to help develop the technical and non-technical skills of junior team members, with the possibility of line management in the future.
  • Process improvement – continuously improving and challenging our processes to drive further efficiencies for the team and underwriters.


What are we looking for?


  • Educated to degree level
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • Experience in an actuarial role, preferably in General Insurance
  • Strong communication and teamworking skills
  • Takes personal initiative for individual development
  • Technical experience e.g. Excel, SQL, R, Python, Power BI, VBA


As an inclusive employer we want to ensure that all candidates feel comfortable and are able to perform at their best during the interview. You’ll have the opportunity to let us know of any reasonable adjustment or practical support needed when you apply.


Who we are:


At Zurich we aspire to be one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world and the best global insurer. Together we’re creating a brighter future for our customers, our people and our planet.


With over 55,000 employees in more than 170 countries, you’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company who are a long-standing player in the insurance industry.


We’ve made a promise to each other and every employee; to focus on sustainable impact, to care about each other’s wellbeing, to use our diverse expertise to be curious and optimistic and to develop the skills needed for our future.


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. Be part of something great.



Our Culture:


At Zurich, our sense of community is strong and we’re particularly passionate about diversity and inclusion, which we’ve won numerous awards for. We want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work and ensure everybody is made to feel welcome, regardless of their background, beliefs or culture. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our customers, and so are committed to treating all of our applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their actual or assumed background, disability or any other protected characteristic.


We’ve an environment that places a real importance on our people’s wellbeing from a physical, mental, social and financial perspective. We work with our wellbeing partners and industry experts to provide the best advice and access to a wealth of lifestyle support. We’re also committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.


We’re passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity. Our charitable arm, Zurich Community Trust, is one of the longest-established corporate trusts in the UK. In that time, we’ve awarded grants and volunteered time to deserving causes in the UK valued at over £90 million.


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


The financials
  • 12% defined non-contributory pension scheme.
  • Annual company bonus.
  • Income Protection.
  • Life cover - four times your salary.
Time away
  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays.
  • You can also request to swap UK bank holidays for days off that have cultural or religious significance to you.
  • The option to buy up to an additional 20 days or sell some of your holiday.
  • Three days paid volunteering.
  • Up to 16 weeks' full pay for maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
Your health is important to us
  • Access to Private medical insurance.
  • Virtual GP appointments.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Free flu jab.
  • Access to a wealth of support from our wellbeing partners.
We're making a difference
  • Creating a brighter, more sustainable future underpins all that we do here in Zurich. We were the first insurer to sign the ‘UN Business Ambition for 1.5˚C’ pledge.
  • Our charitable arm, Zurich Community Trust, has awarded grants and volunteered time to deserving causes in the UK valued at over £90 million.

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