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Associate Vice President, Business Intelligence

Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) is a federally regulated property and casualty insurance company operating successfully in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba.  As a mutual, the Company’s Policyholders have voting rights and annually have the opportunity to participate in the election of the Board of Directors that oversees and governs the organization.  Earnings are retained to support future growth, to maintain a strong capital position and to help keep insurance rates low for its policyholders.

SMI’s value proposition is its commitment to outstanding service, its long-term relationships with broker partners and policyholders, the knowledge and experience of its team, its financial strength and sound reputation.  The Company’s unique insight into the insurance challenges facing consumers in the prairies, the implementation of a fully-integrated web-based operating system and recent steps to enhance its business intelligence and pricing strategies also position the organization well for continued success.   Striving for innovation, focusing on key initiatives and executing on those plans to achieve strategic goals is critically important. 

SMI is seeking a new Associate Vice President, Business Intelligence (AVP, BI), who will be the champion of business intelligence in the organization and responsible for leading the development of business intelligence frameworks and tools, working with all departments to determine and meet reporting and analytics needs. The AVP, BI develops and maintains the Company’s data warehouse and provides ad hoc and standard management reports, for researching and implementing new tools for management information querying and reporting, and for educating business users in the use of software and the interpretation of business data. This position serves as a member of the senior management team and contributes to the development of corporate strategy and future planning.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a bachelor’s degree in information systems, statistics, mathematics, or a related field, complemented by more than seven years’ experience with an emphasis on business intelligence delivery, data modelling and data governance framework.  You are a strategic thinker and an excellent communicator who collaborates and encourages the meaningful contribution of others both within and external to SMI. Basic knowledge of the insurance industry and an understanding underwriting profitability would be an asset. You have a credible presence and excellent project management skills with proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment.

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to opportunities@boyden.com and state the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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