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Senior Predictive Modeler - Predictive Analytics, Global Pricing

Job Level:  Professional

Chicago, IL, US, 60606 Remote, IL, US, 60606 Remote, IL, US, 60606 New York, NY, US, 10005

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Actuarial
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1030

Job Purpose/Role

Our global Predictive Analytics team is seeking an experienced Predictive Modeler to both build and support other team members in developing strong data driven pricing models for all Lines of Business across AGCS. This person will need to collaborate internationally with various stakeholders, both within Global Pricing and across other AGCS functions. Furthermore, this individual will support strategic AGCS projects, such as developing and driving data
driven approaches to portfolio management.


The Predictive Analytics team is part of the Global Pricing department at AGCS and is responsible for driving the use of Predictive Analytics within Pricing across AGCS globally. You will join an international department located across London, Munich, Bucharest, Chicago and New York.


Key Responsibilities

  • Build predictive pricing models across a variety of business lines at AGCS.
  • Present and communicate modeling results and recommendations to internal stakeholders.
  • Help to improve the overall technical analytics capabilities of the Predictive Analytics team.
  • Drive the use of analytics to steer portfolios within AGCS by developing new approaches and successfully selling them to the business.
  • Develop an expert knowledge of the company’s data and data systems.
  • Function as a project lead, manage projects and mentor junior modelers.


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in building and implementing predictive models in the insurance industry, preferably for P&C commercial lines;
  • You have sound knowledge of P&C insurance and pricing techniques;
  • Ideally, you have an advanced degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Computer Science);
  • Qualified P&C Actuary preferred;
  • Hands-on understanding of a wide range of classical and modern statistical and machine learning methods (e.g., GLMs, decision trees, ensemble and regularization techniques);
  • Strong SQL programming skills required, and experience with version control tools such as GIT, and Bayesian approaches would be an advantage;
  • You are at ease using statistical software (Python, R, Emblem, SAS, etc.);
  • Proven track record of training up others in predictive modelling related skills and programs;
  • Skilled in project management;
  • Able to interpret and communicate data and modeling results to audiences with differing levels of technical understanding;
  • Able to express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally;
  • You are organized, self-motivated, results-oriented, collaborative and very resourceful;
  • At ease in an international and multicultural context; and
  • Committed to personal development and passionate about continually learning new technical skills.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.


Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.


Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.


For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago