Vice President of Strategy
Company: Altarum Institute
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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Altarum is a nonprofit based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with roots in
public-sector innovation that date back to 1946. Throughout our
history, we've translated research into action, solving challenging
problems facing society. Today, we are focused on improving the
health of at-risk and disenfranchised populations by building
better systems of care and empowering all people to make well
informed health decisions. We are creators and doers. Our solutions
are holistic, enabled by technology, and intently focused on
equity, prevention, and delivering the most appropriate care.
Altarum is seeking a Vice President of Strategy to join the Office
of the Chief Operating Officer. The position will report to the
Chief Operating Officer (COO) and support organization-wide
strategic planning and execution in close collaboration with the
COO, VP of Operations, VP of Population Health, and VP of Connected
Health. This is a collegial environment which seeks to transform
healthcare in a meaningful way. Strategy development has become a
continuous, not periodic, endeavor. Successful execution of
organizational strategy, therefore, is an agile process that
depends on rapid and effective decision making. The VP of Strategy
role is focused on developing and critiquing strategy; helping to
focus the organization on executing today while planning for
tomorrow; communicating and prioritizing objectives; and assessing
progress. The VP of Strategy fosters organizational change in a
dynamic competitive environment. A strategy that is clear one day
can become ambiguous the next and alignment can falter if it is not
continually reinforced. The VP of Strategy helps to ensure that the
members of the leadership team come to agreement on strategic
priorities and that those decisions aren't watered down or ignored
as they are translated throughout the organization.
- Drive the design, planning, execution, and integration of the
Altarum's business strategies to support growth and mission impact.
These range from state expansion strategies for legacy offerings to
'go-to-market' plans for new solutions.
- Formalize Altarum's strategic-planning process and work
collaboratively with leaders across Altarum to ensure strategic
business plans are successfully executed and objectives met on
- Identify innovative solutions and strategies to gain visibility
and opportunities for Altarum in the marketplace.
- Develop and support strategic partnerships to drive innovation,
impact, and new business opportunities.
- Support relationship development efforts with government,
philanthropic and commercial funders.
- Inform investment decisions and support strategic assessment of
- Contribute to fostering a results-oriented culture, with
greater transparency and accountability for those directly carrying
out Altarum's strategy.
- Assess progress on strategic objectives and communicate that
progress to fellow executives and members of the board.
- Engender an organization-wide commitment to strategic clarity.
The successful candidate will refine and clarify organizational
strategy-for themselves and for each business unit and function,
ensuring that all employees understand the details of an evolving
strategic plan and how their work connects to corporate goals.
- Seasoned executive with a strong strategy orientation who has
led major initiatives or businesses and worn many operating hats in
healthcare, consulting and/or government contracting
- Graduate degree in health policy, public health, health
economics, or a related field and 10+ years of professional
- Knowledge of federal health policy, as well as experience with
state and federal health agencies, preferred.
- Remarkable organizational skills, research skills, and an
ability to drive decisions, inquire about barriers, challenge
thinking, and follow-through to accelerate execution.
- Very strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal
- Strong attention to detail, a quick learner, internally
motivated to meet and exceed expectations, an active problem solver
who works well with others, both in and outside the
- Strong broad-based business acumen with ability to identify and
plan for long-term strategic growth.
- Proven analysis skills, resourcefulness, decisiveness, and the
ability to maintain confidence under pressure.
- Demonstrated ability to think pragmatically and theoretically
to drive execution of strategic concepts.
- Competitive analysis expertise to transform findings into
easily translatable and visual narratives that clearly articulate
strategy and communicate value propositions and tangible next steps
to the board, executives, and key members of leadership.
- At this time, we will only accept candidates who are presently
eligible to work in the United States and will not require
sponsorship. ABOUT ALTARUM: Altarum Institute (Altarum) is a
nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We
improve the health of at-risk and disenfranchised populations by
building better systems of care and empowering all people to make
well informed health decisions. Public sector clients include the
U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human
Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans
Affairs, and various state agencies nationwide. Altarum also serves
clients in the philanthropic and private sectors. Areas of
expertise include military health, women's health, behavioral
health and substance use disorders, health disparities and equity,
continuing medical education and quality improvement, eldercare,
public health interoperability, and disease surveillance. In
addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Altarum offers an
outstanding benefits program that includes paid time off, tuition
reimbursement, 401k (5% employer contribution), a flexible work
environment, and much more. We invite you to explore exciting and
rewarding career opportunities with us. Altarum provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type
without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Options
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