Full Job Description
Director, Client Insights & Analysis
American Century Investments® is a leading asset manager passionate about delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. It’s how we manage money and make an impact.
This role collaborates with our Information Technology, Data Management, Business Analysis and Business Intelligence teams as well as partners closely with Sales and Marketing Leadership to enable business results through data science!
This position is open to the Kansas City MO and New York NY locations as well as Remote.
What you will do
Lead, develop, and support a team of Data Scientists in a hands-on manner to innovate across sales and marketing to improve efficiency and results
Drive innovation throughout our data-driven culture
Oversee a team partnering with decision-makers to identify business objectives, data sources and analytical methodologies, identify and define business issues and goals, and convert them into appropriate objectives and strategies
Recommend solutions to decision-makers to solve for business problems using various data sources and analytical methods
Participate in client-based cross functional teams to identify business issues, research needs, project planning
Advise and provide insight to Global Distribution on client and prospect behavior, segmentation, statistical and ML models and measurable enablement to drive business results
Explore and understand all data sources and have a clear understanding of the methodology behind the analysis and model building
Verify and govern statistical and ML models; ensure desired outcomes of analytical output continue to be achieved
Models the American Century Investments Winning Behaviors: Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitive Drive
Decision maker; ability to work through various hurdles and gain successful outcomes
Exhibit coaching and leadership skills for a team of highly skilled individuals
Ability to translate business issues into data analysis objectives
Ability to analyze data and translate results into valuable knowledge information. Excellent problem-solving skills essential
Ability to prioritize work for and manage multiple requests concurrently
Ability to learn technical software applications and statistical and ML techniques
Understands the latest techniques in statistical and ML data analysis and committed to staying abreast of new techniques in the field
Masters or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Computer Science, or other analytical related field required
10+ years of experience building and implementing statistical and ML models.
5+ years of experience managing a team of Data Scientists
Excellent problem solving, analytical and quantitative analysis skills.
Experience working with senior management in presenting and making recommendations
Experience working within AWS and related cloud-based analytical platforms
Experience with SAS, R, Python or other statistical software language/application
Experience with SQL in data warehouse environment
Solid understanding of Microsoft Office applications
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of Financial Services / Asset Management industry
BI data visualization experience (e.g., Tableau)
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.