Job Title :
Distribution Analytics Associate
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Boston, MA US
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Job Description :
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
Job Summary (Primary purpose of this Role):
John Hancock's Insurance division (a Division of Manulife) has traditionally focused on affluent and emerging affluent individuals by providing estate and business planning solutions through an array of innovative life insurance products. John Hancock is an industry leader in the ability to deliver to market a broad, financially sound and competitive product portfolio, considered a core competency of the business.
John Hancock is currently pursuing a variety of strategic initiatives intended to increase the size, diversity of customer base, and profitability of the business.
The position of Distribution Analytics Associate is a key member of a cross-functional team responsible for delivering advanced analytics solutions to our distribution team. The successful candidate will bring a mindset for critical thinking, curiosity, and passion for delivering advanced analytics solutions to our distribution team.
This position reports to the AVP, Advanced Analytics, John Hancock Insurance.
Key Accountabilities (Allocate the % of total working time spending on each accountability, which should be added up to 100%)
Grow annual life insurance sales through data driven insight
Increase the efficiency of sales team using data and analytics
Create persuasive visual reports for management and internal sales team highlighting opportunities to improve performance
Prioritize work for AA team, balancing short-term wins and high-value opportunities
Assist with performing data, model and result QC
Assist in gathering data for story communication
Help with data prep and data management
Lead cross-functional projects in support of distribution analytics
Key Shared Accountabilities:
Develop or manage the deployment of Artificial Intelligence that support of distribution team
Responsible for data delivery from both internal and external sources; interface with data experts & data sourcing resources
Work with a cross-functional team to collaboratively assess, understand, improve, and deliver rich data content for analysis
Bachelor Degree in a technical (statistics, Math, Computer Science, etc.) or business discipline or equivalent technical expertise
Generally, a minimum of 2 years related experience
Thorough understanding of data gathering, storing, and retrieval methods. Experience combining disparate data sources to generate very unique market, industry and customer insights.
Comfort with visual art and design to turn statistical and computational analysis into user-friendly graphs, charts, and animations. Create insightful data visualizations (e.g., motion charts, word maps) that highlight trends.
General knowledge in the following areas; IT concepts, strategies and methodologies, IT architectures and data standards, and general knowledge of a business function(s) and of business operations, knowledge of analysis (e.g. R, SAS, Matlab) packages, programming languages (e.g. Java, Python, Ruby) as well as exposure and experience with maintaining, and troubleshooting "Big Data" infrastructure, such as distributed processing paradigms, stream processing and databases such as Hadoop, Storm, Solr.
Expertise with SQL, MS Access, and other methods for manipulating relational databases.
Knowledge of the use of predictive analytics models (Neural Networks, Clustering, General Linear Models, etc.)
Strong technical knowledge of data and data concepts
Demonstrates a strong commitment to organizational success; shares resources and leverages knowledge across the organization.
Adaptable and open to change
Strong collaboration and elaboration skills
Execution- able to prioritize, meet deadlines, results orientated
Problem Analysis- able to use information to identify cause and affect relationships, patterns, etc.
Working Condition: (If applicable, list the working condition in the terms of Travel Requirement, Physical Labor Requirement, Concentration Requirement and Visional Requirement)
If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers.
Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.
Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
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