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Strategy Advancement Advisor (Medicaid)



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Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

The Strategy Advancement Advisor builds local market presence for Humana Healthy Horizons and prepares markets for upcoming bids for state Medicaid managed care programs. The Strategy Advancement Advisor works with Business Development Market Vice Presidents (VPs) to understand the healthcare landscape, setting strategy and solutions to improve health and well-being outcomes for our members, and establishing relationships with key partners at the state and local levels.

The Strategy Advancement Advisor works closely with Medicaid Business Development and Proposal leaders to identify and determine strategies to propose in the company’s responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs). They will advise executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance.

  • Collects and analyzes state-specific health and social determinants of health data to create a foundational understanding of a state’s health care and Medicaid landscape.
  • Works with Market VP, Business Development to develop the framework and strategies to address the health care needs and priorities within a state.
  • Works with Market VP, Business Development to identify key organizations and associations, advocacy programs, and support networks to develop robust networks and partnerships.
  • Collaborates with the Community Outreach and Engagement Lead, Business Development to build visibility and credibility of Humana Healthy Horizons in local markets.
  • Works in a highly matrixed organization and collaborative environment with internal and external stakeholders; able to navigate and support these relationships with professional etiquette.
  • Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding approach, engagements, and works under minimal supervision.
  • Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in Medicaid Managed Care experience.
  • Two (2) or more years of project leadership experience.
  • Previous experience with strategy development from research to conception.
  • Previous experience with working on projects that requires strong analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and SharePoint and video conferencing platforms including Zoom, Teams and Webex.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, for completion of team correspondence, meeting minutes, and status reports to varying levels of the organization.
  • Strong time management that allows for working independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to affect change in a highly matrixed organization, leveraging data and facts to influence decision-makers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in public health or healthcare administration.
  • Three (3) or more years of Business Development or Proposal Management experience.

Additional Information

  • Workstyle: This is a remote position that will require travel.
  • Travel: Up to 20% to various states.
  • Typical Workdays and Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Work at Home Internet Statement

To ensure Home or Hybrid Home/Office employees’ ability to work effectively, the self-provided internet service of Home or Hybrid Home/Office 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.

Interview Format

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.

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.