A Business Analyst can work across various areas within an insurance company. Excluding IT specific roles, a Business Analyst will usually sit within the Claims or Underwriting team in an insurance company. The Business Analyst will work closely with Underwriters, Actuaries and Claims Managers in highlighting trends, compiling the data and presenting reports to senior management. The Business Analyst will use the data and identifying and suggest ways to improve processes and procedures. A Business Analyst can demand a salary from €30,000 for an entry level position to €60,000 plus for a technical specialist. Although there is no specific qualification required for a Business Analyst, the Certified Insurance Practitioner qualification, and more recently, a Data Analytics qualification would be considered desirable by several insurance companies.
Waterford City is the principal City in the South East of Ireland. The City covers an area of 4,157 hectares and has a population of 50,000 living in the City and its suburbs. A further 150,000 people live within 50 kms of the City and commute the short distance to Waterford City to work, shop and access the rich and varied cultural opportunities in the City. County Waterford offers a dazzling 147 kilometres coastline, with 49 beaches, beautiful river valleys, lakes and two dramatic ranges of very accessible mountains.