Commercial and Government Risk Analytics and Modelling Senior Manager

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PwC’s Risk Modelling practice provides a range of analytical and modelling solutions to a range of clients across both the private and public sector. Within the practice, the Commercial and Government team is a key focus area for growth and within that we have several areas of focus ranging from health analytics, real assets risk modelling, cyber risk modelling and financial modelling. Within each of these areas there is targeted investment to capitalise on the increased demand and opportunities for analytics and modelling services across each domain.

As a member of PwC’s Commercial and Government risk modelling & analytics team, you will work with a range of clients across different industry sectors to develop proof of concept and fully operational diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analyses and models to aid the formulation and delivery of financial strategy and operational decisions. You will often be working directly with senior client management, participating in meetings with senior client staff and colleagues to add value to our clients through identifying and delivering benefits which are sustainable.

Based in the Commercial and Government team in our risk modelling practice, you will work alongside a diverse team from a range of analytical backgrounds including actuaries, data scientists and financial modellers. In addition to working directly for clients, you will also work in collaboration with other PwC teams from the wider Risk, deals and consulting practices, combining our analytical and modelling skills with operational, financial and governance skills to deliver broad solutions to our clients.

As a team, we offer continuous learning opportunities (on the job or through formal internal and external training). You will be encouraged to contribute to the team learning and share knowledge via internal presentations, tutoring on internal courses or by contributing material to the knowledge database.
In each of our focus market areas within the Commercial and Government team, there is potential to grow our business and capitalise on a range of opportunities. This requires a need to understand industry issues and challenges and align your and the RMS teams analytical, modelling and commercial skills against these to develop new and innovative solutions.

Our analytics and modelling team comprises of the largest dedicated public sector actuarial team out of the Big 4 in the UK, supported people with background in a range of other analytical and modelling skills. We design, build and implement analysis and models that utilise complex and often large data sets, simulation and visualisation techniques to drive insight, optimise business processes, reduce risk and costs, and grow revenue. Our models tend to focus on forecasting financial and operational outcomes, understanding risk and uncertainty in those forecasts and deriving insight from that analysis to support critical business decisions.

The wider Commercial and Government team works across many industry sectors and we are looking for an experienced Senior Manager with expertise and experience of applying data analytics and modelling techniques in a range of sectors.

The team is based predominantly in London but work can be delivered from multiple locations, including overseas, depending on where our clients are.

Responsibilities :

As an experienced analytics and modelling professional you will be expected to:

  • Contribute to sourcing and winning new work;
  • Bring a range of technical and analytical skills to innovate around client solutions and help develop our offerings in the market;
  • Plan and deliver work to integrate with other advisers and the client to add sustainable value;
  • Coach junior members of the team during project delivery; and
  • Acquire and share knowledge to build your own expertise and that of other staff.

Essential requirements for this role:

  • Education to Degree level, ideally in data science, engineering, operational research, mathematics, actuarial or other numerical subject;
  • Significant previous experience of working on data analytics and modelling projects including problem scoping, data requests and data transformation for modelling with minimal senior supervision;
  • Strong understanding of and experience in applying data analytics and developing models in a range of sectors including health, welfare and corporate sectors.
  • Experience in facilitating client interaction, building client relationships and sustaining these outside of the project;
  • Experience in building relationships with colleagues from outside of your business area, across the wider organisation;
  • You will have developed proof of concept solutions or perhaps built an operational solution that was deployed into your client’s / employer’s environment;
  • You will have the ability to assess modelling needs based on client’s situation and recommend the best advanced analytics tools and methods to support them;
  • You must be experienced in handling large complex data sets; and
  • You will have managed teams and have experience in technical coaching.

Technical skills:

  • Ability to run algorithms to deliver rapid business insight;
  • Ability to lead multiple projects, across a variety of teams;
  • Ability to own client relationships and manage them throughout the engagement lifecycle;
  • Experience of building and developing technology solutions;
  • Ability to transfer knowledge to clients and colleagues;
  • Ability to develop and deliver technical training;
  • Core technical skills in Excel, Alteryx and Business Intelligence visualisation (e.g. Tableau, Qlik and/or Power BI); and
  • Advanced technical skills, in one or more of the following areas: advanced Excel modelling (including VBA), SQL, Simulation (e.g. Anylogic, Simul8), R, Python and/or MS Azure Machine Learning Studio.

Desirable subject matter expertise:

  • Practical experience in developing and deploying analytical and modelling solutions in healthcare environments to solve operational, financial or strategic challenges.
  • An understanding of population health management analytics
  • Experience in healthcare demand and capacity planning

We’re a leading provider of trust in the digital world – in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. Today’s business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.

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