National Competitive Unit Cost Analyst

Cigna    United States
Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they are doing! We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

This national resource has as its main focus the development, production and support of existing and new tools that house competitive data points.

This technical position is responsible for building out and maintaining competitive tools and reporting to support Local Market Affordability initiatives, national competitive initiatives as well as Contracting strategies, and ensuring competitive information are accurately portrayed. This analytical individual will manage, coordinate and triage the technical aspects of data, perform analytics and clearly communicate with the team and matrix partners relevant issues and findings. This position is responsible for working in a highly matrixed organization in a collaborative manner and exhibiting behaviors, attitudes and actions that demonstrate a high level of teamwork.


  • Manage, monitor and prioritize activities related to existing tools, and build new tools, as needed.
  • Identify data elements needed for enhancements to existing tools and reports, and appropriate data sources, and gaps pertaining to business/user needs
  • Work with teams to review, analyze, determine opportunities and identify solutions to increase analytical processing efficiency and scalability
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with various stakeholders, including IT, Contracting, Pricing and Medical Economics.
  • Maintain a close, productive and collaborative relationship with our IT partners.
  • Support management in the long-term strategy and defining of priorities
  • Special projects as required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Familiarity with health insurance data, including claims, eligibility, provider and benefit data
  • Strong healthcare data and financial background
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical tools/software skills
  • Experience in the use of relational database concepts and applications, specifically use of MS Access, SAS, SQL, Excel and other relevant software applications. Tableau skills preferred.
  • Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) procedure as a data retrieval tool. Specifically, the ability to write programs to perform queries on data and retrieve data from multiple tables/sources with SAS and SQL
  • Experience working with IT and matrix partners to build business requirements for a new tool or application, create the new tool or application, test and make needed enhancements and roll out new tool or application
  • Ability to analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative provider data.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with demonstrated ability to influence internal and external resources.
  • Ability to work productively in an environment that requires constant development of technical data skill sets.
  • Self starter with excellent analytical, technical, and project management skills in a matrix organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work at both the conceptual and very detailed levels and easily shifts between the two.
  • Can manage multiple and sometimes competing tasks with tight deadlines
  • In-depth understanding of managed care business processes, data, systems, reimbursement methodology, case-mix adjustment, and applications for claims payment, providers, and utilization management.
  • Experience working with Contracting, Sales, Medical Economics, Pricing, Underwriting, Financial Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, COB and Project Management a plus
  • Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status.

    If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

    Mon, 11 Feb 2019 23:44:36 GMT

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