Health Advisory Payer Operations Manager
Location:
Chicago , Illinois
Posted:
November 10, 2016
Reference:
89488BR
PwC/LOS Overview
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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
Healthcare is a transforming industry due to legislative and regulatory demands, technology challenges, and societal trends. Our growing Health Industries Advisory team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help healthcare institutions around the world to anticipate and address their most complex business challenges.

Our practitioners are supported by a dedicated health research unit, which is managed by a physician partner and provides our clients with cutting-edge intelligence, perspective, and analysis on issues transforming the health industry. Our professionals have deep health industry expertise and include physicians, nurses, system specialists, health policy analysts, actuaries, financial advisors, and data analysts. The Health Industries Advisory team includes the following sectors: Health Services
- Payer/Provider, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
- Suppliers and Innovators/New Entrants.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 5

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree or Doctorate

Certification(s) Preferred: APICS CSCP, APICS CPIM, ISM CPSM, ISM CSM, or ISC CPSD

Knowledge Preferred:
Candidates should have thorough knowledge of operations management including operationalizing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing, and product support.


Thorough experience in Operations Strategy and Transformation, Product Innovation and Development, Supply and Demand Planning, Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Sourcing, Service Operations, Manufacturing and/or Logistics is preferred.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and success with contributing to the development of a business vision and manage complex project management through the design and implementation of changes to Operations, including people, process and technology changes and the following:

-Building solid and collaborative relationships with team members, foster a productive teamwork environment, leverage diverse views to encourage innovation and help develop and grow team members throughout the course of every engagement by providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
-Delivering significant business results that reflects strategic and creative thinking, problem solving, individual initiative and the following abilities:
-Identifying and addressing client needs: build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships;
-Managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets and status updates;
-Communicating effectively in written and oral formats to various situations and audiences;
-Managing and conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data.
Extensive proven abilities and success performing with system applications that support the following processes:

product lifecycle management, network optimization, planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/ e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, or transportation management preferred. Specific providers could include SAP, Oracle, Manugistics, Manhattan Associates, JDA, Red Prairie, SmartOps, and/or Primavera.



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