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Sunday, September 05, 2010

Manager, Program Management Statistical Analysis - Asurion (Nashville, TN)

This role will lead the detailed statistical analysis of subscriber claims behavior. The insight from this analysis will be used to drive decisions on pricing, program design and financial planning. In order to do this, the position will create and statistically analyze large data sets of internal and external data and communicate the results across the organization in a way that drives the organization to action.


  • Develop analytic programming and manipulate and analyze large datasets using advanced statistical software packages and advanced analytic features of Access and Excel
  • Work across various business units to build large-scale, multi-variable databases
  • Identify statistical analysis techniques (e.g. cluster analysis, time series, multi-variable regression, etc.) required to deliver insight on key strategic questions
  • Support interpretation of statistical data in order to identify significant differences, relationships, and trends in data, as well as factors that could affect the results of research. Report results of statistical analyses in the form of graphs, charts, and tables.
  • Summarize written findings, publicize results, and participate and share with senior leadership as appropriate
  • Advance the use of complex analytical techniques and statistical thinking across Program Management
  • Execute project plans/ timelines, identify resource requirements and manage project to deliver high quality output
  • Own and optimize existing statistical models (e.g., incidence rate forecast) to drive meaningful increases in program profitability
  • Serve as an active participant on cross-functional project teams and provide guidance and training to teams in asking appropriate questions, interpreting data, and translating into action
  • Anticipate data and information needs and integrate into operational programs/plans.
  • Provide leadership in the identification and description of data elements and data files/tables required to complete assigned projects and make recommendations regarding the creation of analytical reports to achieve client, program, and business objectives
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build complex statistical models needed to understand issues at a detail level and forecast impacts of change
  • Ability to communicate complex statistical concepts and output to non-experts in both a written and verbal manner
  • Exceptional business insight and strategic orientation
  • Critical thinking skills in formulating hypotheses, interpreting results, and being able to make educated guesses when data may be sparse or unavailable
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to handle high levels of ambiguity
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Ability to anticipate problems and opportunities and the initiative to pursue solutions
  • Attention to detail


A Bachelor’s Degree in a mathematical field such as Statistics, Operations Research, Actuarial Science or Applied Mathematics is required for this position. A Masters Degree or PhD is preferred. It is also required to have 3 to 7 years of related experiences.


This position requires advanced statistical skills and experience with advanced statistical software package like SPSS, SAS, Minitab, etc. Strong SQL skills are required. Basic to intermediate PowerPoint skills are required.

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