Senior Data Analyst- Maplecroft Edinburgh Full-time

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  • Job ID 23556
  • Sector Data Analytics

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  • Life insurance

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Company Description
We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

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About the role


As a Senior Data Analyst within the Data and Analytics team, you will form part of the team responsible for the development and improvement of the company’s core datasets. Your numeracy skills, thematic knowledge, and imagination will help to drive the ongoing evolution and development of the geospatial risk datasets and maximize their commercial potential to a global audience. You will have the opportunity to be creative through the development of new datasets, models, and products that deliver risk intelligence to our corporate, investor and insurance clients in line with our data strategy and the global risk landscape. You will be based in London, Bath or Edinburgh and report to the Team Lead – Geospatial Risk Analytics. We strongly encourage you to write a covering letter as part of your application.

About the day-to-day responsibilities of the role

  • Supporting the update cycle of the company’s global geospatial risk datasets.
  • Ensure data integrity, quality, accuracy and full auditability of data by validating, cross-checking and cleaning the data as needed.
  • Leading by example for more junior colleagues around quantitative skills, attention to detail, quality assurance and commercial awareness.
  • Be a capable and trusted member of the Geospatial Risk Data team that can independently lead innovative projects and deliver timely, accurate results.
  • Propose and implement the improvement and creation of datasets and methodologies by synthesizing client feedback, identifying new data sources and researching global trends.
  • Conduct analysis and insights into the company’s core datasets and support colleagues and clients with questions, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Working collaboratively with functions across the business, such as Technology, Sales, Marketing and Research teams.


  • Please include a cover letter with your application.



About you


  • Masters level (or equivalent) qualification in a subject with a quantitative element (required).
  • 5+ years of work experience in a quantitative role (required), preferably within ESG or risk analytics.
  • Technical skills: Advanced Excel skills (required), experience of using geospatial analysis tools e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS (preferred), experience using Python for data analysis including relevant statistics and visualizations libraries (preferred).
  • Strong numeracy skills, including basic understanding of statistical principles (required).
  • Demonstrate a commitment to data quality and attention to detail (required).
  • Experience of working with large, geospatial, multi-dimensional data (preferred).
  • Analytical mind-set with the ability to identify key trends and insights from complex and interrelated data (preferred).
  • Experience working with clients in a customer-centric business (preferred).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – able to work with varied teams and articulate complex subjects clearly and concisely to senior stakeholders (required).
  • Confidence in working both independently, showing initiative, and as part of a team in pursuit of shared objectives (required).
  • Domain knowledge, either through qualifications or work experience, in one or several of human rights, politics, the environment, or economics. Candidates with strong domain knowledge in climate change, earth systems, natural hazards, or environment-related fields are especially preferred.
  • Please include a cover letter with your application.


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Additional Information

For over 50 years, Verisk has been the leading data analytics and technology partner to the global insurance industry by delivering value to our clients through expertise and scale. We empower communities and businesses to make better decisions on risk, faster.

At Verisk, you’ll have the chance to use your voice and build a rewarding career that’s as unique as you are, with work flexibility and the support, coaching, and training you need to succeed.

For the eighth consecutive year, Verisk is proudly recognized as a Great Place to Work® for outstanding workplace culture in the US, fourth consecutive year in the UK, Spain, and India, and second consecutive year in Poland. We value learning, caring and results and make inclusivity and diversity a top priority. In addition to our Great Place to Work® Certification, we’ve been recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of the Best-Managed Companies and by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and Best Employer for Women, testaments to the value we place on workplace culture.

We’re 7,000 people strong. We relentlessly and ethically pursue innovation. And we are looking for people like you to help us translate big data into big ideas. Join us and create an exceptional experience for yourself and a better tomorrow for future generations.


Verisk Businesses

Underwriting Solutions — provides underwriting and rating solutions for auto and property, general liability, and excess and surplus to assess and price risk with speed and precision

Claims Solutions — supports end-to-end claims handling with analytic and automation tools that streamline workflow, improve claims management, and support better customer experiences

Property Estimating Solutions — offers property estimation software and tools for professionals in estimating all phases of building and repair to make day-to-day workflows the most efficient

Extreme Event Solutions — provides risk modeling solutions to help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events.

Specialty Business Solutions — provides an integrated suite of software for full end-to-end management of insurance and reinsurance business, helping companies manage their businesses through efficiency, flexibility, and data governance

Marketing Solutions — delivers data and insights to improve the reach, timing, relevance, and compliance of every consumer engagement

Life Insurance Solutions – offers end-to-end, data insight-driven core capabilities for carriers, distribution, and direct customers across the entire policy lifecycle of life and annuities for both individual and group.

Verisk Maplecroft — provides intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG, helping people, business, and societies become stronger

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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