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Analytic Partner - Pricing in Chicago at QBE

Date Posted: 2/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/4/2018

Job Description

The Analytics Partner will lead the development and implementation of actionable, data-enabled business strategies to improve organizational performance. He/She will influence business decisions by partnering with appropriate business groups, deploying analytic solutions, ensuring adoption through the appropriate training and identifying opportunities for analytic development. This specific role will be focused on predictive modeling and pricing analytics

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Drive the development and refinement of Data & Analytics strategies by analyzing business performance, quantifying opportunities, overseeing model and analytic development and deploying analytic solutions
  • Partner with appropriate business groups to identify scope and analytic modeling needs to enhance organizational performance
  • Guide and influence business decision making by advising business groups on the interpretation of analytic insights and how to best leverage analytic findings
  • Oversee analytic projects and activities with other areas of Data & Analytics along with other supporting business groups to ensure business needs are met and sustained
  • Manage a performance enhancement culture by actively coaching and mentoring direct reports, providing regular feedback and developing employees for wider roles and responsibilities to foster professional growth and development
  • Manage budgeted resources by anticipating expenditures, accurately forecasting resource needs/costs and  properly accounting for expenses to meet requirements and achieve fiscal responsibility
  • Provide a positive environment by modeling cultural expectations and guiding leaders to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Requirements & Qualifications


Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Experience

  • 10+ years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications


Education

  • Master's Degree
  • Advanced degree (MS/MA/MBA/PhD) in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Econometrics, Finance or other quantitative field

Experience

  • Increasing levels of experience in analytical leadership and consulting roles with insurance or financial services firms
  • Knowledge
  • Deep knowledge of  statistical /data mining methods and successful business applications
  • Track record of implementing analytical recommendations and models that deliver significant sustained business impact
  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources
  • Insurance processes and procedures, industry trends, standards and best practices
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Skills

  • Strong leadership and change management skills
  • Utilize effective communication skills to influence and persuade decision makers
  • Implement planning to prioritize, organize and measure work
  • Understand the needs and goals of a customer and actively look for ways to meet them

Abilities

  • Monitor short and long term impact of contributions and ensure accuracy and adherence to long-term goal
  • Manage and prioritize competing responsibilities concurrently and effectively
  • Manage projects across different teams

Travel Frequency

  • Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

Number of Openings:

1

How to Apply:

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

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