Graduate Home Technical Pricing Analyst

Gibraltar or Haywards Heath
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We’re First Central Insurance & Technology Group (First Central for short), an innovative, market-leading insurance company. We protect the things customers love so they can get on with what matters to them in life. 

Data drives us. It fuels our outstanding distribution, finance, technology and legal services. Our underwriting skills are built on data expertise; it creates the insights we need to give the right cover to the right customers at the right price. But, it’s the people inside and outside our business that power us. They make us stand out, help us succeed. We’re ambitious. We’re growing. We’ve won awards.   

Are you a strong communicator with coding experience? Do you have a degree in a numerate field? If so, we need you!

We’re looking for a Graduate Home Technical Pricing Analyst to join our Underwriting team in either our Haywards Heath, West Sussex or Gibraltar offices.

Building on First Central’s success in UK Motor Insurance, we are now launching a Home Insurance product. This is where you come in!

We’re looking to recruit a bright and innovative graduate to help price this product. Our aspiration is to grow a market leading product in both scale and quality. This is an opportunity to be involved with a product from its very infancy helping to develop and implement advanced pricing models.

You'll become part of a growing, dynamic team with highly experienced pricing managers to support you as you develop your analytical skills, learn pricing techniques, software and coding languages, and use your fantastic problem solving skills to manage risks and improve our pricing.

When you join us, you’ll embark on a structured 3 year Graduate ‘career roadmap’. As part of this, you’ll be given the opportunity to complete an MSc in Data Analytics via a degree apprenticeship programme (subject to eligibility).

Core skills we’re looking for to succeed in the role:

  • Degree (minimum 2:1) or equivalent in a numerate field
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of coding

Nice to have skills, but optional:

  •  Experience of statistical modelling

What’s Involved

  • Learn all relevant tools and techniques
  • Development of pricing models
  • Identifying and assessing new data sources
  • Implementation of new pricing models
  • Monitor, maintain and improve pricing models
  • Development of underwriting rules
  • Engaging with other stakeholders in the project team
  • Always ensure compliance with company and other relevant standards/ regulations (including TCF)
  • Presenting work to wider stakeholders

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong mathematical skills – with a minimum 2:1 degree in a numerate subject.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to adopt a logical approach to solving problems
  • Excellent data and statistical analysis skills
  • Strong IT skills with programming skills (e.g., R, C++, MATLAB, or Python).
  • Experience of statistical modelling preferred
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • A desire to learn and innovate
  • Broad knowledge of statistical methods and techniques


  • Logical thinker with solid reasoning ability
  • Commercially focussed
  • Emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy
  • Quick learner
  • Able to transfer skills and knowledge to others
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • An organised and pro-active approach
  • Aligned to the values of Ambition; Agility; Ownership; Collaboration

If you’d like to work for an award-winning employer in a fast-paced environment, apply now!

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. Check out our Glassdoor page to see what our colleagues think about working here.

What can we do for you?

People first. Always. We’re passionate about our colleagues and know the best people deserve an extraordinary working environment. We owe it to them so that’s what we offer. Our workplaces are energetic, inspirational, supportive. To get a taste of the advantages you’ll enjoy, take a look at all our perks in full here. 

Intrigued? Our Talent team can tell you everything you need to know about what we want and what we’re offering, so feel free to get in touch.

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Based on 164 Glassdoor reviews (March 2022)


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