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Humana Healthcare Strategy Consultant in New York, New York

Description

The Healthcare Strategy Consultant provides data-based strategic direction to identify and address business issues and opportunities. Provides business intelligence and strategic planning support for business segments or the company at large.

Responsibilities

Humana, a Fortune 60 Healthcare Company

Humana is a publicly traded, Fortune 60 health benefits company with a long history of successful innovation and reinvention. It has transformed itself from the largest US nursing home company in the '60s, to the largest US hospital corporation in the '80s, to a leading health benefits company beginning in the '90s. Today, Humana is a leader in consumer-focused health solutions and is one of the largest health benefits organizations in the country.

Role Overview: Healthcare Strategy Consultant

The Healthcare Strategy team supports Humana's Retail business segment, which is comprised of the company's Medicare and Medicaid businesses. With over 9 million medical members and $56B in 2019 revenue, Retail is Humana's largest business segment, comprising over 80% of the company's total revenue and the majority of its earnings. Team members partner with the senior leaders of the Retail business segment, and more broadly with leaders throughout the enterprise, as they deliver strategy projects addressing some of the businesses' most important opportunities and challenges. These high profile strategy projects place the small team at the forefront of helping to define the future of Humana's largest businesses.

Humana is seeking a Consultant who will work with fellow team members to identify solutions and recommendations to high level strategic challenges prioritized by the Retail leadership team. You'll deconstruct issues and challenges, conduct targeted research and analysis, and craft sound, logical solutions and recommendations. You will also help to identify implementation considerations for recommendations, and help to transition analysis into execution by business owners. While doing so, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with fellow team members, subject matter experts, members of Humana's executive Management Team, and corporate, functional, and business segment leaders.

Recent projects include a growth strategy refresh for one of the largest Medicare Advantage markets in the US, developing a competitive strategy for one of the fastest growing Medicare products, and identifying performance improvement opportunities for a key business division.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing analysis and/or work streams within high-profile, high-impact strategy projects

  • Leading interviews and working sessions with leaders within Retail and across the company

  • Conducting industry, market, competitor, and financial analysis and identifying insights for Humana

  • Creating high quality analysis and sections of deliverables that clearly frame objectives, issues, and challenges, and articulate insightful findings and recommendations

  • Working collaboratively with fellow team members and leaders across the company

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with a strong record of academic achievement

  • 2+ years of full-time work experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, or corporate/ business unit strategy

  • Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to perform complex quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • Strong record of leadership in a work setting and in extracurricular activities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities

  • Highly collaborative, flexible, teamwork oriented working style

  • Strong commitment to personal and professional growth

Preferred Qualifications

  • Finance, accounting, engineering, business, economics, or technically focused undergraduate major

  • Managed care and/or healthcare services work experience

Additional Information

  • This position is located in the Humana New York office in Midtown Manhattan but will temporarily work remote due to COVID-19

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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