Data Reporting and Analytics Consultant VI

    • Kaiser Permanente
  • Portland, OR
  • Posted 23 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
Compensation information provided in the description
Full Time


Training and development
Database administration
Network optimization
Network administration
Product strategy
Technical Support
Analytical skill
Strategic thinking
Team building
Problem solving
Continuous improvement
Business requirements
Data collection
End-user training
Data quality
Process improvement
Business intelligence
Data Analysis
Statistical models
Life sciences
Business planning
Data extraction
Data mining
Data Visualization
Vendor management
Project management
Programming languages
Microsoft Power BI
Data Science
Health care
Embedded systems
Software development
Actuarial Science
Preventive maintenance

Job Details

Remote from any KP location in CA, OR, CO, WA, GA, MD, VA D.C. Only.

Job Summary:

This senior individual contributor role is part of the Analytics Insights Team, embedded within KP's Markets Outside California Health Plan Analytics Team. This team is an 80-strong group covering a comprehensive range of analytics, from care continuum performance to network optimization. The Analytics Insights team is a specialized group of senior consultants dedicated to aligning each market's financial performance with its strategic initiatives, encompassing care delivery operations, network management, and product strategy. The Principal Analytics Consultant will play a pivotal role, collaborating closely with senior consultants and market leadership to drive impactful analyses, provide advanced technical support, and communicate actionable insights effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and oversee complex analytical projects, ensuring the delivery of high-quality insights and strategic recommendations.

Develop and implement advanced analytical frameworks and methodologies to support complex healthcare economics and health plan functions.

Engage with senior leadership across KP to communicate complex analyses and strategic insights that drive organizational decision-making.

Manage cross-functional projects, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and effective collaboration across various departments.

Foster a culture of innovation and excellence within the team, promoting continuous learning and development of analytic and consultative skills.

Critical Skills and Experience Needed:

Extensive understanding of healthcare economics, health plan functions, and the broader healthcare industry.

Exceptional technical analytical skills, with extensive experience in pulling, analyzing, and interpreting large and complex datasets.

Strong strategic thinking capabilities, with a proven track record of anticipating and integrating connections between teams, strategies, and market dynamics.

Superior communication skills, capable of conveying complex analytical findings to senior leadership and diverse stakeholder groups.

Demonstrated leadership experience, with a strong emphasis on team building, mentorship, and collaborative problem-solving.

We are a forward-thinking team committed to delivering cutting-edge analytical capabilities and engaging with senior leaders who are passionate about transforming healthcare. The Analytics Insights team brings together diverse expertise from across KP and non-KP health plans and delivery systems, creating a vibrant and collaborative environment. This role offers an unparalleled opportunity for a senior professional to drive strategic insights and contribute to KP's continuous improvement.

Join us in our mission to improve healthcare through innovative analytics and strategic insights. We welcome candidates who are eager to lead, inspire, and make a lasting impact.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership; influencing, mentoring, and coaching team members; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; evaluating and responding to the strengths and weaknesses of self and unit members; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Drives the execution of multiple work streams by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and updating new procedures and policies; gaining cross-functional support for objectives and priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; solving highly complex issues; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Leads data and information collection on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion by validating data sources; querying, merging, and extracting data across internal and external sources; leading routine data refresh and update; leading the development and/or delivery of highly complex tools for electronic data collection; and providing senior-level user training, support, and documentation.

  • Leads data preparation for analytic efforts by integrating and consolidating data; ensuring data quality and accuracy; profiling data inaccuracies and recommending process improvements or system changes to enhance overall quality of the data; partnering with stakeholders and source system owners to identify root causes and resolve data quality issues as appropriate; and cleaning and creating final data set(s) for analysis.

  • Leads and drives the execution of creative data analytic approaches leading to actionable outcomes across functional areas, business and/or clinical lines by reviewing data design and analysis of more junior employees; defining and calculating complex metrics to be analyzed; defining, calculating, and validating algorithms; leading and conducting complex analyses, including inferential and/or predictive statistics.

  • Leads the design, roadmap development, implementation, and automation of business and reporting solutions by partnering with key stakeholders to advise in their design, planning, and implementation while ensuring consistency and coherency; reviewing data and results; designing data reports, visualizations, and/or interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports; reporting to stakeholders on key findings; identifying needs for the development and implementation of additional reporting solutions; and ensuring completion of documentation as appropriate.

  • Leads highly complex data analysis interpretation by providing support to team on data interpretation; applying findings to contextual settings; and developing insights, reports, and presentations telling a compelling story to stakeholders to enable and influence decision making; leading peer reviews; providing context related to data interpretations and/or limitations as appropriate; and sharing insights with internal and/or external subject matter experts.

  • Consults and provides expertise on the development of advanced analytical and/or statistical models enabling informed business decisions by determining data and analytical requirements; translating models and gaining stakeholder buy-in for implementation; providing support in the creation of models leading to actionable insights; and testing, refining, and validating models.

  • Drives and leads strategic data-informed decisions by consulting with senior-level clients and executive leadership to identify and clarify key business needs across functional areas, business and/or clinical lines; leading the development of outcomes and process measures; translating complex business requirements; determining data/information needs and data collection methods; leading and guiding the development of complex analysis plans; evaluating the impact of business decisions on clients, customers, and/or members; building and leveraging partnerships with clients and staff to identify opportunities and methods to improve efficiencies with analysis; ensuring end-users are supported and trained; and reviewing documentation of processes and deliverables.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.

  • Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Social/Physical/Life Science, Business, or related field and Minimum ten (10) years experience in data analytics or a directly related field. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Negotiation; Business Planning; Written Communication; Data Extraction; Data Mining; Data Visualization Tools; Statistical Programming Language; Relational Database Management; Vendor Management; Project Management

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Four (4) years project management experience.
  • Three (3) years experience working with data extraction and manipulation language.
  • Ten years of experience in healthcare consulting roles or similar advisory positions.
  • Five years of experience with advanced data analysis tools and programming languages, such as SQL, SAS, Python, and R.
  • Three years of experience with data visualization and dashboard development tools such as Power BI and Tableau.
  • Proven experience in managing and leading large, diverse teams in a high-performing and dynamic environment.
  • Advanced degrees or certifications in relevant fields such as Data Science, Health Economics, Actuarial Sciences, or related disciplines are highly desirable.

Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Kaiser Permanente Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Remote Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Data Analytics & Reporting Department: Po/Ho Corp - MOC HealthPlan Analytics - 0308 Pay Range: $159200 - $205920 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No Remote: Work location is the remote workplace (from home) within KP authorized states. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.