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Consulting Analyst, Commercial Analytics - NJ, PA or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Basking Ridge, NJ
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729225 Consulting Analyst Commercial Analytics NJ PA or Telecommute

Consulting Analyst, Commercial Analytics - NJ, PA or Telecommute (729225)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Optum’s Commercial Analytics team is focused on leveraging existing and future data assets and software products to meet Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Manufacturers information and insight needs on market dynamics and competitive activities.  Data assets leveraged will include Optum’s de-identified patient longitudinal claims database, as well as a comprehensive de-identified longitudinal virtual EHR clinical database among others.  Software products that may be utilized may include Optum’s ClinformaticsTM suite of business intelligence tools, NorthStarTM, and Optum’s newest applications Cohort Builder and Patient Journey. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • statistical and econometric methods to support consulting projects.
  • Perform analyses of data and interpret results to ensure validity of conclusions.
  • Extract and/or process internal or external data to support client projects through application of internal tools and externally provided software (i.e. SAS, Micro Strategies)
  • Develop reports and presentations based on project specifications for delivery to clients.
  • Perform statistical quality assurance review and program validation for each project.
  • Provide analytical and data support  for case studies and business proposals
  • Interact with other departments to ensure a high level of client satisfaction through successful execution of projects
  • Leverage skills to support creation of product improvements and new product offerings targeted at the needs of the life science marketing and analytics community

Required Qualifications:

  • MS or MA degree in statistics, economics or other quantitative field required with 8 to 10 years of practical application
  • 4+ years of experience in data extraction from databases, data cleansing and integration
  • 4+ years of recent experience leveraging patient level data (claims, EHR, etc.) to support commercially oriented business questions
  • 8+ years of experience using SAS/R to develop analyses
  • 5+ years of recent experience performing statistical analyses of claims and clinical data
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Computer proficiency, specifically Excel
  • Ability to travel up to 40%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Consulting experience in the Pharmaceutical industry 
  • SQL
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time and resource management skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do 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 Keywords: Pharmaceutical, SAS, SQL, Medical Device, EHR, Claims, Statistics, Clinical Data, Basking Ridge, NJ, New Jersey, Horsham, PA, Pennsylvania, Telecommute, work from home, telecommuting, telecommuter, WFH

Job Details

  • Contest Number729225
  • Job TitleConsulting Analyst, Commercial Analytics - NJ, PA or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Basking Ridge, NJ
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsHorsham, PA

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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