Senior Actuarial Data / Systems Analyst

Milton Keynes
£40,500 - £45,000 (dependent on experience)
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Actuarial Data and Systems Analyst Milton Keynes/London £40,500 - £45,000 NHBC has a unique opportunity available for a Senior Actuarial Data and Systems Analyst which is a new role in the NHBC Actuarial team. NHBC is headquartered in Milton Keynes and also has a London Office in Minster Court. The majority of the key personnel this role holder will have contact with will be in Milton Keynes but we are prepared to explore flexible working arrangements between the two locations. Working in the Actuarial department to complement the team with an embedded data and reporting specialist, you will provide pro-active management of data used by actuaries and reporting tools used to analyse results of actuarial calculations. The role will also provide key input into data governance and process efficiency. The following is a summary of the role and person specification, for full details please contact the Recruitment team at NHBC The Role will include - Take ownership of the provision of data to the team, undertaking data governance to ensure data is of the appropriate quality (accurate, complete and appropriate) - Working with the actuarial team to design and implement a SQL database that will act as a repository for Actuarial data, assumptions and calculation model result sets. Apply data governance and controls to the database and contribute to wider NHBC data governance processes. - Take ownership of the deployment of analysis tools and develop reporting functionality (including data visualisation for example ) for the department, - Design and implement best practice in relation to models and processes utilised by the Actuarial team; including data and process flow documentation seeking to streamline processes and reporting through improved use of technology - Liaise with NHBC IT department to ensure compliance with standards, communicate on technical matters affecting both parties and ensure a strong and effective communication between Actuarial and IT The Person we are looking for should have: The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level, ideally in a mathematical or computer science based subject and have extensive experience within the following areas of business: - SQL database - ability to work with non-IT professionals to design, build and maintain optimised databases - Reporting tools experience such as MS Power BI and other analytical tools; including deployment, building reports and acting as a subject matter expert to other users - Data Governance processes, including the design and deployment of such processes - Strong Experience with MS Excel, Access and experience of R and/or Python - Insurance and actuarial experience is both preferred but are not necessarily required; although the jobholder will be expected to learn technical aspects of insurance as part of the role - A collaborative attitude; a team player; self-starter; ability to work independently and drive project forwards; pro-active innovator; accurate organised and able to plan - Problem-solving skills; desire to push the team forward from a technical perspective; desire to bring in new solutions to improve efficiency and allow new ways of looking at data - Substantial experience of business information tools deployment and report creation - Exceptional verbal and written communication skills The Benefits In addition to a Salary of £40,500 - £45,000 (dependent on experience), - Up to 6% bonus - 26 days pa annual leave with additional days for long service - Pension scheme accredited to Pension Mark Plus standards (up to 10.5% of salary employer contribution) with life assurance of 4 x salary - Part funded private medical insurance - Tax efficient childcare vouchers and cycle purchase scheme - High street discounts and preferential gym rates - Employee assistance programme Applications also initially considered on a 3 month day rate contract. NHBC is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities.
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