Highmark Health Medical Cost Initiatives Strategy Consultant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
This job supports executive leadership of the Organization with a range of strategy activities essential to the Organization's membership and margin goals. Provide analytical/strategic-thinking and leadership support that enables project teams to: 1) isolate business issues; 2) design and execute analytics for studying business issues (market research, scenario planning, forecasting, market share, profitability, etc.); 3) develop technical content (competitive intelligence, market trend analysis); 4) support development of formal recommendations to senior levels of Highmark leadership; 5) create documents (go-to-market or operational strategies, etc.) that inform critical strategic issues and decisions.
Work with business/ market owners to identify key business issues, apply right analytical framework, develop solution and recommendations, represent findings to stakeholders and own the outcome.
Manage major strategy projects with the help of internal or external strategy consulting resources.
Serve as subject matter expert to Strategic Operations staff and stakeholders on membership, growth and operational strategy issues.
Provide periodic informal work guidance/direction to junior team members; Provide performance input and recommendations to management for development/ training plans. May have supervisory responsibilities on a project basis.
Develop analytical frameworks, approach and methodology best practices to analyze strategy issues.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
Masters Degree in business, health or economics or other related degree.
At least two (2) years of post-grad experience with strategy / management consulting firms (such as McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, Booz & Company, Accenture (strategy Practice) or Deloitte (Strategy practice) ) or internal strategy groups of healthcare companies (such as Aetna, United Health Group, WellPoint, GE, )
Six (6) years of related experience in Business or Healthcare
Extensive knowledge of Health Insurance and/or Provider operations
Experience in operational improvement
Through knowledge of membership, rates, financial, economic and competitive data
Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in strategic thinking, plus working knowledge of other related fields
Strong PC application Skills (MS Office including PowerPoint and Excel)
Knowledge of healthcare industry trends and challenges
Strong critical thinking skills
Good communication and presentation skills
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity