Director of Strategic Planning

Join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to help shape the strategic plan that defines the future of our enterprise.  We're continuing to diversify and grow and want exceptional strategy and planning leaders to push the thinking on what's possible for Blue Cross and our family of companies.  If you can balance innovation and execution and turn creativity into outcomes, we think you'll like what this role has to offer.

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (Strategy)

Our Mission: We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health. Our Customer Commitment: We aspire to be clear and simple, to help you make the right choices, to offer valuable coverage, and help you get quality health care for you and those you love. Our Commitment to our Social Mission: Increasing access to affordable health care Enhancing the quality of care patients receive Improving the health of Michigan&rsquo;s citizens and communities.&nbsp; <p><br />Our employees are eligible for several great perks:</p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance</li> <li>401(k) with company match</li> <li>Annual bonuses</li> <li>Tuition assistance</li> <li>Paid parking</li> </ul>

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>Develop a market-backed, long-term strategic plan for the Enterprise and lead the organization&rsquo;s annual strategic planning process. Serve in a consultative role to the business multi-year strategies and supporting business and operational plans are developed. Ensure business plans align with the overall aspirations and strategy of the enterprise, facilitate executive-level discussions, drive consistency across business plans and identify potential&nbsp;opportunities for further analysis. Just as importantly, lead&nbsp;and develop a pipeline of strategists for the organization.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES </strong>include the following. Other duties may be assigned.</p> <ol> <li>Develop the organization&rsquo;s multi-year strategic plan, incorporating market trends, strategic aspirations, key capabilities required, and in-flight corporate and business unit strategies.</li> <li>Coordinate with the business to develop their multi-year strategies and supporting business plans, including key assumptions, priorities and anticipated outcomes, and key risks.</li> <li>Identify, develop and evaluate strategies. Drive development of enterprise-wide and cross-functional strategies, including capability and value identification.</li> <li>Maintain a point of view on the key trends and direction of the health care industry and develop perspectives on how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan should respond to changing industry trends.</li> <li>Provide leadership, coaching and development to a team supporting Corporate Strategy to maximize resources, manage workloads and ensure on-time deliverables.</li> <li>Lead and support cross-functional project teams with internal and external subject matter experts. Provides ongoing project management support, including developing work plans and supporting project outputs. Communicate status of project teams to leadership.</li> <li>Prepare content and deliver presentations, discussion documents, and updates to executive leadership and the Board of Directors.</li> </ol>
Requirements: <p><strong>EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE</strong></p> <ol> <li>Bachelor's Degree in Strategy, Health Policy, Business or related field required. Master&rsquo;s Degree in related field preferred.</li> <li>Nine (9) years of experience in corporate strategy, consulting, investment banking or related experience is required.</li> <li>Previous experience leading a team is required.</li> <li>Previous experience working in the healthcare industry is preferred.</li> </ol> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong></p> <p>To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.&nbsp; The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.&nbsp; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p><strong>OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES</strong></p> <ol> <li>Expert problem-solving capabilities.</li> <li>Expert quantitative and financial analysis/modeling capabilities, leveraging Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), with an affinity for detail.</li> <li>Expert oral communication and presentation skills (ability to deliver complex information in clear, concise, and relevant manner).</li> <li>Expert written communication skills.</li> <li>Strong strategic orientation with ability to develop plans and deliver expected results.</li> <li>Ability to anticipate scenarios and develop strategy options while remaining open minded to alternatives.</li> <li>Ability to demonstrate creativity, act independently, and respond to highly ambiguous situations.</li> <li>Ability to assess business outcomes and risks to determine an appropriate course of action.</li> <li>Ability to credibly consult with executive and line leadership.</li> <li>Ability to lead others and manage their performance.</li> </ol> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES&nbsp; </strong></p> <p>Directly supervises a varied number of employees in the designated department(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL INFORMATION </strong></p> <p>The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.&nbsp; They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.&nbsp; This job description does not constitute a contract for employment.</p>