Senior Manager/Director, Medicare Policy

Avalere Health LLC
Washington, DC
Oct 06, 2017
Oct 18, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Avalere Health is seeking a Senior Manager or Director with a focus on Medicare to support our Policy practice The practice focuses on a range of issues including federal and state implementation of the Affordable Care Act as well as efforts to repeal and replace the ACA health insurance exchanges evolving benefit designs across payers Medicare policy specific to Medicare Advantage and Part D Medicare reform Medicaid and other state health policies and federal budget and deficit reduction issues We rely on deep subject matter expertise and understanding of the business issues facing our clients to assess how this changing policy landscape impacts managed care plans the pharmaceutical industry providers and consumers We provide analytic support and advisory services including legislative strategy regulatory analysis and quantitative modeling of proposed and enacted policies to a wide range of clients across the healthcare industry Principal Duties and Responsibilities Serving as a subject matter expert on Medicare to meet the needs of clients focused on public policy related to Medicare reform Medicare Advantage and Part D Managing multiple clients as well as short and long term deliverables to ensure that all of Avalerea s knowledge and expertise are available to meet client needs Conceptualizing designing and executinga from start to finisha a broad range of client projects involving diverse cross functional cross practice teams Creating both strategic and tactical recommendations for clients depending on their policy and business needs Solving complex client issues in a timely and appropriate manner with minimal management oversight and attention to resources Hiring training supervising and mentoring staff members within the practice and across the firm Skills Experience and Other Job Related Requirements Minimum Requirements Advanced degree in health policy public policy healthcare management public health public administration health economics business administration law or a relevant discipline A combination of bachelora s degree and in depth relevant work experience is also acceptable to years of relevant work experience Relevant experience includes employment with a think tank consulting firm an advocacy organization the government a pharma biotech company a health plan in the financial services industry or similar organization with a focus on Medicare Advantage and or Part D policy Extensive knowledge of Medicare policy bidding payment and program rules and market trends is required Ability to analyze and understand Medicare and general health policy trends from the perspective of multiple stakeholders eg health plans biopharma and translate related implications Experience overseeing and supervising work of staff members Prior project management experience Solid communication skills written and verbal including the ability to concisely explain complicated concepts to executives within and outside the firm Additional Skills and Competencies Significant and sustained project management experience that includes interacting with and presenting to senior level executives and or health policy leaders Proven situational leadership skills and the ability to motivate and generate enthusiasm with individuals across all levels of the organization Exemplary interpersonal skills that translate into positive relationships with colleagues and clients Experience analyzing policy proposals legislation and or federal regulation and conveying findings to clients and the public Previous consulting and supervisory experience Ability to analyze and understand health policy trends from the perspective of multiple stakeholders and translate related business implications Commitment to working in a team environment with an emphasis on collaboration and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and clients Exemplary problem solving and analytic skills with the ability to apply knowledge outside of onea s immediate functional area How to Apply All applications should be submitted through the Careers section of our website at avalere com careers Please submit copies of the following application materials Cover letter Resume Candidates may be required to complete an interview exercise or assessment as part of the final round interview process for this role Avalere Health is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin disability or protected veteran status

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