Data Scientist / Insurance

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12106
  • Date Posted: 17 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Lloyd's
  • Location: City of London / Hybrid
  • Remote Working: Hybrid - some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + Benefits
  • Sector: Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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 Data Scientist / Insurance

Lloyd’s is the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace. We share the collective intelligence and risk sharing expertise of the market’s brightest minds, working together for a braver world.

Our role is to inspire courage, so tomorrow’s progress isn’t limited by today’s risks. 

Our shared values: we are brave; we are stronger together; we do the right thing; guide what we do and how we act. If you share our values and our passion to build a future that’s more sustainable, resilient and inclusive, you’ll find a home at Lloyd’s – build a braver future with us.


Data Scientist, Portfolio Analytics

Do you thrive on data analysis and want to make a real impact in the insurance industry?

Lloyd's is seeking a skilled Portfolio Analytics Analyst to join our team and play a key role in optimizing market performance.


In this role as the Data Scientist, you will:

  • Deliver advanced analytics, tools, and insights to enable risk-based oversight and drive continuous market improvement
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop effective methodologies, tools, and controls for market oversight
  • Lead analytical projects focused on managing Lloyd's market performance
  • Develop innovative methods to evaluate performance and enable better forward-looking assessments
  • Design approaches to measure and target a sustainable portfolio mix, considering risk vs reward and Lloyd's strategic direction
  • Establish Portfolio Analytics as the central hub for market data and analytics
  • Serve as a data subject matter expert for underwriting data returns, leading initiatives to enhance data quality, insight, and alignment
  • Manage and automate key quarterly processes, including Risk Based Oversight, Quarterly Business Review, PIP Triage, Underwriting Risk Appetite reporting, and Management Information for Executives
  • Foster collaboration across departments, particularly with Finance, Predictive Analytics, Capital, and Data


To be successful as the Data Scientist, you will possess:

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with experience in programming and data modelling
  • The ability to translate complex technical information into clear and concise language for various audiences
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • A problem-solving mindset with a focus on process improvement
  • Excellent time management and communication skills to prioritize effectively


In addition, you will have:

  • A solid understanding of insurance analytics methods and current knowledge of data science
  • In-depth knowledge of the insurance landscape, including Lloyd's, the London Market, and International Markets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and data visualization tools (Qlik Sense, Tableau, or Power BI)
  • Experience with data management tools (Business Objects and SQL)
  • Knowledge of statistical and data science techniques, including modern languages like R and Python


As the Data Scientist experience in the following areas is a plus:

  • Analytical role within the insurance industry
  • Engaging with and managing expectations of senior and non-technical stakeholders
  • Leading change initiatives, developing models, introducing controls, and improving processes
  • Project management experience
  • Data manipulation and analysis using R or Python
  • Building data visualization tools using Qlik Sense, Tableau, or Power BI


Join us and contribute to a team shaping the future of risk management in the Lloyd's market!



Diversity and inclusion are a focus for us – Lloyd’s aim is to build a diverse, inclusive environment that reflects the global markets we work in.  One where everyone is treated with dignity and respect to achieve their full potential. In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making workplace adjustments, we offer regular health and wellbeing programmes, diversity and inclusion training, employee networks, mentoring and volunteering opportunities as well as investment into your professional development.

We understand that our work/life balance is important to us all and that a hybrid of working from the office and home can offer a great level of flexibility. Flexible working forms part of a total reward approach which offers a host of other benefits over and above the standard offering (generous pension, healthcare, wellbeing etc). These include financial support for training, education & development, a benefit allowance (to spend on our flexible benefits such as gym membership, dental insurance, extra holiday or to partake in our cycle to work scheme), employee recognition scheme and various employee discount schemes. 

By choosing Lloyd's, you'll be part of a team that brings together the best minds in the industry, and together with our underwriters and brokers, we create innovative, responsive solutions allowing us to share risk and solve complex problems.




This job is being advertised by AWD online on behalf of Lloyd’s

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