ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
The Peterson Center on Healthcare (“the Center”) is a non-profit organization dedicated to making higher quality, more affordable healthcare a reality for all Americans. The organization is working to transform U.S. healthcare into a high-performance system by finding innovative solutions that improve quality and lower costs, and accelerating their adoption on a national scale. Established by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, the Center collaborates with stakeholders across the healthcare system and engages in grant-making, partnerships, and research. For more information, please visit: https://petersonhealthcare.org/.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
The Center is seeking a Senior Manager, Healthcare Data and Markets (“Senior Manager”) to support its grant portfolio focused on driving higher value healthcare purchasing. These grant initiatives focus on helping purchasers apply actionable information about healthcare price and quality to inform their decision-making and improve the cost, quality, and appropriateness of healthcare. Armed with the right information on healthcare performance, purchasers will have the potential to help transform American healthcare into a sustainable, high-performing system.
Reporting to the Director, Analytics & Learning, this position will develop, manage and lead a new portfolio of grants, partnerships and learning opportunities in accordance with the Center’s emerging strategy focused on data access, availability, and employer purchasing of healthcare services. The Senior Manager will build relationships with potential partners, grantees and the broader healthcare funding community.
Grant Design and Portfolio Management
Internal Strategy and Management
External Network and Relationship Development
ABOUT THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:
Are you someone who:
Drives results: An independent, self-starter with strong bottom-line orientation, comfortable owning tasks both large and small, persistent in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks, track record of exceeding goals successfully, results oriented pushing self and others to achieve results, can-do attitude with a willingness to jump into projects as needed.
Brings nimble learning: Learns quickly when facing new situations, independently gathers, collects and analyzes data to drive decisions and set direction, experiments to find solutions and thinks out of the box; takes on the challenge of unfamiliar tasks, extracts lessons learned from research, failures and mistakes, enjoys the challenge of ambiguity and is highly adaptable.
Has strategic mindset and agility: Able to develop a big-picture view and continuously adjust and adapt strategic direction in your projects, as a consequence of changing circumstances and organizational ambitions; understands the position of the Center in the larger context, fosters new products, services, and funding approaches that create value for the organization and community.
Has analytical prowess: Able to apply logical thinking to complex problems, identify and define problems, extract key information from data and develop workable solutions for the problems identified in order to test and verify the cause of the problem and develop solutions to resolve the problems identified.
Excels at project management: Able to organize activities and staff clearly into an efficient workflow to deliver projects, creates and manages work plans, sets timelines and milestones, and involves stakeholders to set clear expectations on roles and responsibilities, considers the numerous factors affecting a decision in a complex environment and able to manage cross-functional teams.
Is a superior communicator: Able to speak, write and present clearly, effectively, succinctly and spontaneously, especially under time pressures, able to synthesize complex information and transform complex issues into understandable and persuasive messages.
Builds robust networks: Builds strong formal and informal networks, maintains relationships across a variety of functions and locations, and draws upon multiple relationships to exchange ideas, resources and know-how.
Is a team player: Collaborates with peers on projects and incorporates suggestions, feedback and best practices into work product.
Additionally, you have:
EDUCATION AND TRAVEL: A bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree in science, data science, public health, public policy, business or related area is a plus. Less than 20% travel required.
Please email cover letter and resume or nominations in confidence to: PCH@sandlersearch.org
The Peterson Center on Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.