Head of Technical Pricing and Modelling


Our client is looking to hire a Head of Technical Pricing and Modelling to join their London based office on a Permanent basis.

Ref: 49498

  • Location: London
  • Category: Non-life Actuarial
  • Type: Permanent


Key Duties:

  • Quickly establish familiarity with unfamiliar lines of business, raters, data, and workflow systems
  • Plan and prioritize a wide array of potential modelling and technical pricing projects
  • Leadership of the team primarily responsible for delivering advanced technical models underlying UK and European rating tools
  • Research and develop cutting-edge algorithmic techniques to deliver transformational improvements in process and data quality through use of technology
  • Work collaboratively with underwriters, actuaries, and management at all stages of the planning and development process
  • Lead the creation and implementation of various modelling/technology-based solutions (e.g. data visualization, text mining, and use of unstructured data)
  • Provide thought leadership, consultation, and evaluation for pricing models developed/calibrated within product pricing teams
  • Attract and retain top industry talent and develop a high performing team
  • Develop strong relationships with global modelling teams to coordinate sharing of best practices and expertise with peers across the organization


Other Skills:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and both oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, project/team management, and decision-making skills
  • Intellectually curious and results-oriented with a strong sense of responsibility

Experience required:

  • Actuarial credentials (*IA, *CAS) or equivalent insurance-industry technical experience
  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrated experience building GLMs in R or SAS
  • Experience with advanced techniques (beyond GLMs) is a plus
  • Ten years of property/casualty experience with at least three years in management preferred
  • Commercial lines experience is a plus, but not required


Michael Doherty

Associate Director – General Insurance

T: +44 (0)203 867 9863

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