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Senior Analyst – Research and Development


Position ID: J0617-0145
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Division: Actuarial
Region: Head Office
Job Category: Actuarial
Number of Positions 1

Keeping You Moving:

RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups with over 300 years of experience and over 20 million customers worldwide.

Our people are committed to building a dynamic internal culture where our people love what they do and feel motivated to keep things moving – for customers, for their colleagues and as part of their own growth and development.

In RSA, employing people with a ‘winning mindset’ is how we achieve success. You will be working in an environment that encourages you to do great work and you constantly will be faced with fresh challenges that have a direct impact on our business. We believe your personality and passion will keep RSA and our business moving forward.

At RSA we have a culture that supports and rewards high performance with a competitive reward policy for top performers. Our rewards package includes competitive compensation, work / life balance, opportunities to learn and the chance to make a difference working for a worldwide industry leader. Also RSA’s BWOW (Better Ways of Working) provides everyone with the flexibility of working where it best suits your needs – Downtown Toronto, Mississauga or Richmond Hill (and even from home).

Position Overview:

The Senior Analyst, Research & Development will be a part of the Research & Development unit. You will support the pricing and underwriting objectives of the business through the use of advanced analytics. Reporting to the Manager, Research & Development, you will enhance our analytics capability through innovation and will embed best practices throughout pricing and underwriting analytics teams.

Who you are:

Your enthusiasm is infectious. You challenge the status quo. You find solutions to problems. You go the extra mile to exceed customers’ expectations. You get things done the right way. You represent our brand with passion and pride. You are a team player. You have fun and you make work fun for those working around you.

What you will achieve in this role:

• Develop new predictive models to be used for pricing, underwriting, claims, marketing etc;
• Drive modelling sophistication through research and analysis of advanced statistical techniques;
• Design, build and maintain market-leading cost and behaviour prediction algorithms;
• Communicate complex technical models and results to colleagues in the business and provide recommendations;
• Develop, enhance, and promote modelling best practices, including providing training to junior analysts and other teams;
• Investigate, develop, and enhance data quality and data manipulation processes;
• Contribute to the development of winning pricing and business process improvement strategies;
• Engage, support, and influence business partners to drive pricing sophistication and deliver results

What you bring to this role:

• University/College or Master degree in actuarial science, mathematics, or statistics;
• Minimum 3+ years relevant pricing/predictive analytics experience or relevant statistical experience;
• Technical expertise in predictive analytics, ideally including experience with SAS, R, Emblem, and Radar;
• Out-of-the-box thinker, always striving for the next innovation;
• Proven ability to turn innovative insight into implementable value-driving business solutions
• Demonstrated success in people, project, and relationship management;
• Knowledge of property and casualty insurance; and
• Outstanding communication skills (both oral and written)

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Other Information:

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.We invite you to learn more about us at our Career Site, www.rsagroup.ca, where you can apply on line. RSA group of Companies is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of the LGBT community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.RSA group of Companies will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email AODA@RSAGROUP.CA or call us at toll free 1 (800)-855-0511. Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

Skills:
  • Analytical skills
  • Innovation
  • Pricing
  • Property and Casualty Insurance - Actuarial
  • Relationship Building/ Management
  • University degree
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Written Communication skills


Where did you first learn about this position?*

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.




Johnson is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.