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Business Integration Manager Japan

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Job Title

Manager, Business Integration

Date

July 2020

Company/Division

Assurant

Reports To (Job Title)

VP, Business Integration

Department

Data Analytics

Prepared By

Location

Global

Job Code*

EMT1795 – Grade 013

For UK roles

Is this role in scope for IDD          ☐Yes☐No 

For UK roles

Is this role in scope for SM&CR          ☐Yes☐No 

* Compensation will complete the Job Code for newly created jobs

Job Purpose (Why job exists)

Provide a summary of the job’s purpose and objectives

This job is responsible for identifying business units or functional area needs that can be addressed with Data and/or Analytics assets leveraging global solutions for use in area/region of responsibility.

Primary Job Accountabilities/
Responsibilities

Indicate % of time devoted to each accountability. % should total 100%.) Please describe the scope of duties involved in each area of responsibility/ accountability.  If the responsibility spans the Assurant enterprise or has regional responsibilities, please indicate so.  

Generally, include the top 10-12 accountabilities/ responsibilities.

Establish business case:

  • Identify business units or functional area needs that can be addressed with Data and/or Analytics assets. The business case includes dollar amount saved or revenue generated through the implementation of analytics.

Prioritize and coordinate:

  • Work with the rest of the Analytics and/or Data Services teams for the delivery of data analytics projects, initiatives, requests and efforts. Setup regular meetings with stakeholders to provide status update or change priorities.

Communication:

  • Establish a plan for regular communication of relevant business and consumer insights to the appropriate teams. Deliver effective and compelling communication across the organization in area/region of responsibility to ensure that insights impact the business decision process.

Provide User Training:

  • Work with end users to give them training on a variety of tools & technologies to allow them to be self-sufficient in some of their basic data needs.

Develop Dashboards & Perform Analysis:

  • Develop SQL queries to prepare datasets for reports/dashboards and analysis of low to medium complexity, develop automated reports/dashboards, analyze program performance and provide insights to business stakeholders.

Responsibility for the work of others

Number of Direct Reports and Typical Job Titles

Responsible for Business Integration Analysts that may be located in different countries and/or time zones.  Up to 5 direct reports.

Total Number of Employees (includes direct reports and all employees in those organizations)

Responsibility for managing project resources

Financial Responsibility

Include any budget responsibility- expense management or revenue.

none

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications Required - Experience, Skills, and Knowledge

Basic qualifications must be (1) non-comparative (not based on a comparison of one individual with another); (2) objective (not based on the employer’s subjective judgment); and (3) relevant to performance of the job and consistent with business-related goals.

  • Education: List the minimum level of education required in order for someone to perform this job)            
  • Previous Experience: List the minimum number of years and type of experience required to perform the essential functions of the job.  For example Customer Care Position:  1 year experince in a customer service function.
  • Knowledge and Skills: List the minimum level of knowledge & skills required for somone to perform the job

Other Requirements

Qualifications that a person must have to do the job (such as a knowledge or skill) but that does not meet the definition of a basic.  Example: Must be able to acquire Health Insurance License within 60 days of employment.

Education

A bachelor’s degree in the fields of statistics, business, mathematics, computer science or other related fields is required. 

Previous Experience

  • 6+ years of experience in business analysis, research, statistics, applied mathematics, data management, business intelligence, or related fields
  • 4+ years of experience in data analysis that includes translating insights into recommendations
  • Experience with SAS, R, python, and/or relational database software.
  • Experience with concepts and business applications of statistical analyses, such as predictive modeling, time series analysis, exploratory data analysis, segmentation and cluster analysis, retention, etc.
  • Experience with project management and leading project teams
  • Experience in the fields of insurance, finance or accounting


 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge in building and integrating actionable datasets with an ability to leverage information through advanced analytics to produce valuable business, market and customer insights.
  • Proven ability as an effective and compelling communicator in both meeting room and small to medium audience settings.
  • One who operates as a business partner to the line executives they work with by understanding the broader business context and applying marketplace-gained insights to drive decision making.
  • Able to manage multiple initiatives and support multiple clients simultaneously.
  • High level of intelligence, a quick study of complex problems and a well-organized approach to finding impactful solutions.
  • One who is fact-based in approach and who naturally sets/measures performance against clear metrics.
  • Good analytical skills, along with excellent communication/presentation skills are required.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to provide innovative approach to problem solving and demonstrate a track record of such
  • Cross-functional business & operations knowledge

Environmental / Physical Demands

Define any physical demands-strength, agility, mobility abilities- required to perform the essential function of the job with or without an accommodation

Environment/Physical Demands : This position requires incumbents to regularly sit at a desk and operate standard office equipment such as a computer and phone.  Employee is occasionally required to stand and walk, lift, carry and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Must be able to talk and hear.  Required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel or Shift Work

Define travel or shift work required to perform the essential function of the job. Include % of time expected to travel

0-15% Travel

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Knowledge

List additional qualifications that may be considered but are not a requirement for a candidate to perform the essential functions of the job

  • Education : For example: If minimum requirement is AA the preferred could be a BA/BS
  • Knowledge and Skills: Additional relevant skillsets that would enable an indivdual to perform at a higher level
  • Previous Experience: F or example - Customer Care:  1 year  experince in a customer service function is the minimum requirement however 3+ years is the preferred.

Preferred Previous Experience

5+ years’ experience in the fields of insurance, finance, accounting or statistics

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of advanced relational database concepts and querying techniques using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Understanding of Agile concepts and exposure to TFS/Azure Dev Ops or similar
  • Understanding of fundamental Data-warehousing concepts
  • Knowledge of quality assurance and testing procedures

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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