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Senior Director, Performance Excellence

Company: Evolent Health
Location: Jackson
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

**Your Future Evolves Here**

New Century Health (NCH) has been transforming the delivery of specialty care and driving radical cost and quality improvement across the member journey for patients with cancer and cardiovascular disease. As part of Evolent Health, we are on a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Evolenteers make a difference wherever they are, whether it is at a medical center, in the office, or while working from home across 48 states. We empower you to work from where you work best, which makes juggling careers, families, and social lives so much easier. Through our recognition programs, we also highlight employees who live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing their whole selves to work each day. If you're looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don't just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

**Why We're Worth the Application:**

+ We continue to grow year over year.

+ Recognized as a leader in driving important diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) efforts (https://www.evolenthealth.com/diversity) .

+ Achieved a 100% score two years in a row on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index making us a best place to work for LGBTQ+ equality.

+ Named to Parity.org's 2020 list of the best companies for women to advance (https://www.evolenthealth.com/about-us/press-releases/8579/evolent-health-named-to-parity.org%E2%80%99s-best-companies-for-women-to-advance-list-2021) .

+ Continued to prioritize the employee experience and achieved an 87% overall engagement score on our last employee survey.

+ Published an annual DE&I report (https://dev.evolenthealth.com/sites/default/files-public/Evolent%20Health%202020%20DE%26I%20Annual%20Report.pdf) to share our progress on how we're building an equitable workplace.

**What You'll Be Doing:**

The **Director or Senor Director, Performance Excellence** is a key member of the Performance Excellence team, which leads high-profile, time-sensitive projects to advance NCH's operational and efficiency goals (e.g., developing new capabilities, diagnosing and improving performance on core operational metrics). Performance Excellence regularly engages with NCH's Executive Leadership Team and works closely with other departments (e.g., Product, Growth, Finance) to achieve these goals.

**What You'll Be Doing:**

+ Executes high-profile, time-sensitive projects that support company operational and efficiency goals; takes accountability for all deliverables and results

+ Manages assigned junior staff; provides feedback on job performance and coaches on career development

+ Leverages critical thinking and data analysis skills to create structured presentations for executives with minimal oversight

+ Analyzes data to diagnose problems and develop recommendations about the best course of action

+ Interfaces with subject matter experts to create project deliverables and glean insights for further operational improvements

+ Anticipates risks or issues, assesses impact if not resolved, and escalates as-needed

**The Experience You'll Need (Required):**

+ Bachelor's degree

+ 7-10+ years of healthcare management and/or healthcare consulting experience

+ History of exceptional performance across educational and professional settings

+ Experience effectively engaging with and influencing leaders' decision-making

+ Experience managing individuals and teams

+ Strong project management skills: history of taking initiative and effectively managing projects and processes

+ Strong Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word skills

**The Experience We Prefer:**

+ Experience within a top tier consulting firm working with healthcare clients

+ Knowledge of health plan / managed care operations

**Technical Requirements:**

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 Mbps, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and national law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home.

**Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.**

Compensation Range: The minimum salary for this position is $130,000, plus benefits. Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.

Keywords: Evolent Health, Jackson , Senior Director, Performance Excellence, Executive , Jackson, Mississippi

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