Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) is a federally regulated property and casualty insurance company operating successfully in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. With its head office located in Saskatoon, SMI is owned by its policyholders and its profits reinvested to help keep premium rates low. The Company has remained successful over the years and has never lost sight of its primary objective set out in 1908 – to provide the best possible service to its policyholders. In an ever changing and dynamic insurance industry, SMI is looking to the future of business intelligence and data analytics and is currently seeking an Associate Vice President, Business Intelligence to join the senior management team.
Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Operations, the Associate Vice President, Business Intelligence develops a vision for data warehousing architecture and business intelligence to support the strategic direction of SMI. As the champion of business intelligence in the organization, the AVP is responsible for leading the development of business intelligence frameworks and tools to meet the analytics needs of the Company.
Combining an astute understanding of the insurance business, current and potential trends, information technology, and with an innovative bent, you know the importance of leveraging reliable business data and analytics to make decisions in a dynamic environment. Experience pricing insurance products is a noteworthy skill. You use your well-developed communication and presentation skills to build relationships as well as momentum, excitement, and buy-in from all stakeholders about data modeling outcomes.
You work with members of the senior management team to conduct and facilitate business analysis. Collaborating with IT team members, you ensure implementation of solutions and on-going support and maintenance.
Your leadership skills enable you to effectively manage change, develop your team, and hold others accountable.