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Market Intelligence Specialist – Analytics

Analytics

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Edmonton

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Permanent Full Time

Date posted

November 15, 2021

Closing date

December 15, 2021

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.

OVERVIEW:

Alberta Blue Cross® is seeking a Research Analyst for the Analytics department.  This position will be part of a newly launched team whose purpose is to support the product development process by gathering information from internal and external sources, which includes facilitation of surveys and focus groups.  The Research Analyst will also provide support to the organization by supporting the product development and management process.  Using a data-driven approach, the team is tasked to explain the drivers of performance within product segments and recommend plan features, and pricing.  

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Responsible for data research and analytics in support of marketing, pricing, risk selection, and other operational areas of group and individual health, dental, life and disability insurance products.
  • Assist in the continuous monitoring of product performance.
  • Use both internal and external resources to gather information required for analysis.
  • Analyzes data and reports to prepare presentation(s) to team and/or project team members
  • Collaborate on industry-wide reporting and analysis by sourcing and contributing information
  • Complete marketplace and competitive reviews to support product development and management

WHAT YOU WILL HAVE:

  • A self-starter with a minimum of one to two years’ experience in a business environment.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of research methodology, data analysis and project management.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, in particular, Access and Excel.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills, including the ability to work autonomously.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of data management applications such as SAS or SQL, data visualization tools such as MicroStrategy and Tableau is an asset, but not required.

Alberta Blue Cross® is an inclusive employer committed to a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We empower and are advocates for our employees by welcoming, respecting and valuing their unique perspectives, backgrounds and experiences.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in an innovative, high-energy team-focused environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at
careers.ab.bluecross.ca

COVID-19 Vaccination Notice: Alberta Blue Cross® has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that applies to all of its employees.  As a condition of employment, successful job applicants will be asked to: (a) confirm their COVID-19 vaccination status and provide proof they are fully vaccinated*, OR (b) produce a valid negative COVID-19 test** on an ongoing basis, at their cost, completed within 72 hours of working at any Alberta Blue Cross workplace starting December 15, 2021. Successful candidates who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (i.e., medical condition/ disability; religious belief) may request exemption and accommodation. 

*Fully vaccinated means having received all of the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, or a combination of COVID-19 vaccines, approved by Health Canada to produce an immune response to COVID-19 (i.e., at least two doses of a two-dose vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine) and at least 14 days have lapsed since the date on which the person received the last of the  recommended doses.

**Heath Canada approved tests (PCR and point of care antigen test) administered by a health care professional (at home test kits are not acceptable).

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Date posted

November 15, 2021

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About us

Let’s impact lives for the better!

Alberta Blue Cross® is Alberta based, not-for-profit and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage to over 1.8 million members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do—and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

Working at Alberta Blue Cross® means having a career where you’ll be recognized for your contributions. We value diversity, encourage our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide opportunities for training and career growth.