Liberty Mutual Director I or Director II, Data Science - Global Specialty in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Summary:

Liberty Mutual Global Specialty (GS) is seeking a Director I or Director II, Data Science to manage the Strategic Model Development team within GS Actuarial Analytics. The GS Actuarial Analytics department is responsible for the development and improvement of advanced analytics to support Global Specialty lines of business. This Strategic Model Development team will be responsible for the development of key predictive models for Global Specialty. This manager will initially lead a team of 2 analytical professionals with the potential to expand to 4 analytical professionals.

This position requires strong technical skills and past modeling experience. The candidate must have exceptional communication skills, superior analytical and problem solving skills, comfort with data and the ability to work with senior leadership both within GS Actuarial Analytics as well as in other functional departments. The role is expected to take on full ownership of large projects and drive them towards completion.


  • Manage the development of predictive models to improve existing underwriting processes

  • Deliver on both quick-hit projects, which are typically shorter than 1 month, and long-term projects, which can span 12-24 months

  • Support technical modeling work as necessary

  • Establish project scope, timeline, and stage gates. Effectively communicate progress and blockers with stakeholders, tailoring communication to the appropriate level for various audiences

  • Collaborate with product teams, the business, and other stakeholders to incorporate feedback on underwriting processes

  • Manage up to 4 direct reports with strong technical backgrounds

  • Effectively communicate results in written, oral and presentation formats

  • Assist in setting overall GS Actuarial Analytics department strategy

  • Assist in growing the modeling team by recruiting top analytical talent

  • Direct the research of new statistical and mathematical techniques that are suitable and helpful for solving business related problems

/_Please note: The Hiring Manager is open to hiring either an Director I, Data Science or Director II, Data Science depending on qualifications._/




  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics or related quantitative field

  • Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline preferred

  • Knowledge of property/casualty industry as demonstrated by at least 5 years of relevant and progressively more challenging work experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of advanced techniques in statistics and predictive analytics. Expert analytic, quantitative and problem solving skills with proven ability to make data driven decisions and influence leaders

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, Emblem, R)

  • Strong business acumen andcommunication skills, as well as ability to effectively present technical concepts to non-technical individuals, including senior managers

  • Ability to foster and encourage teamwork and productive working relationships with stakeholders at all levels and across organizational lines;experience managing individuals or operations a plus

  • Proven ability to quickly grasp new concepts and technologies and adapt to changes and demands in fast-paced, dynamic environment


We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • 401K and Company paid pension plan

  • Medical coverage

  • Dental coverage

  • Paid time-off

  • Pay-for-Performance

  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance

  • Discount fitness memberships

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision care coverage

  • Work/Life resources

  • Credit Union membership

  • Employee and Dependent life insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Job: *Actuarial

Title: Director I or Director II, Data Science - Global Specialty

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: 85885