Job title: Data Scientist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Insurance
Expertise: Data Science
Location: Paris area, France
Job published: 18/02/2021
Job ID: 32750

Job Description

Our client, an insurance company, is looking for a Data Scientist within the Insurance Department. As a key function to drive changes with the aim to reach technical and actuarial excellence, he/she will be in charge of various data challenges on a regular basis to deliver data insights that will address business cases.

The Data Scientist will be responsible for  :

•             Being in charge of maintaining, challenging, and improving the existing technical data set (structure, quality, platform etc.) according to the business needs or on selected data projects,

•             Acting as a main contact for IT teams to capture data definitions, business glossaries, data dictionaries, and other metadata required to support the business activities,

•             Automating reporting, building dashboards and detecting trends using advanced technology,

•             Conducting detailed and advanced analytic projects aiming at improving competitiveness both on technical and operational area by implementing advanced statistical methodology,

•             Promoting and communicating results with a pedagogical approach to ensure alignment with the different stakeholders including top management,

•             Developing the insurance knowledge by disseminating data management know-how, and by interacting with various stakeholders.



•             Master’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or related area,

•             At least three years of experience in P&C insurance or within a consulting firm,

•             Data management skills, ability to manipulate data, analyse, structure, issue reports and recommendation, knowledge of non-structured data is considered an asset,

•             Deep understanding of Statistical Methodologies and Modelling knowledge, (familiarity with advanced Machine Learning methods is an additional asset),

•             High level of SQL, R and a good level of Python is an additional asset,

•             Team spirit and autonomy, motivation to push technical excellence,

•             Good communication skills, coupled with an analytical and critical thinking ability,

•             Fluency in French and good command of English.

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