Manager, Strategy

<strong>At Emergent Holdings, we&rsquo;re creating an innovative environment where our employees belong authentically, contribute meaningfully, and thrive intentionally &mdash; both personally and professionally.</strong>

Southfield, USA

Emergent Holdings

<p class="p1"><strong>Emergent Holdings is driven by a singular goal &mdash; improving the health and safety of our customers and our communities. How do we do that? We create innovative insurance products, technology solutions, and services to support our key stakeholders &mdash; individuals, employers, providers, and strategic partners &mdash; improving the health and safety of the people and places we serve.</strong></p>

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Mid-level Manager

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <br /> <p>This Manager of Strategy is responsible for managing critical functions of the Emergent Holdings Strategy team.&nbsp;As the growth and diversification engine, Emergent Holdings is continuously evaluating new, innovative ways to grow and expand our businesses.&nbsp;Key responsibilities of this role include managing functions related to annual strategic planning including but not limited to development, assessment, coordination across businesses, and planning/facilitation of executive strategy sessions. Additionally, the Manager will plan and work with enterprise executive staff in the development of annual and long-term corporate goals as well as plans for their achievement. The candidate will serve as an internal consultant or strategic evaluator of highly visible business initiatives and solutions, such as new product or market entry, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, or acquisitions. This includes performing strategic analyses and facilitating multidisciplinary approaches to assess opportunities. The position requires an understanding of multiple perspectives of health care corporate business, operational considerations and their impact to the division and broader enterprise.</p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Lead the business through strategy development to execution including managing workstreams and cross-functional resources that support the initiatives, business case development, etc.</li> <li>Manage and facilitate the enterprise-wide strategic planning process for both annual and long-term plans including collaboration with business leads and communication/coordination across multiple functions.</li> <li>Manage the creation and refresh of long and near-term performance metrics, goals and targets, including strategic and financial goals.</li> <li>Act as strategy lead to oversee performance against key strategic and financial metrics, goals and targets.</li> <li>Serve as internal consultant or strategic evaluator of business initiatives and business solutions, such as new product or market entry; strategic partnerships; joint ventures; or acquisitions.</li> <li>Perform or oversee strategic analyses and market research to inform key business issues and develop appropriate action plans from multidisciplinary perspectives.</li> <li>Manage highly strategic projects or short-term internal consulting engagements aligned with overall strategy across business areas and functions.</li> <li>Make significant contributions, and/or provide leadership to high visibility projects and committees to identify and resolve issues of strategic importance to the organization.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop and evaluate market research, analysis, pro formas, budgets, work plans, etc. that support strategic plans and identify gaps, sensitivities, and risks.&nbsp;</li> <li>Develop project deliverables including concept proposals, business cases, and presentations for executive leadership and Board of Directors.</li> <li>Interact regularly with enterprise-wide senior management, vice-presidents, directors and managers.</li> <li>Act as liaison between various levels of personnel to improve communications and implement strategic plans. Facilitate dialogue amongst these groups.</li> <li>Manage the development of performance scorecards, metrics and dashboards.</li> <li>Consult with executive sponsors and project leads on the status of initiatives in progress.</li> <li>Mentor teams and division leadership in the utilization of best practices.</li> <li>Support development of department goals, objectives, processes, procedures, and systems.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in business, health care, or related field required. Master&rsquo;s degree strongly preferred. Continuous learning is required.</li> <li>Minimum seven years of progressively more responsible experience in strategy development, business development, consulting or related field with demonstrated technical knowledge that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Experience in health care, particularly Medicare or property and casualty, highly preferred.</li> <li>Expert level experience with data analysis.</li> <li>Ability to organize, analyze and interpret financial and management data and identify potential issues and/or opportunities, and conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.</li> <li>Strong conceptual understanding of strategic planning processes including development of goals and initiatives and work plan development.</li> <li>Prior experience leading an engagement team and/or peers through analysis and deliverables processes.</li> <li>Executive level presentation development skills, including storyboarding, development and delivery of key messages and concepts.</li> <li>Ability to thrive in a startup environment, including the ability to develop new processes, balance competing priorities and function at a fast pace.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work with (and understand the rank of) enterprise executives, senior management and external contacts.</li> <li>Ability to manage multiple priorities, establish workflows and meet necessary deadlines.</li> <li>Ability to apply the principles of independent logical, analytical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.</li> <li>Prior experience developing and implementing scorecard tools and related measurements.</li> <li>Ability to interact with others to build consensus and get decisions implemented.</li> <li>Ability to maintain confidentiality.&nbsp;</li> <li>Proven leadership skills in project management, planning and meeting facilitation.</li> <li>Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, openness, diplomacy, tact, discretion and judgment.</li> <li>Must demonstrate leadership ability and team building skills to effectively supervise professional and non-professional staff and interact with all levels of management.</li> <li>Ability to effectively present budgetary and/or cost information and respond to questions as appropriate.</li> </ul>