Data Insights Analyst

WellSense Health Plan is a nonprofit health insurance company serving members across Massachusetts and New Hampshire through Medicare, Individual and Family, and Medicaid plans. Founded 25 years ago as Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan, we provide plans and services that work for our members, no matter their circumstances.

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It’s an exciting time to join the WellSense Health Plan, a growing regional health insurance company with a 25-year history of providing health insurance that works for our members, no matter their circumstances.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a proactive and talented Data Insights Analyst to join the Strategic Initiatives Office (SIO) within the Business Analytics organization. The role of a Data Insights Analyst is crucial in shaping an organization's future direction and ensuring that decisions are grounded in data and aligned with strategic goals. This position requires a blend of analytical expertise, strategic thinking, and effective communication to drive positive outcomes for the organization. 

Our Investment in You:

  • Full-time remote work
  • Competitive salaries
  • Excellent benefits

Key Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute data-driven strategies that align with the company's mission and goals.
  • Provide guidance on long-term and short-term strategic planning initiatives.
  • Interpret and analyze complex data sets, utilizing various statistical methods to identify patterns, trends, and actionable insights.
  • Present findings and insights to internal stakeholders in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand their data needs, identify key metrics, and define data requirements for various projects and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including business stakeholders, data scientists, and developers, to identify opportunities for process improvement and develop data-driven solutions.
  • Utilize BI tools to create and distribute reports.
  • Perform detailed data analysis to determine the structure, content, and quality of data through examination of source systems and data samples.
  • Develop and update technical documentation as necessary.
  • Develop risk mitigation plans to ensure successful strategy implementation.
  • Resolve issues or escalate risk to next level of management as necessary.

Supervision Exercised:

  • No supervision

Supervision Received:

  • Direct supervision from the Manager of Analytics and Reporting is received weekly or as needed.


Education Required:  

  • Basic knowledge in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field, or nearing graduation from such a program.

Experience Required:

  • None.

Required Licensure, Certification or Conditions of Employment:

  • Successful completion of pre-employment background check

Competencies, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Strong skills in data analysis and statistical modeling.
  • Experience using data visualization tools such as Tableau and Power BI.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Demonstrates resilience & resourcefulness while operating in a matrixed, fast-paced environment, at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a complex matrixed environment across departments, at varying levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and adapt one's approach to suit a particular audience or situation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) required to effectively maintain strong working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
  • Excellent at facilitation and relationship management skills. Able to coach others and discuss facilitation strategy.
  • Leads discussions in a way that builds trust and inspires action among the audience.
  • Strong focus on service to internal and external customers. Recognition of the enabling nature of project management.
  • Earn the trust of business / project owners as well as SIO Staff
  • Identify areas of concern or constraint, and actively advocate within the PMO for needed resources. Address with the Governance Body as needed for other constraints.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:  

  • Ability to work East Coast business hours.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of the position.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort required. No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

About WellSense

WellSense Health Plan is a nonprofit health insurance company serving more than 740,000 members across Massachusetts and New Hampshire through Medicare, Individual and Family, and Medicaid plans. Founded in 1997, WellSense provides high-quality health plans and services that work for our members, no matter their circumstances.

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