Business Analyst

July 9 2019
Categories Management, Consulting, Consulting - Business analyst, Business analysis
Moncton, NB

Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada is a federally licensed company that distributes its products through a network of Blue Cross Plans. The Company specializes in life and disability income protection products that supplement and enhance the portfolio of health products distributed by its Shareholder Blue Cross Plans.

Job Title: Business Analyst
Department: Actuarial Services
Competition: 5201
Internal/External: Internal/External
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Moncton

Comprehensive Compensation

Reports To: Manager
Closing Date:

July 23, 2019

The Opportunity:

Applications are being invited for a position as a Business Analyst reporting to the Actuarial Pricing Team Leader. The successful candidate will play a significant role in ensuring the company’s objectives for profitability are achieved. You will work closely with members of the Actuarial, Data Management, Group Underwriting and Finance teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create dashboards to analyze, monitor and provide insights on the profitability and experience trends of group and individual products;
  • Work closely with the business areas to identify, extract, manipulate and clean appropriate data to be used for reporting and other analytics initiatives;
  • Work with the business areas to map out and automate processes;
  • Optimize/automate our business processes using programming skills and machine learning techniques (i.e. Alteryx, VBA, SQL, C#, Python, R, etc);
  • Develop an awareness of industry analytics trends and best practices; and
  • Conduct surveys on competition and experience.


Education: University degree or equivalent in a quantitative discipline (i.e., Computing Science, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research or Engineering).

Work Experience: At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in an actuarial, analytics or business analyst type role.

Computer Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and SQL;
  • Knowledge of Python or R;
  • Experience with data preparation and data visualization software like Alteryx, Tableau or Power BI would be an asset.

Language Skills: Bilingualism is considered an asset.

Core Competencies:

Knowledge: Demonstrates in-depth knowledge in area of responsibility and uses specialized knowledge and understanding of trends to handle a variety of complex situations that often lead to policy, process and practice improvements. Knowledge of group and/or individual products is considered an asset.

Analytical Thinking: Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail; Uses logic and modeling to solve difficult problems; probes all sources with an ability to find hidden problems; is excellent at analysis in a detailed complex data environment

Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral; with demonstrated expertise in interacting effectively with a team. Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines. Provides information needed to facilitate accurate decision making.

Customer Orientation: Customer focused and dedicated to achieving a high level of customer satisfaction both internally and externally

Execution and Organizational Skills: Ability to manage competing priorities on their own and focuses on what is critical, while maintaining a keen attention to detail. Will ask for help and opinion from team members when required

Team Work Skills: Can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration amongst team members.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Blue Cross Life is an equal opportunity employer.

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