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HCS Manager Strategic Planning

Job ID: 2468
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description


UNC Health is seeking exceptional candidates to join our Strategic Planning group to guide the vision and strategic direction of the organization. This is a unique opportunity for a mission-driven individual to join a dynamic, collaborative, and fast-paced team environment as a System Manager, Strategic Planning. For this role, we are looking for candidates who are passionate about shaping the future of a leading academic health system. You will bring creative and forward-thinking solutions to tackle today's most pressing health care issues, and partner with thought leaders across the organization to develop strategies that prepare us to be successful in the future. 

The Strategic Planning department acts as an internal consulting group focused on leading strategy across UNC Health. Our department’s mission is to provide valued strategic insights, trusted advice, and skill execution that elevate UNC Health’s impact in North Carolina and position it as the nation's leading academic health care system. In our pursuit of this mission, we believe in embodying the values of innovation, professionalism, diversity, and collegiality. The Strategic Planning team is part of UNC Health’s “Transformation and Experience” division – a group focused on transforming healthcare and achieving our vision and mission as One UNC Health. 

Sample job duties include: 

Strategic Planning: Provides leadership for strategic initiatives across UNC Health and provides direction to team members in the Strategy department. Works closely with leaders and peers to prioritize work while supporting the alignment of activities throughout the department and across the health care system. May be assigned a designated service line or serve as a primary liaison to other business units. Leads challenging multi-month engagements on projects such as: 

• Strategic planning for the UNC Health system, regions across the state of North Carolina, UNC Health-affiliated hospitals, and UNC SOM clinical departments 

• Service line and specialty program strategies, including analysis of performance, evaluation of competitive position, and development of strategic options 

• Evaluation of strategies required to succeed in value-based care and population health 

• Development of business plans or financial models for opportunities such as new partnerships, ambulatory and facility planning, and high priority strategic initiatives 

Leading Change: Proactively assesses the need for change and effectively leads change initiatives. Communicates change effectively and appropriately. Deals effectively with pressure and remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. Serves as a role model by demonstrating commitment to innovation and continuous improvement in organizational performance. Takes a long-term view and builds a shared vision with others. Provides effective thought leadership to senior leaders across the organization. 

Leading People: Leads people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Leads project teams on complex strategic engagements and is viewed as the point person for multiple ongoing projects at a time. Directly supervises one or more staff in the Strategic Planning department. Provides an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of team members, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Establishes a high performing team environment. Articulates common goals and communicates how individual roles contribute to team success. Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the Strategic Planning department by providing ongoing feedback and opportunities to learn. 

Results Driven: Exceeds departmental and organizational goals and customer expectations. Participates in decision making that produces high-quality results by developing subject matter expertise, analyzing problems, and understanding benefit and risk tradeoffs. Consistently conveys that customers are the highest priority. Communicates in a manner that promotes and sustains customer satisfaction and encourages others to do the same. Holds self and others accountable to high-quality services and timely results. Helps to set internal team priorities and initiatives. Supports various administrative functions within the Strategic Planning department. Understands the overall financial performance of the organization and applies financial concepts and practices to establish and maintain appropriate utilization of resources. 

Desired skills include exceptional critical thinking, problem solving, relationship building, high competency presenting and communicating, and the ability to function with limited guidance in leading projects. Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are necessary. 

Other Information

Requires Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree. Preferred disciplines include business administration and healthcare administration. 

If having a Master's degree, the following work experience is required: Five (5) years of relevant experience (e.g., finance, banking, business development, private equity, healthcare administration, strategy or consulting) or two (2) years at a top tier consulting firm with one (1) additional year of relevant experience. 

If having a Bachelor's degree, the following work experience is required: Six (6) years of relevant experience (e.g., finance, banking, business development, private equity, healthcare administration, strategy or consulting) or three (3) years at a top tier consulting firm. 

Job Details

Legal Employer:NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: Strategic Planning 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Morrisville

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

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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