Senior Data Scientist
Hays Talent Solutions
Auckland, Auckland, NZ
4d ago
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Senior Data Scientist

Hays Talent Solutions Auckland, North Island

Suncorp is an organisation on the move! We focus on innovation and continually challenge our people to think outside the square.

We foster a culture where leaders are empowered to make decisions and individuals are able to succeed in a supportive environment that rewards both team work and ambition.

Do you want to be part of this success story?

The Role

A new and exciting opportunity has become available in our Data & Optimisation (D&O) team for a Senior Data Scientist. Our D&O team is part of Technology & Transformation, providing data and insights to deliver strategic initiatives.

In this role you will play a key role in delivering core data science & analytics assets and providing Business Intelligence and mentoring junior members of the team.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and support analytics and data science activities within the Data and Optimisation team.

Provide validating metrics to support problem verification, sizing and benefit values.

Identify opportunities for process improvement by promoting and leveraging new data modelling and reporting techniques.

Utilise fit for purpose technical solutions, modelling, reporting, data mining and analytics to identify improvement opportunities and verify their potential benefits.

Lead and mentor analysts and provide design advice for projects and business teams on analytical solutioning including modelling, reporting, data mining and data science activities.

Development of small and medium databases, routine queries & other data extraction techniques to manage information.

Skills & Experience

5+ years’ experience in a similar role

Previous exposure to end-to-end data science solutions

Strong stakeholder management skills and ability to influence

Collaborative and flexible approach

Advanced coding skills

Proficient capability with : analytic techniques and processes, Domino, Python, R, SQL

Free life, salary continuance and trauma insurance cover

Discounted insurance through Vero, Asteron Life and Southern Cross

Flexible working environment and arrangements; genuine focus on work-life balance

Numerous discounts with our corporate partners (retail & shopping / travel & holiday / health & wellbeing)

We offer support and various programs for our people : Employee Assistance Program (EAP), $250 annually towards Health & Wellbeing, Study Support, Employee Referral Program ($600), Company share options, Years of Service Recognition, etc.

About Us

Suncorp is a leading financial services provider in Australia and New Zealand, enabling more than nine million customers to better protect and enhance their financial wellbeing.

With a heritage dating back to 1902, we have grown to become a top-20 ASX-listed company with over 13,000 people. In New Zealand, we offer insurance products and services through our well-recognised brands Vero and Asteron Life.

Working within the Suncorp Network we believe we are our best when our workforce is as diverse, talented and passionate as the communities in which we live and operate, and where our people feel included, valued and connected.

We are passionate about inspiring our people by creating an inclusive culture, offering flexible work, career development and internal mobility, and building connected relationships amongst our team members and with our customers.

If this opportunity sounds like the challenge you have been looking for please apply online today. For further information please visit our careers website : https : / / www.suncorp.co.nz / careers.html

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