Analytics Expert - Ingenuity

McKinsey   •  

Waltham, MA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 165 days ago

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 Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline, e.g., statistics, applied mathematics, econometrics, economics or operations research
 3+ years of work experience working in a data-centric business environment, preferably within the Insurance industry
 Strong consultative communication skills diagnosing Insurance data to develop successful growth strategies with clients
 Proven comfort and intellectual curiosity for working with very large sets of data, pulling in relevant team members to address identified – and sometimes undiscovered – client needs
 Full fluency in analytic/database management software such as SAS, SQL, SPSS or Access
 Strong multi-tasking abilities, flexibility, and patience in a fluid environment
 Professional attitude and service orientation; team player
 Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
 Willingness to travel

You will play a key consultative and client-facing role in the development of big data and advanced analytics as a refined yet evolving capability of our client teams who advise the top firms in the insurance sector.

You will help to shape the future of what data-savvy organizations look like, in part by driving processes for data extraction and analysis, and creating new lines of thinking within our core clients.  In this role, you will focus on helping our clients achieve transformational change by designing, developing and executing analytics work streams that serve as the catalyst to creating client impact. One of the core practice priorities is to establish the processes, mindsets & skills required to convert data to business intelligence and insights for our clients. You will not only expand our current Analytics capabilities, but will help architect new strategies and applications within a dynamic and innovative organization. 

Leading your team of data scientists, you will work through our clients entire data ecosystems to understand what’s available, what’s missing - and where to find and collect that information. You will translate the team's findings and work with clients to engage on these and wider issues changing the landscape of the Insurance industry. Additionally, you will develop, implement and maintain effective programs around all elements of data analytics optimization and modeling with a constant eye toward continuous improvement.