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Growth Strategy Manager



Sales & Business Development, Operations
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

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Humana: A Fortune 60 Healthcare Company
Humana is a publicly traded, Fortune 60 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 ’60s, to the largest US hospital corporation in the ’80s, to a leading health benefits company beginning in the ’90s. 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 Manager

The Enterprise Growth Strategy team is a newly created organization supporting growth across Humana’s businesses. The team has a strong dotted-line partnership with the Medicare and Medicaid organization, Humana’s largest, which comprises over 80% of the company’s total revenue and the majority of its earnings. Team members partner with the senior leaders of the business unit, 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 team at the forefront of helping to define the future of Humana’s largest businesses.

Humana is seeking an experienced team member to support delivering some of Medicare and Medicaid’s highest priority projects and initiatives, with an emphasis on Medicare Advantage strategy development. As a Manager, you will deconstruct issues and challenges, perform targeted research and analysis, and craft sound, logical solutions and recommendations. You will also shape implementation considerations, and work with business owners as appropriate to transition analysis into execution. While doing so, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with fellow team members, subject matter experts, members of Humana’s executive Management Team, and corporate, functional, and business unit leaders.

This role will have a particular focus on Medicare enrollment growth strategy and investment optimization. The Strategy Manager will help develop a framework that takes into account key dimensions of growth strategy such as marketing as well as sales and product investment trade-offs that are responsive to local competitive and provider dynamics. The Strategy Manager will be responsible for driving the development of deep consumer and competitor insights to inform key strategic choices that support sustainable enterprise growth.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing analysis and/or work streams within high-profile, high-impact strategy projects

  • Leading interviews and working sessions with leaders within Medicare and Medicaid and across the broader organization

  • Conducting industry, market, competitor, and financial analysis

  • Scoping and analyzing customer and broker research to develop strategic insights

  • Creating high quality analysis and 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

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with outstanding academic credentials

  • 4-6+ years of full-time work experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, corporate/business unit strategy, or finance, including a strong record of leadership

  • Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to perform complex quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities

  • Ability to quickly build and maintain trust with business leaders

  • Highly collaborative, flexible, teamwork-oriented working style

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop junior staff

  • Strong commitment to personal and professional growth

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA, MPH, PhD, or graduate degree in a management field

  • Managed care and/or healthcare services work experience

Additional Information

Flexibility with work location; options include:

  • Humana’s New York office in Midtown Manhattan

  • Humana’s headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky

  • Remote, with majority of work conducted on Eastern Time

Work-At-Home Requirements

  • Must have the ability to provide a high-speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

  • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

  • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

  • 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.

$135,000 - $185,800 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.