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Analytics Insights Principal Consultant VI

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
This position can be based in Oakland CA, Pasadena CA, Aurora CO, Portland OR, Atlanta GA or Rockville MD. In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is also responsible for applying strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving techniques using healthcare data to inform and influence business decisions; performing complex technical analyses to ensure quality and actionability; understanding the key components of financial plan and participating in identification of potential risks and opportunities, as well as developing action plans to achieve the targets in the plan. This position is also responsible for gathering and analyzing complex financial data; developing complex financial models; and organizing and coordinating adhoc analyses in order to detect trends, correlations, or any other patterns in financial data pertinent to the operations of KP.
Essential Responsibilities:


  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership; influencing, mentoring, and coaching team members; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; evaluating and responding to the strengths and weaknesses of self and unit members; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Drives the execution of multiple work streams by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and updating new procedures and policies; gaining cross-functional support for objectives and priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; solving highly complex issues; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
  • Leads data and information collection on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion by validating data sources; querying, merging, and extracting data across internal and external sources; leading routine data refresh and update; leading the development and/or delivery of highly complex tools for electronic data collection; and providing senior-level user training, support, and documentation.
  • Leads data preparation for analytic efforts by integrating and consolidating data; ensuring data quality and accuracy; profiling data inaccuracies and recommending process improvements or system changes to enhance overall quality of the data; partnering with stakeholders and source system owners to identify root causes and resolve data quality issues as appropriate; and cleaning and creating final data set(s) for analysis.
  • Leads and drives the execution of creative data analytic approaches leading to actionable outcomes across functional areas, business and/or clinical lines by reviewing data design and analysis of more junior employees; defining and calculating complex metrics to be analyzed; defining, calculating, and validating algorithms; leading and conducting complex analyses, including inferential and/or predictive statistics.
  • Leads the design, roadmap development, implementation, and automation of business and reporting solutions by partnering with key stakeholders to advise in their design, planning, and implementation while ensuring consistency and coherency; reviewing data and results; designing data reports, visualizations, and/or interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports; reporting to stakeholders on key findings; identifying needs for the development and implementation of additional reporting solutions; and ensuring completion of documentation as appropriate.
  • Leads highly complex data analysis interpretation by providing support to team on data interpretation; applying findings to contextual settings; and developing insights, reports, and presentations telling a compelling story to stakeholders to enable and influence decision making; leading peer reviews; providing context related to data interpretations and/or limitations as appropriate; and sharing insights with internal and/or external subject matter experts.
  • Consults and provides expertise on the development of advanced analytical and/or statistical models enabling informed business decisions by determining data and analytical requirements; translating models and gaining stakeholder buy-in for implementation; providing support in the creation of models leading to actionable insights; and testing, refining, and validating models.
  • Drives and leads strategic data-informed decisions by consulting with senior-level clients and executive leadership to identify and clarify key business needs across functional areas, business and/or clinical lines; leading the development of outcomes and process measures; translating complex business requirements; determining data/information needs and data collection methods; leading and guiding the development of complex analysis plans; evaluating the impact of business decisions on clients, customers, and/or members; building and leveraging partnerships with clients and staff to identify opportunities and methods to improve efficiencies with analysis; ensuring end-users are supported and trained; and reviewing documentation of processes and deliverables.
    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum five (5) years experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
    • Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Social/Physical/Life Science, Business, or related field and Minimum ten (10) years experience in data analytics or a directly related field. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.

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        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Ten (10) years' experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports
        • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work collaboratively with actuarial teams and non-actuarial business partners and present to executive leadership
        • Familiarity with actuarial rate setting process
        • Ability to support and influence key business decisions using a robust data-driven approach
        • Experience in effectively translating complex and technical information to relevant and meaningful insights to varying audiences
        • Experience working in a matrixed organization
        • Experience working with software and applications such as SAS and/or SQL, data visualization tools (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.) including Open-Source Tools (e.g. R, Python)
        • Experience from working directly or indirectly for a health plan.
        • Experience in all aspects of healthcare analytics including cost trend, clinical, provider network, population health, etc.
        • Experience in Financial modeling and medical economics including financial projections, variance and cost driver analysis
        • Consulting and/or project management experience.
          PrimaryLocation : California,Oakland,Ordway
          HoursPerWeek : 40
          Shift : Day
          Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
          WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
          WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
          Job Schedule : Full-time
          Job Type : Standard
          Employee Status : Regular
          Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-PO-01-NUE-Non Union Employee
          Job Level : Individual Contributor
          Job Category : Data Analytics
          Department : Po/Ho Corp - HP PROD MGMT-Actuarial SVCS - 0308
          Travel : No
          Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Oakland , Analytics Insights Principal Consultant VI, Professions , Oakland, California

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