Analyst Specialty Reporting

Job Summary
Market pressures are pushing towards a consumer-centric, technology-enabled, healthcare ecosystem. Horizon 3 (H3) will transform healthcare by addressing these needs through a personalized, physical and digital healthcare platform. We believe creating a simple, delightful experience for users will improve health outcomes and lower costs for the entire system. Backed by WBA and with the direct consumer access of Walgreens, H3 has a head start on the typical technology startup - and is building a leading team to use the resources of WBA to disrupt US healthcare.

Develops and analyzes reports by request or self-initiated in order to identify trends. Engages clients in report writing, data validation, and analytical efforts via corporately sponsored projects or production support requests. Fields all client requests for reports, analytics, and data issues. Acts as the primary point of contact on day-to-day system issues, data questions, report queries, and trouble tickets. Evaluates client requests, analyze/resolve the request in a timely manner or work closely with internal development staff to address the issue.

Job Responsibilities

1. Report Generation
• Designs, develops, and implements new report formats and layouts.
• Confers with persons originating, handling, processing, or receiving reports to identify problems and to gather suggestions for improvements.
• Recommends the establishment of new or modified reporting methods and procedures to improve report content and completeness of information.
• Understands and comprehends new system changes as they affect data, reports, and reporting systems
• Participates in project-oriented data validation efforts.
• Participates in application validation and QA efforts as they pertain to reporting, data, metrics, and report creation and implementation
2. Report Analysis
• Prepares reports for trends and performance analysis.
• Extracts existing data to manipulate/calculate at into presentable reports, charts, and graphs. Elicit, document, and analyze reporting needs and requirements.
• Analyzes data and reporting solutions to understand business impact, correlations/discrepancies, and to propose changes/alternate solutions.
• Supports reporting solutions based on both existing and new requirements, prototypes, models, and delivery methods.
• Develops programs or queries to retrieve and analyze data for projects, program, or reports requiring sophisticated inferential techniques.
• Performs ad hoc analytical requests and research projects for internal parties. Special projects as assigned by management.
3. Customer Facing Support
• Maintains and nurtures relationships with key internal customers
• Reconciles an understanding of client needs with system, enterprise data warehouse and database protocols
4. Training
• Trains end users as needed to ensure that implementation of new solutions
• May prepare and issue instructions concerning generation, completion, and distribution of reports according to new or revised practices, procedures, or policies of reports management.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience in analytics, informatics, computer science or health care administration OR high school diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience in analytics, informatics, computer science or health care administration.
  • At least 1 year hands-on analyst experience in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare or Life Sciences with a leading, recognized analytical tool such as HDMS, Cognos, Hyperion/Brio, Business Objects, Micro Strategy, Microsoft Analytic Services, SAS, etc.
  • At least 1 year experience in an internal or external customer facing role.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel 2003 or later (for example: using multiple sheets and workbooks, logical Operators (for example: "AND" and "OR"), creating charts, and pivot tables).
  • Basic level skill in Microsoft Access 2003 or later (for example: database design, table and table relationship design, advanced report design , designing complex forms, creating parameter based queries, import/export, etc.).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Office 2003 or later: Word (for example: creating and modifying text styles, numbering and sorting lists, working with sections and columns, formatting tables, and using templates and using diagrams and drawing tools), and PowerPoint (for example: creating presentations, adding and removing slides, entering and formatting text, applying design templates, modifying masters, inserting graphics and objects, creating handouts).
  • Experience using data warehousing and data management practices.
  • Experience taking initiative and be pro-active
  • Experience solving problems proactively
  • Experience managing own workload and taking responsibility for tasks
  • Experience functioning creatively yet high attention to detail
  • Experience multi-tasking, handling multiple projects, and meeting internal and client deadlines


Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters in IT, CS, Business or Analytics, or MBA in Health Care Management
  • At least 5 years healthcare analytics experience in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare or Life Sciences industries.
  • Experience using sophisticated mathematical models and concepts.
  • Experience interpreting healthcare data to effectively present analysis and findings.
  • Experience with SDLC processes (RUP, Agile, Waterfall)
  • Experience using relational database design including database tables, field formats, key values, and database indexes.


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