Director of Analytics

Location: Northbrook, IL
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IQ Workforce is a leading recruiting firm for the global analytics & data science community.

Our client partner, CVS Health, is a health care innovation company with a simple and clear purpose: Helping people on their path to better health.

CVS Health is recruiting an experienced and innovative Director to join their analytic development organization focusing on population health and care coordination analytics for Accordant Health Services, a rare chronic condition management arm of the enterprise. In this important role supporting a key business asset serving patients with complex conditions, you will work closely with Accordant clinical, product development and client support business partners, leading a group of analytics professionals (3 to 6), to deliver assessments of rare condition management impact on patient clinical and cost outcomes and client ROI. In addition, you will conduct analytics to identify opportunities for program optimization, improvement and innovation.

Responsibilities include:
Partner with Accordant sales and account management, product development, and senior management to identify existing and evolving business needs which can be effectively solved with a variety of analytic approaches.

Develop and execute a prioritized analytic strategy to address the Accordant business and client needs and partner with analytic leaders from the Enterprise Analytics organization and IT as needed to deliver on the strategy.

Define best-in-class measurement methodology and oversee the coordinated and consistent delivery of client outcomes analyses based on the rigorous methods and contractual obligations.

Engage with Accordant sales and client-facing partners as well with Accordant clients to deliver the analytic findings and improvement opportunities, identify underlying client concerns and deliver follow-up analytics to address the concerns.

Lead the team in leverage core pharmacy and medical claims data as well as identify and utilize other data sources (EMR, lab results, clinical data and notes) to provide actionable and relevant and timely analytic insight.

Recruit, lead and develop a staff of 6+ Master’s and PhD level analytics professional, defining the team and individual goals, managing performance and providing onboarding support and ongoing mentorship.

Well-developed understanding of the healthcare administration landscape and disease management approaches, including patient and payer concerns, as well as patient behavioral drivers and patterns.

10-15 years of progressive experience in the analytics field with experience in analytics focused on population health management and care coordination, outcomes evaluation assessment or related analytic areas

Solid understanding and skill with a variety of analytic processes and techniques, including health economics outcomes research, measurement methodologies development, hypothesis testing, statistical significance testing, modeling and machine learning.

Strong competency and firsthand experience working with large data sources, particularly administrative medical claims and clinical program data, focusing on efficient data extraction from large databases, data manipulation and setting up optimized summary data layers.

Extensive hands-on experience with either SAS, SQL, Python, R or Tableau and other statistical and data visualization tools and techniques. Strong ability to investigate and adapt emerging analytic tools and solutions into the analytic standard operating procedures.

Proven team leadership and management experience, with the ability to recruit, engage and develop staff with advanced degrees and diverse backgrounds and in different geographic locations, ability to allocate resources based on priority and skill level, strengths and area of expertise; ability to train and mentor junior colleagues.

Proven ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with non-analytic business partners and payer clients to define and deliver on an analytic strategy that addresses the underlying business and client needs.

Excellent written and oral communication and data presentation skills, with the ability to tailor the communication style to the right audience, from the analytic professional to senior business leaders.

Excellent project management skills with the ability to lead and engage in multiple projects and initiatives and appropriately prioritize one’s own time as well as that of the direct reports, setting and delivering on specified deadlines.