Nationwide Sr Analyst, Product-PL in Des Moines, Iowa

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Compensation Grade: E3

Provides detailed data analysis in support of Product Management team. Under moderate supervision, performs data extraction and analysis, and formulates solutions to complex business issues. Works as part of a cross functional team on projects, systems, workflows and processes. May lead portions of work that contribute to the overall project. Will provide detailed portfolio analysis and identify opportunities at the region, state, territory and agency levels.

Job Description

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Sr Product Manager or Product Manager. No direct or indirect reports.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gathers information from multiple sources according to company guidelines to perform analysis. May require gathering verbal information from internal subject matter experts or partners and data through reports or other external published or non-published electronic means. Provides and applies context and understanding of information to anticipate the multiple variables and complexities needed to research.

  • Analyzes data from various business processes. Works independently, identifying multiple inputs, variables and using business knowledge to fully consider the situation and provide a robust analysis and deployment recommendation. Applies judgement, understanding, and curiosity to data to develop effective recommendations.

  • Manages completion of analysis and tasks within assigned areas within established time and service standards. May manage timelines and coordinate completion of project work through others.

  • Determines necessary steps to process work. Defines data sets, data sources and assumptions necessary to complete the analysis. Determines most appropriate format to display data, options and recommendations based on the situation. Provides input on the rate review process for assigned products and on external factors not easily seen in the data. Makes recommendations based on acquired functional and regional knowledge.

  • Plans completion of assignments to meet agreed upon timelines and service level agreements. May plan completion of project work that coordinates with larger team efforts.

  • Proactively consults with team and internal partners to resolve business issues and projects of moderate complexity requiring more discernment or robust solutions. Gains insight into organizational capabilities and opportunities to drive maximum value. Identifies gaps, trends and opportunities for profitable growth for consultation with portfolio team and other internal partners. Consults with leader and product manager regarding outcomes of analysis work and ideas.

  • Communicates with internal and external business partners by requesting or providing requested information. May assist in delivering strategic and technical information to peers, leaders and internal partners. May communicate and present outcome of projects within team and across the department, region and company.

  • Builds and strengthens relationships with peers and internal partners to support completion of ongoing assignments.

  • Participates in training classes, department and company meetings. Pursues additional education to increase personal, professional and technical knowledge and skills. May provide mentoring/training to lower level associates and/or new hires as appropriate.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in insurance, actuarial science, mathematics, risk management, economics, finance, accounting, business administration or related field preferred.

License/Certification/Designation: Progress toward CPCU, AU CIC, INS ARM, Actuarial exams or similar designations preferred.

Experience: Three years' experience in property and casualty insurance or related area and experience with data analysis preferred.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of analytical tools, basic knowledge of core business functions, underwriting best practices, performance measurement techniques, and systems required. Basic knowledge of related pricing, marketing, company operations and products. Strong business software solutions skills utilizing the Microsoft office suite. Ability to analyze data, identify underlying issues, devise alternative solutions, select most appropriate action and follow through to completion. Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary to interact with internal and external contacts. Ability to organize and present detailed analysis, information and concepts. Ability to prioritize own work/time.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not Eligible)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Some overnight travel may be required.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Evaluation Activity: JC/KP 10-2018

Additional Job Description


Please note that the job may be filled at either the Sr. Analyst or Analyst level depending on the qualifications and related experience of the chosen applicants.

Smoke-Free Iowa Statement: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, its affiliates and subsidiaries comply with the Iowa Smokefree Air Act. Smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas on or around company premises as well as company issued vehicles. The company offers designated smoking areas in which smoking is permitted at each individual location. The Act prohibits retaliation for reporting complaints or violations. For more information on the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, individuals may contact the Smokefree Air Act Helpline at 888-944-2247.

Job ID: 54973