Business Analytics Advisor

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $45 per hour
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Business Analytics Advisor

job summary:
Provides expert content/professional leadership on complex Business Analytics assignments/projects. Works in collaboration with business leaders to provide strategic partnership in analytics, identify and prioritize opportunities for impact, develop analytic solutions, leverage data science and technology capabilities, embed analytics-driven processes, operationalize and measure impact, to support decision making and execution based on data, facts and analytical findings across different parts of the organization. Exercises considerable creativity, foresight, and judgment in conceiving, planning, and delivering initiatives. Uses deep professional knowledge and acumen to advise functional leaders. Focuses on providing thought leadership within Business Analytics but works on broader projects, which require understanding of wider business. Recognized internally as a subject matter expert.

location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 45 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 6 Years
- As part of a high performing collaborative team, take a significant role in the development of analytics, business intelligence and reporting to identify opportunities for Cigna services to improve the health of a client's plan population

- Support the design and execution of new business intelligence from concept to closing in support of new business, upsell and customer retention initiatives

- Identify key metrics, calculations and visualizations which enable the greatest impact on a target audience

- Conduct ad hoc analysis by synthesizing large datasets into meaningful information, enabling our clients and internal partners to make better decisions regarding the health and well-being of our customers

- Act as a resource, subject matter expert and partner for internal partners across the enterprise

- Mentor and support colleagues through their skill development

- Drive best practice business intelligence capabilities for Cigna's colleagues, customers and clients

- Effectively communicate complex concepts to a variety of stakeholders in both verbal and written formats

- Bachelor's degree in business, mathematics, statistics, public administration, public health or other related field preferred

- Master's degree preferred

- Six or more years of experience in an analysis or related role in a business, government or nonprofit setting with a bachelor's degree; four or more years experience with a master's degree

- Three or more years experience using SAS or SQL in an analysis setting required. Experience with Tableau or Cognos is a plus

- Ability to partner with colleagues on cross-functional teams required


BS or BA plus MBA a plus

skills: SQL
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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