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VP Enterprise Strategy

Highmark Health

  • Company Hignmark Health
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Strategic Planning/Corp Development
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

The VP of Enterprise Strategy will report directly to the EVP, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer.  The VP will co-lead the Strategy and Transformation office responsible for corporate strategy development, competitive intelligence, competitive strategy, for the Highmark Health enterprise of companies.  This office is responsible for the ongoing development/refinement of Highmark Health’s enterprise strategy, including setting vision and direction, articulating priority initiatives, and detailing out strategies.  The VP will lead a small team of experienced strategy consultants in working with the Enterprise BU’s as requested on strategy projects associated with key initiatives or BU’s.    These projects will be determined by the Executive Leadership Team and typically will be “owned” by people across the Enterprise outside the STO.  In this capacity, the VP will need to manage his/her team as a small in-house consulting group.  The VP will work closely with their co-leader to link the Enterprise Strategy with strategic planning, competitive intelligence, and the enterprise competitive strategy.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform management responsibilities to include, but are not limited to: involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity.  Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department; develop and implement policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.
  • Lead the development of the Enterprise Strategy, working in close collaboration across the strategy office.  This is typically done every five years with a refresh period every year.
  • Lead a team of strategy consultants to work on priority strategic initiatives across the Enterprise.  These initiatives will be sponsored by the Executive Leadership Team and will typically be one of two types: 
    • a cross-enterprise initiative that requires a strategy (e.g., post-acute, tele-health); or
    • a BU-specific strategy that requires support (e.g., Medicare strategy for hospital, service area strategy for a particular region). 

The type and topical focus of these will vary but could come in from any of our businesses  Refine and improve our standard process for strategy development and develop an internally-facing communication strategy as to when and how to use 

  • Build a small team of experienced consultants with a cross-functional set of expertise (e.g., some payor, some provider, some healthcare in general) 
  • Collaborate with STO leadership to develop the roadmap for Highmark Health transformation and identify where strategy is needed 
  • Help foster the development of a more strategic mindset across the organization
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • Master's Degree i n Business or related field

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 7 years in Healthcare Strategy, with strong preference for Payor Experience
  • 7 years in a management role

Preferred

  • 3 years in Consulting

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • None

SKILLS

  • Must have “servant leader” orientation – mindset toward helping others in the organization build out strategy and not needing to “own” anything him/herself 
  • Expertise in strategic problem-solving using a standard methodology  High degree of emotional intelligence and resiliency; the work in this role changes frequently and VP will need to be able to flex with changes 
  • Strong communicator – able and willing to write and give presentations in multiple formats 
  • Willingness to “roll up sleeves” and lean in to do the work  Strong history of people leadership and attraction – will need to be willing to recruit regularly and lead team of individual contributors 

Language (Other than English)

None

Travel Required

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-Based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Frequently

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Occasionally

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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