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Data Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Actuarial, General Insurance

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension and benefits

  • Consultant:

    Charlie Christian

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Data Manager sought for one of the leading General Insurance brands in Europe. Our client is currently undergoing a period of Data Science based transformation and as such is looking to expand their Commercial Lines team with the recruitment of an experienced Insurance professional with excellent people skills and technical expertise.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced General Insurance professional to join their data skills with a world-leading brand. Experienced Data Scientists will also be considered.

Responsibilities of the Data Manager:

  • Be a core member of the Commercial Lines transformation project, which is building the next generation of platforms, data & modelling systems into our client's Commercial Lines business.
  • Extract, cleanse and summarise data to improve existing rating and monitoring to support the decision making process.
  • Build code using SAS and SQL and carry out in depth statistical analysis using R and Python.
  • Managing Projects - Ensure data, pricing & project tasks are completed to appropriate standards and timelines using resource from across the team.
  • Ensure delivery of analysis is appropriate to driving profitable growth.
  • Use the insight gleaned from data, management information and modelling to help set the agenda for changes in direction.
  • Analyse and review available data, which can augment existing data to find new commercial insights.
  • Form part of a team supporting a variety of ongoing work, projects and ad-hoc requests, ensuring your development is well rounded and provides a stimulating variety of work.
  • With the new team structure there is scope for individuals to develop and expand their formal people management skills.

Skills and experience of the Data manager:

  • A degree in a highly numeric discipline such as Mathematics or Actuarial Science
  • Experience using SAS and SQL is essential
  • Experience of software such as R, Python and VBA is preferable but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Previous management experience is preferable
  • Insurance industry experience demonstrating the technical expertise and industry knowledge required

Rewards and benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Flexible benefits on offer
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 days with service
  • Discount on our client's insurance products

If this opportunity sounds like it could be of interest, please contact Matthew Jellicoe on 0151 224 1480 or apply below with your CV.

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