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Sr. Director, Analytics & Strategic Prog Design

Primary Location: New York, New York
Additional Locations: NY-New York
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POSITION SUMMARY
Sr. Director, reporting to VP, Provider & Network Analytics, will be responsible for building and directing analytics that are critical to the identification, prioritization and implementation of medium and long-term opportunities to create value through new assets. Value is defined as medical cost savings, consumer experience, and revenue (both insurance-related and non-traditional). The Sr. Director will collaborate cross-functionally to set a strategy for medium and long-term value capture, prioritize and design initiatives/ programs (also through the use of predictive modeling), support implementation and measure performance through rigorous statistical methods.

The Sr. Director of Transformation Analytics will initially lead a team of 15+ people including managers.

Fundamental Components:
Partners with Transformation and Institutional Business leadership to understand key business questions and objectives; translating questions and objectives into well-defined analytics proposals to achieve business strategy.
Sets the strategic direction for how to identify medium and long-term value capture opportunities across levers impacting medical cost savings, consumer experience, and revenue.
Develops a pipeline of opportunities to capture value through strategic analytics solutions across products, segments and clients, directing the resolution of highly complex and strategic business problems.
Partners with internal organizations to prioritize opportunities, ensure that initiatives are translated into programs, and impact is monitored.
Provides strategic leadership and proactively recommends innovative research techniques through deep knowledge and leadership in machine learning, statistical analysis, transaction, and social data to model drivers of consumer behavior and understand what would be required to change.
Sets business priorities and executes plans including: tracking of initiatives, prioritizing, managing analytics implementation initiatives, budgets and stakeholder expectations.
Sets the direction on the development of statistical/ analytical procedures, processes, policies, experiment design, performance monitoring reports and KPIs to optimize learning.
Manages and builds a strong team through formal training, diverse assignments, proactive coaching, mentoring and other development techniques.
Contributes to a motivated work environment by working effectively to achieve common goals.
Presents and makes recommendations to senior leaders and existing and prospective constituents on information services, capabilities and performance results.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
Minimum 12 years total business experience
6+ years of leadership experience overseeing an analytics/data science team.
6+ years of executive client interfacing experience (internal or external), demonstrating excellent ability to communicate technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form, and reliable executive presence.
Excellent strategic thinking capabilities with ability to derive insight and recommendations from data.
Advanced in-depth specialization in mathematical analysis methods, predictive modeling, statistical analyses, machine learning, and big data technologies such as Python, R, and Hadoop. Demonstrated ability to build large scale machine learning models.
Extensive experience in the healthcare industry, and familiarity with claims and other healthcare data. Experience with healthcare providers strongly preferred.
Experience with experiment design, and latest researches/findings in the field of behavioral economic preferred.
Experience in consulting required.


EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Looking for opportunities to use cutting edge technologies analyzing petabytes of data in a world class Hadoop cluster, generating insights to guide consumers in their journey to wellness and help them achieve their health ambitions, whether its playing tackle football with their grandkids or running the Inca Trail Marathon? Aetnas Provider & Network Analytics team is focused on delivering strategically-impactful programs and tools to effectively partner with healthcare providers to help members across all life stages feel the joy of achieving their best health, in their own way.
We are looking for an impact-oriented analytics and industry leader, to lead an analytic strategy aimed at dramatically reducing medical spend, improving consumer experience, and identifying new sources of revenue (both insurance-related and non-traditional) through innovative cross-functional initiatives and programs in our New York, NY location.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.





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