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Job ID: MAN002F8
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: SHARED SERVICES
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


The UNC Health Alliance Director of Opportunity Development is responsible for actively participating in and shaping UNC Health Alliance’s overall strategy for regional and statewide clinical integration, payor relationship development, and advanced payment modeling. The Director will utilize their extensive knowledge of healthcare delivery, as well as, their strategic thought leadership to properly evaluate opportunities and provide thoughtful business recommendations in support of value based contracting and overall organizational planning.

The Director of Opportunity Development works closely with senior leadership to drive the business strategy of UNC Health and UNCHA, fosters effective working relationships with physicians, payers, employer groups and internal stakeholders all working in alignment to generate industry leading outcomes. The Director is part of a core team that evaluates and executes business development opportunities that drive growth and profitability under value-based care and alternative payment models. The Director of Opportunity Development will assist in developing and informing the strategic direction of the organization for network growth, partnership affiliations, direct to employer relationships, managed care contracts, joint ventures, and other market expansion opportunities. The Director will also engage in strategic planning, business development, and external relations functions to support achievement of short and long-term goals.

Description of Job Responsibilities:
Business Development and Strategic Initiatives - Provides leadership for business development and strategic initiatives between UNC Health Alliance and other parties. Develops and informs the strategic direction of
the organization.

Communication and Relationships: Establishes and maintains positive, ongoing relationships with internal and external health care organizations and partners and advances strategic relationships of UNC Health Alliance.

Business Planning: Provides strategic support for a wide range of value based
contracting and organizational planning efforts. Provides business insight into
implications of findings, develops business plans, and recommends opportunities for improvement.

Programmatic Administration and Evaluation: Reviews payer contracts and terms and analyzes proposals to ensure consistency with strategic objectives. Manages complex programmatic initiatives and makes recommendations to senior leadership about the implications of program and market development investments.

Strategic Planning: Actively lead and participate in internal and external committees. Collaborates with representatives throughout the organization to plan, organize and execute strategies with the goal of enhancing financial and quality outcomes, improved service and achieving a high level of customer satisfaction.

Leading People - Leads people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Provides an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Treats sensitive or confidential information appropriately. Works to improve and reinforce performance of others. Delegates assignments, clarifies expectations and holds others accountable for achieving results related to their area of responsibility. Encourages workforce engagement by building a commitment to excellence. Works collaboratively toward solutions that accomplish organizational objectives.

Results Driven - Exceeds departmental and organizational goals and customer expectations. Makes decisions that produce high-quality results by applying knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Delivers high-quality services and is committed to continuous improvement.



Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Health Administration or related field. Master's degree in related field highly preferred. 

Professional Experience:

Five (5) years of relevant experience (e.g., business development, strategy, consulting) is required.

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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