Healthcare Operations Consultant

posted on March 1, 2019

Job Description

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Duration: 6 Months

Position Purpose:

  • The Operations Consultant will work cross-functionally to identify and execute growth opportunities and improve daily operations.
  • This growth-focused role will require understanding what a best-in-class process should look like, instrumenting and measuring where we are, brainstorming and prioritizing solutions, and filling gaps.
  • To be successful, you should be a strategic & analytical thinker, excellent at execution, a solid player and coach, and have stellar communication skills.

Operations:

  • Lead and support the execution of day to day operations and deliver on strategy and operational plans
  • Establish and refine the business operational performance
  • Find and pursue cost reduction opportunities
  • Improve business processes to promote effective operations
  • Create opportunities for synergies across various business units to drive long term business growth & sustainability

Reporting, Metrics, and KPIs:

  • Gather and analyze data, formulate and test hypotheses, synthesize findings, develop go-forward plans and help drive and translate recommendations into results
  • Author, manage, and deliver executive level reporting, including weekly, monthly, quarterly status reports
  • Develop and track key KPIs across the team to track strategic goals, milestones and accomplishments

Growth & Strategy:

  • Assess and develop potential strategic partnerships to drive business growth
  • Orchestrate the design and execution of all aspects of new business opportunities
  • Act and operate as an internal consultant, working directly with multiple stakeholders
  • Take complete ownership of projects/ programs from cradle to grave: business case, scope, cost, schedule, action cycles, risks, issues, decisions, interdependencies and milestones.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4-6 years of combined experience in management consulting, investment banking, corporate strategy & development, or business operations.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Math or Statistics. MBA is a plus
  • Proven record of high performance and substantial achievements in past positions
  •  Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to work effectively with and communicate complex ideas to people at all levels in an organization
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment
  • Initiative taker, eager to break new ground, and work in a fast-paced environment

 

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