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Senior Director Strategic Analytics

Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Duke University

Raleigh, NC 27601
Education
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


REPORTS TO Associate VP, Strategic Planning and Business Development


PURPOSE: Lead Duke Health analytic and proactive intelligence efforts of the strategic planning function.


Provide leadership for all analytic aspects of the work performed by the department.
Lead in the development of data and analytic standards for the department.
Serve as department expert on data resources across the institution and appropriate uses of those resources.
Lead data governance within the department and serve as the department representative to various other departments or institutional committees working through these issues.


Analytic Tools


Evaluate existing available analytic tools and make recommendations regarding their utility and appropriate use. Serve as department expert on these tools and ensure optimization of their use.
As appropriate, provide training on available resources and tools to both internal and external constituents.
Evaluate and monitor new or alternative decision support tools and systems. Serve as the point person/expert for external data sources (eg contract negotiations, completion of RFI/RFPs, validation and correction of released data, and research of new data sources).
Identify the need for and spearhead the development of new tools to facilitate the department's functions.
Supervise database management activities.
Develop and oversee the creation of internal planning tools and data resources. When applicable, develop leadership views and access to tools to allow for self-service analysis and guidance on strategic intelligence, based on data and insights.
Accountable for forecasts and model development to inform business plans and strategic decisions.


Market and Data Analysis


Assess analytic support needs. Oversee the production of objective data and analysis that enable Duke Health and Service Line leadership to surface issues, make informed decisions, and achieve strategic goals.
Lead advanced analytics and sophisticated model development as required by the priorities of the department.
Provide guidance and recommendations regarding the communication of significant analyses to lay and/or senior audiences.
Participate in relevant activities with the North Carolina Hospital Association and Truven Health Analytics to influence state-wide market data collection and reporting decisions.
Manage vendor relationships and assess analytic support needs. Evaluate and monitor new or alternative decision support tools and systems.
Oversee the prospective monitoring of external sources to project market trends and opportunities potentially affecting key lines of business at DUHS; report findings regularly to leadership at multiple levels; share information and conclusions to guide decisions and actions.
Direct relevant activities with the North Carolina Hospital Association (and other applicable organizations) to influence state-wide market data collection and reporting decisions.
With Planning staff, prospectively monitor national and regional trends to identify new opportunities and threats for DUHS and its business units.


Strategic Intelligence


Develop processes and tools for tracking and interpreting local, regional, and national market, industry, and competitive activity of relevance to support decision making that will position Duke Health for success in the future.
Identify opportunities and solutions for regular reporting and facilitated discussion of data and information that inform the organization of internal and/or external trends that have strategic implications.
Develop and maintain close working relationships with other departments that may advise on activities and trends in the external environment that could impact strategic needs or opportunities (eg, Govt. Affairs, Real Estate, Payer Strategy).
In collaboration with the Sr/Director of Planning, lead the annual development of the Environmental Assessment for Duke Health and its various entities. Organize planning and analytics staff to create comprehensive assessments that create the basis for planning throughout the year.


Institutional and Divisional Support


Support the ongoing review and development of the Duke Health strategic plan and annual data analysis of clinical program performance.
Supervise and provide guidance to the planning staff as it relates to analytical tools, models, methodologies, etc.
Develop strong relationships with other departments that also serve significant analytical needs for the organization to facilitate access to data and consistent methodologies (where appropriate) for data usage. This will include working with Hospital and Corporate Finance, Performance Services, DHTS, Marketing, and other Duke Departments.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


Managing Staff:


The Director will lead a small team of data managers/analysts in the successful execution of the jobs and responsibilities of the Department. S/He will also provide indirect supervision and management in regard to the analytical activities of all planning staff.


Licensure, Training, and Policies


The Senior Director must ensure compliance with all mandatory DUHS policies, training, and health/safety requirements.


*There is a possibility that this position may be hired in as a Director or Sr. Director*


Preferred Qualifications at this Level


Education


Position requires analytical, organizational and communications skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program. Advanced Degree strongly preferred.


Experience:


Work requires a minimum of seven years of business experience in such areas as consulting, strategic planning, business, and operations planning, market research, and financial analysis.


OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of health care planning databases. Knowledge of Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software.


Must be able to achieve results in a large, complex organization. Highly developed analytical and communication skills are necessary. Must be able to manage multiple projects and processes simultaneously. Self-motivation and the ability to perform with minimal supervision.


Required Qualifications at this Level


Education:


Position requires analytical, organizational and communications skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelors degree program. Master of Health Care Administration or MBA preferred.


Work requires a minimum of seven years of business experience in such areas as hospital administration, provides strategic planning, business, and operations planning, market research, and financial analysis.


OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.


Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification: N/A


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: N/A




Reference: 1152708975

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