Manager, Strategy and Partnerships

WHAT YOU GET:

CAQH recognizes that its most important asset is its growing team of smart, creative, collaborative, forward-thinking and passionate professionals – and that a comprehensive employee benefits package is an important factor for them in choosing where to work. CAQH offers competitive compensation along with an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, tuition assistance and a 401k. We offer full-time remote work to all staff from any location and maintain a physical office (with many amenities) in downtown Washington, D.C. 

Who we are:

Named one of the "Best Places to Work" by Modern Healthcare for five consecutive years, CAQH has helped nearly 1,000 health plans, 1.6 million providers, government entities and vendors connect, exchange information and operate more efficiently. CAQH technology-enabled solutions and its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) bring the healthcare industry together to make sharing business information more automated, predictable and consistent. CAQH Explorations researches opportunities to reduce the burden of manual processes in healthcare administration.

Position

Manager, Strategy and Partnerships

Department
CAQH Solutions
Reports To

Vice President, Strategy and Partnerships 

CAQH is a national alliance of leading health plans and providers that provides critical data and technology-enabled solutions to help streamline and simplify business processes. Partnering closely with our health plan and provider Board, CAQH transforms information exchange between healthcare industry segments to make transactions more efficient. CAQH has established a market leadership position in provider data management and patient eligibility solutions, and now seeks to expand its impact and reach by investing in new products and services in broader areas.

The Manager, Strategy and Partnerships is a driven business strategist who works across the organization to drive new growth and innovation. This person will have the chance to develop external product and market strategies, develop and launch new solutions, and partner with innovative external companies across healthcare. 

This person will work with leaders across all parts of the organization, including Product, Business Development, Technology, and Finance, to understand unmet market needs, identify and size opportunities, develop strong business cases for investment, and engage with innovative companies to expand capabilities. This person will have the opportunity to explore and build solutions in fast-growing areas, like health information exchange, value-based care delivery, network strategy, and social determinants of health.

This is an excellent role for an early or mid-career professional looking to expand their strategy/consulting and general management skillsets, solve complex, challenging problems, build their market-facing voice and presence, and expand their professional network across healthcare. 

The Strategy and Partnerships team is primarily focused on building external growth strategies and new product development opportunities and managing corporate partnerships. 

This is a full-time, exempt, remote position and reports to the Vice President, Strategy and Partnerships.
 

Specific Responsibilities
  • Develop high-quality business strategies through market research and listening, engagement with internal leaders and SMEs, external interviews and discussion facilitation, focused problem-solving, recommendation development, and strategic planning.
     
  • Collaborate with product and business leadership to develop new solutions across the solution development lifecycle, from overall strategy to product ideation and definition and business model development; work through buyer segments, pricing models, competitive differentiation, etc.
     
  • Build and expand external relationships with corporate partners; lead strategic partnership prioritization and execution, including defining joint value proposition, partnership structure, business arrangements, and governance models.
     
  • Influence CAQH teams and leadership to adopt new ideas or pursue new business opportunities through strong strategic analysis and business case development.
     
  • Present to executive stakeholders, including customers and corporate partners, to advocate for strategic recommendations or business cases (incl opportunity to present to CAQH executive team and/or Board of Directors).
     
  • Represent CAQH in corporate partnerships, coalitions, task forces and committees that further the mission.
     
  • Champion and support a culture of innovation and strategic decision-making across the organization.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Develop high-quality business strategies through market research and listening, engagement with internal leaders and SMEs, external interviews and discussion facilitation, focused problem-solving, recommendation development, and strategic planning.
     
  • Collaborate with product and business leadership to develop new solutions across the solution development lifecycle, from overall strategy to product ideation and definition and business model development; work through buyer segments, pricing models, competitive differentiation, etc.
     
  • Build and expand external relationships with corporate partners; lead strategic partnership prioritization and execution, including defining joint value proposition, partnership structure, business arrangements, and governance models.
     
  • Influence CAQH teams and leadership to adopt new ideas or pursue new business opportunities through strong strategic analysis and business case development.
     
  • Present to executive stakeholders, including customers and corporate partners, to advocate for strategic recommendations or business cases (incl opportunity to present to CAQH executive team and/or Board of Directors).
     
  • Represent CAQH in corporate partnerships, coalitions, task forces and committees that further the mission.
     
  • Champion and support a culture of innovation and strategic decision-making across the organization.
Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-5+ years of professional experience.
  • 1+ years strategy consulting or corporate strategy experience.
  • Proven conceptual, analytical, and financial modeling skills.
  • History of quickly gaining credibility, partnering with business leaders, and exhibiting executive presence.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-5+ years of professional experience.
  • 1+ years strategy consulting or corporate strategy experience.
  • Proven conceptual, analytical, and financial modeling skills.
  • History of quickly gaining credibility, partnering with business leaders, and exhibiting executive presence.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.
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Employment Type
FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization
CAQH