Perceptive Underwriting

MI Analyst

PositionMI Analyst


Reporting toOperations Manager / IT Manager

Job Summary

Pro-actively support the growth and development of the business by defining and analysing the Business Intelligence (BI) requirements needed to ensure business processes and decision making remains as effective and efficient as possible.

Assuming responsibility for data and managing the accurate and timely creation, specification, maintenance and distribution of Management Information (MI) via the Data Warehouse (Pentaho), BI Front End and interaction with an Oracle database via Microsoft Access, helping to drive the Group’s MI offering forward through the gathering of additional information and analysis of research, and reporting findings in an articulate and business friendly manner.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Work with and understand the business and support functions to ensure that the MI provided supports their current and future activities and needs; implementing and developing changes and enhancements where needed.  
  • Assist the business and support functions with their ongoing and ad-hoc MI requirements, ensuring the integrity of the data, reports and analysis.
  • Plan and build MI solutions and tools, in order to assist with the integration of acquisitions.
  • Develop and maintain the MI Reporting Schedule and associated process documentation, ensuring ownership of production, circulation and distribution of Group data, reports and performance analysis.
  • Continually develop and enhance the Company’s Data Warehouse inline with current and future requirements of internal and external stakeholders, through to eventual testing, roll out and end user training
  • Collate, analyse and prepare data, potentially from a number of different sources, to ensure its’ successful and accurate migration into the Company’s core systems.
  • Produce performance analysis across the business for review and distribution to the Group’s product lines, highlighting issues or significant changes to the Executive Team and relevant Directors/Department Heads.
  • Respond quickly and pro-actively to ad-hoc requests from external and internal contacts alike whether the request is received through email, verbally or, ideally, through DoneDone (the current Operations and IT workflow system).
  • Complete a minimum of 15 hours of continuous professional development annually
  • Refer any matter beyond the level of an individual’s experience or authority to their line manager

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, Experience


  • Ideally educated to ‘A’ level, or equivalent, with strong GCSE, or equivalent, in maths.


  • Self drive, able to work on own initiative.
  • Able to communicate easily with all levels accurately and effectively, whilst developing and maintaining strong working relationships.
  • Able to take ownership of project, through to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Desire to succeed and support a growing business
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi- task and organise self and work in respect of the peaks and flow of the operational cycle.
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a small team.
  • Attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise.
  • Confident and able to work on own initiative and with limited supervision.
  • IT literacy including advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.


  • Proven track record in an MI based role including experience of writing requirements specifications, Data Warehouse development and data cubes.
  • Experience of working with external suppliers and internal business partners, with a proven track record in being able to translate business requirements into technical terminology and vice versa.
  • Understanding and prior experience of the commercial insurance life cycle and products is essential.
  • Essentially will have experience of London/Lloyd’s market insurance.
  • Knowledge of Binding Authority Agreements and Lloyd’s’ reporting would be a beneficial.
  • Strong level of experience writing SQL is desirable. Any experience of Pl/SQL, SSRS, VB, Crystal reports, Business Objects , T-SQL would be beneficial but not essential. The insurance and analytical skills will be seen as just as important.
  • Strong experience of using Excel.
  • Experience of Pseudocode or programming would be beneficial but not essential i.e. understanding If, Then, Else logic and able to show competency in this area.

To apply for this position please Contact: Rebecca Bisset

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