Strategic Advisor, New Product Enablement

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

North Carolina, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) is seeking hands on problem solvers who want to play a direct role in optimizing and scaling the integrated assets that make up our rapidly growing Diversified Business Group (DBG). DBG is focused on driving improvements in health care, affordability, access and equity through investments and partnerships with innovative health care organizations in North Carolina and beyond. We have a history of forging forward-thinking partnerships and investments with like-minded partners to create the blueprint of the future of health care.

As a member of the New Product Enablement team, an initiative-based team focused on ensuring strategic alignment and operationalization of new and refreshed capabilities that Blue Cross NC will support in partnership with our asset companies, you will leverage industry and portfolio/project management expertise to oversee the execution and management of key initiatives. These initiatives are all connected to high priority Blue Cross NC deals/acquisitions and are key to ensuring the success of our investment partnerships. Your work will involve supporting the high-level design and scoping of these initiatives and monitoring and tracking the progress of execution plans to ensure success, as well as building deep relationships and interfacing with company leadership and relevant business and delivery teams. If you are ready to join a new and growing division focused on helping the organization achieve its short and long-term goals, then you are the person for this team!

What You’ll Do

  • Support critical work with staff and teams across the company to develop high-level initiative business solution designs and execution plans, coordinating with delivery-focused project delivery teams to plan for implementation. Essentially, translating the deal/acquisition strategy into operational reality, supporting long-term success.
  • Support coordination and strategic alignment with segment leadership and asset leadership regarding strategic intent, operating model, and performance metrics for significant new products/services for asset companies and lines of business.
  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships with both internal and external partners to drive initiative efforts focused on delivering key business strategies and opportunities.
  • Lead engagement of stakeholders across the enterprise and third parties to expose high-level scope, factor in impacts, and generate implementation estimates, and the execution plan required to operationalize various asset’s products/services, to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Represent the team’s interests in portfolio initiatives within the project delivery process to ensure alignment with initiative intent and value proposition (i.e., act as initiative champion for the team), as well as leading project management activities for divisional projects.
  • Coordinate with Finance to develop initiative financial business cases, including implementation budget, ongoing costs, and financial value.
  • Contribute to the development of annual and long-term project planning and operations efforts.
  • Participate in critical activities such as strategic planning, compliance and governance oversight, financial analysis, and thought leadership at a departmental, multi-function, and enterprise level.
  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships with both internal and external partners to drive project/initiative work focused on business strategies, opportunities, and innovation efforts.

What You’ll Give

  • Bachelor's degree or advanced degree (where required)
  • 3+ years of experience in related field.
  • In lieu of degree, 5+ years of experience in related field.

Bonus Points (Preferred Qualifications)

  • 3+ years of experience in market/product development, project management, strategic planning, business development, and/or general corporate affairs strongly preferred.
  • Internal candidates with at least 5 years of broad-based health insurance/healthcare experience and direct, prior exposure to applicable strategy area (i.e., innovation, customer experience, strategic planning, project execution) will also be considered.
  • Some demonstrated experience contributing to the analysis of a company’s needs and supporting the development of business strategies as well as serving as a liaison to business executives, internal and external and/or other outside advisors.
  • Should have some previous experience identifying new opportunities, creating products/programs/solutions and/or supporting change efforts.

What You’ll Get

Blue Cross NC is truly a great place to work – and we have the hardware to prove it. Each year, we’re recognized for our commitment to our culture, community, work-life flexibility, benefits, diversity and more. Join us and help us make health care better for all!

Salary Range

$77,200.00 - $123,400.00