Principal Data Analyst - Hybrid

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
North Ireland
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
UnitedHealth Group
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Principal Data Analyst - Dublin (Hybrid)

There's never been a time that was more right for people who want to lead. Health care is changing and evolving at a pace that few could have predicted. Technology, ideas and bold vision are taking companies like UnitedHealth Group to new levels of performance. This is the time and the opportunity that can bring your impact to a whole new level.

As a leader within our Network Pricing team, you'll help with advancing our solutions for setting effective drug pricing within our provider networks to meet client and pharmacy contract guarantees through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis and reporting. As you do, you'll find that you can make a real impact while enjoying the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 6 leader.

Ready for a challenge? You will need all your leadership skills and creativity as you manage and develop provider networks that achieve performance objectives. As a result, there is a high level of visibility and accountability for results.

About You:

You've been working your way to this opportunity for some time now. Now that you've learned to lead and build a deep analytics expertise, it is time to set your sights on having an impact in more ways. Join our leadership team and help UnitedHealth Group meet the challenge of shaping where health care will go.

Careers with Optum offer hybrid work arrangements and individuals who live in the Republic of Ireland will have the opportunity to regularly work from home (remote). Here at Optum we use the office space to promote community, enhance collaboration and foster innovation.

Primary Responsibilities:

Leading solution delivery projects; ensuring the delivery of robust, sustainable and scalable solutions while engaging with IT and business partners

Developing drug price prediction models and associated data transformations

Identify and quantify impact of novel pricing strategies

Owning and maintaining in house analytics solutions

Setting drug prices to meet targets, performance reporting and associated financial models

Lead the development of new concepts, technologies and products to meet emerging customer requirements

Influence senior management decisions that impact business direction

Required Qualifications:

Significant experience in analytical roles (e.g. business analysis, data science, data analytics)

Demonstrable experience leading or owning solution delivery projects, with accountability of work for senior and/or management level team members

Undergraduate degree in a numerical subject (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, or Economics)

Technical experience in Python, SQL and MS Excel

Experience with predictive modelling and analytics

Data visualization experience with Tableau (or similar)

Strong communication skills, able to work with stakeholders from multiple levels and disciplines

The ability to work a portion of monthly work hours from our Dublin or Letterkenny office is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's or PhD in a heavily technical discipline

Experience working as part of an agile delivery model

Experience working with transactional data in industries such as Healthcare, Financial Services, Banking or Telco

Computer science qualification or experience

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organisation around one giant objective; make the health system 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.

All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the Optum Ireland Telecommuter Policy.

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.

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