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Director Strategy

Company: 
BCBSA
CIty: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Overview

The BCBSA Corporate Strategy team is responsible for leading key strategic efforts in support of the BCBSA System North Star. The Director Strategy, will focus on managing corporate strategy projects to support both internal organizational and BCBSA Board-directed needs. Responsibilities include scoping out projects, developing and managing teams, building relationships with key stakeholders, facilitating /delivering key findings and insights to senior leaders, and assuming full accountability on project outcomes. Strategic thinking and the ability to mentor junior team members in frameworking, storylining, and presentation development based on audience is key for the Director role. In addition to guiding project outcomes. The Director will manage 1-4 direct reports and various team members on projects.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Lead corporate strategy or internal consulting projects in its entirety or components through scoping of work, development of teams, and development / presentation of deliverables to meet desired outcomes set by senior leadership• Manage 1-4 direct reports including performance management, staffing, training and development, and mentorship• Contribute to other Corporate Strategy job functions that include, but not limited to, the Plan Liaison program and ad hoc presentation development for senior leadership.

Qualifications

Required Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10 Years Related business experience
  • Experienced in staff management and development
  • Experience with strategy development and analytical work
  • Experience in creating client-ready project deliverables
  • Experience in project management


Preferred Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree
  • Experience working in Corporate Strategy or Strategy Consulting
  • Experience with leading large corporate strategy projects in healthcare
  • Demonstrated team leadership ability and ability to mentor and coach junior staff
  • Familiarity with health insurance industry and concepts
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills to lead hypothesis development and integration
  • Ability to generate actionable insights from analytical work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong facilitation and presentation skills with senior executives
  • Strong relationship building and influence skills



Equal Opportunity Employer

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristics

Make an impact on healthcare in America. A career with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association allows you to be part of the foundation that supports the 35 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies nationwide, while protecting and strengthening the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand. Our work is helping provide greater access to cost-effective healthcare, improve the health of America and build stronger communities. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we celebrate different cultures, languages, backgrounds and experiences while striving to advance health equity, and we want you to join Team BCBSA.

Accommodations:
Vision Accommodations, Hearing Accommodations, Neurodiversity, Learning, Mental Health, Mobility