Team Lead, Business Intelligence

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Work is a big part of our lives, so it makes sense to choose a company that offers truly rewarding work. At Economical Insurance®, your contributions, creativity, and energy won’t go to waste. Our passionate culture and pioneering mentality infuse everything we do, which is why our one-million-plus policyholders know we’ll protect their homes, businesses, farms, cars, and pets like they’re our own.

We’re not afraid to see how far we can push the envelope to make insurance better. Our family of companies includes Sonnet, the only Canadian home and auto insurer offering a fully online buying experience, and Petsecure, the first and largest insurer of its kind in the country. We’re also preparing to become a publicly traded company, a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for everyone who joins our team.

If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — and its customers — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here.

What can you expect in this role?

The Business Intelligence (BI) team is responsible for providing data, reporting, and business insights for effective decision-making to all levels of business users through structured projects and ad-hoc support. The Team Lead, BI will report directly to the BI Manager and will lead a team of four business intelligence professionals dedicated to supporting projects for different departments at Economical. You will guide the team in:

  • Supporting and delivering meaningful operational information from various corporate data sources (e.g. Data Hub and Corporate Data Warehouse) to business users;
  • Ensuring the maintenance and enhancement of best practice, including request intake & prioritization, documentation, training, and transition of BI processes for productionization by our IT team.

What do you bring to the role?

  • A university or college degree in computer science, business, mathematics, or a related discipline;

  • Prior work experience applying business intelligence solutions in the property and casualty insurance industry (minimum five years);

  • Proven leadership demonstrated through mentoring and developing business intelligence staff;

  • Strong analytical abilities, especially in the area of understanding business users' needs and matching those needs to data availability (minimum five years);

  • Strong in-depth understanding of relational databases;

  • Experience in tools such as Cognos 11, SAS, Tableau, IBM Data Studio, DB2 SQL, Oracle SQL (minimum experience five years);

  • Ability to understand internal systems and external data sources, independent of specific technology (minimum experience five years);

    We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

    Go ahead and expect a lot you deserve it.

    We offer:  

  • Competitive salaries, with potential for an annual raise and bonus

  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions

  • Generous time away, including vacation and personal needs days

  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations

  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams

  • Two annual wellness campaigns — participants earn up to $300 each year to spend on almost anything supporting health and work-life balance (think things like spa days, daycare, pet grooming)

  • An unlimited employee referral bonus program

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Discounts on products and services


To complete the online application process, you’ll need to upload your resume and cover letter in one document. The posting will close at midnight on the deadline date; in order to successfully apply, please ensure your application is submitted by 11:59 p.m. the day before the deadline.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting:

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