Pricing Implementation Manager

Swinton Insurance Group
From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are Swinton Insurance. We’ve been helping people to find insurance for nearly 60 years and we’re far from done. With a fresh focus, a clear vision and some incredible projects on the go, there’s never been a better time to join us – and to develop your career with the nation’s biggest high street insurance retailer.

The Team
Swinton’s pricing team use statistical analysis and predictive modelling to determine optimal prices, maximising profitability for the business. Having recently moved on to a new platform, real-time pricing models are now implemented via DROOLS (JAVA based).

As such a new function within the pricing team has been introduced to design and implement Swinton’s real-time pricing capability and the implementation manager will lead the newly formed team of real-time pricing developers and take full responsibility for implementation.

The Role

Overseeing delivery of our business requirements through Java code development and parameter updates will be your primary responsibility, as well as using your strong risk management skills to minimise risk.

You’ll inherit an existing code base, we want you to make it your own with a strong focus on continuous improvement and a clean code approach, making sure we are aligned to best practice coding and configuration management standards.

You’ll also implement more structured processes including: SLA’s, release schedules, risk management framework, test plans

As well as;

• Maintenance of tracking / reporting within Jira
• To safeguard information, paying particular attention to customer and employee data and business sensitive information.
• Ensure that all updates have been tested to agreed standards prior to implementation

You’d be joining a truly collaborative team, and working at a fast pace and liaising with a wide range of stakeholders to help us create truly data driven models to better serve our customers.

From day one you’ll be able to see your work have a real measurable impact across the business.

What we are looking for

We need someone with considerable experience of managing / overseeing JAVA design and development

Risk Management will be part of your day to day, so we need someone who has extensively worked in this type of environment

You’ll need a good background in IT development and knowledge of IT development methodologies and approaches e.g. Agile and have experience in code version control standards

Knowledge and experience of the Insurance sector is always a plus point for us, as would be someone who has the ability to challenge and influence others and strong decision-making skills

In return you’ll be part of an ambitious business that’s always thinking ahead – defining, planning and building for a better future. You’ll have your own rewards & benefits package, a personal development plan and lots of opportunities to have input into the way you think they should be done.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

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