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Strategy Advancement Advisor, Behavioral Health



Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

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The Strategy Advancement Advisor provides data-backed strategic direction to identify and address business issues and opportunities related to the Behavioral Health clinical strategies that improve member health outcomes, experience, cost, and quality. This is a remote opportunity to join a growing team within Humana and work on complex and interesting questions while getting experience and exposure across the enterprise.

The Clinical Strategy team employs a rigorous process to set specific clinical priorities for the enterprise. They identify the greatest sources of value and lead a multi-disciplinary process to identify opportunities for enhanced clinical outcomes, cost control, quality, and member experience.

In this context, the Behavioral Health Strategy Advancement Advisor leads initiatives to analyze issues related to behavioral health using data and insight from internal and external sources. Working closely with associates and executive leaders from across the enterprise, they solicit input and make recommendations to advance key initiatives within the Behavioral Health strategy. This includes promoting innovative solutions and working with enterprise partners internally to improve our members access to quality behavioral health care. With aligned partners, they help translate strategic recommendations into execution plans for implementation with operational leaders.

Key Skills and Abilities necessary for success:

  • Experience with a multidisciplinary group with a common purpose.
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels including senior leadership.
  • Proven skills influencing others and a track record of success working through ambiguity.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Skill in developing and delivering persuasive presentations.
  • Independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8 or more years of progressive experience in strategy, execution and/or study design
  • 2 or more years of project leadership experience
  • Prior experience working on population clinical outcomes within or adjacent to a payor organization.
  • Financial modeling experience
  • Competency with Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters / MBA
  • Exposure or experience implementing interventions for behavioral health, clinical care delivery, and/or pharmacy.

Additional Information

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an interviewing technology called HireVue to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. HireVue allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information from you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

Work-At-Home Requirements

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees’ ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of these employees must meet the following criteria:
  • At minimum, a download speed of 25 Mbps and an upload speed of 10 Mbps is recommended; wireless, wired cable or DSL connection is suggested.
  • Satellite, cellular and microwave connection can be used only if approved by leadership.
  • Employees who live and work from Home in the state of California, Illinois, Montana, or South Dakota will be provided a bi-weekly payment for their internet expense.
  • Humana will provide Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees with telephone equipment appropriate to meet the business requirements for their position/job.
  • Work from a dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

$112,400 - $154,900 per year

This job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, “Humana”) offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.