Director IT Health Plan Business Strategy

<p>Consultative partnering, strategic IT planning and tactical execution is what you&rsquo;ll live and breathe in this new, influential role at Blue Cross. Drive alignment between IT and the Health Plan Business unit in connection with Blue Cross&rsquo; overall corporate strategy. As a trusted advisor, you&rsquo;ll ensure IT is in lock-step with the business&rsquo; strategic planning process and will influence operational execution planning to deliver optimal value to the business.</p>

Detroit, US-MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Overview: In this role, you'll be responsible for leading an internal consulting team in planning, organizing and directing IT Health Plan Business divisional strategies.&nbsp; Your team will be tasked with delivering high-value and executable strategy consulting services to Health Plan Business segments and functional areas in support of corporate goals and objectives.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Lead the scope and execution of internal consulting engagements in partnership with segment/functional areas.</li> <li>Provide effective/efficient technology solutions to complex business problems applying theory, analytical tools and creativity</li> <li>Lead and collaborate on strategy formation, development, testing and roll out including development of metrics and KPIs.</li> <li>Develop strategic recommendations through comprehensive assessment of strategic options, risks and mitigation strategies.</li> <li>Assemble and analyze relevant facts needed to support strategic decisions.</li> <li>Work closely with key partners throughout the enterprise to ensure strategic alignment.</li> <li>Direct activities of functional area including planning, staff development, problem solving and communications.</li> <li>Establish business unit goals and objectives that support continuous quality improvement.</li> <li>Provide high level oversight and leadership to business unit and lead change effectively.</li> <li>Perform other related duties as required.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in related field required. Master's Degree business or in related field considered a plus.</li> <li>Five (5) to seven (7) years experience in business strategy consulting or related, with experience leading technology teams.</li> <li>Excellent analytical, decision making, organizational, and creative problem solving skills.</li> <li>Excellent communication skills and ability to deliver complex information.</li> <li>Strong strategic orientation with ability to develop plans to deliver expected results.</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interface with management.</li> <li>Broad and deep knowledge of BCBSM including its business, history, long-term and annual goals, and leadership.</li> <li>Strong project management and organizational skills.</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> </ul>