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Arthur Financial
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 20
GBP50000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum + + bonus and other benefits
Arthur Financial
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 20
GBP50000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum + + bonus and other benefits
Arthur Financial
Senior Data Scientist London A leading motor insurance company is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to work within the technical pricing team producing predictive models and providing technical leadership in the use of Data Science, Machine Learning and other statistical techniques within the company including marketing, operations and counter fraud. You will be responsible for expanding data processing and technical modelling framework, establishing efficient ways of implementing segmentation and predictive models and also increase automation across the pricing factor creation and modelling process.

Senior Data Scientist

London

A leading motor insurance company is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to work within the technical pricing team producing predictive models and providing technical leadership in the use of Data Science, Machine Learning and other statistical techniques within the company including marketing, operations and counter fraud.

You will be responsible for expanding data processing and technical modelling framework, establishing efficient ways of implementing segmentation and predictive models and also increase automation across the pricing factor creation and modelling process.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take responsibility for the delivery of specific pieces of Data Science work - process of delivery, taking responsibility for data, modelling and communication of analysis to stakeholders
  • Deliver clear and actionable insights through advanced analysis and interpretation of multiple complex data sets
  • Design and develop sophisticated data products that will impact price determination, cost reduction, revenue increase or enable new business opportunities
  • Work closely with the product deployment teams to enable smooth transitioning of prototype data products and predictive models into robust product assets to be deployed into the business or market
  • Take part identifying, investigating and delivering solutions for solving issues or implementing advancements
  • Develop, operate, support and continually optimise a common data analytical platform
  • Mentor more junior Data Scientists as well as the wider Pricing Team by providing best practice guidance and technical reviews
  • Engage with the Business Intelligence and MI teams to ensure best practices and contribute to the development of strategic vision for data usage within the company.
  • Carry out other reasonable tasks as required by line management

KEY DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong relevant academic background (Masters Degree or Doctorate)
  • Exceptional statistical skills, experience of building predictive models
  • Advanced experience of commercial data science or analytics software (e.g. Python, R etc.)
  • Experience applying Machine Learning techniques (e.g. linear or logistic regression, gradient boosted machines, random forest, regularisation, neural networks)
  • Advanced data manipulation or experience of managing large-scale data sets (e.g. dplyr, pandas, SQL, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of relevant development environments (e.g. PyCharm, RStudio, Visual Studio Code, eclipse) and shell scripting (e.g. Bash, PowerShell), version control (e.g. git, Subversion, Mercurial) etc.
  • A good understanding and ability to communicate to IT the infrastructure and hardware requirements.
  • Capability to reliably review work of others and advise on best practice to modellers and coders.
  • General Insurance domain knowledge is preferable but not essential

Company Overview

Arthur is a specialist recruitment consultancy, focusing on insurance and financial markets.

We allocate our talent management resources to meeting, qualifying and getting to know all candidates and clients in our target markets.
Arthur is a company that strives to create an excellent culture and working environment for our staff. Our operational infrastructure provides our team with the latest in innovations within our business which allows them to focus on client delivery and candidate management.

ACTUARIAL
Focusing on the junior-senior level within the UK & Ireland, the Actuarial Team at Arthur provides talent solutions to a broad range of insurance clients. These have included Lloyd’s/London market, personal and commercial lines insurers; life insurers, reinsurers, brokers, consultancies, regulators and non-traditional businesses such as banks, investment funds and software houses.
Our extensive network of market contacts; links to professional bodies, and knowledge of candidate needs in this space does mean we can provide excellent services to both clients and candidates alike.
Our services include contingent and retained search, market mapping and salary & benefits benchmarking.

AUDIT, COMPLIANCE & FINANCE
Arthur’s consultants have been recruiting in the Audit and Compliance space for years. It has proven to been one of our fastest growing areas and now has dedicated headhunters to help sourcing in a notoriously difficult area.
The team focuses on the Lloyd’s and London Insurance Market as well as the consultancies that serve this part of the market.
An overwhelming majority of work in this area is done on the back of relationships built up face to face; as expectations on the kind of professional working in these areas increases, so too does the need to understand more deeply the motivations and drive behind any given candidate.

CHANGE & TRANSFORMATION
At Arthur our Business Change & Transformation consultants covers interim and permanent roles across all areas of the project lifecycle, including Head of Change/Transformation Director, Project/Programme Delivery, Project Manager, Business Analyst, Architect, Change Manager, Programme Support and Testing.
Each desk is led by an experienced recruiter providing in-depth insurance industry knowledge. With the implementation of new regulatory regimes, we have seen a large growth in the importance and value attached to making the correct placements within these technically demanding professions.

FINANCIAL MARKETS
Our Financial Markets desk specialises in the placement of front, middle and back office professionals at all levels from graduate to C-Suite.
We have spent many years building a network and reputation in our specialist areas within Financial Markets. Our consultants work hard to develop target networks and continue to add value to clients by matching the right talent to employers of choice.
We only focus on London and the Home Counties which has enabled us to build a strong network of contacts for us to seek out the best talent in the market.

RISK MANAGEMENT & CATASTROPHE 

At Arthur we have consultants who specifically focus roles in the Actuarial space, Risk Management, Exposure Management and Risk Management. Each desk is led by an experienced recruiter within the Insurance Market allowing them to gain an in depth knowledge of their field and develop networks which span the Lloyd’s, London and General Insurance markets.
With the ever increasing regulatory pressures being placed upon Insurance firms, we have seen a large growth in the importance and value attached to making the correct placements within these technically demanding professions.

UNDERWRITING, BROKING & CLAIMS 

We have a breadth and depth of experience within this field. Our consultants are a blend of ex-market individuals and expert recruiters with over 70 years’ market experience. The backgrounds of our team mean that we have a depth of personal and professional networks which reach beyond linkedin and job boards.
Our focus is cross class within the London and Lloyd’s market space enabling us to keep a strong network of few and relevant people. This desk recruits within supporting areas too; DUA, Underwriting operations, Binding authority, analytics and administrative support are all covered.

DATA SCIENCE & MACHINE LEARNING
Focusing on the Mid-Senior level within the UK and Europe, the Data Science Team at Arthur provides talent solutions across Insurance, InsurTech and Consultancy across the UK and Europe.
The team’s core specialities are: Data Science, Data Engineering, Machine Learning and AI
Our extensive market network and use of market leading technology enables us to source candidates from around the world. This is key in a market that has a significant talent shortage.
Our services include contingent and retained search, market mapping and salary & benefits benchmarking.

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