Highmark Health Director Innovation - Design Practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
This job supports the executive leadership of Highmark Health with a range of activities essential to defining and executing a multi-year (3-5 year) innovation program for Highmark Health. Provides analytical / strategic thinking and leadership support which enables innovation accelerator cohorts to: 1) Identify opportunities aligned to enterprise priority areas of focus; 2) explore the problem space by learning directly from our customers; 3) Design and execute analytics for studying the problem space and sizing the value opportunity; 4) Conduct generative exercises which synthesize and distill learnings, identifying opportunities for design, and prototype possible solutions; 5) Create artifacts and designs that inform critical strategic issues and Support the development of formal recommendations to senior levels of Highmark Leadership.
Perform management responsibilities including, but 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.
Improve innovation platform capabilities to achieve unparalleled execution
Manage innovation projects to ensure the delivery on time and on budget.
Develop Highmark Health capabilities in accelerator and pipeline management.
Work with businessto identify key business issues, apply right analytical framework, design solution and recommendations, represent findings to stakeholders, and own the outcome.
Manage front end innovations to drive the conversion of the innovative ideas into external/ commercial opportunities for Highmark Health.
Manage major innovation projects with collaboration and support from internal or external Design Consulting Resources.
Support Enterprise Strategy office in development of overall Enterprise Focus 5 strategy Portfolio and cross-enterprise strategies as needed.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
- Master's Degree in Health Administration or Business Administration/Management
- 10 - 15 years in the Healthcare Industry and/or design
5 - 7 years in Management
3 - 5 years in Innovation
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Outstanding Interpersonal Communication Skills
Relationship-builder with Unsurpassed Interpersonal Skills
Creative Problem Solving
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity