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Consultant, Healthcare Strategy

Role: Consultant, Healthcare StrategyAssignment: Business Strategy Location: New York, NY (Midtown)Travel: 15% of the time
Humana, a Fortune 100 Healthcare CompanyHumana is a publicly traded, Fortune 100 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 60’s, to the largest US hospital corporation in the 80’s, to a leading health benefits company beginning in the 90’s. 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 ConsultantThe 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 ~$45B in 2017 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’ll 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 development of the annual Retail strategic plan, developing a 3-5 year growth strategy for Humana’s largest and most important market, assessing the performance of strategic initiatives and business areas, and identifying improvement opportunities for a key business division.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing analysis and/or work streams within high-profile, high-impact strategy projects
  • Supporting 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

Role Essentials
  • 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
Role Desirables
  • Finance, accounting, engineering, business, or technical focused undergraduate major
  • Managed care and/or healthcare services work experience

Reporting Relationships
  • The role reports to the Healthcare Strategy team leader and works closely with the entire strategy team

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.