Quantitative Analyst (Data Scientist)

No/low Japanese (Business)



The company is a global insurance and asset management company. They are working more than 18 countries, with a strong presence in a number of European countries and Japan.  The company has more than 150 years of history and it has been serving as the backbone of the economy. Their customers range from individuals and small and medium-sized companies to large corporates and institutional investors.


One of their operational strengths is derived from the fact that they operate through agents, intermediaries and banks, as well as directly with customers through their own websites and contact center.




Job Description

■Job description:

Looking for a Quantitative Analyst that will be part of the Data Analytics team in the Strategy department of the company. This team seeks to apply Advanced Analytics techniques to objectively improve the performance of the business. In doing so, the team is working together with other departments in identifying the right business questions, categorizing and preparing the relevant data, using advanced analytics to analyze solutions with different modelling techniques (f.e. logistic regressions, random forest, text mining and sentiment analysis) and presenting the results in a way that is easy to understand by management and ready to be implemented by the relevant departments.


■What you can gain from this job:

・Possibility to help define the scope, and think along on a strategic level, on how the company can use advanced analytics to improve the business.

・Gaining practical programming experience in programs such as R and QlikView.

・Ability to gain an understanding on how an international life insurance business operates.

・The ability to work together with (external) consultants to apply the latest techniques in advanced analytics



・Some years of professional experience (preferably in the field of analytics/data science)

・A quantitative/mathematical background with programming experience and high analytical skills.

・Can join the firm ASAP (Ideally from March 2017)


* It is prefer to have below (But not necesarily required)

・Experience in R and SQL programming.

・Knowledge and experience of the (life) insurance business.

・ Ideally with some level of Japanese, but not required.


They are looking for those with: 

・Experience/background in data science

・Great quantitative analytical skills

・Curious, flexible, open for new approaches and good communication and collaboration skills



・Annual expected salary: 6 million JPY or above

・Various social insurances  

・Work hours: 9:00-18:00

・Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, National Holiday, End of year and new year holiday, Special Leaves


*Please note that this position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*  

How to Apply


If you are intersted in this position, please apply here with the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application.


First the company will be screening your resume. If you have been selcted for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company.




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