Data Analyst (remote working)

Date Opened: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Derry/ Londonderry, GB Strabane, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

 

About Us

 

At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

 

Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

 

We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.

 

Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working model with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees.  Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.

 

 

 

Location

 

Belfast/ Derry – Londonderry / Strabane

 

 

Your role in the team

 

This job family is housed within the National General by Allstate Product department and leads the development of analytical data and execution of state strategy in support of business goals. Responsibilities include interfacing with several internal customers in areas such as State Management, Line Management, Sales, Technology, and other teams within National General by Allstate Product.

 

Our team applies their knowledge to provide key insights and decision support for National General by Allstate. We do this through analytics and use of visualization techniques to understand our data and highlight key recommendations.

 

This analyst level role will recommend, coordinate, and complete analyses and projects intended to drive business results.  Projects include, but are not limited to:  Quantitative analysis, development of analytics, measurement of initiatives, and execution of analytics strategy to drive profitable growth. 

 

The successful candidate should be able to work with teams to identify and extract the relevant data required for generating reports and dashboards, must have strong communication skills and the ability to learn new skills.

 

 

  • Support innovative solutions and systems for National General by Allstate’s strategic use of data to accomplish business objectives
  • Completes high quality analysis to support business partner objectives
  • Automates insights and tools for business partners
  • Designs high quality reports and visualizations to validate and explain insights.  On a monthly basis perform analytics leveraging these reports and initiate appropriate next steps with business partners. 
  • Perform analysis using available industry data to inform underwriting, deployment, pricing, and marketing strategies
  • Participate on teams, gather relevant facts and organize work effort in support of strategies to ensure the integration and execution of comparative rater strategy
  • Understand and contribute to the achievement of short and long-term strategies to achieve market share growth and profitability targets on a countrywide basis leveraging quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Contribute to and lead strategies including new initiatives and development of best practices
  • Conduct analysis and create communications to ensure appropriate development, and execution of strategy
  • Support coordinated efforts across the organization to facilitate the implementation of initiatives
  • Measure and communicate results; use this information to make recommendations to improve initiatives
  • In-depth knowledge of insurance industry and trends
  • Coach and mentor associates to ensure appropriate skill and personal development

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • 3+ year IT working experience; and
  • 2+ years of SQL experience or similar programming languages (Python or R)

 

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Experience developing reports and drawing actionable conclusions using data analytics
  • Proficiency in query/reporting tools, SQL, Advanced Excel, PowerBI, Tableau (or similar visualization tools), R, Python or other statistical tools
  • Insurance and/or pricing knowledge and experience in P&C industry is preferred
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels
  • High level organizational and project management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner and to monitor processes throughout a team or department
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Works effectively in a team environment where some members are located in different offices
  • Strong attention to detail; can analyze data and review analysis from others and identify and resolve basic data issues

 

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

 

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 13th April 2021