Gis Analyst (18-month Contract), Markham

Last update 2024-05-22
Expires 2024-06-22
ID #2109612815
Gis Analyst (18-month Contract), Markham
Canada, Ontario, Markham,
Modified April 9, 2024


Who is Allstate: Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is a leading home and auto insurer focused on providing its customers prevention and protection products and services for every stage of life. The company is proud to have been named a Best Employer in Canada for nine consecutive years and prioritizes supporting employees and fostering an inclusive, welcoming corporate culture. Allstate is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates through partnerships with charitable organizations, employee giving and volunteerism. Serving Canadians since 1953, Allstate strives to provide reassurance with its "You’re in Good Hands®" promise. Through our Employee Value Proposition, Opportunity, Flexibility, Community, Diversity and Family, we have worked hard to develop and nurture a culture where employees feel valued, experience personal growth, have career options and truly enjoy the work they do. Role Designation: Hybrid This is an 18-month contract position. Job description: The GIS Analyst works as part of the Location Intelligence team to support the achievement of Allstate Canada Group (ACG)’s profit and growth objectives by utilizing geospatial analysis to support decision making. Accountabilities: Utilize GIS and spatial analysis to advise stakeholders where the best opportunities exist for marketing efforts, including ordering, processing, and tracking target prospect lists. Develop maps, reports, datasets, and analysis (e.g., trade area analysis, customer analysis, buffer analysis, territory analysis, investigating postal code errors). Collaborate to determine map content, and conduct required research to support map generation (e.g., event boundaries, risk information). Maintain software, datasets, and reporting tools appropriate for communicating location analytics. Coordinate with external stakeholders (e.g., phone list vendors, Canada Post, Environics Analytics, Precisely, ESRI) as required. Develop training and presentation material to facilitate the awareness, understanding, and use of Location Intelligence resources. Proactively identify opportunities to utilize Location Intelligence resources efficiently, effectively, and creatively. Qualifications: College diploma or Bachelor’s degree specializing in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Spatial Analysis, or Post-graduate Certification in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)Demonstrated intermediate-level proficiency in Arc GIS, Microsoft Access, and Excel is essential Strong analytical skills and an investigative nature Good observational skills with excellent attention to detail Understanding of Canadian census and postal geography hierarchies Proven capability in spatial analysis, choropleth mapping, demographic analysis, target market analysis, map creation Fundamentals of mapping is essential Strong planning, time management, and organization skills with the ability to prioritize multiple competing objectives Intermediate-level proficiency in large relational database management, manipulation, and processes Advanced level written and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely present data and insights Strong customer service skills Adeptness at learning new software Bonus qualification: One year business experience using Arc GIS and spatial analysis Basic understanding of the P&C insurance industry Working knowledge of Envision Understanding of geodemographic segmentation systems (PRIZM, PSYTE)Ability to build maps in Tableau and Power BIPresentation skills Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Gis analyst (18-month contract)

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