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Analytics Manager

Dublin, Ireland | Permanent | Full time

Analytics Manager

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full time

Description of Business Unit:

The Data Solutions & Analytics function was set up in September 2018 to enable Group Internal Audit to drive further independent insight and opinion through the provision of data focused products and capabilities. The function is responsible for the design and execution of the division's data and analytics strategy, including the development and deployment of all required data products, underlying technology stack and data cultural transformation initiatives across the division.

Purpose of the Role:

This is a cross functional individual contributor role to lead the technical solution delivery for analytics projects, realising value of the Groups data. You will design, develop and deliver solutions to teams across Group Internal Audit utilising data from across the Group, and using the latest technologies in data exploration, modelling and visualisation. You will have an opportunity to partner with the business on a wide range of projects, collaborating on appropriate ways of working and proposing new methodologies.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the design and development of multi-component analytical solutions (including advanced modelling capabilities), from initial engagement workshops through to solution deployment.
  • Lead sophisticated and complex research projects and analysis for senior management to drive business insights and proactive risk management across the Group.
  • Manage innovation projects across the portfolio, utilising data science techniques and methodologies to inform decisions to drive enhanced risk management and insight across the Group.
  • Design and development of strategic management information solutions to present data focused insights to senior management.
  • Contribute towards Group Internal Audits data & analytics strategy and the Data Solutions & Analytics portfolio through the identification of new value add data exploitation and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally (with other teams within Group Internal Audit, and across the wider Group) to refine recommendations and develop next best action plans for risk management.
  • Contribute to a creative culture centred on an agile environment, value prioritisation and design thinking.

What is the Opportunity?

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to help drive the execution of GIA's multi-year data and analytics strategy, with a view to embedding data focused risk management solutions across the function.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Third Level qualification in computational science, computer science, mathematics, statistics or another discipline including a significant quantitative element.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in the end to end development of business relevant data science solutions
  • Experience in applying supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods such as logistic regression, decision trees, neural networks, graph analytics, clustering techniques etc. to real world business problems
  • Proficient in leveraging applied analytical techniques to test complex hypotheses across a wide variety of functional domains.
  • Proficient in the development of data science solutions in one or more of the following functional domains: risk, anti-money laundering, IT, finance or marketing/customer analytics.
  • Proven experience in leveraging SQL and Python/R to acquire, transform and extract insights from large scale complex datasets.
  • High level of discretion, capable of dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail and high levels of accuracy and a strong team ethic and flexible approach in order to meet challenging goals and deadlines.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in applying analytical techniques to semi-structured and un-structured datasets
  • Knowledge of the Cloudera Hadoop platform, and associated analytical tools (i.e. pySpark)

Key Competencies

  • Amplify Capability - People Manager
  • Accountable - Self
  • Champion Transformation - People Manager
  • Manage Risk - People Manager
  • Agile - People Manager

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Jul 10, 2020

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