Data Analytics Consultant

Northbrook, Illinois
Not Specified
Sep 08, 2016
Nov 07, 2016
Product Manager
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Job Description

The Data & Analytics team works across Allstate Business Insurance to develop and manage data strategy, integration and governance. The team drives strategic thinking around how to utilize and leverage data as an asset in decision making.

The Data & Analytics Sr Consultant provides a good statistical understanding of data to help inform decision makers. This role will plan, conduct and coordinate data projects and analytical exercises. The Sr Consultant will support ad-hoc data requests and be involved in testing efforts to ensure data integrity.

  • Identifies and resolves simple to complex data issues
  • Performs and evaluations simple to complex trend analysis (e.g. competitor analysis, risk management, financial)
  • Good working knowledge in the use of data sources and applications to conduct research
  • Plans, implements, manages simple to medium complexity data projects into a cohesive project plan to move the most important work forward and begin to build the information needed to best manage customer data and analysis
  • Assists in the development the Allstate ABI data quality and validation guidelines
  • Contributes to the common vision of elevating the organizations' commitment to clean, reliable, and accurate customer and business data
  • Ensure a cross functional view of business data is available to ABI
  • Supports the partnership with finance and compliance to ensure externally reported data is accurate and balanced appropriately
  • Ensure protocol is adhered to for customer data quality including joining disparate information systems to create a holistic view of the customer and his/her interactions with Allstate
  • Implement processes to maintain high quality data assets
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for their respective discipline(s) from an internal perspective

Job Qualifications

  • Uses sound decision making capabilities including problem solving approaches, decision frameworks; ability to design and lead complex analysis
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Good quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of complex data into meaningful conclusions and recommendations
  • Good presentation skills; dynamically (persuasively) presenting ideas to management
  • Ability to inspire trust and influence others
  • Ability to understand Business Insurance consumer trends, industry/ competitive dynamics, and economics
  • Proven track record managing multiple priorities given aggressive timelines; comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment; manage both internal and external resources
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Strong working knowledge of commercially available analytical tools (i.e. Excel, ACCESS, SAS)
  • Trains/coaches team members and/or peers as needed
  • Actively shares expertise with peers
  • Continually seeks opportunities for learning and development within their respective discipline(s)

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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