Director Decision Sciences

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18
11 - 15 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18

This is a true transformational opportunity to drive a significant business transformation effort around analytics and data science.  The Mutual organization is evolving to a culture of continuous improvement and achieving best in class competitiveness. To help aid in this journey, we are looking to hire a Director, Decision Sciences to define and drive strategic analytical capabilities from vision through value, leveraging a modern data environment and innovative analytical techniques. 

This role will report to the Senior Vice President, Decision Sciences, and is a critical role in defining and leading the organization’s vision for leveraging analytics and decision sciences as differentiators in the marketplace.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead ongoing, collaborative efforts to define key analytical enablers with key business unit and enterprise consumer stakeholders and executives
  • Lead ongoing, collaborative evaluation and prioritization efforts based on strategic alignment, potential business value and ability to execute
  • Create strategic and tactical implementation roadmaps across the analytics ecosystem to realize value
  • Create and implement hypothesis driven development methodologies that drive execution from vision to value
  • Oversee and drive agile-driven implementation efforts
  • Lead and drive creation of a dedicated decision sciences team that enables execution
  • Be an evangelist and a change agent - help build a culture inculcating analytics in all aspects of decision making; and driving rigor in all analytical efforts
  • Partner with key stakeholders and peers to develop model governance methods, including move to production and ongoing measurement methods
  • Build effective cross functional relationships with segment leads and peers across marketing organization to influence the strategic direction
  • This position requires extensive or prolonged typing/keyboarding.
  • This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
  • This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

- A minimum of 10+ years of progressive analytics and data sciences leadership
- Demonstrated results from vision through strategic planning and execution within the analytics and data sciences domain
- Exceptional communication, consultative and collaboration skills
- Significant depth of experience in data science methods and techniques, including data visualization, statistical modeling and machine learning methods
- Significant depth of experience with data and analytics technologies
- PhD in Math, Statistics or related discipline preferred, strong consideration will be given to comparable professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Strong preference for Financial Services and Insurance industry experience
- Strong preference for consumer analytics
- MBA preferred but not required

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