• Assistant Vice President, Data and Analytics, Strategy & Distribution

    Job Locations US-CT-Hartford | US-NY-New York | US-NJ-Jersey City
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    Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, Australia and South Africa, providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries. With over ten years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid.


    Position Description:

    The Assistant Vice President, Data and Analytics, Strategy & Distribution position is responsible for managing internal data, creating reporting tools, analyzing results, managing external data (e.g. MarketStance), external research, and supports the entire Strategy & Distribution division. 


    This position is directly accountable for the following responsibilities:



    • Participate in the development of new programs and enhancement of existing programs through the analysis of third party databases to evaluate industry opportunity.
    • Enhance database reporting capabilities to facilitate ease of use broadly across Arch. Work with various users to create standardized reports that fulfill majority of reporting needs for different users and create capability for users to create ad hoc reports.  


    • Participate in regularly scheduled calls and meetings. This will facilitate an understanding of data and reporting needs.
    • Contribute in the research, selection and adoption of new technologies to fulfill team responsibilities.
    • Requirements gathering and, development of specifications for data integration projects and reconciliation metrics.
    • Ensure that Data Integrity/Quality exists for all information/reports developed to support projects/initiatives with relevant analytics, reporting, data reconciliation methodology.
    • Develop standard operating procedures for data analytics reporting.
    • Issue resolution/escalation including prioritization and tracking.


    • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly standard and ad hoc reports for stakeholders throughout Strategy & Distribution as well as business units, ensuring accuracy of data, and providing overview analysis as needed for the recipients. Build production database to include results from all Arch Business Units.
    • Obtain and analyze available results for distributors to understand Arch performance relative to producer results.
    • Provide analytical support to Strategy & Distribution team, including regional management, national client management and business unit marketing.


    • Participate in company initiatives and projects as needed as the Subject Matter Expert regarding data and reporting.
    • Work directly with IT, Statistical Reporting, Claims, Finance and UW teams to document data, reporting, reconciliation requirements, manage analysis, and develop/review specifications for enterprise data integration projects.


    Key Competencies: 

    • Strong database and data organization skills
    • Excellent analytical and critical thinking capabilities
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities in fast-paced environment
    • Must have strong business acumen as well as technical solutions expertise
    • Excellent team player with a proven background of individual contribution.
    • Organized and detail oriented
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
    • Objective, ability to problem solve and multi-task
    • Must be a self-starter, demonstrate flexibility and adaptability
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Preferred Technical Skills:

    • Knowledge of MS Outlook, Powerpoint, Word and Excel
    • Knowledge of Marketstance, COGNOS, and other databases

    Required Education/Experience: 

    • Experience in data integration and data quality projects.
    • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst in the Financial Services sector
    • Technical expertise regarding data mining
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
    • Five-seven year’s experience in Data Analytics/Reporting
    • BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics preferred



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