Research Associate – Insurance Process

Allianz Asia Pacific
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    This role is responsible to conduct research on Insurance Related processes, trends, risks, business opportunities and insights which then will feed into Business Process Re-Engineering Initiatives. The incumbent will work closely with leadership and Business Process Reengineering team to drive results at the strategic level: from initial strategy deployment through the tactical execution to achieve results. He/she will be responsible for data analysis, meta-analysis, report writing, presentations and in designing and implementing outcome evaluations.~crlf~~crlf~Must have minimum 3 years or more experience with transformation, business process analysis, process re-engineering, statistical process controls, cost reduction techniques, and lean Six Sigma techniques

  • Key Responsibilities

    •~crlf~Monitor and collect data on relevant industries, markets, and key players’ activities, issues, and trends~crlf~•~crlf~Conduct sophisticated quantitative research and analysis of insurance industries, emerging trends, and customer needs~crlf~•~crlf~Interpret, analyse and synthesize information to produce reports and presentations with high level of sophistication and quality~crlf~•~crlf~Work closely with Process reengineering team and management to support ongoing research needs~crlf~•~crlf~Work with cross-functional teams to tackle complex analytic challenges related to helping improve outcomes.~crlf~•~crlf~~crlf~•~crlf~Provides technical expertise for the planning and design of enterprise-wide process improvement initiatives. ~crlf~•~crlf~Clearly communicate the results of analyses with varied audiences through presentations, written documents, and data visualizations.~crlf~•~crlf~Perform data manipulation and analysis (graphical and statistical) as required in support of performance metric reporting.~crlf~•~crlf~Research Associates’ work portfolios may vary depending on new legislative and Board-approved assignments.

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    Mandatory Requirements~crlf~•~crlf~Master’s (or equivalent) in relevant discipline.~crlf~•~crlf~3+ years’ demonstrated experience performing research and analysis of companies, industries, or business opportunities~crlf~•~crlf~Strong understanding of economic, financial, and business concepts~crlf~•~crlf~At least two years of experience and/or coursework in quantitative methods such as multiple regression or outcome evaluation design.~crlf~•~crlf~Work experience in statistics, meta-analysis, econometrics, outcome evaluation, or benefit-cost analysis.~crlf~•~crlf~Work experience or formal training in Insurance industry (GI and or Life and Health) and or Sociology, Psychology, or a related social or behavioural science.~crlf~•~crlf~Demonstrated experience leading research projects, to include developing detailed project plans and timelines, managing project resources, and holding self and team members accountable for assigned work and deliverables. ~crlf~•~crlf~Apply exceptional interpersonal expertise to seek out and build positive working relationships with leadership, project team members, and internal and external stakeholders.~crlf~•~crlf~Ability to work diplomatically, professionally, and in a nonpartisan manner on controversial issues. ~crlf~•~crlf~Applied knowledge of rigorous scientific outcome evaluation methods.~crlf~•~crlf~Ability to work collaboratively in groups as well as to independently and flexibly manage own workload to meet assigned deadlines.~crlf~•~crlf~Take initiative and propose solutions to potential problems~crlf~•~crlf~Ability to tolerate ambiguity and effectively handle tasks that are not clearly defined.~crlf~•~crlf~Strong presentation, public speaking, and writing skills~crlf~Added Advantage:~crlf~•~crlf~The Behavioural Research related experience will be an added advantage that we will look for. ~crlf~•~crlf~Any cases conducted on creating Mind Mapping and Ethnographic Analysis may need to be highlighted. ~crlf~•~crlf~Cognitive Analytics and Psychology related research studies and papers, will be an area of interest to bring a greater value add to the role

  • About Allianz

    Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

    Allianz Insurance Management Asia Pacific Pte Ltd seeks a talented and highly-motivated individual to join our organization as:

    Submit your application at: http://www.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

This role is responsible to conduct research on Insurance Related processes, trends, risks, business opportunities and insights which then will feed into Business Process Re-Engineering Initiatives. The incumbent will work closely with leadership and Business Process Reengineering team to drive results at the strategic level: from initial strategy deployment through the tactical execution to achieve results. He/she will be responsible for data analysis, meta-analysis, report writing, presentations and in designing and implementing outcome evaluations.~crlf~~crlf~Must have minimum 3 years or more experience with transformation, business process analysis, process re-engineering, statistical process controls, cost reduction techniques, and lean Six Sigma techniques

Key Responsibilities

•~crlf~Monitor and collect data on relevant industries, markets, and key players’ activities, issues, and trends~crlf~•~crlf~Conduct sophisticated quantitative research and analysis of insurance industries, emerging trends, and customer needs~crlf~•~crlf~Interpret, analyse and synthesize information to produce reports and presentations with high level of sophistication and quality~crlf~•~crlf~Work closely with Process reengineering team and management to support ongoing research needs~crlf~•~crlf~Work with cross-functional teams to tackle complex analytic challenges related to helping improve outcomes.~crlf~•~crlf~~crlf~•~crlf~Provides technical expertise for the planning and design of enterprise-wide process improvement initiatives. ~crlf~•~crlf~Clearly communicate the results of analyses with varied audiences through presentations, written documents, and data visualizations.~crlf~•~crlf~Perform data manipulation and analysis (graphical and statistical) as required in support of performance metric reporting.~crlf~•~crlf~Research Associates’ work portfolios may vary depending on new legislative and Board-approved assignments.

Key Requirements/ Skills

Mandatory Requirements~crlf~•~crlf~Master’s (or equivalent) in relevant discipline.~crlf~•~crlf~3+ years’ demonstrated experience performing research and analysis of companies, industries, or business opportunities~crlf~•~crlf~Strong understanding of economic, financial, and business concepts~crlf~•~crlf~At least two years of experience and/or coursework in quantitative methods such as multiple regression or outcome evaluation design.~crlf~•~crlf~Work experience in statistics, meta-analysis, econometrics, outcome evaluation, or benefit-cost analysis.~crlf~•~crlf~Work experience or formal training in Insurance industry (GI and or Life and Health) and or Sociology, Psychology, or a related social or behavioural science.~crlf~•~crlf~Demonstrated experience leading research projects, to include developing detailed project plans and timelines, managing project resources, and holding self and team members accountable for assigned work and deliverables. ~crlf~•~crlf~Apply exceptional interpersonal expertise to seek out and build positive working relationships with leadership, project team members, and internal and external stakeholders.~crlf~•~crlf~Ability to work diplomatically, professionally, and in a nonpartisan manner on controversial issues. ~crlf~•~crlf~Applied knowledge of rigorous scientific outcome evaluation methods.~crlf~•~crlf~Ability to work collaboratively in groups as well as to independently and flexibly manage own workload to meet assigned deadlines.~crlf~•~crlf~Take initiative and propose solutions to potential problems~crlf~•~crlf~Ability to tolerate ambiguity and effectively handle tasks that are not clearly defined.~crlf~•~crlf~Strong presentation, public speaking, and writing skills~crlf~Added Advantage:~crlf~•~crlf~The Behavioural Research related experience will be an added advantage that we will look for. ~crlf~•~crlf~Any cases conducted on creating Mind Mapping and Ethnographic Analysis may need to be highlighted. ~crlf~•~crlf~Cognitive Analytics and Psychology related research studies and papers, will be an area of interest to bring a greater value add to the role

About Allianz

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Insurance Management Asia Pacific Pte Ltd seeks a talented and highly-motivated individual to join our organization as:

Submit your application at: http://www.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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