Senior Forecasting and Pharmacoeconomics Analyst - REMOTE

United States Minor Outlying Islands, Arizona, Massachusetts, Illinois, Colorado, Missouri, Kentucky, Florida, Tennessee, Utah, Pennsylvania

Remote position available

Job Description

Responsible for producing and leading trend projects and reporting (retrospective and forecasted). Assists in developing SOPs, reports and processes critical to analyzing historical trend and forecasting future trends. Leads multiple predictive analytic projects and works closely with end users and business leaders to understand requirements for forecasting solutions. Monitors critical metrics and informs leadership of potential risks. Analyzes forecasted drug sales trends, epidemiology data and health plan medical and pharmacy claims data to create a customized forecast for specific populations. Researches marketplace trends, clinical guidelines and drug pipelines to maintain a comprehensive understanding of the specialty industry and financial impact from the managed care viewpoint. Ensures all reports are working in an efficient manner to maximize resources and meeting customer deliverables.
  • Produces trend reports (both retrospective and forecasted).
  • Assists in creation and development of trend reports and processes critical to analyzing historical trend and forecasted.
  • Coordinates and works closely with end users and business leaders to understand requirements for forecasting solutions.
  • Monitors critical metrics and informs leadership of potential risks.
  • Analyzes forecasted drug sales trends, epidemiology data and health plan medical and pharmacy claims data to create a customized forecast for specific populations.
  • Uses and develops analytical processes and leverages tools to produce forecasts with maximum accuracy.
  • Researches marketplace trends, clinical guidelines and drug pipelines to maintain a comprehensive understanding of the specialty industry and financial impact from the managed care viewpoint.
  • Collaborates with other team members (including other clinicians, analysts, etc.) to respond to customer needs and requests with high-quality results.
  • Provides clinical and economical input for drug spend management strategy solutions.
  • Ensures all reports are working in an efficient manner to maximize resources and meeting customer deliverables.
  • Requires knowledge and skills in forecasting tools, statistics, economics and data analysis.
  • Presents analytic results and recommendations to leadership and customers (internal and external)

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General Job Information

Title

Senior Forecasting and Pharmacoeconomics Analyst - REMOTE

Grade

25

Job Family

Pharmacy Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

7/1/2019

Date Requisition Created

6/26/2019

Work Experience

Analytics/Informatics

Education

Masters: Economics (Required), Masters: Mathematics (Required), Masters: Statistics (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Master’s degree in statistics, mathematics or economics (or related Master's degree). 
  • 5+ years of direct, relevant experience in pharmacy, healthcare or financial analytics.
  • 3+ years of experience in predictive analysis.
  • Expert level knowledge in SQL, SAS, forecasting and time series modeling tools or similar business intelligence tool/applications
  • MS Suite power user.
  • Experience in creating efficient, accurate and scalable production environment reporting.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and lead diverse groups of individuals to deliver accurate and precise reports.
  • Critical thinker and highly self-motivated.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Proven track record of executing at high levels of accuracy and efficiency with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to research and apply research to decision making.
  • Experience working with medical or pharmacy claim datasets and analyzing data.

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