IMPAQ International, LLC

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Data Analytics Lead – Health

Data Analytics Lead – Health

Job Location 
US-MD-Columbia
US-MA-Boston
ID 
1915

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Overview

IMPAQ International, LLC (IMPAQ), is a premier public policy research organization that helps governments, businesses, foundations, non-profits, policymakers, and universities to operationalize, evaluate, and enhance their programs and policies by offering strategic planning, research studies, technical assistance, operational support, process improvement, and stakeholder outreach. IMPAQ employs a large staff of world-class analysts, data scientists, economists, policy professionals, survey professionals, technical innovators, project management professionals, IT specialists, and subject matter experts in seven offices across the U.S. IMPAQ’s experts combine innovative thinking and rigorous approaches to make a real world impact. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans). 

 

IMPAQ is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team of exceptional people to contribute to work that improves the health care of millions of people. The Data Analytics Lead will be a member of the Advanced Analytics Division and will support the IMPAQ research team projects primarily in the Health Division. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong project management and client communication experience, as well as quantitative data analytics skills with the ability to lead all aspects of research projects. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead, oversee, and mentor junior data analysts and other research support staff to operationalize data business needs and develop detailed technical plans and standard operating procedures to produce results
  • Collect and analyze large data sets in Health domain
  • Perform statistical analyses using SAS and SQL
  • Analyze data, summarize results and incorporate findings into reports tailored to client needs that include actionable recommendations (includes writing technical reports and making presentations to government clients)
  • Implement quality assurance processes and techniques into data analysis and company-wide processes
  • Manage client-facing projects, client expectations, and client relationships
  • Develop project work plans, and manage the execution of these work plans, including communicating technical and budget risks to project leadership
  • Participate in business development activities, including developing contracts and grants for new projects; help manage new work identified 

Qualifications

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or related quantitative field
  • SAS certification

 

Knowledge, and Experience

  • 7+ years 
  • Experience and knowledge of data analysis and data management techniques using SQL, SAS (and other databases, SPSS, STATA, R , Access, Excel) required
  • Experience working with large datasets, and at least 5 years of SQL and SAS programming in administrative claims data or health insurance claims data
  • Experience managing client relationships and managing projects (project management training preferred)
  • Experience managing/mentoring junior analysts
  • Business development interest/experience and interest in health insurance policy preferred

Skills

  • Successful project and client management experience a must
  • Thorough knowledge of SQL and SAS
  • Skilled in all aspects of data processing management and quantitative analytics
  • Excellent ability to communicate complex technical material, both orally and in writing
  • Strong writing and editing skills

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