• Willis Towers Watson
  • $104,610.00 -173,220.00/year*
  • Parsippany , NJ
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 125 Janelle Blvd

As a Data Analytics Consultant within our Health Analytics Practice, you will report to your local consulting office, with a matrix relationship to the Practice Division Leader or other Senior Health Analytics staff. Your primary focus will be as a core analyst on Health Analytics projects. You will help execute cost and utilization analyses designed to improve our clients health plan performance. Your role on individual projects will include elements such as data validation, data extracts, conducting focused analyses, developing summary information for client presentations, developing quarterly and annual reports, and other activities. You will work with tools from Towers Watson s preferred Health Care Data Warehousing partners (such as IBM Watson Health, Cotiviti, and others) to pull and summarize reports. You may also work with data and tools from our clients insurance carriers and/or program vendors. You may have opportunities to support new business development opportunities both with existing Towers Watson clients and prospects. You may also contribute to product development activities for the practice. Finally, you will interact with other members of our North American Health Analytics network, and can make important contributions to the practice s continuing product development and process improvements.The Role Deliver analytic projects to target Towers Watson clients. In achieving your individual goals and objectives you will help the firm achieve performance goals of the Health Analytics Practice (revenue, profit, and market share)Maintain an appropriate billable hour target through active roles delivering projects to clientsParticipate, as assigned, in other projects, such as new business efforts and/or product development workServe as a core data analyst on client projectsOngoing performance management through data warehouse toolsPre/post program implementation ROI analysesKey cost driver analysisPopulation health analysisScorecard developmentProvider network analysis Continue developing individual skills and competencies to broaden and deepen analytics expertiseSupport internal product and process development activitiesEnsure appropriate execution of all Professional Excellence/quality assurance activitiesActively participate in assigned client projects; specific role on projects to be determinedFor ongoing data warehouse clients, be an active, continuing member of client teamSupport new business development activity or other roles as neededWork closely with other members of the Health Analytics practice networkPartner with other data analysts and consultants assigned to client projects and internal development activities Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with key internal stakeholders within Towers Watson s matrix structure, including: local office consultants, members of other HGB specialty practices, other TW consultants and account directors The Requirements Minimum 3 years of experienceUnderstanding of commercial health care plan designsUnderstanding of HIPAA requirements and general data security protocolsExposure to progressive health care and productivity related analytic techniquesRecent experience with deep, data driven health and group benefit solutions to premier clients, preferably gained in a data warehouse organization, health benefits consulting or brokerage environment, health insurance carrier, managed care organization or another leading health care providerExpertise with commercial data warehouse and/or carrier tools (e.g., IBM Watson Health, Optum, Cotiviti, HDMS )Current experience and expertise with technical MS Office tools such as Excel, Access and PowerpointAbility to work effectively in highly matrixed environment Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skillsA business/consulting presence with well-developed written and oral communication skillsAdherence to the firm s and the Health Analytic practice s Professional Excellence standards around all client deliverablesFlexibility with regard to travel that can range from 0% to 20%Note that visa employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific position Equal OpportunityEmployer/Vet/Disability

You will work with tools from Towers Watson s preferred Health Care Data Warehousing partners (such as IBM Watson Health, Cotiviti, and others) to pull and summarize reports. You may also work with data and tools from our clients insurance carriers and/or program vendors. You may have opportunities to support new business development opportunities both with existing Towers Watson clients and prospects. You may also contribute to product development activities for the practice. Finally, you will interact with other members of our North American Health Analytics network, and can make important contributions to the practice s continuing product development and process improvements.

  • Deliver analytic projects to target Towers Watson clients. In achieving your individual goals and objectives you will help the firm achieve performance goals of the Health Analytics Practice (revenue, profit, and market share)
  • Maintain an appropriate billable hour target through active roles delivering projects to clients
  • Participate, as assigned, in other projects, such as new business efforts and/or product development work
  • Serve as a core data analyst on client projects
  • Ongoing performance management through data warehouse tools
  • Pre/post program implementation ROI analyses
  • Key cost driver analysis
  • Population health analysis
  • Scorecard development
  • Provider network analysis
  • Continue developing individual skills and competencies to broaden and deepen analytics expertise
  • Support internal product and process development activities
  • Ensure appropriate execution of all Professional Excellence/quality assurance activities
  • Actively participate in assigned client projects; specific role on projects to be determined
  • For ongoing data warehouse clients, be an active, continuing member of client team
  • Support new business development activity or other roles as needed
  • Work closely with other members of the Health Analytics practice network
  • Partner with other data analysts and consultants assigned to client projects and internal development activities
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with key internal stakeholders within Towers Watson s matrix structure, including: local office consultants, members of other HGB specialty practices, other TW consultants and account directors
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Understanding of commercial health care plan designs
  • Understanding of HIPAA requirements and general data security protocols
  • Exposure to progressive health care and productivity related analytic techniques
  • Recent experience with deep, data driven health and group benefit solutions to premier clients, preferably gained in a data warehouse organization, health benefits consulting or brokerage environment, health insurance carrier, managed care organization or another leading health care provider
  • Expertise with commercial data warehouse and/or carrier tools (e.g., IBM Watson Health, Optum, Cotiviti, HDMS )
  • Current experience and expertise with technical MS Office tools such as Excel, Access and Powerpoint
  • Ability to work effectively in highly matrixed environment
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • A business/consulting presence with well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Adherence to the firm s and the Health Analytic practice s Professional Excellence standards around all client deliverables
  • Flexibility with regard to travel that can range from 0% to 20%
  • Note that visa employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific position
  • Equal OpportunityEmployer/Vet/Disability
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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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