Vice President & Actuary, Data Scientist

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Title: Vice President & Actuary, Data Scientist
Location: New Jersey-Roseland
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Prudential''s Group Insurance is a leading employee benefit provider with annual premiums approaching $5 billion and is an integral part of the Prudential's US operation.
Reporting to the Chief Actuary of Group Insurance, the Vice President and Data Scientist is a critical leadership role to lead the Pricing Analytic team and responsible for data research, modeling, and analytics in support of risk selection and pricing of group life and disability insurance products. In addition, he/she is accountable to recruit and develop talents for this newly established Pricing Analytics team.
The incumbent must possess strong technical skills in data mining technology and advanced statistical application. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required to work effectively with multiple functional areas such as Actuarial, Underwriting, IT, Business Intelligence Unit, and Product. He/she will also collaborate with various corporate and business functions to develop and implement enterprise wide data analytics initiatives.
This position will be located in Roseland, New Jersey.
Minimum of three years extensive experience in data analytics and predictive modeling in the financial and insurance industry
Strong leadership and communication skills
Strong quantitative and analytical skill set
Highly motivated and creative problem solver; able to thrive in a fast-based, results-oriented environment
Ability to convey sense of urgency and to work productively with internal and corporate business partners
Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate results and influence business partners as well as senior management.
Superior technical expertise in actuarial risk-based modeling; ability to perform complex actuarial analysis; experience in predicative modeling work preferred
Collaborative and team-oriented leadership style
Market exposure in group benefits is a plus but not requiredActuarial

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