Lead Data Analyst

Massenhove Recruitment
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Data Analyst

Job Market - Data Analysis / IT / Insurance

Lead Data Analyst - About the role

Supporting various functions within the business on specialist data and reporting needs

Translating and validating client data

Producing data analyses and reports

The main responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to lead workstreams within the team, to carry out checks on work completed and to drive the improvement of tools and processes. They will also take part in cross team projects.

Lead Data Analyst - Key duties

Own the data management responsibilities in relation to the business

Lead process and tool improvements (spreadsheets, VBA, databases, systems) used for maintaining the accuracy of data

Ensure client and internal data is used effectively to efficiently meet valuation and other reporting requirements

Manage the contractual processes required within the team

Ensure results of investigations/projects are appropriately presented or fed back to relevant stakeholders

Liaise with other departments to ensure the right balance is achieved between the speed of delivery and scope of work required

Participate in cross team projects

Ensure that high level objectives within the team are met

Train members of staff and encourage knowledge sharing within the team

Coordinate the extraction of data and ensure it meets the requirements of the end user

Work independently or in various teams of mixed disciplines, as required, to deliver the team's objectives

Work closely with colleagues across the group, as appropriate, to support group objectives.

Manage processes to obtain maximum value from the available data

Check data cleansing, profiling, mapping and mining

Liaise with IT professionals and where appropriate coordinate IT projects directly

Manage own work priorities, team priorities and projects in a highly organised way

Ensure data used in various workstreams is up to date and of good quality

Report to senior management on progress of projects

Produce high quality written and numerical material appropriate for its purpose.

Meet deadlines, deliver on promises, and manage internal / external customers' expectations.

Proactively support the positive development of group through contributing ideas

Plus any additional duties and responsibilities that may reasonably be expected to be undertaken in accordance with the role.

Lead Data Analyst - Key requirements

Good track record of data analysis and data management skills

Experience of Pension/Annuity business

Demonstrable experience of working with relational databases e.g. Oracle

Microsoft Excel, Access (or other database)

Experience using SQL

Ability to identify the bigger picture of what the team is doing to maximise efficiency

High level of numerical and analytical skills

Ability to manage team members and specific projects
Experience of Life Reinsurance Products

Worked with Actuaries

Experience of performing data audits

Experience working on IT projects

Experience in reviewing SQL code

Technical / commercial understanding of reinsurance business

A mathematical, computer science related degree or equivalent.

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