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Manager Strategy & Planning

Company: Amerihealth
Location: Newtown Square
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Your career starts now. We’re looking for the next generation of health care leaders.

At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at

The Manager, Strategy and Planning will be responsible for the management and execution of high profile projects that will help inform strategic decisions within the AmeriHealth Family of Companies.  The position will report to the Director of Strategy & Planning, Market Insights & Competitive Intelligence. The Market Insights and Competitive Intelligence team will manage market research and competitive intelligence for the organization, informing business strategy for the Office of the CEO, Business Development, and Market Presidents. The role will help further the organization’s 5 year corporate strategy by working with a team of analysts to gather, synthesize and report out competitive analyses, research and standard reporting that will lead and support strategic decisions.  The Manager will lead and drive successful execution of projects within the team by leveraging advanced business skills, research and investigative skills, competitive analysis, financial analysis, project management and a hypothesis driven approach to problem solving.  

Major Accountabilities:

Market Insights & Competitive Analysis

  • Partner with leaders within the Strategy & Planning organization to understand needs and develop solutions to address.
  • Investigate and provide research findings that solve for strategic questions the business needs answered.
  • Deploy techniques and processes to gain intelligence on competitor’s actions in areas of interest through reviews of news sources, SEC filings, and third party vendor capabilities.
  • Develop standard and ad-hoc reporting to help facilitate the sharing of intelligence with our customers.
  • Track and report out M&A intelligence for business lines of interest.
  • Help drive process and efficiency improvements related to team’s execution on projects.
  • Identify intelligence gaps and potential solutions.
  • Work with manager to set annual research/analysis agenda.

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required;  Masters’ degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years corporate strategy experience either at a management consulting firm or within a corporate development or corporate strategy department
  • Health care industry experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and processes for strategic planning, business planning, and competitive intelligence.
  • Customer oriented approach to working with direct reports, peers, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong analytic and intellectual abilities.
  • Financial analysis and modeling.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Associates are presently working remotely. When Associates are transitioned back to the office, the functions of this position will be performed onsite at our offices located at 3805 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, 19073.


Keywords: Amerihealth, Philadelphia , Manager Strategy & Planning, Other , Newtown Square, Pennsylvania

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