Sr.Business Performance Analytics Analyst

Hartford, Connecticut

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.

Positions within this family explore and profile data, draw business inferences, complete analysis and clearly articulate findings for a target audience. This position performs accountabilities under general supervision. Position is an intermediate level role, requiring solid previous experience in Descriptive Analytics. Position accountable for performing core tasks of Descriptive Analytics (the exploration and investigation of past business performance). This job may lead others. Definition of General Supervision: incumbents are told what to do, but not how to do it. Incumbents have some discretion on work accountabilities.

Applies descriptive analytics to analyze data and validate assumptions, understand and may articulate results to a narrow audience. Identifies, selects and extracts relevant data from various internal and external sources. Manipulates raw data sets into information fit for analysis independently. Monitors data to recognize patterns and analyzes trends independently. Presents analysis and recommendations to business partners. Develops reporting to monitor business critical results and transitions to appropriate area for continuing production i.e.. information development and or data management . Provides required analysis, partnering with business analyst and managers. Contributes to completing reasonability and validation tests using general business knowledge Leads and participate in the peer review process. Utilizes standardized peer review best practices. Utilizes established best practices around Descriptive Analytics. May provide input into best practices. May provide guidance to others on assignments. Manages assigned projects independently.

Bachelors degree in mathematics, finance, computer science, statistics, MIS or equivalent experience preferred. Typically has a minimum of 4-6 years of experience in Descriptive Analytics or related field. 4+ years working successfully with Microsoft office products and software/programming applications specific to business supported. General knowledge of Descriptive Analytic practices and processes. General knowledge of Insurance products/concepts required. Previous experience leading others preferred. General knowledge of the main features of the collection of data and the relationship of data elements to each other. General Knowledge: Possesses sufficient knowledge to perform most work in normal situations.)

General understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies of businesses supported. Demonstrated intermediate analytic and diagnostic skills. Demonstrated intermediate interpersonal skills. Demonstrated intermediate communication and presentation skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to influence others. Intermediate project management skills. General understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies. Demonstrated ability to see results to completion. Intermediate business acumen. Intermediate Computer Skills in Excel, database programming language and related applications. Intermediate Computer Skills in Excel, database programming language and/or related applications . Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills. Ability to interact effectively with others across functions. Ability to think strategically. Ability to consider others ideas seriously and accept feedback. Builds and maintains credibility with others . If incumbent leads others, intermediate leadership skills including ability to: Leverage Differences. Manage in participative manner. Develop employees. Definition of Intermediate skill/competency level: demonstrates solid knowledge and ability; can apply the competency with minimal or no guidance, in the full range of typical situations. Requires guidance handling novel or more complex situations.

Bachelors degree or equivalent education and 3 years analytics experience or 4 years analytics experience.

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.