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Business Strategy Plan Director


  • GA, Atlanta
  • Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Indiana, Indianapolis
  • Ohio, Cincinnati
  • Texas, Houston
  • Virginia, Virginia Beach
  • California, Woodland Hills
  • Ohio, Mason
  • Illinois, Chicago



Location: Work from home, Anywhere in the US

The Elevate Whole Health (EWH) team serves as the strategic advisors and key executors on priority initiatives for the chief clinical officer of Elevance Health, empowering clinical teams with the tools and resources they need to improve members lives. This role will work hand-in-hand with EWH team members and will engage a team of cross-functional clinical, digital, provider and data leaders and SMEs to develop and execute the EWH strategic vision. 

The Business Strategy Plan Director is a top-level contributor responsible for partnering with EWH teammates and Clinical Operations leadership on the strategy for and implementation of innovative, transformative, and digitally infused Whole Health solutions.  This position builds relationships with enterprise-wide business and IT partners to execute on strategic initiatives, determine initiative costs, estimate administrative efficiencies and medical cost improvement, as well as member/provider/associate impact, and articulate the value story to internal and external executive-level stakeholders.

Please note: This role is responsible for thinking strategically, bringing analytical thought process to strategy formulation and execution, looking at strengths and weaknesses, and ensuring effective solutions and strategies are prioritized, implemented, and measured.

How you will make an impact:

•    Serve as the product owner for pilots and strategic initiatives, delivering exceptional product development and execution
•    Translate specific product strategy into executable programs, projects, priorities, timelines, and roadmap
•    Effectively translate product features into cohesive story beats and user experiences to gather buy in and consensus
•    Communicates status, priorities, strategies, and success metrics to various stakeholders including management and other team members
•    Succinctly and powerfully visualize product strategy and use to communicate and collaborate with variety of stakeholders, including executives, peers, partners, delegates, and others as necessary
•    Serve as a thought partner to the clinical leadership, displaying executive presence and strong communication and facilitation abilities 
•    Collaborate with business partners and executive leadership to help define the future vision, strategy, and key metrics of success for product

Our desired candidate should consistently demonstrate the following key behaviors and characteristics essential to EWH’s success:

•    Brings big-picture strategic thinking and analytical ability
•    Seamlessly connects the dots between different programs and products to visualize the big picture
•    Effortlessly moves from strategic mindset to tactical implementations, pivots with change of direction and priorities, and can visualize ‘on the fly’ during critical strategy discussions
•    Excels at execution of large-scale initiatives with enterprise impact
•    Demonstrates effective situational leadership, quick and continuous learning style and high impact communication skills
•    Communicates effectively with all levels in the organization including executives
•    Displays excellent leadership, problem solving, organizational, planning, presentation and interpersonal skills
•    Influences and collaborates across functional lines with variety of matrix partners and levels
•    Self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, and works independently and collaboratively
•    Results-driven, has a high attention to detail and produces high quality work products


•    BA/BS degree in a related field 
•    Minimum of 10 years of related experience including prior leadership experience and 3-to-5-year strategic planning 
•    Any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
•    Background or previous experience within healthcare 

Preferred skills and qualifications:

•    Background or previous experience in digital health, population health, digital engagement strategies, and provider collaboration and clinical operations 
•    Digital product implementation/large-scale project execution
•    Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., MBA)
•    Ability to travel
•    Experience in strategy consulting or equivalent field

Applicable to Colorado Applicants Only
Annual Salary Range*: 124,160.00 - 155,200.00
Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. 
* The hourly or salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting.  The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.  No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law. 

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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