Highmark Health Future of Work - Strategy Manager in Home, Montana
Job Description :
This job supports thinkUP Leadership (in particular the Director of Innovation) in setting the detailed thinkUP Labs Innovation strategy, setting the detailed portfolio management strategy, partnering with key leaders internally and externally (including Lumevity clients), and supporting broader thinkUP and Lumevity integration. The incumbent will also oversee and manage the enablement capabilities for the thinkUP Labs Innovation function, including day to portfolio management, partner management, reporting and analytics, staffing coordination, and enabling innovation tools and technology. This also includes recommending better processes to do more innovation across the team, faster.
Perform management responsibilities to include, but are not limited to: involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity.Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department; develop and implement policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.
Lead and support key thinkUP Labs initiatives that set and detail out the overarching thinkUP Labs strategy, such as the stage gate process, application of agile to thinkUP Labs, portfolio balance strategy, and helping set the target areas for thinkUP Labs to focus resources and time.
Conduct broad based market scans of new, interesting, unproven, proven, leading edge, breakthrough, innovations/capabilities/technologies and prepare recommendations on their applicability to the Highmark enterprise and/or Lumevity clients.
Manage the portfolio of thinkUP Labs projects and capabilities.
Manage and oversee Innovation Enablement capabilities such as partner management, reporting and analytics, staffing coordination, and innovation tools and technology.
Develops and maintains partnerships with key internal (business leaders, capability partnerships) and external (e.g. universities, startups, innovation leaders) stakeholders that support the mission and vision of thinkUP Labs.
Curate and manage a panel of experts who have extensive domain knowledge in areas thinkUP Labs is interested in. Coordinate their support at various points of our agile innovation stage gate process.
Develop thought-leadership content for internal Highmark and Lumevity consumption based on the work being done in thinkUP Labs.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field
- Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field
5 years of Strategy or Management Consulting
3 years in a management or leadership role
- 5 years in Corporate Innovation
LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS
Strong understanding of innovation horizons and innovation / R&D stage gates
Ability to manage senior stakeholders internally and externally
Insatiable curiosity and desire to make the innovation team better
Familiar and comfortable with technical/ technology-related discussions
Ability to work with and lead off-shore teams
Ability to solve complex conceptual and operational problems; potential ability to lead teams in problem-solving exercises
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Demonstrated influencing, and teamwork skills
Basic project management skills
Focus on impacts to the customer of decisions rendered
Proactive in driving change and continuous improvement
Strong emotional intelligence, with servant leadership mindset
Commitment to development of others and self
Language (Other than English):
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
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Referral Level Payout 2
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Req ID: J190841