DATA SCIENTIST / PRICING ANALYST

Location: Bristol  |  Bristol  |  England
Sector: Data Sciences
Consultant: Franc Botha
Job Reference: FB-Bristol
Salary: £45000 - £54000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

The core function of the Pricing Analyst will be to develop advanced analysis of financial data. You will use mathematical and statistical techniques to ensure that product profitability is maintained to maximise growth.

Responsibilities

  • Research and innovate new data science techniques, working alongside the Pricing Manager and pricing team
  • Develop and maintain projections of future performance and provide solutions to mitigate pressures on business targets
  • Monitor and analyse performance against budget and identifying actions if required
  • Provide analysis and support to key internal customers
  • Produce communications and presentations of a high standard
  • Manage data flow from third parties

Skills & Experience

  • A good quantitive degree in either Maths, Statistics, Engineering or Computer/Actuarial Science
  • Experience of exploring large data sets for analysis
  • Experience in predictive modelling ie: Logistic Regression, Log-Gamma GLMs, Resampling Methods, Elastic Net GLMs, GAMSs, Decision Trees and Neural Nets
  • Experienced in the use of programming languages ie SAS, SQL, R MatLab
  • Thorough knowledge of optimisation