821290 Business Analyst Data Analytics OptumRx Industry Relations Schaumburg IL

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Business Analyst / Data Analytics, OptumRx Industry Relations - Schaumburg, IL (821290)

Position Description

The Business Analyst / Data Analytics, Industry Relations supports the financial oversight of client contract management through financial and network price modeling, forecasting and analysis. The Business / Data Analytics Analyst, Industry Relations conducts and oversees various analyses in support of financial contract terms with Optum clients based upon drug utilization and trends. Responsibilities also include; managing complex financial models around drug utilization and trend, establishing ongoing price targets, performance reporting, and associated financial reporting and forecasting.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Data mining and analysis related to drug utilization associated with various type of plans: Employer, Labor, Health Plans, etc.
  • Provide detailed analyses at both the pharmacy and book of business levels identifying risk and opportunity to Industry Relations Management
  • Provide ad hoc consultative analyses to internal and external providers
  • Works closely with Industry Relations management to prioritize internal and external analyses
  • Analyze reimbursement trend driven by client utilization patterns and industry dynamics
  • Forecasting pharmacy financial performance for budgetary needs
  • Other ad-hoc projects as needed 
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • 2+ years of professional data and analytical experience OR an advanced data analytics degree
  • Experience with data mining modeling and analysis
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Advanced Excel skills
  • Database/programming experience (SQL, SAS, Python, R, Tableau or similar)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • PBM or healthcare experience
  • Ability to communicate and present information to internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively and proactively in a dynamic, fast paced and constantly changing environment
  • Team player and strong ability to work with other disciplines across companies
  • Able to work independently to achieve overall departmental goals
  • Self-starter, demonstrated ability to structure own work, design and drive projects from their inception through to completion
  • Strategic thinker, able to quickly grasp complex issues 

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Key words:  data, modeling, Reporting, analysis, Pricing, Network management, Healthcare economics, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois

  • Requisition Number821290
  • Job TitleBusiness Analyst / Data Analytics, OptumRx Industry Relations - Schaumburg, IL
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt