Role: Decision Scientist / Data Scientist
Location: Near Hastings
Salary: Circa £45k to £60k per annum + bonus, comprehensive benefits
The role is for an insurance company, looking to increase their Decision Science / Data Science team. you will be based from their office in East Sussex.
You will be working closely with commercial groups to develop analytical strategies and drive commercial performance. Decision Scientists (Data Scientists) are integral members of the team who are actively involved in developing predictive model based solutions and optimal decision algorithms for customer acquisition, retention and engagement. They develop strong commercial skills and learn advanced analysis, such as price optimization & predictive modelling while expanding knowledge of underwriting, claims and general insurance products.
Strong experience of programming, statistics, machine learning and conveying your analytical findings to decision makers
Use of at least one of these tools in a commercial setting: SAS, SPSS, R, SQL, Python, MatLab etc.
An outstanding academic record within a quantitative/scientific/mathematical subject
2+ years of commercial work experience in data science, statistical modelling, quantitative analysis, or a related field
Develop propensity & severity models to predict customer behaviour and engagement
Create complex algorithms to optimize business outcomes and customer life-time value
Design experiments to assess competitive and customer behaviour
Analyse drivers of purchasing decisions and apply in pricing strategies
Participate in development of pricing of new products and propositions
Illustrate data/models and distil insights from complex analysis into clear presentations
Establish and monitor model governance standards.
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