Government Health Benefits Analyst – Government Health Benefits
Alberta Blue Cross
Edmonton, AB
At Alberta Blue Cross, we are dedicated to exceptional customer experience and community leadership. We are committed to providing the best health coverage for our members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans. We believe in what we do, and place trust in our employees to deliver our vision.

The Government Health Benefits team is responsible for leading benefit plan management with our government plan sponsors. Under the direction of the Government Health Benefits Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for gathering information on the issues facing the government sponsored health plans and making recommendations for enhancements with innovative benefit plan management tools. This position offers the opportunity to play an integral role in supporting government plan sponsors in collaborative change.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Research and analyze policies and regulations across Canadian and International government sponsored benefit plans.
Develop a strong understanding of the characteristics of the plan populations within our government sponsored plans, and how policy changes would impact them.
Collaborate with a variety of internal stakeholder teams to synthesize a narrative around the effect of existing and potential policies on government sponsored plan performance.
Support the development of new, innovative proposals for benefit plan management of government sponsored plans.
Assist with the preparation of reports, presentations and other benefit plan management documents.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
A degree, diploma or certification in Health Sciences, Business, or equivalent field.
Minimum of 2 years experience analyzing data and producing high-quality data driven deliverables.
Skills in using database software (SQL, MS Access, Oracle or other server database platforms).
Strong capabilities in visualizing data into tables and graphs with Excel, and knowledge of data visualization tools such as Tableau and MicroStrategy.
Benefit plan management experience is an asset.
Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the desire for continuous learning.
Demonstrated commitment to quality customer service.
Exemplary interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Self-directed with a strong sense of accountability and resourcefulness.
Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office products such as MS Access and MS Excel
Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at www.ab.bluecross.ca.