Highmark Health Senior Strategy Analyst in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Support leadership of Highmark Health Services with a range of strategy activities essential to Highmark's membership and margin goals. Strategy Analysts provide analytical/strategic-thinking and leadership support that enables project teams to: 1) isolate business issues; 2) help design and execute analytics for studying business issues (market research, scenario planning, forecasting, market share, profitability, etc.); 3) develop technical content (competitive intelligence, market trend analysis); 4) support development of formal recommendations to senior levels of Highmark leadership; 5) help create document components (go-to-market or operational strategies, etc.) that inform critical strategic issues and decisions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with business/ market owners to identify key business issues, articulate problem, apply right analytical framework, develop solution and recommendations, represent findings to stakeholders and own the outcome

  • Under the guidance of Strategy Consultants and HHS Leadership, participate in / lead small to medium sized strategy projects/ work streams with the help of internal or external strategy consulting resources

  • Serve as subject matter expert (resource) to staff and stakeholders on membership, growth and operational strategy issues

  • Provide periodic informal work guidance/direction to other team members; Provide performance input and recommendations to management for development/ training plans. Mayhave supervisory responsibilities on a project basis

  • Apply a broad knowledge of concepts and principles to develop analytical frameworks, approach and methodology best practices to analyze complex strategy issues, often applying ingenuity and originality to develop unique solutions

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • An undergraduate degree in business, economics, engineering or life sciences or other related degree.

  • 5-10 years of relevant, progressive experience in strategy / management consulting firms or internal strategy groups of healthcare and related companies.

Preferred

  • A Master’s Degree in business, health or economics or other related degree

  • Experience in Health Insurance operations and technology

  • Experience in operational improvement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in strategic thinking, plus working knowledge of other related fields

  • Strong PC application Skills (MS Office including PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Knowledge of healthcare industry trends and challenges

Employee Referral Level 2

REQNUMBER: J118907

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled