Data Scientist - Innovation
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BGL Group
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Peterborough
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Data Scientist - Innovation - Job description

Is this you?

Are you looking for a unique role where you can explore, experiment and use new data science tools and techniques to influence the business of insurance pricing?  You will be someone with previous commercial experience and have proven successes or you could be someone who has the potential to deliver exceptional outcomes and wants to enhance their learning in the analytics field by moving into a data science role – with support!

In this role you will work with leading experts within the insurance pricing industry in enhancing our pricing capability and be motivated by the opportunity to work in an environment that encourages you to be creative and disruptive with your thinking in order to deliver influential outcomes.  Your ideas will be used to change the way that we run our business and you will have the opportunity to make a difference.

What will it take?

You must be someone who has an MSc/PhD in Mathematics or Statistics or other analytical subject.  You will be a forward thinker, someone who is looking to use their experience of analytical tools such as R or Python to push the boundaries across the organisation.  Experience of SQL would also be an ideal skill.  You will be someone who is highly ambitious and looking to drive and deliver impactful analysis through being rigorous, quality conscious and someone who is not afraid to challenge and use different approaches.  You will be confident, self-motivated with strong communications skills and an aptitude and desire to use new technologies.  You will be looking to see the impact of your ideas come to fruition and push your ideas further to enhance our commercial performance.

Your commercial understanding is key in this role in order to deliver creatively.  Being a team player is a prerequisite as your forward thinking will drive the excitement and ambition through the team and bring on our more junior members.

Why choose us?

You’ll join a friendly team of highly-skilled, ambitious and motivated individuals who work collaboratively to achieve a common goal of delivering impactful and forward thinking analysis. We’re a team who work together to develop pricing and statistical models, solve complex business problems and identify opportunities.

What next?

If you’d like the opportunity to explore and experiment within your day job, apply now.

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