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National Affairs Analyst in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description


Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2016, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and to its America’s Best Large Employers list. If you’re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us.


At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.


Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.


Position Summary


The Government Relations Department of ISO (P&C Insurance) is looking for a highly motivated candidate for a National Affairs Analyst position. The position involves experience with legislative and regulatory monitoring.


Other Responsibilities Include

  • Manage ISO's legislative and regulatory monitoring activities for assigned states, including gathering information from legislative and regulatory information services, state capital staff, industry lobbyists and others.
  • Analyze legislation and regulations for impact on ISO operations and work with ISO staff, insurer trade associations and other industry interests, to achieve modification and/or compliance. Includes interface with industry trade groups by exchanging information and providing technical analysis and testimony for use by industry lobbyists to assist them with their efforts.
  • Work with ISO Solutions to respond to newly enacted statutory and regulatory changes. Support corporate goal of timely and consistent response to mandated changes.
  • Develop ISO filing and related procedures, from a policy standpoint, to ensure consistent approach. This includes establishing and maintaining standard language to ensure communications to member companies is provided in a clear and consistent fashion.
  • Research and prepare technical material (status reports, white papers, issues documents, etc.) for senior management and to assist trade associations in matters germane to ISO.
  • Handle similar responsibilities in other industries as the Government Relations team expands beyond the ISO business and across the Verisk Enterprise. 



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in either P&C insurance (with technical insurance background) or
    Government Relations work (with appropriate analytical skills).
  • Research, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Willing and eager to learn about and apply skills in new industries.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with internal staff and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
  • Completion of at least 4 CPCU exams (or CPCU designation) a plus.
  • Ability to create data visualizations a plus.
  • Must be able to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.


We offer an excellent compensation package. Our benefits package is competitive and includes full healthcare options, a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off program.


Verisk Analytics is and Equal Opportunity Employer