Data Specialist

£65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
08 Jul 2019
15 Jul 2019
Duncan Kennedy
Contract Type

Salary: £65.000 - 85,000

Data Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Play a key role in researching and developing how new techniques and tools can be applied to data to support the BAU and project objectives of Asset Risk and Pricing
  • Lead the development and use of data and tools to support the internal Economic Capital model
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure an agreed and consistent approach to the development and implementation of appropriate new data and tools, specifically Business Systems and the legacy decommissioning roadmap
  • Ensure the use of data and tools is consistent with the required methodological governance of Asset Risk and well documented
  • Support the processes of pilots and proof of concept of delivery with internal stakeholders and engage with senior stakeholders across the business
  • Embed new tools through role modelling, training and mentoring of members of the wider Asset Risk team, including Pricing and Insurance
  • Support long term projects within Asset Risk and the wider business involving internal and external parties around governance and data management.

Data Specialist Requirements:

  • Strong degree in computer science, engineering, physics, actuarial science, statistics or mathematics based equivalent
  • Advanced data manipulation or experience of managing large scale data sets within an analytical function
  • Advanced experience of commercial data science or analytics software (e.g. Python, R, SAS, etc)
  • Experience of regulatory compliance, data governance strategy, information management strategy, DG best practices and principles;
  • Experience of leading and implementing change
  • Strong communication and excellent stakeholder management skills