Data Specialist

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Description

Relation is among the fastest-growing insurance brokers in the U.S. We work together to bring new products, capabilities and ideas to our clients, while preserving the local relationships and expertise that our clients have come to expect. Our employees and our clients are our top priorities…our success is built upon both and we take that seriously. We offer a competitive compensation package (including benefits), a collaborative team environment and growth opportunities.

We are looking for brilliant minds to come join us in a fast-paced, exciting work environment where having fun while working hard is part of our core values. Our culture encourages personal growth, and success. Are you a team player who enjoys challenging work? Do you believe the client always comes first? Come claim your future with a growing company that can help you be your best. Build a lasting connection with Relation!

The Data Specialist will work closely with Team Lead(s) and/or Data Management Analyst(s) in support of systems management and corporate general data management including the M&A acquisition integration process, as well as implementation of key organizational initiatives. This position will perform research and analysis to support operations with a broad latitude for judgement. This individual works closely with various business units as well as external vendors.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY

  • Develop an understanding of the Agency Management Systems used by Relation as well as third-party integrations
  • Partners with the Data Management Analyst(s) for data conversion and merger activities including ensuring quality and accuracy of data mappings
  • Establish relationship with acquisition stakeholders and work closely with them on data clean up needs prior to integration into Relation’s systems
  • Supports system administration modules, develops relationship with system vendor to support, troubleshoot and resolve system issues
  • Supports system enhancements, test plan execution and participates in user acceptance testing and testing of new system functionality
  • Supports process enhancements and varied special projects to attain key performance improvements or reduce risk
  • Responsible for data conversion and merger activities including ensuring quality and accuracy of data mappings
  • Plans, monitors and controls several assigned projects concurrently to effectively use time and project management skills
  • Translates conversion data points to the end user, explains end user insurance information or processes to the vendor as it relates to the conversion process
  • Provides direction to the Business Units as needed with respect to any systems quality control and/or best practice related issues
  • Assist with data reporting and communication/coordination with various departments and operational reports for management
  • Assist with interpretation and analysis of report results identifying relational causes and trends and providing actionable recommendations to business units and leadership based on trend analysis
  • Identifies and provides recommendations on efficiency improvements
  • Provides weekly status reports to management
  • Perform other related duties and/or projects as assigned



Requirements

SKILLS

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills, project coordination experience, and flexibility
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong technical, analytical, data analysis and mathematical skills
  • Self-directed, organized, attention to detail, follow-through, critical thinking, and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (primarily Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Must be computer literate with the ability to learn new software applications
  • Must be able to consult and advise others
  • Proven effective project management skills and extraordinary drive for results

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work well with internal/external stakeholders of all levels
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail
  • Proven ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing and fast paced environment
  • Enthusiastic, dependable and highly motivated
  • Hands-on, open minded, proactive team player
  • Self-managed and responsible for project and time management
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and initiative
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality
  • Must value operating in a collaborative work environment
  • Ability for occasional weekend work expected and required as necessary

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of experience in applied business, operations, Information Technology or insurance data reporting preferred
  • 1+ years of experience in the insurance industry strongly preferred
  • BA in related field preferred; or equivalent of education and experience
  • Advanced expertise with MS Office products (Excel, Access, Word, etc.) required
  • Knowledge of Agency Management Systems
  • Business Analyst experience a plus

Relation Insurance Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.