Non-IT Senior Strategic Planning Consultant - Denver, Colorado, United States, 80285

To apply Please email recruiter, Natalie Pong at NpongApexSystems.com Job Summary In concert with Strategy Management leaders, the Senior Strategy Consultant works closely with senior Health Plan and Medical Group leadership, managers and staff to facilitate Strategic Plan development and execution. The Senior Strategy Consultant leads the definition and execution of the strategic programs and projects by partnering with stakeholders to generate high-value solutions and sustainable results. This person supports internal clients by effectively applying project management, facilitation, and process improvement methodologies and identifying and applying appropriate best practices from within and outside of the company. Consulting and Project Management Leads from inception to completion on critical projects and initiatives aimed at achieving the Region s Strategic Objectives. Consults for executives, senior leaders and other stakeholders to ensure fulfillment of strategic goals by identifying gaps and developing solutions. Leads projects and programs for Colorado, including defining goals, measurements, deliverables, key milestones and critical path for projects containing multiple work streams. Identifies "best" practices from Project Program Management Community, the company regions, Health Care and other industries. Manages the adoption or adaptation of those practices to achieve significant ROI, Quality andor Service results. Works with stakeholders to document information for new project requests using established criteria. Aligns projects with strategic objectives and identifies opportunities to increase efficiencies, cost effectiveness, quality and service. Effectively sees how multiple projects connect and leverages those synergies to add the most value to the company Identifies project barriers constraints risks and ensure risks constraints are mitigated. Uses existing project methodologies to execute projects. Effectively applies process improvement. Strategic Planning Manages activities to ensure the development, communication, execution and refinement of the Region s three year strategic plan. Advances organizational alignment around the Strategic Plan, partnering with Communications, Operations, and other core functions. Supports Strategy Management and other Health Plan and Medical Group leaders timely and high quality completion of the annual Strategic Plan Review with Program Office. Strategy Execution Facilitates Strategy Execution teams Leads programs or projects that drive the execution of three strategies Affordability, Personalization and Integration Business Planning Leads the development of business cases for strategic project proposals. Evaluates past business cases to determine their ROI for the company Market and Performance Analysis Assesses organizational performance and identifies competitive advantage and performance improvement opportunities on higher level critical projects. Identifies industry trends, conducts research and benchmarks with other health care organizations to understand key issues and apply them to the company Maintains a working understanding of the regional and national health care marketplace and the company s position in it applies this understanding to advance the organization s strategic thinking. Special Projects Supports Strategy Management leaders andor participates in various ad-hoc projects on an as needed basis. Other duties as assigned. Requirements Process improvement experience Expertise in modeling, analyzing and manipulating data Completed Bachelor s degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Health Care Economics, Statistics (with a quantitative emphasis), or equivalent experience required. Masters degree highly preferred 7+ years of work experience analyzing, modeling and forecasting financial and operational data, including a thorough understanding of financial statement construction and analysis to include 5+ years of experience in consulting, project management required Ability to relate financial information to the broader business. Strong financial and statistical analysis highly preferred. Demonstrable experience in preparing presentations to financial and business leaders including Senior Management Prior experience in directly working with and supporting senior executives is a plus Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced skill in Excel and Power Point, required Bonus 4 years of experience working in a health care environment andor top tier consulting accounting firm Soft Skills Dedication to diversity The incumbent will be expected to exercise appropriate discretion with all of the confidential information that becomes available throughout hisher interaction with senior leadership Strong listening skills coupled with excellent presentation and business writing skills. Track record of successfully working in matrix reporting relationships, ability to interact effectively with all levels including senior management and highly articulate Able to work in a LaborManagement partnership environment Consistently demonstrate integrity, prudence, high energy, initiative, and self-confidence.