Test Pricing Analyst Job at The AA – in London
The AA is truly a great British brand. Established in 1905 by 4 driving enthusiasts, it remains one of the most well-known and trusted brands in the UK with over 12m breakdown members. With more patrols and a higher quality service than any competitor (Which? recommended best breakdown cover) the AA is the undisputed leader in the sector. With that strong foundation, the AA is now focussed on a future vision to support all of the UK’s 17m drivers and make their driving lives simple and smart with data, digital and innovation at the heart of the transformation strategy. No one is better placed to deliver on this vision than the AA.
Location: London (flexible working available)
Contract: Full Time/Permanent
Salary: Up to £35,000 + benefits
This is the job
This is a great opportunity to join a team where you can develop your skills and experience. Our Pricing Test Analyst are responsible for ensuring the prices and projects we develop are deployed to the highest standards of accuracy.
As the front-line defence for ensuring our customers get fair, accurate prices you will have the opportunity to learn our products and systems while working with the wider IT and developer teams.
You will also be developing your technical skills such as coding, modelling and technical pricing as you work with the pricing team on core pricing projects.
What will I be doing?
Support the testing and deployment of new rating in conjunction with IT and change teams
Assist the Pricing Manager in managing implementation such as model deployment and price testing
Developing robust data sets to ensure data adequacy and accuracy, including working with the Financial Analysts to support the life-time value models.
Work with the wider pricing team in order to improve and document testing processes so that the wider pricing team can conduct accurate, timely testing
Liaise with IT and developer teams to understand the impact of changes and ensure they meet with the needs of the pricing team and are delivered in a timely fashion
Enhance your understanding of technical pricing by supporting projects within the team that develop your coding, pricing and modelling skills
Run regular reporting to support the understanding of customer behaviour and outcomes. Deliver updates to the business verbally and in written communication to support strong decision making that improves the prices we provide in meeting business objectives
What do I need?
Capability, Knowledge and Experience:
Highly numerical with experience in logical thinking and communicating complex topics
Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them quickly in new situations
Proven skills in the following:
A programming language (ideally Python, R, SAS, SQL, VBA, C, Java, Pyspark, etc)
Experience of using Excel for calculations and
Strong communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and use judgment to provide appropriate answers within required timescales
Strong problem-solving skills – including evidence of using appropriate analytical techniques and draw conclusions from these to solve a range of business problems and to be able to organise, filter and augment data appropriately
Education and Qualifications:
High academic achiever with a Graduate Degree level or above in numerical subject
An analytical background, with continued workplace application of skills
Driven individual, with the passion and energy to continually improve the business
An ability to effectively plan and prioritise work, with the drive & confidence to work undirected
An excellent team player, with a positive attitude, great attention to detail and a creative thinker
Demonstrable appetite to broaden your knowledge and develop your skills
As a valued member of our team, you’ll have access to a range of fully supported development programmes, designed to help you progress in your career with us. Whether you’re looking to grow in your current role, or learn new skills and take on greater responsibilities, we can help you build the career you’re looking for here.
We’re always looking to recognise and reward our employees for the work they do. Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll have access to, as part of our team:
Discounted home and motor insurance
Half price AA breakdown membership in your first year and free after 12 months, along with a 50% introductory discount off breakdown cover for 12 months for up to 5 friends/family members.
Plus, so much more!
Good conduct matters to us. Our teams are motivated by doing the right thing for both customers and colleagues, and in line with our values, we ask all our employees to act with honesty & integrity and respect for others at all times.
We’re an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from anyone regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
We hope to hear from you soon. #HeadOffice
About the Company
Company: The AA –
Company Location: London