We’re on the hunt for a number of talented Senior Statistical Analysts to join our Commercial and Marketing team in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
You’ll be responsible for exploring and learning new tools (open source / commercial statistical modelling packages) and techniques (including machine learning).
You’ll lead the building of new predictive models using linear and non-linear statistical techniques, monitoring, maintaining and updating existing statistical models.
We require someone who can solve key company questions, and provide analysis, insight and competitive advantage to the company by producing recommendations, analysis and reports that maximise customer satisfaction and the profitability of the company.
You’ll need to be pro-active in seeking ways to improve existing processes in the Retail Pricing team as well as implementing and advising on analysis strategy for the company, with particular focus on customer behaviour and motor insurance market dynamics.
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to :
Have a strong background in statistical methods, data and statistical analysis skills
Have experience of SAS, Emblem, Excel and advanced statistical techniques
Have a minimum 2 : 1 in a numerical undergraduate discipline
Produce regular business analysis reports
Maintenance of analysis programs written in SAS, RADAR and other software packages
Write new analysis code using SAS, RADAR and other software packages
Build predictive models using SAS, EMBLEM and other software packages
Monitor, maintain, update and improve existing predictive models
Produce timely and accurate information for management decision-making purposes
Apply statistical techniques, including generalised linear modelling and non-linear methods to improve the performance of the company
Liaise with other departments on data issues, business effects influencing company reports, business processes and operational issues
Analyse business issues to find solutions to and make recommendations to improve profitability
Provide input and advice into company analysis strategy and the effective implementation of that strategy to meet company requirements
Create an innovative approach which drives the business forward by introducing new analytical methods, making use of new data sources and producing reporting suites to track performance
Train, develop and guide Analysts and Graduate Analysts within the team
Skills, knowledge & experience
Experience of personal lines insurance analysis
Experience of SAS, Emblem, Excel and advanced statistical techniques
Proven ability to produce outstanding results based on own initiative
Experience in people and project management
Minimum 2 : 1 in a numerical undergraduate discipline
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong mathematical skills
Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to adopt a logical approach to solving problems
Excellent data and statistical analysis skills
Logical thinker with solid reasoning ability
Emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy
What can we do for you?
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer
Fantastic training and development opportunities
Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
YOUday we give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day
The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
A health cash plan
Help with travel expenses
The opportunity to buy additional holiday
Company pension scheme
Group life assurance
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
Professional subscription fees paid
Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home.
In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.