Product Strategy Analyst – Healthfirst


The Product Strategy Analyst is passionate and motivated by Healthfirst’s mission and wants to make a lasting impact in healthcare. This individual will create significant impact by providing the analytical support to the Medicaid Product Strategy team to develop, assist in execution, and continuously improve upon a strategy that supports a profitable growth across the Medicaid market portfolio of products.

  • Work collaboratively with finance analysis, sales, marketing and other departments as necessary to support market growth plans to achieve market growth and profitability objectives 
  • Compile information from multiple sources to prepare and distribute time-sensitive and accurate reporting for internal and external audiences 


  • Support team in analysis of the financial performance of the Medicaid Products, identify favorable and unfavorable trends, develop recommendations to improve trends, communicate recommendations to management through a P&L focused mindset 
  • Design, create, modify, support and maintain monthly competitive reports 
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting as required by senior management and external partners 
  • Support team in creation of models to forecast growth performance and financial outcomes 
  • Effectively manage projects by setting clear project milestones and deliverables; clearly communicating goals, objectives and responsibilities. Participate in meetings to gather and specify departmental requirements for such projects 


  • Develop applications and reports using Microsoft Excel, Tableau and pertinent databases 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited institution 
  • SAS, SQL and/or Tableau skills with ability to query, compile, and manipulate large datasets  
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel 


  • A tendency to take full ownership of a situation or deliverable. This means having pride in one’s work, being an expert in the area, and a willingness to do whatever it takes to get to a result. 
  • Understand and translate highly complex concepts to a wide range of audience. This means the ability to take a complex program or situation and break it down into simpler, constituent parts. 
  • Experience in analyzing membership growth and retention trends and identifying drivers   
  • Ability to efficiently validate data and analyses to identify potential errors in final results  
  • Highly analytical person who can demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills. 


  • Strong public speaking and oral and written communication skills with the ability to translate data to business insights (in other words, you are an analytic storyteller) 
  • Team player who contributes to creating a positive work environment and willing to pull their sleeves up to get things done with a bias towards action and prototyping towards a solution. 
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and a desire to continue learning and growing. This means you want to go above and beyond to understand the business context. 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working in a health care delivery system or a health insurance company  
  • Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid programs, health care, and managed care  
  • Python skills with ability to create automated data pulls and manipulations 
  • Strong blend of IQ & EQ 


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