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Director, Strategic Decision Support (Actuarial)

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US

Company: Inland Empire Health Plans

Job Requisition ID: 4786 


Position Summary/Position


The Director of Strategic Decision Support is responsible for managing a team of analysts that provides strategic analytic support to assist with the planning and development of strategic initiatives in line with the company’s Mission, Vision and Values.  The team will collaborate with leaders from business units across the organization, providing data and analysis that enable actionable insights to operations, and to facilitate solutions that allow for informed decision making.  

Major Functions (Duties and Responsibilities)


1. Provide analytic support necessary to assist with the planning and development of strategic initiatives in line with the company’s Mission, Vision and Values
2. Collaborate with other business units across the organization to develop ROI or costs benefit analysis for strategic initiatives.
3. Partner with VP of strategy in new business strategic development.
4. Conduct forecast scenario analysis to support strategic decision-making.
5. Present and lead discussion of results and insights in a collaborative and efficient manner.
6. Lead a team of analysts to ensure cohesive team culture and effective collaboration with other business units.
7. Manage strategic decision support unit including recruiting, training, and coaching team members.
8. Maintain deep knowledge and insight of competitive and regulatory landscape, along with research, on various aspects of health care industry.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Leader: Administers Hires, Terminations, and Performance Reviews

Experience Qualifications


Ten (10) years of health care experience. Five (5) years of managing experience is required.

Preferred Experience

Education Qualifications


Master’s degree from an accredited institution required; MBA preferred.

Preferred Education

Professional Certification


Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) is required; Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) is preferred.

Professional Licenses

Drivers License Required


Knowledge Requirement


In-depth health care industry knowledge. Strong understanding of healthcare market landscape. Knowledge of accounting/finance concepts. Extensive knowledge of MS Excel, Power Point. Knowledge of SQL Programming or relational database is preferred.

Skills Requirement


Excellent facilitation skills and project management skills. Strong conceptual problem-solving skills. Strong quantitative and financial analysis skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral & written).

Abilities Requirement


Extremely organized, sharp attention to detail, strong work ethic, expansive learner. Ability to work independently and manage a team and take initiative. Ability to identify and resolve problems, think creatively, strategically and analytically. Ability to apply extensive knowledge of actuarial methods and procedures. Ability to handle multiple competing priorities. Ability to deal with ambiguity and act without having the total picture; can handle risk and uncertainty. Ability to effectively communicate in variety of prestation setting. Comfortable with senior management audiences, and/or diverse group setting. Strong commitment to quality.  Consistently and thoroughly reviews work for accruing prior to deliverable.

Commitment to Team Culture


The IEHP Team environment requires a Team Member to participate in the IEHP Team Culture. A Team Member demonstrates support of the Culture by developing professional and effective working relationships that include elements of respect and cooperation with Team Members, Members and associates outside of our organization.

Working Conditions

Physical Requirements

Keyboarding: Traditional - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: Touch-Screen - FREQUENTLY
Keyboarding: 10-Key - FREQUENTLY
Use of computer mouse - FREQUENTLY
Hearing: One-on-One - FREQUENTLY
Hearing: In a group - FREQUENTLY
Hearing: Over the Telephone/Cell Phone - FREQUENTLY
Hearing: Conference Speakers/Video Calls/Radio Calls - FREQUENTLY
Communicate: Information/ideas verbally - FREQUENTLY
Near Visual Acuity - FREQUENTLY
Regular contacts: co-workers, supervisor - FREQUENTLY
Decision-making - FREQUENTLY
Lead/Influence Others - FREQUENTLY
Work review - FREQUENTLY
Problem Solving - FREQUENTLY
Understand and follow direction - FREQUENTLY
Regular and reliable attendance - CONSTANTLY


Starting Salary: $159,036.80  - $210,724.80  

Pay rate will commensurate with experience


Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) is the largest not-for-profit Medi-Cal and Medicare health plan in the Inland Empire. We are also one of the largest employers in the region. With a provider network of more than 6,000 and a team of more than 2,000 employees, IEHP provides quality, accessible healthcare services to more than 1.2 million members. And our mission and core values help guide us in the development of innovative programs and the creation of an award winning workplace. As the healthcare landscape is transformed, we’re ready to make a difference today and in the years to come. Join our Team and Make a Difference with us! IEHP offers a Competitive salary and a benefit package with a value estimated at 35% of the annual salary, including medical, dental, vision, team bonus, and retirement plan.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles