Position Profile: Quantitative Analyst

Scope and Responsibilities
Job Highlights  Identify and execute analytical opportunities that significantly improve AIG’s profitability. Role emphasises building and deploying decision support analytics for e.g. risk selection, policy pricing, and monitoring model performance  Support the end-to-end delivery of a science project by taking ownership of the underlying data and sophisticated analyses  Report to a Science Business Manager or Director  Requires:  Skills in data manipulation, model building and validation, creative problem solving and high quality analysis  Training in statistics (ideally, machine learning), data mining and predictive analytics  Experience of programming in at least one data analytics environments (e.g., Python, SAS, R, Matlab, C/C++, etc.)  Knowledge of (and/or experience in) time-series analysis (e.g., exponential smoothing), classification (e.g., logistic regression and SVM), handling missing data (e.g., imputation techniques), clustering/segmentation, and other such research topics is a plus Key responsibilities Work as part of a Science project team on projects within EMEA, or global projects run from EMEA. This might include:  Building and/or refining predictive statistical models to improve insights and enhance data driven business strategies, and ultimately the profitability of AIG  Performing primary research and data mining in SAS (or other packages) to identify new analytical opportunities to improve business processes  Building upon existing code to further improve the analytical framework and business impact for our user base  Conducting technical training among colleagues and end users to explain and encourage more analytical discipline in business processes (e.g. underwriting, claims fraud detection, receivable collections etc.) Leadership Skills • Ability to manage oneself, and mentor junior analysts, in delivering complex analyses • Proactive ‘get-it-done’ approach to working across AIG to get to impact • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to take initiative in creative problem solving • Good communication and influencing skills • Commitment to delivering highest quality output • Able to multi-task across more than one project 1 Technical Skills and Expertise • Demonstrated ability in analytical roles employing statistical models and business intelligence • Education in Statistics, Engineering, Economics, Operational Research or similarly quantitative disciplines required, Masters level preferred • Demonstrated ability to problem solve creatively, towards innovative practical solutions with real business impact • Commercial Insurance experience an advantage but not critical