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Direct Line Group
Monument, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
About Us:

At Direct Line Group, insurance is just the start. Combining decades of industry experience with talented people in every field, we’re a customer-obsessed market powerhouse. And we all work together to be brilliant for customers, every single day.

Pricing and Underwriting is a complicated world, where historical data, geospatial information, and mathematical models meet talented analysts. Pricing our products is a fine line between balancing our business goals and customer needs. That’s why our pricers and underwriters are the best of the best. They reduce risk and predict future events ensuring our business can continue to grow whilst each and every one of our consumers gets the best price.

Change Team (deployment)

What you’ll be doing

Our mission is to be a best-in-class pricing function. To be the best of the best we need exceptional people. This is where your expertise comes into play, joining our P&U chapter to design, test and deliver rate changes to the market. You will take the recommendations from our pricing teams and turn them into reality delivering value for both DLG and our customers. We have the tools and technology, and now we need you!

You will be responsible for activities such as

• Developing the required changes, in line with best practice, to deliver the required outcome in our pricing algorithm

• Testing of change in line with our testing framework

• Regular algorithm house keeping and testing to ensure best practice, efficiency, effectiveness and compliance

• Using external focus to understand ways in which we can improve our change capability

• Ensuring that we operate within a strong governance and control framework

What we are looking for

We are keen to meet enthusiastic, passionate and curious individuals, and are open to hear from those with experience of pricing implementation.

• Previous, demonstrable, experience of algorithmic change implementation, ideally using WTW Radar software

• Knowledge and understanding of the components of an insurance price

• Experience of data extraction and manipulation tools, such as SQL and Python

• Ability to inspire and engage colleagues to do their best work every day, with a strong external network to bring in best practise and new concepts to DLG.

What we’ll give you:

We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our people and the wide variety of perspectives and life experiences they bring. That’s why we offer excellent benefits to suit your lifestyle and a flexible working model combining the best parts of home and office-working, varying with the nature of your role. Core benefits include:
  • 9% employer contributed pension
  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Up to 10% annual bonus
  • Generous holiday allowance + bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance for yourself
  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Employee discounts and cashback
  • Plus many more
  • Read our flexible working approach here.

Be yourself

We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any reasonable adjustments within this recruitment process, please reach out to us and we can discuss how we can support you with this.

There’s no-one else like you. No-one with the exact same mix of strengths, quirks, skills, and thoughts. That’s why you could belong here. As part of a team, in a place that empowers you to be the best you can be. We’re proud of who we are, of what we do, and what every one of us brings. Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business.

Join us. Help us keep innovating and putting customers at the heart of everything. To be an insurance company of the future. When we work together, we can all achieve great things. Inspiring, challenging, and supporting each other to aim higher.

Together we’re one of a kind.



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