Highmark Health Lead Market Research Analyst in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

JOB SUMMARY

This job contributes significantly to the success of the Organization's Market Research team’s deliverables through management of the research and analysis of members, patients and consumers. Armed with strong analytic skills, intellectual curiosity, and a passion for research, the incumbent will demonstrate research skills and experience to identify and develop world class insights to solve key business challenges, and collaborate with internal business teams in the delivery of these insights and recommendations that address customer pain points. The incumbent fills a dynamic role within the Market Research team, and responsibilities can vary greatly from day-to-day; however, most time will be spent supervising research design efforts of more junior-level analysts and producing deliverables based on these findings, ensuring each deliverable meets quality standards before it is presented to internal business partners. The incumbent works collaboratively with cross-functional team members to design and execute primary research studies. In addition, the incumbent manages the team’s reporting function, developing processes and procedures to streamline and enhance deliverables.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review draft deliverables of more junior team members.

  • Identify, monitor and incorporate relevant secondary insights in research deliverables; yours and the deliverables of more junior team members.

  • Design, manage and deliver end-to-end research for a wide variety of internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams.

  • Evaluate, negotiate with, contract, coordinate and manage vendors and temporary services on a regular basis.

  • Coordinate quantitative and qualitative research projects throughout the project lifecycle, including the management and recruitment of study participants through the development of recruiting guidelines and supervision of the recruiting process itself.

  • Develop reports and provide insights, implications and recommendations based on the data gathered.

  • Mentor more junior team members.

  • Review and present final deliverables to key stakeholders.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 8 years of professional business experience, of which at least 5 years in market research

  • 8 years of experience creating graphical representations of research data

Preferred

  • Market research experience in Health Insurance, Managed Care, Healthcare, or related fields

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • None

SKILLS

  • Curiosity and passion for consumer centricity with a keen ability to spot patterns ahead of the curve

  • Ability to synthesize diverse ideas and multiple data points to tell a compelling story

  • Strong project management and time management skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency at managing discrete projects from initial assignment to finished product while hitting deadlines

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team while meeting strict quotas and deadlines

  • Collaborative spirit that welcomes feedback and edits from a variety of stakeholders

  • High proficiency in distilling large amounts of data into important relevance for Senior Management

Language (Other than English)

None

Travel Required

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-Based

Teaches/Trains others regularly

Frequently

Travels regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (Sales employees) -Does Not Apply

Physical Work Site Required

No

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Rarely

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Never

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Never

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies .

REQNUMBER: J119311

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