Director, Strategic Initiatives
Change Healthcare
Emeryville - Powell St
22h ago

Transforming the future of healthcare isn’t something we take lightly. It takes teams of the best and the brightest, working together to make an impact.

As one of the largest healthcare technology companies in the U.S., we are a catalyst to accelerate the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities.

Here at Change Healthcare, we’re using our influence to drive positive changes across the industry, and we want motivated and passionate people like you to help us continue to bring new and innovative ideas to life.

If you’re ready to embrace your passion and do what you love with a company that’s committed to supporting your future, then you belong at Change Healthcare.

Pursue purpose. Champion innovation. Earn trust. Be agile. Include all.

Empower Your Future. Make a Difference.

Title : Director, Strategic Initiatives

Location : Emeryville, CA

Department : Office of the CEO

Manager : Kangyi Mao, VP of Strategic Initiatives and Chief of Staff


We are seeking an individual as Director of Strategic Initiatives to support the preparation and execution of key corporate activities and strategic initiatives.

The ideal candidate has strong work ethic and exceptional intellectual, business, organizational and communication skills, is highly entrepreneurial, drives order from ambiguity, and pulls in a diversity of perspectives.


Support management and / or execution of strategic initiatives with substantial financial and / or strategic significance for the company

  • Proactively seek out and identify opportunities to grow and impact the business
  • Conduct financial / strategic analysis, program design, and / or execution oversight
  • Manage complex problems and senior stakeholders to rapidly drive towards value delivery
  • Support critical events and internal / external communications for the CEO and leadership team

  • Support designing, planning, material preparation, and execution of Board of Directors / Leadership Team meetings / corporate events / conferences
  • Support preparation of various internal / external CEO activities, including material preparation and key messages development to drive impact
  • Support other priority activities within the Office of the CEO and various BUs / functions as needed
  • Develop and maintain a healthy working relationship with corporate leadership team and various internal / external stakeholders;
  • including directly working with CEO / Executive Leadership Team on relevant initiatives

  • Act as an advisor to the leadership team where appropriate, leveraging the perspectives from standing at the corporate hub of information exchange
  • Organize and archive important materials and reports; ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data and other information

    Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree (MBA, PhD, etc.) strongly preferred
  • Minimum 4+ years of relevant working experience in fast-paced dynamic environment, background in management consulting or program management preferred but not required;
  • healthcare experience strongly preferred

  • Advanced analytical capability, including financial and operational modeling and proficiency with MS Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, organization, and business skills; proficient at PowerPoint document creation and other forms of written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Leadership Competencies :

  • Entrepreneurial and drives order from ambiguity : creative problem-solving skills, ability to quickly get to the core of business problems with limited data and information
  • Strategic thinking : capable of providing clear, balanced point of view on a broad range of complex issues
  • Driving results : results-oriented style with a high degree of analytical ability and proven problem solving skills
  • Leading change : ability to thrive and quickly adapt to change, leading others through change in a dynamic, fast-paced industry and work environment
  • Collaborating and influencing : ability to effectively build strong relationships and partnerships within and outside of the organization, and navigate within a highly matrixed corporate structure
  • Ability to communicate effectively : at all levels of the organization, with an open, honest and direct communication style that establishes empathetic and effective relationships
  • Fluid, flexible, and agile, while remaining focused and disciplined : self-directed, proven success working in an environment where multi-
  • tasking is the norm; curious, optimistic, and questions the status quo

  • 10% Travel
  • Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

    Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Commitment

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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