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This position will the support the Excess & Surplus/Specialty
(E&SS) organization and will be staffed at the Scottsdale, AZ
Compensation Grade: H4
Job Description Summary
SUMMARY: Leads a team responsible for providing business
analytics services to business units. This position structures and
leads large complex analyses across one or more business units and
effectively synthesizes analytic results to improve business
outcomes, support decision-making, and enable process improvements.
Comfortable communicating with executive level audiences.
Responsible for growing and evolving the data science profession to
maximize effectiveness. Committed to learning, development, skill
maintenance, and personal improvement. Job Description
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the AVP/VP level or
higher. Responsible for 2 or more professional level direct
reports. May be responsible for matrix reporting relationships and
CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for creating, packaging, and communicating
analytic work (synthesis) using appropriate medium for relevant
insights, including impactful story line and applicable data
2. Responsible for effectively synthesizing own project work and
the work of team members. Work may span more than one project or
3. Participates in the delivery of analytic work that supports
business objectives and priorities.
4. Plans and manages execution of own work, participates in
planning, and delivers on commitments
5. Consults with business partners to understand, align, and
deliver analytic work to support business objectives and
6. Consults with business partners to understand, align, and
deliver analytic work to support business objectives and
7. Plans and manages the execution of analytic work including
defining project scope, schedule, resource requirements, and
8. Manages partner expectations
9. Applies appropriate quantitative techniques and methods to
solve business problems. Directs the application of appropriate
quantitative techniques to facilitate repeatable research.
10. Responsible for building analytic applications using
statistical, database, and/or general programming languages and
11. Directs associate management including: performance
management, salary planning and administration, training and
development, workflow and organizational planning, hiring and
placement, and disciplinary actions.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
TYPICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES:
Education: Post graduate studies preferred.
Experience: Typically 9 or more years related experience in
marketing database management. Requires recognized
internal/external experience as a consulting level resource.
Expert level experience with problem solving in a business
environment; working with large customer and/or prospect databases;
working with product, geographic, demographic data to identify
trends and opportunities.
Knowledge: Experience with financial services or related
industry. Consulting experience, knowledgeable and experienced with
the core functions of an organization (call center, billing,
finance, sales, marketing, product, pricing, etc), experience with
process design and mapping and continuous improvement.
Skills/Competencies: Possesses core statistics skills including
an understanding of probability and its application to the analysis
of data. Able to evaluate sources of variation and identify
influential factors/features. Experienced with statistical process
control, process monitoring and diagnostics. Modeling and Machine
Learning: Experienced with advanced mathematical modeling
techniques including both supervised and unsupervised learning
algorithms. Proven experience building practical solutions using
predictive modeling. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with
design of experiments. Ability to understand business systems
(processes) and the data produced by them – (how did the data get
produced and is it a valid representation of the outcome being
studied). Demonstrated experience structuring and solving complex
business problems. Ability to translate analytic findings into
actionable communications. Ability to communicate effectively in a
variety of mediums with any audience. Capable of developing
compelling stories and distinctive data visualizations Working
knowledge of statistical software including R, SAS, SPSS, MatLab,
etc. as well as Teradata, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Netezza, etc.
Understands data structures operational vs analytical data
structures, normalization, etc. and SQL Assistant, WinSQL, and
Toad, etc. Knowledge of general purpose programming languages
(Python, Java, C++, etc)including domain specific languages, static
and dynamic languages, application design and development, test
driven development, and agile practices.
Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and
experiences may take precedence.
Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring
manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the
Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.
Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)
Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Extended and
non-standard work hours based on project and customer
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to
be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific
circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job
to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
Job Evaluation Activity: 11/2012 CB, PYC
Posted 6 Days Ago
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