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Position Details

Department: CORP | Strategic Planning
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 722242
Date Posted: 1/16/2023
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Manager of Strategic Planning is responsible for creating/implementing project work plans, managing planning processes, and completing deliverables in support of business development and strategic planning. The Manager develops the infrastructure and systematic processes for collecting, reporting and analyzing market demographic, competitor activity/trends as well as industry, regulatory, Legislative, and economic factors. Phoenix Children`s must anticipate to successfully continue its growth as a regional pediatric health system. Establishing a robust set of tools, processes and methods for reporting, and analysis are essential to create business programs and strategic plans for Phoenix Children`s. This position is charged with the development and maintenance of relevant data and the methods for analysis used by the Strategic Planning Team. Responsibilities also include building collaborative relationships within Phoenix Children`s management teams and physician leaders and providing functional direction, or project oversight for business development or strategic planning as assigned by the VP of Strategic Planning and SVP/CSO. The manager supervises the planning analysts to advance the essential duties summarized above.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Develops new and refines existing analytical techniques, templates and resources to enable effective business planning, including market forecasting, competitive intelligence, operational review, and financial analysis. Continually reviews and reports market and financial data reflecting the opportunities for clinical growth for the Hospital. Proactively communicates challenges and issues. Develops presentations for leadership with findings and recommendations.
  2. Produces reports and analyses that support the organization, its operating units and divisions identify areas of opportunity to grow and better serve its markets and threats that need to be anticipated and overcome as part of an annual planning cycle (in conjunction with finance and operations) and on projects as assigned.
  3. Builds a team of capable analysts with the use of appropriate Human Resource policies and tools to facilitate and ensure the ability of the staff within the area of strategic planning to establish clear development plans for building and growing their skillets, and support them in their work for PC and in pursuit of their individual professional aspirations.
  4. As a part of a project team, develops detailed work plans, highlighting key deliverables, accountabilities, interdependencies, and timelines.
  5. Manages planning process and work plans for assigned projects, facilitates or assists in committee / work group meetings.
  6. Assures the data and methods for analyzing markets, programs and services are sound and used responsibly to support decision-making.
  7. Proactively monitors and reports progress against work plans / objectives related to assigned business development and strategic plan deliverables. Analyzes to determine risks, concerns, and deficiencies; provides alternative tactics and strategies as required.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor`s degree in Health care, Business or related field. Required
2. Master`s Degree in Health Services Administration. MBA or related advanced degree (equivalent and relevant work experience will be considered). Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Five (5) years of health care experience in a strategy, business planning, business advisory, financial planning, feasibility, business and financial modeling, benchmarking or analysis role. (Administrative Fellowship or relevant post graduate work is equivalent work experience). Required
2. Three (3) or more years of experience leading project teams. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Ability to collaborate and influence. Required
2. Drives results. Required
3. Strategic thinking. Required
4. Project management. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
15. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
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