Actuarial Specialist, Technical Pricing Monitoring & Insights

Aviva - Markham, IL (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Sr. Manager Personal Insurance, Monitoring & Insights the Specialist will work within team to provide forward looking insights into the personal insurance book of business and competitive position which will enable stakeholders to rapidly adapt and will drive actions to inform business decisions, improve profitability, growth and retention.

We are looking for an ambitious individual who will challenge the business to outperform based on data driven insights and thrives in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment.

Accountabilities:
Provide Management with view on quality of book of business and any emerging trends which impact quality of business moving forward, competitiveness of book, and emerging trends going forward.
Provide Management with a view on the quality of the book of business and any emerging trends which will impact business quality going forward
Provide Management ongoing insight as to the competitiveness of Aviva’s book of business and any emerging trends which will impact key performance indicators going forward.
Monitoring the impact of business decisions including rate or underwriting changes to ensure the impact is in line with expectations
Analyzing changes or new initiatives made in the market and provide insight as to the impact on the Personal Insurance book of business
Work with analytics group to develop robust and automated monitoring framework
Support regional pricing and business development teams in understanding their mix of business, retention, growth, profitability, and competitive position and advising on adjustments as needed
Provide ad hoc analysis for deep dives into key areas where additional insight is required

Customer Centric:
Cultivate positive relationships with Actuarial Pricing, Segment Managers, Business Development and Performance Management to ensure understanding and effective and efficient delivery of stakeholder needs.
Promote strong culture built on joint accountability, collaboration, work ethic, positive attitude and desire to challenge for greater goals and continuous improvement.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics and/or related fields.
ACAS/FCAS designation
7+ years of relevant experience in a similar analytical or business intelligence environment
Excellent interpersonal skills (oral and written) with the ability to communicate clear, concise and on the mark analysis and commentary to target audiences.
Ability to distill large amounts of data into key insights and areas of opportunity
Outstanding organizational skills with ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently in fast paced environment, while adhering to strict deadlines
Excellent knowledge of SAS language.
Preferred knowledge of Qlik Sense
Preferred knowledge experience in scripting/coding modern languages like Python
Deep knowledge of Property & Casualty insurance industry

Additional Information:
Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process. If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.