Senior Predictive Modeler

  • 37886
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • Germany
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  • Aug 5, 2020
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  • German
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Build predictive pricing models for all Lines of Business at the company.
  • Present and communicate modeling results and recommendations to internal stakeholders.
  • Act as an internal consultant to the wider Portfolio Management team, providing guidance and training on building data driven pricing models.
  • Help to improve the overall technical analytics capabilities of the Portfolio Analytics team.
  • Drive the use of analytics to steer portfolios within the company by developing new approaches and successfully selling them to the business.
  • Develop an expert knowledge of the company’s data and data systems.
  • Function as a project lead, manage projects and mentor junior modelers.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 4+ years’ experience in building and implementing predictive models in the insurance industry, preferably for P&C commercial lines.
  • Qualified P&C Actuary preferable.
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field, preferably with significant emphasis on predictive modeling, data mining or machine learning.
  • Thorough, hands-on understanding of advanced modeling methods such as regression, GLMs, GAMs, decision trees, ensemble and regularization techniques etc.
  • Experience building models on data sets using statistical software. Significant experience with Emblem is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with large data sets from a variety of sources, including both internal and external data.
  • Strong programming skills in SQL required. Experience with Python, SAS or R preferable.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret data and modeling results, and to then communicate them to audiences with differing levels of technical understanding.
  • Ability to express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally.
  • Proven track record of training up others in predictive modelling related skills and programs such as Emblem.
  • Skilled in project management.
  • Organized, self-motivated, results-oriented, and very resourceful.