Senior Statistical Analyst

£45000 - £55000 per annum


Senior Statistical Analyst
Salford Quays, Manchester
£45,000- £55,000
Permanent

I’m on the hunt for a talented Senior Statistical Analyst to join our Commercial and Marketing team in Salford Quays, Manchester.
Do you want to work as part of our exciting new home insurance team where you’ll be responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and updating existing statistical models. You’ll need to solve key company questions, provide analysis through reports, and bring a competitive advantage to the company.

Overview
We’re looking for someone who’ll pro-actively seek ways to improve existing processes, making them run more efficiently. Additionally, somebody who can implement and advise on analysis strategy for the company, with particular focus on customer behaviour and motor insurance market dynamics. As a Statistical Analyst you will need experience in personal lines insurance analysis and have a good understanding of SAS, Emblem, Excel and advanced statistical techniques.

Job responsibilities

  • Producing regular business analysis reports and maintain analysis programs written in SAS, RADAR, and other software packages.
  • Write new analysis code using SAS, RADAR, and other software packages also build predictive models using SAS, EMBLEM, and other software packages
  • Apply statistical techniques including generalised linear modelling and non-linear methods to improve the performance of the company
  • Liaise with other departments and analyse business issues to find solutions to and make recommendations to improve profitability
  • 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
  • Produce research that will improve business practice through analysis of data
  • Train, develop & guide Analysts and Graduate Analysts within the team



Experience & knowledge

  • Strong background in statistical methods
  • 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
  • Broad knowledge of statistical methods and techniques
  • Good knowledge of motor insurance products and the motor insurance industry
  • Solid understanding of the business objectives and operations



Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 2:1 in a numerical undergraduate discipline
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to adopt a logical approach to solving problems
  • Excellent data and statistical analysis skills
  • Strong IT skills (including Excel and ideally programming skills)
  • People and project management skills



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
  • Flexible working
  • 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.

If you have the relevant experience and want to work for a great company that truly looks after its employee’s, then please apply. I will be more than happy to answer any questions that you have regarding this opportunity.

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

 

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