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Job Description:
Position: Catastrophe Pricing Analyst

Reporting to: Jen Patman, Lead Pricing Analyst, Flood

Location: London

Type: Full Time

The role

An analytical role that combines Catastrophe Modelling and Pricing for our new and growing US Flood Line of Business (within Property Binders).

US Flood was a new product line in 2015, and since that time has grown to $100m GWP through 'offering profitable and innovative market leading flood solutions, underpinned by market changing technology and a pioneering mind-set'. The Hiscox team has been awarded a Lloyd's Innovation Award and Insurance Insider Innovation Award for their product, FloodPlus.

Exposure Management, Cat Modelling and Pricing have been incorporated into real-time analytics and decision-making through our API-driven FloodPlus product. The role provides the opportunity for an experienced Cat Modeller to make a commercial impact, and shape smarter data, modelling & analytics processes.

What you'll be doing

  • Portfolio Rollup - Ownership of the exposure data and modelling processes

  • Reporting and Presentation of cat and pricing data

  • Working closely with Underwriters to price new opportunities, provide existing portfolio insight and optimisation

  • Pricing Development - evolving pricing algorithms and resolving pricing queries

  • FloodPlus Development - working with IT to evolve web APIs, deployment pipelines and integration testing

  • Flood Research - working closely with Cat Research to develop our understanding of various flood models, and incorporating Hiscox View of Risk into our modelling and pricing processes

    Person Specification:
    Our must haves

  • Ideally 2 years Cat Modelling/Portfolio rollup experience - in at least one of RMS/AIR

  • SQL Programming

  • One of R, Python or C# (Foundation-level or higher)

  • Data driven, attention to detail and a highly technical background (numerate degree-level minimum)

  • Inquisitive, analytical mind-set - a passion for pulling things apart and understanding both how they work and how they get used

  • Enthusiastic and willing to deliver as we continue to shape and define our analytical capabilities, with a strong commercial focus

    Our nice to haves

  • GIS/Mapping Experience

  • Flood Modelling/Research Background

  • Experience in Insurance Pricing/Actuarial

  • Experience with Web API/ Deployment Pipelines

  • Experience with Data Science Tools/Techniques

  • Tableau Experience

    Diversity and flexible working at Hiscox

    At Hiscox we care about our people. We hire the best people for the job and we're committed to diversity and creating a truly inclusive culture, which we believe drives success. We also understand that working life doesn't always have to be 'nine to five' and we support flexible working wherever we can. No promises, but please chat to our resourcing team about the flexibility we could offer for this role.

    If you would like to know more about the role, or you are having any difficulties with the application process please send your CV and the four-digit job ref number to
    [email protected]
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