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Director, Business Intelligence & Innovation


We are Farmers!

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Job Summary

The Primary location for this role is Bellevue, WA 


This role develops and executes business intelligence strategy and framework for the Life organization. It delivers external and internal data-driven insights to support actionable strategic direction, corporate prioritization, and strategy execution. Also, identifies and pursues strategic opportunities to enable Farmers to grow profitably, continuously meet or exceed customer expectations, and stay ahead of competitors and potential disruptors.

Essential Job Functions

Analyses external trends and provides business/competitive intelligence. Partner with senior management and enterprise data team to understand and deliver performance insights and key analytics solutions. Anticipates  shifts and underlying drivers of market change. Gains consensus around specific topics or challenges Farmers needs to solve and then map markets, conduct research, discover and engage with business and technology startups, investors and academics.. Inform and challenge the business around current trends in consumer expectations and new developments in products, business models, operating models and technology. Aligns and prioritizes problems the business is trying to solve. Scouts emerging businesses and technologies that align with priorities.. Develop proposal to recommend partnerships or other commercial relationships to executive leadership. Advises leadership in the development and execution of operational/financial strategy.

Physical Actions

Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance. Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (e.g. others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Visually verifies and reads information. Visually locates material, resources and other objects. Ability to continuously operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.

Physical Environment

This position operates in an open office working environment which will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions.

Education Requirements

Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

Minimum 5 years experience in the insurance industry or a similar role required. 5 years proven experience of the ability to collaborate with executives, creative teams, research and development, and product development teams required.

Special Skill Requirement

Life Insurance Experience highly preferred. 

Additional Qualification

Job Location(s): US - WA - Bellevue, US - AZ - Phoenix, US - CA - Woodland Hills, US - MI - Grand Rapids, US - OH - Columbus, US - TX - Austin

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out farmers.com/careers and be sure to follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn!

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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