Graduate Pricing Analyst

Haywards Heath or Manchester
Starting Salary £30,000 Plus Excellent Benefits
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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 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.   

Ambitious team players can make their mark here ... Sound like you? You'll fit right in.

Our Pricing team are on the hunt for a bright, innovative graduate to join them. 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 packages, 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 Science/Data Analytics via a degree apprenticeship programme (subject to eligibility).

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • An A grade or higher in A-level (or equivalent) Mathematics, and a minimum 2:1 degree in a mathematical or statistical based/numerate subject. We will consider a 2:2 in numerate degree from a leading university
  • Excellent communication skills
  • To be keen to learn and innovate, with a pro-active, driven approach to work
  • Knowledge of data science techniques and Python would be an advantage, bit isn’t essential

Job Responsibilities:

  • Using Python and various other coding/software packages to extract and analyse data
  • Build, enhance and review predictive models using ML techniques
  • Production of key business analysis reports
  • Presenting results to managers/Pricing forums in a clear and logical manner
  • Ensuring compliance with company and other relevant standards/ regulations at all times

Job Specific Competencies:
Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience of Python preferable; experience of other coding languages (for example R, SQL, Matlab, Java, C++) and statistical modelling techniques an advantage
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to adopt a logical approach to solving problems
  • Positive manner with ability to communicate well with all colleagues and stakeholders
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • A desire to learn and innovate
  • An A grade or higher in A-level (or equivalent) Mathematics, and a minimum 2:1 degree in a mathematical or statistical based/numerate subject. We will consider a 2:2 in numerate degree from a leading university


  • Logical thinker with solid reasoning ability
  • Commercially focussed
  • Emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Quick learner
  • Able to transfer skills and knowledge to others
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • A flexible approach and positive attitude
  • An organised and pro-active approach

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

This is just the start. Imagine where you could end up! The journey’s yours…

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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Flexible Bank Holidays

Eight flexible bank holidays; you can choose which festivals you observe


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Flexible Working

We’re flexible; most roles let you mix office and home working. We work fluidly around core hours

Your Time in Need

Your Time in Need: five days’ leave so you can deal with life stuff. We’ll support you