Senior Strategy Consultant -- Advantasure in Southfield, MI at Accident Fund Holdings, Inc

Date Posted: 9/5/2020

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Job Description

SUMMARY:

The Senior Strategy Advisor is responsible for driving the development of the long term strategy and strategic plan for Advantasure, in close partnership with the Advantasure leadership team. The Senior Strategy Advisor will play a critical role in establishing goals, strategies, and initiatives for the business as well as overseeing progress against targets. The candidate will work on many of the company's critical business needs and engage across the organization to develop and assess creative solutions and recommendations. The candidate will operate in the capacity of a trusted advisor to executive leadership and other business leaders.

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

  • Lead the business through strategy development, including annual refresh of strategic priorities, establishing long-term and annual goals, and facilitating strategic discussions with leadership.
  • Manage strategic planning process for the business, including ensuring comprehensive and timely completion of strategic plan requirements and managing appropriate stakeholders to ensure alignment.
  • Develop reports, presentations, and other deliverables for annual strategic planning and ad hoc strategic projects.
  • Oversee development and maintenance of strategic initiatives multi-year roadmap including objectives and key results; monitors initiatives and outcomes against targets.
  • Serve as a key resource and thought partner to enterprise leadership by aligning, engaging, leading, and making significant contributions and/or influencing highly visible projects of strategic importance to the organization.
  • Develop presentations on strategies for all levels of the organization in an effort to educate, gain approvals or track progress; including board presentations, executive summits, town hall and other employee meetings.
  • Create project deliverables including various written communications such as concept proposals, business cases, executive level summaries, and presentations for the executive leadership team and Board of Directors.
  • Perform market research to better understand the organization and its customers while keeping abreast of industry trends, competition and changes in the market to help guide strategic planning, initiative implementation and improvements.
  • Develop and evaluate market research, analysis, pro formas, budgets, work plans, etc. that support strategic plans and identify gaps, sensitivities, and risks.
  • Monitor, analyze, and report performance against achieving strategic goals through monthly, quarterly, and annual scorecard updates.
  • Interact regularly with enterprise executives and senior management.
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, processes, procedures, and systems.
  • Mentor teams and division leadership in the utilization of best practices, as well as plan development and analysis, risk, and scope.

This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.

Job Requirements

EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's Degree in Strategy, Business, Finance, or related field required. Masters degree preferred. Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum ten years of experience, including any full-time graduate studies. Experience in health care, particularly Medicare, highly preferred. Consulting experience preferred. Progressive multi-faceted experience evaluating and planning strategies to solve management and business problems, including developing operational and strategic plans.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:

  • Highly motivated self-starter with an ability to effectively manage a range of projects in an environment with changing priorities
  • Work with minimum supervision and exercise sufficient discretion and independent judgment.
  • Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, openness, diplomacy, tact, discretion, sound judgment and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively exchange information, in verbal or written form, by sharing ideas, reporting facts and other information, responding to questions and employing active listening techniques
  • Demonstrated expert level analytical, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Superior ability to summarize difficult concepts to corporate level presentations using PowerPoint
  • Ability to organize, analyze and interpret financial and management data to solve management and business problems.
  • Demonstrated experience developing operational and strategic plans.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of information systems principals, software, and database structure/application.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with others at all levels of the organization, to build consensus and get decisions implemented.
  • Superior written and interpersonal communication, including extremely strong presentation creation and delivery skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and conceptualize and implement processes and products that support those business strategies across multiple entities.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and seek creative solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team in the research, planning, development and implementation of strategic corporate projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to successfully function in a team environment as well as being able to effectively influence and motivate team members
  • Thorough knowledge of project management principles and practices, including planning and coordination, with the ability to complete strategic projects involving multiple resources and entities.
  • Ability to establish workflows, manage multiple projects, and meets necessary deadlines
  • Ability to perform other assignments at locations outside the office.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards. Travel is required.

The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.

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