Randstad Biometrics in Upper Marlboro, Maryland



Upper Marlboro, MD

Date Posted:

Monday, October 3, 2016

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Randstad Life Sciences

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Job Title: Biostatistician

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain models that incorporate key internal and external metrics to produce short (1-5 year) and long range (10 year) membership forecasts at multiple levels (e.g. geographic, product, line of business, account, Medical Center, etc.) using data-driven, statistically valid methodologies and provide analysis of variance to forecast and use the analysis to modify the forecasting assumptions and models appropriately.

  • Collaborate with line of business leaders and other key stakeholders to identify underlying trends, both internal and external, impacting current and future membership growth, and incorporate trends into membership projections.

  • Present projections to internal stakeholders including senior leadership and communicate final forecasts and assumptions to line of business leaders and stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, most notably the Strategic Planning and Financial Planning teams, to complete forecast templates in support of the regional annual planning process (e.g. Rate Setting, Strategic Plan, Budget).

  • Evaluate opportunities to improve business processes to increase efficiency and transparency to the team and management, including supporting automation of the forecasting models.

  • Collaborate with Manager, Membership Forecasting and Analysis to determine other duties as directed.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in a forecasting role in economics, finance, or marketing analysis.

  • Minimum four (4) years of experience in leading complex, interdisciplinary projects to a timely completion.

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience using at least one of the following Business Intelligence systems: Business Objects; Tableau; Oracle Business Intelligence; or MicroStrategy.

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience using at least one of the following statistical analysis packages: SAS; SPSS; R; or Minitab.

  • Bachelor s degree in business, health care or a related field required.

  • High proficiency with Excel


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan with Company Match

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

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