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Analytics Consultant

Analytics Consultant

Job ID 
2017-4359
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-PA-Conshohocken
Posted Date 
12/6/2017
Category 
Healthcare

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Overview

Symphony Health Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of PRA Health Sciences, is a leading provider of high-value data, analytics, technology solutions and actionable insights for healthcare and life sciences manufacturers, payers and providers. The company helps clients drive revenue growth and commercial effectiveness, while adapting to the transformation of the healthcare ecosystem, by integrating a broad set of patient, prescriber, payer and clinical data together with primary and secondary health research, analytics and consulting. Symphony delivers a comprehensive perspective on the real dynamics that drive business in the healthcare and life sciences markets.

 

At Symphony Health Solutions, we pride ourselves on being Collaborative and customer centric. We do this by focusing on five key values:

  • Love the Customer by consistently exceeding expectations
  • Focus on Brilliant Execution by being detailed and accountable
  • Leapfrog the Competition by Differentiating ourselves and providing innovative solutions
  • Build a High-Performance Culture that does not accept mediocrity
  • Make it Fun by Connecting as one passionate high-energy team.

Connect with Symphony! Collaborate with Customers! Differentiate Yourself! 

Responsibilities

The Client Analytics Consultant will be responsible for the development, implementation, quality, and effectiveness of the assigned Analytics projects.  

The Statistician will:

  • Conduct data retrieval, analysis, and QC of SHS data as assigned
  • Consult with internal clients on business needs and design appropriate solutions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement solutions to business issues by providing superior analyses and reasoned solutions based on the integration of a variety of data sources (including Patient-Level Data, Dynamic Claims, SourceRx, etc.).
  • Incorporate business information and data from a variety of data sources to make available business intelligence for our clients’ brand and sales leadership for knowledge-based decision making.
  • Must be able to demonstrate insight and creativity in the design and analysis of projects and interpretation of results.
  • Research public domain data (g., CDC, BLS, Census) and other non-pharma data (e.g., Nielsen) to improve analytical rigor of relevant projects and products.
  • Improves objectivity and data-based decision making into the operating culture.

Analytical Skills (Data Analysis, Process Improvements, Quality, Job Knowledge):

  • Expert knowledge of statistical tools including: SAS, WPS, R and SQL.
  • Process, analyze and interpret healthcare data from very large data repositories.
  • Implement projects to meet client requirements.
  • Assist in generating project specifications and designing client solutions.
  • Create analysis plans, implement research and QC results.
  • Create appropriate tables, reports, graphs and written analyses.
  • Working knowledge of research techniques.
  • Able to understand complete process flow for area of responsibility.
  • Able to learn business rules and custom processes for assigned projects.
  • Ability to interpret impact of changes, validate specifications and communicate results to internal/external client.
  • Assist with generating the final client deliverables and documentation based on analytical results.
  • Ability to extract meaningful analyses, interpret raw data, and provide meaningful conclusions concerning the data results.
  • Ability to manage time with multiple projects to meet 100% of deadlines.
  • Can elicit customer requirements and develop the appropriate analysis plan.
  • Ability to extract meaningful analyses, interpret raw data and provide meaningful recommendations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Working independently:

  • Works under general supervision. Work is reviewed for technical efficiency, methodology validity, and accuracy.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in quantitative field such as Economics, Market Research Operations, Programming, or Statistics is required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in an analytical position, preferably in a healthcare industry, with emphasis on data analysis, data integration and quality assurance. Preferred areas of expertise include pharmaceutical product use, managed care, medical/hospital claims and structure/business needs of pharmaceutical customers. Analytical experience with longitudinal consumer data is preferred.
  • Proficient in writing WPS or R procedures and SQL queries.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel and VBA.
  • Expert experience in data manipulation of large data assets. Use of high volume healthcare data preferred, particularly prescription or claims data.

 Travel Requirements 

  • Infrequent travel – 10% annually

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job.  They’re not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements. Symphony Health Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

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