Sr. Director Data Analytics

Hartford, Connecticut

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.

Job Summary
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 limited supervision. Position is a senior level role, requiring significant previous experience in Descriptive Analytics. May lead complex initiatives and projects and/or oversee projects lead by others within team. May lead multi-disciplinary or cross-functional work teams. Serves as technical resource to team members and others within Business Intelligence function(s).

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
This position provides senior technical leadership in data exploration and analytics in support of business strategies.
Drives strategies and govern progress and outcomes of analytics work.
The person in this role is able to quickly assess the analytic needs of a legal organization, as well as understands legal acumen.
As part of this role this individual will not only lead as well as conduct analysis on a variety of organizational needs to address organizational or office needs.
The person in this role will partner with leadership to address not only business intelligence needs, but partner with leaders to understand their business needs, and determine how Business Intelligence can support the organizational needs.
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.
Champions a data-driven, fact based approach to management.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree or equivalent education or 8 years analytics experience required. 7 years analytics experience required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics) preferred.
8+ years working successfully with data analysis systems and tools such as SAS, SPSS Cognos etc. preferred.
Thorough knowledge of Descriptive Analytic practices and processes.
Experience working on broad/business-wide projects and initiatives working directly with senior management preferred.
3+ years of management experience preferred.
Thorough knowledge of the main features of the collection of data and the relationship of data elements to each other.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Demonstrated advanced analytic and diagnostic skills.
Demonstrated advanced interpersonal 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.
Thorough understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies. Advanced problem solving and decision making skills.
Ability to Interact effectively with others across functions and levels within organization.
Ability to think strategically.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.