Data Analyst

Brightside Group
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is Kitsune Associates

Kitsune Associates is a new business and part of the Brightside group. We are an underwriting agency that specialises in the design and distribution of motor insurance products made available for purchase by customers via carefully selected intermediaries. We aim to provide high quality customer service and competitively priced motor insurance products that meet the needs and expectations of our policyholders and intermediaries.

This is what we can offer you…

This is an exciting opportunity to join our new business. We believe in the value of developing our people and offer a host of opportunities. Following your initial induction and training we will provide valuable in-role development.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes;

  • 22 days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day for every full year up to a maximum of 27 days

  • PLUS…you’ll get your birthday off plus bank holidays

  • We offer a pension scheme, if you pay in then we will too

  • For peace of mind you’ll get Life Insurance cover of 4 times basic salary (plan limits apply)

  • Access to hundreds of pounds worth of health care and treatments via our Health Cash Plan

  • We give you access to a discount site for things like eating out, health and leisure, family fun and more

  • Keep your childcare costs down using KiddiVouchers

  • You’ll also get access to the 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.

This is who you are…

To be successful in this role we’re looking for you to have;

  • Experience of working in a data environment having manipulated and analysed large data sets
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning algorithms
  • Experience of building visualisations and working with associated tools
  • A good level of experience of using relevant programming language such as R, Python, SAS or SQL
  • Expert knowledge with MS Office including Excel and Access
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Ideally you’ll have Insurance experience, however, this isn’t essential

We will also consider a graduate with a 'Data’ subject degree who has gained experience of working with large data sets whilst studying.

This is the job…

You’ll play a key role within the MGA, working closely with the Senior Data Analyst and the Underwriting & Pricing Director to define the data strategy and support continued improvement of the pricing model.

We’ll need you to analyse data identifying trends, complete impact analyses of rate changes and investigate external data sets to enrich the MGA’s current data.

You’ll be responsible for building and developing visualisation reports and other key reporting that will be presented at pricing meetings and to key stakeholders.

You will also be required to propose changes to MGA pricing structure to maximise competitive position and profitability.

This is the salary on offer…

We are offering a starting salary of between £33,000- £40,000, subject to your experience.

This is Brightside…

Brightside is a growing Top 20 insurance broker, a specialist in providing niche insurance solutions, we provide a diverse portfolio of personal and commercial products to our customers through a number of dedicated brands.

Our people are the life of our business - with nearly 500 employees across three offices.

We pride ourselves in delivering great results through a combination of hard work, collaboration and dedication. Working for Brightside is all about making a difference. A difference for our customers and for our business. It’s about putting our customers at the heart of what we do - doing the right things and doing them well.

At Brightside we have created an environment which empowers individuals and rewards hard work.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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