Posted on June 30, 2010 - GC965

Company: Economical Insurance Group
Position: GIS/Product Analyst
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Contact Name: Henry Hamm

Job Description

We have an immediate opening for an energetic, motivated and driven individual to join the product management team of one of the fastest growing Canadian-owned property and casualty insurance companies in Canada. Reporting to the Manager, Products and Pricing, you are responsible for all phases of new and existing product research, product design and implementation. This role is ideally suited to someone with GIS/data background that wants to focus and leverage their technical skills to drive business strategies and tactics. Specific Responsibilities: * Conducting demographic and other consumer research to understand the needs of the consumer for product development initiatives. * Mapping and analyzing geographic trends as they relate to claims, profit, revenue and demographic * Developing and maintaining databases on competitor products and rates. * Assisting/monitoring the performance of the portfolio against the operational plan. * Conducting competitive product and pricing research. * Creating and maintaining Product & Pricing manuals and ensuring that changes are implemented correctly in a timely manner. * Supporting and working with field operations to design and implement product changes to achieve corporate growth and profitability objectives.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: * University degree or a 2 year college diploma in a related discipline or the CIP designation. * Preference will be given to candidates with GIS experience and/or market research experience. * Proficiency, or willingness to learn, the following computer-based tools: MapInfo, Arcview, MS Access, MS Excel, Cognos Impromptu, Compu-Quote and SAS.

Other Information

Personal Characteristics: * Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, whether with customers or co-workers. * Self-motivitated and committed to success and advancement * Strong analytical skills and computer skills * Team player adaptable to a changing environment. * Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Economical Insurance Group
111 Westmount Road

Waterloo, ON
N2J 4S4

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