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Head of Financial MI

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Job Introduction

Head of Insurance MI 

Permanent     

London Hybrid 

Flexible Working Considered

As Head of Insurance MI you will provide judgement, expertise and knowledge to deliver timely and accurate MI to Saga’s Insurance business. 

You will be responsible for shaping the Data and MI vision of the organisation and providing technical data solutions. This role plays a key part in leading and supporting a team of 5 developers and change partners who are responsible for delivering Management Information to various stakeholders (including the FCA). 

Your role will require extensive collaboration with the DataHub / Snowflake teams across Saga Plc as well as Insurance IT and Change Team, Finance and Product teams. 

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will have the ability to develop and guide our MI strategy in Insurance, leveraging the data and resources across the organisation.  

We offer flexibility over where you work – you choose a place where you feel most comfortable and productive, either from home or in one of our hubs in London or Kent. We come together with a purpose to collaborate, once a week at our offices in either Ashford or London. 

Role Responsibility

As our Head of Insurance MI, you will be responsible for the Delivery of timely and accurate MI to internal and external stakeholders (FCA and External Audit) 

Other accountabilities include:  

  • Building relationships and working with relevant Insurance functions to understand the MI requirements of (Finance, Commercial / Product, Pricing) and logical prioritisation 

  • Collaborating with Guidewire DataHub and Snowflake teams to continue to improve resource availability for the Insurance team 

  • Manage the financial impact of technical architecture or product changes, in conjunction with the Change team 

  • Ensuring technical expertise on MS SSAS Cubes (Tabular and Dimensional), experience with SQL Server procedures and building ETL solutions using SSIS 

  • Guiding the organisation towards the use of Tableau dashboards and self-serve models where relevant 

  • Maintaining technical documentation and best practices for all aspects of data extraction and transformation 

  • Assisting the team with identifying gaps in data sets and ensuring we have optimal data quality for accurate and timely reporting and MI 

  • Working alongside the data testing function as a key stakeholder and technical lead on detailed and accurate testing plans 

  • Reviewing and making recommendations on infrastructure and technologies used, always striving for continuous improvement and sustainability 

  • Championing data quality and integrity, providing support and feedback in order to improve data quality. 

The Ideal Candidate

To be our Head of Insurance MI you will need to have significant experience in data & MI within the UK Insurance Industry. 

You will need to be an experienced team manager who is an excellent communicator who can effectively partner with the business and manage stakeholders. 

Skills required include: 

  • Confident building MS SSAS Cubes (Tabular and Dimensional) 

  • Experience building ETL solutions using SSIS 

  • Experience with SQL Server procedures  

  • Data warehouse / Data lake experience 

  • Data governance skills, including tools to support 

  • Data modelling skills (i.e. Kimball) 

  • Experience with cloud technologies (Azure) 

Package Description

Everyday our colleagues deliver exceptional experiences to our customers. We believe exceptional work deserves even more exceptional rewards, that's why we have put together an amazing benefits package for all colleagues.

We offer total flexibility over where you work you choose a place that you feel most comfortable and productive, either from home or in one of our hubs in London, Ashford or Sandwich.

BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO ALL COLLEAGUES:

  • Our working week is 35 hours per week, these can be worked flexibly to suit your working style
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to purchase additional leave up to 5 extra days
  • Private Medical after 1 year of service
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension scheme matched up to 10%
  • Life assurance policy on joining us
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Colleague discounts including family discounts on cruises and holidays
  • Range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Grandparents leave
  • Company performance related annual bonus - Up to 15%
  • Income protection
  • Access to Saga Academy, our bespoke learning platform

About the Company

Over the past 70 years we have become the UK's specialist provider of products and services to people aged over 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has become one of the most recognised and trusted brands amongst UK consumers in this demographic, recognised for its high quality products and exceptional standards of service. These include cruises and holidays, insurance, personal finance and the Saga Magazine.

At Saga we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement. We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better.

We’re passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Championing diversity is important to us, and diverse teams really are the best ones. We’re dedicated to creating a culture where every colleague feels like they belong. So that at Saga, more than anywhere else, you can be your best, be yourself and make a difference.

Fair consideration is given to all applicants, including those with disabilities and those over who are over the age of 50. As champions of age inclusivity and signatories of the Age-Friendly Employer Pledge, we are proud of our multigenerational teams. We are also an official Disability Confident Committed employer and ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will make reasonable adjustments as required. For more information on our DEI policies please visit our Saga Careers page.

Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the Talent Acquisition Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga will not be responsible for any fees related to CVs received in this unsolicited manner.

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