Senior Behavioral Economics Professional, Humana

Senior Behavioral Economics Professional, Humana

Category : Alumni

Description

The Senior Behavioral Economics Professional in Clinical Data Science team designs, executes, and measures the results of large scale experiments. The Senior Behavioral Economics Professional work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

Responsibilities

Digital Health and Analytics is a new area of Humana, focused on transforming the health experience for Humana members through the use of technology and analytics. We are looking for a Behavioral Economics Professional to assist in transforming Humana into a best in class Test and Learn organization, using both Behavioral Economics theory and Design of Experiment expertise to design rigorous business experiments that will inform Humana’s strategy moving forward.

The Behavioral Economics Professional will work cross-functionally and collaboratively with teams across Humana in the design, execution, and analysis of business experiments, with emphasis on randomized control studies when appropriate. To enable Humana’s transformation to a best in class testing organization, the Behavioral Economics Professional will guide Business Partners for the Clinical Data science team through a new process that makes it easy for teams to navigate the complexity of testing in a large organization with regards to legal, compliance, and other regulatory oversight.

The ideal candidate will have experience conducting experiments in an applied healthcare setting and have demonstrated innovation and creative methods for overcoming testing constraints.

As a Behavioral Economics Professional, you will:

guide Business Partners through a new Test and Learn process that makes it easy for teams to navigate the complexity of testing in a large organization with regards to legal, compliance, and other regulatory oversight
provide regular reporting of the Test and Learn landscape at Humana
work with Business Partners to clearly define hypotheses and design rigorous tests that allow confidence in the results
provide recommendations for sample sizing through power analysis
apply Behavioral Economics theory to the design of interventions
build strong working relationships with a variety of teams in a collaborative, matrixed environment with physical locations across the U.S.
design, conduct, analyze, and provide recommendations for the interpretation of results of business experiments
First Year Success Factors

You communicate effectively and timely with Business Partners engaged in the Test and Learn process.
You are recognized as an experimentation expert by Business Partners.
You are able to identify innovative methods for overcoming testing constraints.
You have developed effective partnerships with business partners and coworkers.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Behavioral Sciences, Applied Statistics, Public Health or related field
Experience conducting lab or field experiments
Experience working with and analyzing various types of data using SAS, R, Python or similar software
History of solving problems, creating solutions and driving change within a team
Naturally curious and comfortable with ambiguity
Demonstrated strategic and analytical thinking
Clear and concise oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and consulting skills

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s or PhD Degree in Economics, Behavioral Sciences, Applied Statistics, Public Health or related field
1-3 years of work experience in healthcare, insurance, or related field
Experience conducting microeconomic or behavioral science research
Previously applied research to help a firm reach objectives
Work experience in a health care and/or Insurance setting

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