Data Analytics Consultant (hybrid or remote)

Date Opened: Jan 12, 2022

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

About Us

 

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

 

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

 

Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.

 

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

 

 

Location

 

 

Belfast/ Derry – Londonderry/ Strabane/ Remote, GB

 

 

Your role in the team

 

Here is an ideal opportunity for anyone with an interest in working with data and analytics to join our dynamic area where we are expanding our data and analytics capabilities. The Implementation Strategy and Operations (IS&O) department supports Allstate’s Personal Property Lines Product group as the implementation arm of rating, contract, and policy features. It also houses the Regulatory Compliance and Operational Risk team that ensure we maintain a steady state of compliance, mitigate risk, manage market conduct exams and provide reporting and analytics for a variety of areas. 

 

You will join the Compliance and Risk Services team where you will work with data and use analytics to answer operational questions and influence business strategy such as the compliance, efficiency and quality trends. As this is a new position you will also be developing our team’s standards for data retrieval, manipulation, reporting and analysis.  Full training and mentoring will be provided to ensure success in the role. 

 

  • Provides data and analysis to derive insights that inform the efficient execution of business operations.
  • Provides technical expertise to leadership about metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Uses SQL to compile, clean and organize data to enable easy analysis of business results.
  • Produces Excel reports showing the analysis of data to inform decision making.
  • Monitors and evaluates business initiatives against key performance indicators and communicates results and recommendations 
  • Communicates project information through presentations and updates
  • Establishes standards of practice around data retrieval, manipulation, quality, reporting and analysis
  • Influences strategy through data and analytics
  • Utilizes expertise to coach and develop less experienced analysts

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
  • 2 years Intermediate SQL knowledge and experience to manipulate data
  • 2 years Intermediate MS Excel knowledge and experience to present data and results
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools

 

 

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a high competency in:

 

  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to identify and resolve data issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups 
  • High level organizational and project management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Works effectively in a team environment

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Experience in different programming/scripting languages such as R and Python
  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Statistics, Finance, Business, Economics, IT or related field, or equivalent experience or equivalent experience  

 

 

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 Wednesday 26th January 2022