Principal Consultant

Blue Health services
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Practitioner / consultant

Position Summary

 Leads major projects and serves as a key customer-facing member of a BHI Analytic Consulting team. Contributes to the development and integration of Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) solutions with Plan and non-Plan stakeholders to solve business problems and increase adoption of BHI driven solutions. This position is responsible for delivering actionable value of BHI across the Blues system.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide overall project management, data management, data analytics and critical problem solving throughout the lifecycle of consulting engagements.
  • Provides management and oversight of specific projects across all functional areas.
  • Lead/key consultant with external client.
  • Provides advice and consultation to external clients on analytic questions, issues to be addressed and reasonable timeframes for all project components.
  • Manages ad hoc client requests and provides clients with feedback on feasibility and timelines.
  • Develops and manages overall project plan, working with project managers.
  • Oversees business analyst in development of business requirements and project scope documents.
  • Directs business analyst in updating project plans, change of scope or out of scope, risk logs, etc.
  • Provide coordination for overall project and identifies synergies, duplication of efforts or overlap, and any project gaps.
  • Works with consultants to develop analytic approach and methods.
  • With team input, prepares overall client deliverables:
  • Summary of key findings
  • Develops PowerPoint presentation if needed which โ€œtells the storyโ€ to the client
  • Work with Plan analytic staff to promote use and value derived from BHI data.
  • Contribute to BHI Product Development analytics, work with and guide product managers and development teams on use of BHI data and analytic groupers.
  • Advise and support the appropriate use of BHI information for business needs (internal/ external).
  • Participate in the research and product development process.
  • Support account management/sales in business development and sales meetings to articulate BHI analytic capabilities and shape scope of prospective engagements
  • Support analytic needs for sales and marketing.

Job Requirements

  • 10+ yearsโ€™ experience with large health care informatics.
  • 5+ years in customer facing role with health industry partners such as employers, health Plans, providers and other health care companies.


  • Strong client facing skills including presentations to senior leadership, advice and consult with clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, integrate and deliver informatics and business intelligence projects.
  • Understanding issues related to data analysis in healthcare payer industry.
  • Strong planning, coordination, analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to derive insight and infer business implications from data.
  • Familiarity with fundamental financial, performance, and quality measures used in health care payer industry.
  • Familiarity with analytic programming languages such as SQL, SAS, R or Python preferred
  • Familiarity with statistics and advanced methods such as AI/Machine Learning preferred
  • Ability to provide guidance to stakeholders in understanding business value of the initiative.
  • Ability to interface with customers and other stakeholders with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to complete project, with demonstrated commitment to meeting deliverables.
  • Ability to prioritize among multiple tasks and self-manage.


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Posted on


Practitioner / consultant


Chicago , United States