13 Jun 2018

Permanent Motor Optimisation Manager

Directline Group – Posted by AdminLondon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. And they’re helping us transform the industry we lead.

Motor Renewal Pricing Optimisation Manager

Working as part of the Motor Renewal Pricing team, you and your team will have primary responsibility for the optimisation algorithm of the motor renewal account. You will use your analytical expertise to understand customer behaviour in depth and use this to meet the demands of the business from the renewals account.

With an ever-changing motor insurance environment, these demands can take many forms: we have to react to the regulatory landscape; the new business market and the associated behaviours of our customers; the demands of the business; and of course, the demands of our shareholders. As part of the Motor Renewal pricing team, we are at the forefront of most of these challenges and are one of the most influential teams in the profitability of the business. You will have a team of individuals to help you deliver on your objectives who have a diverse range of skills and backgrounds.

What does being a Motor Renewal Optimisation manager mean?

  • An understanding of our business, products, routes to market, and the competitive and regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the different regulatory bodies and how their remit covers aspects of their business area. They always comply with legal requirements.
  • Familiarity of different types of analytical problems and the appropriate techniques to address these, in addition to a combination of curiosity, creative thinking, analytical reasoning and judgment to develop solutions to problems
  • Confidence in exploring important patterns in the data and develop and test hypotheses to explain these trends.
  • Understand that data is a strategic asset and develop our data capabilities with that in mind can think strategically about the long-term vision for their team
  • Leaders of their team by engaging and motivating them through developing their purpose, setting direction and managing team dynamics, in addition the manager will develop team members.

Skills and competencies sought

  • Pricing experience
  • Experience using a range of analytical softwares with specific focus on EMBlem and RADAR (although not essential)
  • Educated to degree level in a mathematical subject
  • An ability to communicate complex concepts in an easily understandable way

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts – a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Closing Date: Ongoing

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