Senior Strategist

<p>With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.</p>

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

When you think of <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan</a> for health insurance, you can know you&rsquo;re getting much more. We're a company founded on a tradition of affordable, quality health care for everyone, improving the present and investing in the future.<br /><br />We offer:<br />Plans for employers and individuals that meet today&rsquo;s needs, budgets and lifestyle<br />The largest network of doctors and hospitals in the state<br />Lower health care costs Higher quality health care<br />Award-winning diversity practices<br />Grants and programs that promote better health throughout Michigan<br /><strong><br />Mission:&nbsp;</strong>We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health.<br /><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Click here</strong></a> to learn more about our commitment to our Social Mission, view company updates and reviews, and view our awards &amp; accolades.<br /><br />Learn more about your options as an external candidate. <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click here</a> to view open positions.

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <p>The senior strategist serves as an integral member of the Corporate Strategy team and will work on projects with long-term implications for the organization, including: setting enterprise priorities, develop enterprise-level strategies, and assessing strategic investments and partnerships.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Manage multiple strategic projects and initiatives.&nbsp; Develops work plans and key project milestones. Tracks progress to goal.&nbsp; Identifies issues and works to craft solutions to reach strategic objectives.</li> <li>Considers market trends and changes, identify, prioritize and develop strategies to enable the future state of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network and its subsidiaries.</li> <li>Provides strategy expertise to the organization. Contributes to overall corporate strategy by providing insight and innovative problem solving.</li> <li>Oversee the development of financial models and analyses to support the creation of strategies and plans.&nbsp; Utilizes scenario planning models in order to make data-driven decisions.&nbsp; Highlights key risks and areas of uncertainty to minimize exposure to significant error.</li> <li>Act as a thought partner to enterprise leadership in the development and prioritization of long-term strategies.</li> <li>Translate strategic questions into a hypothesis-driven solution.</li> <li>Develop quantitative analyses and models, as well as the underlying data required, to inform strategies.</li> <li>Structure strategic and analytical documents into actionable plans for the organization</li> <li>Provide solutions to complex business problems and make recommendations to senior management to improve strategic initiatives and technical processes.</li> <li>Maintain knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures in related field.</li> <li>Assist executive leadership in developing and approving annual goals and ensure corporate standards are consistently met.</li> <li>Utilize primary and secondary research to assist in identifying best practices and opportunities for the corporation.</li> <li>Create executive level PowerPoint presentations and correspondence to communicate recommendations to executive leadership and the Board of Directors.</li> <li>Convene colleagues and SMEs to foster a collaborative environment to stay informed on changes in the healthcare payer and broader healthcare industries that may impact enterprise strategies. Other duties may be assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Health Policy, Business or related field required. Master&rsquo;s Degree in related field strongly preferred.</li> <li>Five (5) years of experience in management consulting, finance, investment banking or corporate strategy.</li> <li>Five (5) years leadership experience preferred.</li> <li>Previous experience at a highly complex organization or within the healthcare industry preferred.</li> <li>Excellent analytical skills and financial modeling capabilities using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), with attention to detail.</li> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills.</li> <li>Interfaces effectively with all levels within the organization.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to lead others in strategy roles that have direct reporting or information relationships.</li> <li>Ability to lead structured problem solving with limited direction in addition to advanced critical thinking skills demonstrated through problem solving for complex business problems.</li> <li>Ability to work independently within a team environment.</li> </ul>