Senior Market Analyst - Product Management

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dec 20, 2022
Jan 28, 2023
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 600,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace for 13 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Work Location: Work from Home or Office for Your Day

The health and safety of our employees, members, providers, and our community is our highest priority. Therefore, all new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting at UCare, subject to limited exceptions such as for a sincerely held religious belief or for medical reasons.

Position Description

As the Senior Market Analyst - Product Management, you are responsible for business-critical market research and strategic counsel in support of UCare's product development and product management activities. You will gather, analyze, synthesize, and communicate data and complex research findings to business partners and executive leadership. In addition, you will manage quantitative and qualitative research projects by contracted research organizations. You must have advanced technical skills to conduct research and data analysis and create visualizations for reporting.

• Initiate and implement new analyses and reports to support annual development of UCare's products and benefits. Collaborate with teams to identify informational needs; develop understanding of UCare products, competitors and markets; determine most suitable data and methodologies; create report data; provide context and high-level analysis.

• Collaborate in the development of reporting and analytics to support management and oversight of UCare's existing products. Meet with business owners to identify requirements. Manage timelines and accountabilities for key deliverables. Monitor the progress of research projects to ensure data is being collected in a timely and consistent manner.

• Lead research projects of moderate scope and complexity. Review and apply specifications and regulatory guidance; identify and prioritize project deliverables; design and execute project plans; communicate with internal and external parties regarding issues, barriers, and ongoing status.

• Develop and maintain high level expertise in the use of UCare's Business Intelligence tools, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, MarketView, and other reporting software solutions. Serve as the Subject Matter Expert for the department, provide mentorship and direction to peers regarding data analysis and Business Intelligence tools.

• Develop reporting specifications to summarize results, findings, and any issues for management. Create presentations and other reports for internal and external audiences, present to large groups and executive leadership, and respond to questions.

• Maintain a thorough understanding of data structure within UCare's internal data systems, including membership, enrollment, claims, providers, and product lines.

• Oversee day to day vendor relationships, including facilitation of research study development in collaboration with Product Managers, review of findings, and communication of results to stakeholders.

• Respond to ad hoc requests for data analysis or research on UCare's members, competitors and/or the health insurance market. Determine resources, analyze findings, and present results.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in data analytics, business administration, or other relevant field. Demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

At least five years of experience in a product or service-based organization with product and market research/analytics responsibilities and technical analysis experience, including both qualitative and quantitative studies. At least three years of experience with survey platforms such as Qualtrics or RedCap. Advanced Excel, SQL or SAS experience. Experience with Tableau or similar programs. Experience managing multiple, complex projects. Proven facilitation skills. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. At least three years or more experience with survey platforms such as Qualtrics or REDCap.

Preferred Experience

Demonstrated experience performing market research focused on responders or populations with low income, lower education levels, and/or low English Proficiency. At least three years' experience in health care/managed care organization. Knowledge of state, federal and commercial health care programs and products. Google Analytics certification. Understanding of project management concepts and methodologies.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

JOB POST DATE: 12/19/2022

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