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Senior Strategic Advisor, Strategy & New Ventures

Company: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Strategic Advisor, Strategy & New Ventures The majority of our roles will continue working from home through September. Once campus restrictions begin easing in October, we will continue to encourage employees to take a virtual-first approach to their work when possible. As long as job responsibilities are not impacted, being in the office full-time will not be necessary or expected. During the interview process, our Talent Advisors will walk through our virtual-first approach and will answer questions you may have. Additional Locations:Out of State Teleworker (Alabama), Out of State Teleworker (Arizona), Out of State Teleworker (Colorado), Out of State Teleworker (Florida), Out of State Teleworker (Georgia), Out of State Teleworker (Idaho), Out of State Teleworker (Maryland), Out of State Teleworker (Michigan), Out of State Teleworker (Pennsylvania), Out of State Teleworker (Tennessee), Out of State Teleworker (Texas), Out of State Teleworker (Virginia), Telework - North Carolina, Telework - South CarolinaJob DescriptionWe are seeking strategic thinkers and consultants who want to take a hands-on role in building a $1 billion revenue organization through a mix of acquisitions, partnerships, and organic growth initiatives. In addition to the excitement of building businesses, this individual will have a direct impact on helping Blue Cross NC in its mission to improve the health and well-being of our customers and communities.

We are looking for a curious and driven individual to join our Strategy & New Ventures team. In this role, you will help drive Blue Cross NC's strategy and have a significant impact on the company and its future. You will contribute to the execution of strategic partnerships and M&A opportunities from end-to-end, developing insightful analyses and working collaboratively to foster consensus and gain executive buy-in. You will support analysis for the executive team, who will rely on you to conduct deep diligence, make strategic recommendations for transformative growth initiatives.

We will look for you to deploy your critical thinking skills along with your passion for health care, innovation and a track record of contributing to the overall execution of partnerships and M&A transactions. You can successfully own projects in an ambiguous environment from ideation to execution and are comfortable with shifting priorities. With your business acumen you'll comfortable developing business cases, building financial models, and managing the due diligence process. We work in a fast-paced environment where you can apply your sense of urgency, intellectual curiosity and scrappiness to push work development forward.

If you are ready to make a career out of making a difference, then you are the person for this team.What You'll Do:

  • Drive revenue diversification efforts through the development of business cases that provide executive leadership with strategic recommendations on inorganic growth opportunities
  • Leads various phases of the transaction process including market assessments, strategy development, target identification and screening, deal structuring, due diligence, negotiation and closing
  • Lead, support, and execute day-to-day development of multiple strategic initiatives at once, including managing timelines, potential risks, and final deliverables with limited input from executive sponsors
  • Proactively collaborate with business unit leadership to provide thought leadership and identify M&A and partnership opportunities aligned with strategic priorities--
  • Manage communication and alignment with key internal stakeholders to establish cross-functional alignment and support effective decision makingWhat You Bring:
    • Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of experience leading consulting or project teams in evaluating strategic growth opportunities (inorganic and organic),
    • OR Master's degree and at least 4 years of experience as stated above
    • Internal candidates with at least 8 years of broad-based health insurance/healthcare experience and direct, prior exposure to applicable strategy area
    • Experience developing market overviews, understanding competitive positioning, analyzing market trends, and understanding customer needs
    • Conceptual, analytical, and financial modeling skills
    • Ability to quickly ramp up on new topics and demonstrated structured problem solving
    • Ability to perform rigorous strategic analyses
    • Demonstrated ability to manage complex, cross-functional enterprise initiatives It's an exciting time to work at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. Health care is changing, and we're leading the way. We offer more than health insurance our customers can count on. We're committed to better health and better health care --' in our communities and beyond. Our employees bring energy and creativity to the workplace, and it shows in our innovative approach to improving the health and well-being of North Carolinians. Our company is a not-for-profit with headquarters in Durham and major operations in Winston-Salem and Fayetteville. In all we employ more than 4,900 North Carolinians and serve more than 3.9 million customers. Help us lead the charge for better health care by joining our award-winning team. Discover tremendous opportunities with us to do challenging and rewarding work. Opportunities that can lead you to a fulfilling career, work that can help others lead healthier, happier lives. Third Party Staffing Agencies Blue Cross NC does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. For the protection of all parties involved in the recruiting process, resumes will only be accepted from recruiters/agencies if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specific position. Unsolicited resumes sent to Blue Cross NC from recruiters/agencies do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter/agency and Blue Cross NC and do not obligate Blue Cross NC to pay fees if we hire from those resumes. Suggested Jobs
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