Pricing Deployment US Lead

Date Posted: 21 days ago

Job Description

The Pricing Technology team is a newly formed unit within the Global Pricing department at AGCS. The team is responsible for maintaining and further developing the pricing tool system landscape. You will join an international department located across London, Munich, Bucharest, Chicago and New York.

AGCS is implementing a major expansion of its technical pricing capabilities. As part of this, the decision has been made to centralize the ownership of the pricing tool implementations into the newly formed Technology team. In addition, the Technology team would be responsible for a large-scale project of modernizing the pricing tool IT landscape.

In this role, you will report to the Head of Pricing Technology and will be the lead representative for the deployment of our US MidCorp pricing tools. This will involve collaborating with the US MidCorp pricing team, the underwriter units and IT to keep the pricing tools up to date and to drive forward relevant projects.

After a year, the role will be relocated to Chicago, US to be at the heart of the client base and closer to the respective AGCS Pricing & UW teams. Relocation support will be provided.

##Lead the deployment of pricing tool updates for our US MidCorp lines
##Work closely with the US MidCorp pricing team and the predictive modelling team to maintain and further develop the pricing logic within the tools
##Coordinate testing and roll-out of global pricing tool updates from a US perspective
##Support the enhancement process for the pricing tools, liaising with Underwriting, Pricing and IT
##Ensure the quality of pricing tool updates via the design and execution of a rigorous testing process
##Coordinate with the wider Pricing Technology team to ensure consistency in deploying our pricing between our MidCorp and LargeCorp lines
##Contribute to projects modernizing the pricing tool suite
##Act as a link between the US MidCorp Pricing function and IT
##Establish an excellent working relationship with all stakeholders to ensure their long-term support for the technical pricing tools
##Support projects which affect the use of technical pricing and promote the use of technical pricing at AGCS
##Successfully collaborate across the Global Pricing team and all AGCS departments

##Willingness to relocate to the US as part of the role
##Experience in the development of expert IT systems. Pricing tool experience a positive
##Strong understanding of mathematical techniques. Actuarial background an advantage
##Knowledge of US commercial insurance pricing and regulatory rating processes a positive, particularly in the MidCorp space
##Ability to take the lead and drive forward new initiatives
##Experience of successfully working in close partnership with IT
##Problem solving mentality
##Strong computer programming skills: Excel and VBA experience required with SQL preferred. Other programming languages an advantage
##Experience of working with Radar or equivalent an advantage
##High attention to detail with a focus on building systematic controls to ensure quality of delivery
##Partnering mentality with the ability to build strong working relationships with peers, management and the business areas
##Experienced in discussing technical information to a non-technical audience
##Ability to work in an international / virtual environment

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

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