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Pricing Operations Executive

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Insurance business is the largest part of the Saga Group. It provides tailored products including the recently launched fixed price insurance product.  A leader in Motor, Home, Travel and Health Insurance; Saga offers an environment where we will do the best thing for you to develop your skills and develop your career so that it is full of possibilities…

…And right now, we are looking for a Pricing Operations Executive to join us.  With a brand new, purpose-built cruise ship launched in July 2019 and another due for delivery in August 2020,  and market leading, innovative insurance and financial products the transformation of our business makes the Saga Group a very exciting place to be as we move toward the Saga 70th anniversary in 2021

You will carry out in-depth testing of system changes to a high standard to ensure the accuracy of the prices returned. You will bring high numerical and analytical skills.

And in return, you can look forward to all the responsibility and involvement of an integral role, providing you with a rewarding and fast-paced career with an excellent benefits package.

Role Responsibility

  • In depth testing of IT system changes and fault fix releases to ensure prices quoted are correct
  • Ownership of fault diagnosis and resolution:
    • Raise system faults through the appropriate channels as required and follow through until resolution
    • Represent the needs of the pricing department at the monthly Fault Forum to recommend faults for prioritisation
  • Assist the Pricing Lead in carrying out periodic checks on the risk controls carried out in the department
  • Support the Pricing Lead with the reporting and tracking of any risk incidents
  • Assist the Pricing Lead in the development and maintenance of data flow processes
  • Carry out daily checks on data import processes to ensure the pricing teams have the latest data readily available to them. Implement any immediate fixes and/or escalate issues as required
  • Managing and tracking the progress of assigned projects from pre-development meetings through to post release testing
  • Support senior members of the team in any ad-hoc projects as required
  • Monitor the performance of and space on our servers and highlight any potential issues before functionality is affected
  • Ensure process documentation is up to date and accurate

The Ideal Candidate

Capability, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in trouble-shooting incidents; playing a leading or supporting role as appropriate
  • Experience of manipulating large data sets and sense checking resultant outputs
  • An understanding of database structures would be an advantage
  • Confidence in raising issues with senior members of the department
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues clearly and concisely
  • Familiarity with general insurance pricing processes and understanding of Personal Lines Insurance products would be an advantage
  • Working knowledge of Visual Basic an advantage
  • Excel expert

Education and Qualifications:

  • A’ level/equivalent or higher in a mathematical or IT subject would be preferred
  • Good GCSE’s in English and Maths essential
  • Proficient in data manipulation languages such as SQL or similar

Personal Characteristics:

  • Attention to detail and an obsession for accuracy are critical to this position
  • Highly numerate
  • Logical thinker
  • Natural problem solver
  • Ability to breakdown problems and articulate complex processes in clear and concise steps
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Independent worker, ability to prioritise own work
  • Not afraid to speak up

Package Description

The standard benefits when you join Saga include:

  • Option to purchase a further 5 days annual leave per year
  • Free private medical insurance after 1 years service
  • Pension
  • AXA Be Supported
  • Apples Nursery (Folkestone only and on a waiting list basis)
  • Free fruit 
  • Give as you earn
  • Free eye tests
  • Honeymoon benefit
  • Sharebuy
  • Salary finance
  • Discounts on Saga holidays and insurance products
  • A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies
  • Long service awards

About the Company

When you join Saga you will see that we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement. 

We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better. Creating a culture in which everyone feels welcome and offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement is incredibly important to us. Fair consideration is given to applications from all applicants, including those with disabilities. If you need support at any point with your application please let us know as we will be happy to help.

Learn more about the Saga business by watching our Saga plc 2019 AGM film below:

To all recruitment agencies: Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the HR Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs. #L1-ED1

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