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Manager, Portfolio Management Business Analytics

Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Analytics & Research, Bus Intelligence & Management Information, Technology

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range
$95,000.00 - $156,700.00

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

The demand for analytic insights across our business is high and growing rapidly. These insights, coupled with our analytical talent, are the "fuel" that inform critical business decisions that differentiate our execution in the marketplace. The Manager, Portfolio Management Business Analytics is an analytic leadership role that encompasses the shared responsibility of project and strategic execution on the Portfolio Management Business Analytics team in Small Commercial. The individual in this role is expected to have a high level of partnership with Business partners, such as Product Management, and an influential member of project teams, providing analytical insights and recommendations to leadership and Business partners delivering analytically driven insights to the business.

This new role on the Small Commercial Business Analytics team will be focused on analysis of Small Commercial business initiatives such as impact analysis and post monitoring; completing analysis to help the business understand causal inferences from statistically valid test and learn designs, and applying other analytic methods needed for answering business questions. Our ideal candidate is a driven, analytical individual who will thrive in applying statistical methods to post monitor business initiatives and influence business decision making.

This position may be based 100% remotely or in one of our offices.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Strategy:

  • Participate in a lead role in the successful execution and completion of assigned strategic initiatives and projects.
  • Develop solutions to resolve challenges of an initiative.
  • Propose change and innovation in order to improve project team performance and timelines.
  • This position will often participate on cross-unit initiatives and may participate on Enterprise initiatives.
    Operational:
    • Independently perform actuarial and analytic analyses to solve business problems and apply judgment appropriately.
    • Support and drive components of unit initiatives. Begin to support broad department initiatives.
    • Take accountability for process efficiencies within assignments.
    • Begin to make proposals in accordance with department practices.
    • Provide support as necessary for initiatives across the Enterprise within the scope of influence.
      Communication:
      • Communicates analysis, project results, and other business initiatives to peers and business partners.
      • Communicates technical topics to non-technical audience within the primary working group with guidance from manager.
      • Actively participates and may lead group discussions at the unit level.
      • Creates formal written communication such as memos or presentations with guidance and peer review.
      • Networks and collaborates on ideas and challenges.
        Talent:
        • Retention and development of assigned staff.
        • Execute and communicate talent development processes, including performance and personal development goals.
        • Talent assessment recommendations.
          Performance management:
          • Mentor less experienced talent across the Enterprise.
          • Onboard new employees and interns in unit.
          • Support various training and skill development initiatives across assigned Segment and the Enterprise.
          • May provide support for recruiting efforts and candidate talent assessment efforts.Minimum Qualifications
            • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience required.
            • 2 years of experience in quantitative analysis required.
              Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
              • College degree in STEM related field.
              • 4+ years of quantitative analysis experience preferred.
              • Strong understanding of insurance products and industry.
              • Demonstrated ability in quantitative analysis and statistical concepts.
              • Demonstrated ability to manage projects.
              • Strong PC skills (MS Office)
              • Experience with modern data visualization tools. These may include, but are not limited to Qlik, MicroStrategy, and Tableau.
              • Experience with coding and industry standard statistical languages. These may include, but are not limited to SQL, R, Python, and SAS.
                Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

                Leadership:
                • Take ownership of assigned projects and meetings, make recommendations and presents results to business partners.
                • Proficient in Leading Self, exhibiting self-awareness while also effectively managing ambiguity.
                • Initial development of Leading Others, including mentoring/training team members.
                • Initial development of Leading the Business, including actively supporting business goals and being a positive member of the Enterprise culture.
                  Business Acumen:
                  • Has an in-depth understanding and knowledge of a few basic business drivers and disciplines such as: underwriting, products, reinsurance, distribution, sales, operations, risk control, claim, and financials.
                  • Able to effectively utilize this business knowledge in developing analytic solutions.
                  • Has a foundational perspective of the primary industry and developing trends such as: technology, analytic methodology, products and performance of competitors.
                  • Is familiar with a couple other key business drivers and disciplines.
                    Relationship Management:
                    • Proactively build and own professional business relationships across the BI&AA community across the Enterprise.
                    • Generate and solicit ideas, and begin to build consensus with guidance.
                    • Aware of potential conflict and begins to addresses with guidance.
                    • Begin to set and manage expectations with business partners for small projects.
                    • Quantitative Analysis:
                    • Evaluate and use appropriate data, tools and methods.
                    • Able to perform analytics independently, can effectively plan next steps within analyses with little oversight.
                    • May perform technical review of team work product.
                    • Able to contribute on more complex analytical work with guidance.
                      #LI-Hybrid #LI-Remote

                      Employment Practices

                      Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

                      If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

                      Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

                      To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.

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