Senior Manager

  • 38949
  • Non-Life - Data Science
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Jan 23, 2021
  • Provide subject matter expertise on underwriting project including supporting applications and downstream systems;
  • Liaison with the Advisory Committee;
  • Lead the ongoing operation of the underwriting project and associated project management of underwriting project development and implementation of internal systems, including any RFP process for vendors;
  • Research and develop data governance protocols, including data and information standards related to classification, quality, and security for consideration of the Data Governance Council and approval by the Board;
  • Develop and implement the company’s approach to data governance protocol management;
  • Monitor data and information quality and security and assume responsibility for associated risk management;
  • Provide a regular report to the company Data Governance Council on the security status of information assets and technologies;
  • Working in tandem with the Privacy Officer, ensure protection of information assets and technologies;
  • Analyze, research, and recommend improvements including innovative approaches to the overall data collection and handling process and direct, design and implement approved approaches;
  • Manage and develop external stakeholder relations, including with third party service providers, Members and regulatory bodies with respect to data processing, data governance and system maintenance;
  • Maintain knowledge of federal and provincial financial reporting requirements for automobile insurers;
  • Oversee and manage staff in line with the Vision, Mission, and values of the company
  • Support the initiation and execution of operational and strategic initiatives as required; and
  • Document all work product clearly and fully.
  • University degree in computer science, data engineering, actuarial science or equivalent with a focus on data management;
  • At least 10-12 years work experience in the financial services industry in Canada;
  • Proven ability in project management;
  • Ability to liaise, coordinate and manage collaborative process with industry stakeholders and other internal departments to achieve the build, and the ongoing operation of the underwriting project;
  • Ability to communicate ideas and decisions clearly and effectively, with particular emphasis on strong written communication skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure, including time constraints, negotiations and competing priorities;
  • Ability to analyze data and member/ stakeholder issues, and respond with potential solutions;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a positive, team-oriented attitude;
  • Ability to be flexible, learn quickly and adapt to changes in technology and techniques; and
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Experience in business system change processes;
  • Ability to design, develop and apply new data classification, quality and security procedures and methods;
  • Experience in all aspects of data analytics, including mining, generation, and visualization;
  • Experience in Property and Casualty insurance in Canada, and experience with large scale Automobile insurance data analysis and/or management;
  • Experience in database management (VBA and SQL in particular); and
  • Experience using GISA/IBC data and exhibits (i.e. Canadian automobile insurance industry statistical data).