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Zurich NA Data & Analytics Consultant in Schaumburg, Illinois

Data & Analytics Consultant


Zurich North America is looking for a Data & Analytics Consultant to join the Data Analytics Team in our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. The goal of the Data Analytics team is to be a source of sustainable competitive advantage for our business and a source of distinctive value for our customers.

The Data & Analytics Consultant role contributes to this goal by working closely with stakeholders to develop data-driven solutions to address business problems. This role does not require prior experience building predictive models, although a successful candidate will have a strong background working with data and extracting actionable insights.

The Data & Analytics Consultant role works as part of a team to:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their challenges and translate their business objectives into analytical work-products

  • Work with internal and/or external data sources to extract insights that help shape business strategy and operations

  • Interpret the results of a predictive model / machine learning algorithm and contribute to the development of an approach to operationalize it within the business to achieve impact

  • Support stakeholders after deployment of a solution to ensure it stays relevant and has achieved the desired impact

  • Explain the results of technical work products to a non-technical audience

  • Act as a data subject matter expert on various projects

The ideal candidate will have the following background:

  • Strong data acumen, i.e. an understanding of how to evaluate a data source’s strengths and weaknesses and how to select the right data to meet the business need

  • Commercial insurance industry experience and strong grasp of the business issues involved

  • Ability to translate a loosely defined business problem into an analytically tractable form

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Strategic and Operational Consulting area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Advanced analytical/quantitative and problem solving skills as evidenced by work experience in a quantitative role

  • Experience working with and manipulating data to develop insights and solve business problems

  • Proven track record of collaborating effectively with stakeholders to understand the business problems and issues at hand

  • Prior experience articulating technical results and recommendations to both technical and non-technical audiences in a compelling way

  • Ability to perform work independently and collaboratively as a project member

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: AM - Schaumburg, AM - New York

Remote working: false

Schedule: Full Time