Commercial Motor Principal Pricing Developer (Radar)

Direct Line

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    Leeds
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Job Description

The role

COVID -19 update

We’re actively looking for people to join our teams and we’re committed in protecting your health and wellbeing during every step of our recruitment process.  If you’re successful in securing a role with us you’ll find we’ll be doing things a little bit differently! This may mean you’ll initially join our team working from home. During this time we’ll work with you to make sure you have the tools and equipment you need and that you feel part of our amazing DLG team!

About us

Direct Line Group is a results-oriented company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge.

In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now, and we work hard to make sure our well-known brands –Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers. We know we can’t do this without our phenomenal people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things.

Commercial Lines is an increasingly meaningful part of Direct Line Group’s success story, making up a significant contribution to group's total operating profit. Going forward, there are ambitious plans to deliver further performance improvements via a pricing transformation program that entails using improved risk, geo and demand models, having an improved data infrastructure, and having access to an advanced suite of analytical tools.

What we’re looking for

This is an exciting career opportunity in the field of Commercial Lines pricing & product development that would suit an experienced product developer with good Radar skills. You should have a real passion for delivering high quality rating engines through product understanding and Radar functionality expertise, and who is able to gain the trust of senior partners.

It goes without saying that you should be a good team player but also be able to use your own initiative and progress work independently.

o    Ideally have experience within a similar Radar development role in the financial services industry

o    You’ll have an analytical attitude

o    Strong Radar experience

o    You can demonstrate your excellent communication and relationship building skills

o    You’ll be improvement focused

What you’ll be doing

Being a Radar specialist we want to mine your knowledge and experience and look to you to develop recommendations to improve DLG’s product performance.

We are a company where we say it like it is, and if something needs fixing, or improvements can be made - we would love to hear about it. We expect you to offer your support to the wider team and take the lead on some projects and that your insight will inform and positively influence business decisions and strategy.

You will be working to constantly improve our Radar rating engines, alongside underwriting and pricing, to reduce risks and deliver a better rating engine to our customers.

Who will you be working with?

The role sits within the Commercial Motor Pricing team reporting to James Benson, Head of Pricing Products. This role works within the Commercial Motor Change Team which includes pricing, underwriting and testing, and works in an Agile way to constantly improve and develop the rating engine.

REASONABLE ADJUSTMENT:
If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.