Graduate Data Analyst Cardiff 2024

We are looking for enthusiastic and aspiring Graduate Data Analysts, who enjoy working with numbers, to join the Pricing teams in of our various Insurance products of our multi-award-winning business in 2024.

What do Pricing do?

Our Pricing Department is a fundamental cornerstone of the successful growth of our business. Pricing determine and adjust the prices we charge our customers through logic-based reasoning and statistical analysis.

Pricing Analysts will build and run pricing models and make recommendations for rate changes and are responsible for setting the rates which create competitive prices for our customers.

As a Graduate in Pricing, you could be involved in

  • Running pricing models using statistical tools and understanding the numbers within those models
  • Having responsibility for making proposals for potential improvements to our products’ rating structure and other business-critical decision-making processes
  • Unearthing value from both in-house and external data sets by cooperatively finding correlations in customer behaviour and fraudulent activity
  • Working together with our colleagues, including teams overseas, to make proposals to improve the pricing structure in our international operations

Please note, this is not a rotational graduate programme with different placements/rotations. Please ensure to read this full job advert so that you are aware of expectations and working arrangements. 

About you

Qualifications

  • 2.1 or above in a Mathematical degree
  • If you do not have a Mathematics degree, we are open to other STEM disciplines, subject to demonstrating a solid numerical academic background, which is essential for this role

Attributes & skills

  • Demonstrable ability to combine analytical thinking based on numbers, together with common sense and imagination
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to dive into detail

This position is heavily based on Mathematical and Analytical skills required for a Data Analyst role in Pricing. This is not a Data Science or Actuarial role. If you are seeking these, there may be other opportunities available throughout the year and you can sign up to receive job alerts. 

Location/Hybrid working

We have a hybrid working approach, in this role you are expected to attend the office regularly in Ty Admiral, Cardiff during your training period (please note, travel expenses are not covered).

Following your training period, you will be expected to attend the office 1 time per week, however, this is subjective and could be more often due to things such as training requirements, team days, team meetings etc. 

This role requires solid commitment to travel to Cardiff, or to relocate to Cardiff, to manage expectations. We will provide you with everything you need to work comfortably from home. 

Development and progression

We’re a big believer in personal development and preparing you for success in this role as well as your next. We’ll provide a range of on-the-job training as well as other opportunities to learn all the key skills you’ll need. There is fantastic opportunity for progression and development from this role, presenting opportunity to speedily progress your career within Pricing at Admiral.

We offer a steady career growth path with many of our previous graduates progressing to leadership roles involving regular contact with some of our most senior managers.

Thanks to our business's culture and structure, the skills and experience developed within our Pricing teams would be transferable to other analytical departments as we grow our product portfolio.

Our commitment to you

At Admiral, we are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. Admiral is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

Benefits and work-life balance

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we’re consistently voted one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

All colleagues will receive 33 days holiday (including banks holidays) when they join us, and this will increase with length of service, up to a maximum of 38 days (including banks holidays). You also have the option to buy or sell up to five days of annual leave in addition to your allocation.

Next steps & application process

If you think this role is for you and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form, including an up-to-date copy of your CV. If your application demonstrates the requirements as shown in this ‘About You’ section, you will be invited to complete an online numeracy test.

The Hiring Managers will then review your application along with your test score. Following review of your application and test score together, if shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview.

If successful, we are offering flexible start dates in 2024 and will take individual circumstances into account.

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