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Travelers International Director Business Perform Analytics in St Paul, Minnesota



International Director Business Perform Analytics

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Leads a matrix team of analysts in data exploration and analytics in support of business strategies.

  • Establishes and leads business teams to drive strategies and govern progress and outcomes of analytics work.

  • Uses understanding of Travelers business strategies to develop analytic strategies and project proposals; oversees implementation of those strategies.

  • Collaborates with Business Intelligence/ Data teams and related business teams.

  • Partners with other key leaders to build and evolve a test and learn capability for rapid prototyping and development of analytics.

  • Directs the construction of a variety of analyses including data mining, descriptive statistics and/or report development.

  • Ensures that required analysis is provided by team members, providing direction and insight.

  • Interprets data to recognize patterns and analyze trends, drawing business inferences and clearly articulating findings to target audience.

  • Directs the development of new approaches to business problems.

  • Directs the development and presentation of analyses and recommendations to targeted audiences.

  • Proactively stays abreast of data sources, identifies best internal and external data sources in response to business requests.

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with business partners.

  • Partners with peers across the company to ensure consistency and alignment where appropriate. Identifies, recommends and implements analytic software/tool(s) for core team and lead training, utilization and optimization efforts.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Thorough understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies of businesses supported. Demonstrated advanced analytic and diagnostic skills. Demonstrated advanced communication and presentation skills. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Demonstrated ability to influence others across functions and levels of organization, including senior management. Advanced project management skills. Demonstrated ability to see results to completion and to lead others to do so as well. Advanced business acumen. Seeks opportunities to learn and to influence others. Ability to interact effectively with others across functions and levels within organization. Ability to think strategically.

Job Category:

Actuarial and Analytics, Business Analyst/Quality Assurance, Claim, Management Information, Technology

Marketing Description:

Job Summary:

Look no further! CBIA has an exciting, interesting and dynamic opportunity to work with International and Senior Leadership. In this role, you will work directly with Senior Leadership by exploring data, delivering analytics and insights, and drawing business inferences that are used to inform International Claim business strategies and decisions. You will partner with our experts in Claim, International, Canada, and the UK, to build out the International claim data and analytics environment and deliver on our business partners vision.

The successful candidate embraces change and has significant influencing skills along with the knowledge to explore and profile data drawing business inferences, complete analysis and clearly articulate findings. This position performs accountabilities under limited supervision and does not lead others. It requires a candidate with a strong analytical mindset, problem solving skills, technical acumen, and the ability to logically maneuver through ambiguous business problems that may not have a clear solution. The successful candidate will be an excellent leader and team member, as this position requires significant partnership.

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Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

  • Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics) preferred.

  • 5+ years working successfully with data analysis systems and tools such as SAS, SPSS Cognos etc. preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge of Descriptive Analytic practices and processes.

  • Thorough knowledge of Insurance products/concepts required.

  • Experience working on broad/business-wide projects and initiatives working directly with senior management preferred.

  • 1+ year of management experience preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge of the main features of the collection of data and the relationship of data elements to each other

Physical Requirements:

Requires extended periods of computer use. Requires extended periods of sitting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree or equivalent education or 6 years analytics experience. 5 years analytics experience required. Thorough knowledge of Insurance products/concepts required.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

Secondary Location:

St Paul - Minnesota - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.