Data & Analytics Adviser

Association of British Insurers - London
15 Apr 2021

When meeting us, you’ll quickly find out we are united in our belief that the best thing about the ABI is the people.

We’re hugely proud 100% of colleagues feel the ABI care about their health and wellbeing and 99% feel colleagues within their team respect each other. If that sounds like your kind of culture, read on to find out how you can join us.

We’re looking for Data and Analytics Adviser who can present data creatively in a way that engages people. You’ll provide your expert insight, quality assurance and high-quality analysis across the long-term savings and insurance sector – making is accessible for a wide range of audiences.

You won’t just be sitting at your desk crunching the numbers, you’ll be building positive relationships with colleagues across the ABI and enabling them to use data that will add value to our members, their customers and the wider insurance industry.

Please note this is full time role but we are open to applications from those who wish to work on a flexible and/or job share basis. We welcome applicants who are new to insurance – as well as those who are experts!

What’s the job?

  • Produce high quality analysis on a range of data and management information sources.

  • Provide detailed commentary and insight on the key trends and findings from the data, presenting results in reports in a highly accessible manner.

  • Develop positive relationships with ABI members firms and data subscribers and help identify potential new data subscribers.

  • Advise ABI staff on how to use technology and analytics to leverage maximum value from ABI data and management information, building bespoke applications and reports on an ad hoc basis.

  • Support the Data & Analytics Assistants in delivering the day to day running of the Statistics database, Statistics Helpdesk and ABI Subscriptions Service, providing guidance to them.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements within the Data & Analytics team and take ownership of implementing these as and when required.

The role is based at the ABI in London.  Due to COVID-19, all colleagues are currently working from home. If you would like to know more about how we’ve adapted, take a look at our blog.

What skills do you need?

  • Strong technical statistical analysis skills – you know how to navigate the more advanced Excel functions.

  • Ability to spot trends in data and you can write engaging content to explain what you’ve found.

  • Proactive approach to identifying potential process improvements and you can drive these forwards yourself.

  • Excellent communication skills – you can explain technical information in a way everyone can understand and build effective, trusted relationships.

  • Brilliant organisation skills – you have exceptional attention to detail and are willing to flex your priorities depending on work demands.

Throughout the interview and assessment process, we will be looking for you to demonstrate the ABI’s values; We are Brave; We take Ownership; We are Appreciative; We are Human and We are Curious. For more information about what these mean to us, please click here.

Our vision to continue to build an inclusive workplace is vitally important to us and we expect all colleagues to contribute to this. To find out more about the work we do, please visit our website and Vercida page.

Where can this role take you?

Wherever possible, we encourage our staff to develop their careers internally. The next natural step for you in this role would be a Senior Data & Analytics Adviser – but this is flexible.

With a collaborative environment, the fantastic exposure you have to people and leaders in the industry and the knowledge you’ll build on a range of regulatory and policy issues, the ABI is a great place to advance your career.

What training and benefits are offered?

You’ll have inductions to get you up to speed with anything from Events to how our finances work, plus meetings with relevant colleagues. Everyone goes on an introduction to insurance course and will receive plenty of on the job training.  We host learning events and you can attend relevant ABI and industry events. Additional training is tailored to your needs and aspirations and we have a range of courses as part of our Learning and Development offering.

More detail on our company benefits can be found here.

How can I apply?

The deadline for applications is 18th April 2021.

You can find out how we use your personal information by reading our candidate Privacy Notice: https://www.abi.org.uk/about-the-abi/careers/abi-candidate-privacy-notice/.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer and as such, we:

·Are partnered with Vercida who provide an accessible website accredited by The Shaw Trust. Our jobs can be viewed on Vercida here.

·Are committed to making reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process as required for disabled candidates. To discuss in more detail, please contact careers@abi.org.uk. We will also check this with you should you be invited to interview

· Offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum requirements for a role. If you believe this may apply to you, you will be able to indicate this on your application form. Please note that there may be occasions where it is not practicable or appropriate for us to interview all disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. In certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we may need to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.

About us:

The Association of British Insurers is the voice of the UK’s world-leading insurance and long-term savings industry. A productive and inclusive sector, our industry supports towns and cities across Britain in building back a balanced and innovative economy, employing over 300,000 individuals in high-skilled, lifelong careers, two-thirds of which are outside of London. 

The UK insurance industry manages investments of over £1.7 trillion, pays nearly £12bn in taxes to the Government and supports communities across the UK by enabling trade, risk-taking, investment and innovation. We are also a global success story, the largest in Europe and the fourth largest in the world. 

The ABI represents over 200 member companies, including most household names and specialist providers, giving peace of mind to customers across the UK.

If you would like to know more about the ABI and the work we do please visit www.abi.org.uk. You can find us on LinkedInTwitter, Facebook and Instagram too.