Cornerstone Health Solution - VP, Strategy & Industry Affairs (Waltham)
The Vice President, Strategy and Industry Affairs will be responsible for managing the strategic planning, go to market process, compliance and industry relations. This individual will contribute to the attainment of the organization's desired growth and overarching objectives by providing strategic guidance to CHS leadership surrounding industry dynamics, compliance and corporate strategy. Reporting directly to our President, this seasoned advisor will serve as an integral member of our leadership team and should be a critical thought partner who champions our values of collaboration, optimism, innovation, and excellence. The ideal candidate will possess extensive pharmacy and healthcare knowledge, and a track record of building and maintaining positive internal and external working relationships.Lead and oversee the strategic planning, resourcing, and industry relations for all Cornerstone programs and projects, ensuring clinical and operational relevance, compliance, in support of overall financial performance.Manage and lead a high-performing team; monitor, analyze, and improve team performance; provide expertise, coaching, and development to team members and drive thought leadership.Convert clinical/pharmacy/industry knowledge into approaches and processes that continuously strengthen existing and create new programs.Work with applicable company leadership to establish strategic relationships with industry leaders in order to identify potential growth opportunities and recommend the development of new programs/services; generate and help develop subsequent leads.Collaborate cross-functionally with other CHS leaders to maintain alignment on core company objectives and assure positive interdisciplinary communication between internal departments.Identify resource needs for supporting current and future strategic initiatives; work with Human Resources to recruit and hire new team members as needed.Liaise regularly with external key stakeholders, including but not limited to industry analysts, manufacturers, CMS, payors, and regulatory bodies.Ensure strategic alignment between activities within and across assigned clinical programs.Execute plans for continuous improvement that foster an environment of creativity, innovation, and program growth/development.Represent CHS as needed at meetings, conferences, advisory boards, outreach meetings, and in interactions with thought leaders and business partners.Monitor external sources and industry news in order to identify relevant emerging movement in market trends, competitor activity, etc.Develop group budget and monitor expenditures.Manage overall financial performance for areas of responsibility, favorably meeting established milestones.Driven and collaborative strategic thinker with the ability to quickly understand, assimilate, and critically interpret information and evolving industry data.Proven capability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced multifunctional team environment; well-organized and operationally effective in developing and executing program strategies with a flexible and solution-driven attitude.Exceptional interpersonal, oral/written communication, and presentation skills with a polished executivepresence.Track record of successfully building strong working relationships across a wide spectrum of internal and external partners.Must adhere to all of CHS's RESPECT behavioral standards.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:
(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
PharmD (active license) required.At least ten (10) years progressive leadership experience in pharmacy and healthcare organizations. Experience must include leadership role and reflect significant history in navigating complex solutions and creating executable corporate strategies.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, and 340BStrong network of industry leaders and analystsStrong interpersonal skills, a high degree of analytical ability, and the ability to work effectively with both internal and external customers.Excellent organization and management skills, the ability to set strategy and lead a team in a fast paced environmentExcellent management and communication skillsSPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS(Responsible for on-call, 24 hr. coverage, etc.) & Travel Expectations:
At times, contract negotiations and/or provider meetings may require non-typical business hours work.
Up to 25% Travel
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