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Job ID: 7803
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
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 Senior Strategy Consultant. 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.
The Senior Strategy Consultant plays a lead role in supporting these objectives. This position will consistently interact with system leaders at all levels of the organization and will serve as a strategy liaison to clinical leadership, hospital executives, and others across UNC Health. Senior Strategy Consultants will also lead project teams in project management, client engagement, meeting facilitation, and both quantitative and qualitative analysis on challenging 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
Sample job duties include:
•Manage project teams and serve as a project lead on major strategic projects. Effectively lead teams of consultants to accomplish project objectives and meet needs of stakeholders and senior leaders across the system. Define projects, develop project plans, and set priorities for working teams. Engage external stakeholders. Keep projects focused and on track. Plan and facilitate meetings.
•Evaluate and prioritize strategic opportunities. Ensure effective and impactful analytics, provide business insight into implications of findings, develops business plans, and serve as a key champion for recommended opportunities.
•Act as a key liaison between clinical leaders, hospital executives, and others, and ensure a tight linkage between the organization’s efforts and its strategic goals. Serve as a key champion of the organization’s strategic priorities to internal constituents through formal and informal communications.
Education Requirements/ Professional Experience:
Requires Bachelor’s degree or Master's degree. Preferred disciplines include business administration and healthcare administration.
If a Master's degree: Three (3) years of relevant experience (e.g., consulting, strategy, finance, business development) or one (1) year at a top tier consulting firm with one (1) year of relevant experience. Healthcare, capital planning or facilities planning experience is highly preferred.
If a Bachelor's degree: Four (4) years of relevant experience (e.g., consulting, strategy, finance, business development, capital planning, or facilities planning) or two (2) years at a top tier consulting firm. Healthcare, capital planning or facilities planning experience is highly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Requirements:
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 in collaboration with other team members. The ideal candidate will have strong financial, project management, and change management skills, be analytically oriented, and be capable of translating analysis into storylines and narratives. This individual should be comfortable working both individually and collaboratively with teams to meet project deadlines and lead strategic planning processes. Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills are required.
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.