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Armonk, NY, US

Analytics Manager


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role 


We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced analytics manager, consultant or translator to join a global team of analytics professionals who support the digital transformation of Swiss Re and the insurance industry. You will be based Armonk with the possibility to occasionally work from other Swiss Re offices (e.g. New York City) and collaborate with stakeholders around the globe. 


Your main responsibilities are: 

  • Ideate and scope innovative analytics solutions focusing on commercial viability and scalability in close collaboration with data scientists, internal stakeholders and clients 
  • Independently manage portfolios of analytics projects while guiding and supporting data scientists in project steering, reporting and stakeholder management, 
  • Develop a deep understanding of business opportunities and challenges, feasible analytics approaches and scalable deployment infrastructure. 
  • Validate, interpret and present findings and solutions to business stakeholders and clients. 
  • Continuously monitor relevant industry and technology trends and analyze their potential impact to drive the digital transformation of Swiss Re and the insurance industry. 


About the team 


The Advanced Analytics Center of Expertise supports Swiss Re's business functions and clients in developing state of the art technology solutions leveraging our advanced analytics and data engineering capabilities. Advanced Analytics works with all business units to implement Swiss Re's tech strategy by generating unique insights, improving operational efficiency and developing new technology driven value propositions. Our integrated global team of analytics managers, data scientists and data engineers enables us to facilitate end-to-end solutions delivery from ideation and prototyping to deployment and run. As Swiss Re's center of expertise for smart analytics, we further enable the proliferation of advanced data handling capabilities throughout the company. 



About You 


Technical Requirements: 

  • University degree with a focus on business administration, economics, finance, computer science or another related field (bachelor's degree or higher) 
  • 3+ years of experience in analytics consulting or analytics translation, preferably in a corporate environment 
  • Knowledge of the re/insurance industry is a plus 
  • Hands-on experience in workshop facilitation, design thinking and agile/scrum 
  • High level of analytical problem-solving skills and ability to assimilate complex information as well as experience in building and deploying innovative solutions 
  • Sound understanding of data science methods and statistics with proven track record of explaining modeling approaches and results to non-technical audiences 
  • Outstanding English language skills, other languages (e.g. German, Spanish, Chinese) are a plus 
  • Experience in leading project teams and engaging with senior leaders as well as clients 
  • Flexibility to travel 


Soft Skills: 

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and experience of working in cross-functional teams 
  • Ability to communicate complex problems with clarity and effectiveness to expert and non-expert audiences 
  • Ability to oversee project portfolios as well as to initiate and drive initiatives to completion with minimal guidance 
  • Strategic thinker with a track-record of creative problem solving as well as openness and curiosity to learn 
  • Commercial mind-set with a strong focus on tangible business impact and cost-consciousness 


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Keywords: data Analytics 
Reference Code: 100801 


Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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