Health Management Systems, Inc. Vice President– Operations in Danvers, Massachusetts

HMS makes the healthcare system work better for everyone. We fight fraud, waste, and abuse so people have access to healthcare—now and in the future. Using innovative technology and powerful data analytics, we help government and commercial payers reduce costs, increase quality, and achieve regulatory compliance. We also help consumers take a more active role in their own health. Each year, we save our clients billions of dollars while helping people live healthier lives. At HMS, you will develop new skills and build your career in a dynamic industry while making a difference in the lives of others.

We are seeking a talented individual for a Vice President – Operations who has responsibility for overall strategic direction and operational excellence for assigned multi-functional operations teams. Drives the operational effectiveness in support of production, creation, and delivery of health care products or services to internal and external clients. Focus is on decreasing expenses, expanding revenues and maximizing service and value. Designs and implements operation processes to ensure successful delivery of products. Identifies opportunities to enhance productivity through increased efficiency in product delivery; ensures quality and compliance standards in the delivery of products are met and remediation plans are built/executed. Leads the way on creating effective work standards and capacity plans. Drives to enhance labor arbitrage through the effective use of vendor partners, outsourcing and offshoring.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting and implementing the strategy for assigned functional area(s).

  • Ensures initiatives are aligned with corporate goals.

  • Implements corporate policies and procedures.

  • Sets objectives, benchmarks and goals for the department heads who manage their departments.

  • Oversees their functional area(s) financial budget to ensure goals are met and exceeded.

  • Collaborates with peers and with other executives to establish strategic objectives and specific achievement milestones to move the organization towards overall goals.

  • Develops partnership opportunities; defines target growth goals and drives assigned functional area(s) toward achieving target growth goals.

  • Provides significant input into corporate strategic goals and initiatives.

  • Develops, negotiates and approves contracts and other agreements with partners, vendors, clients, and other stakeholders.

  • Significant legal and compliance involvement for areas of responsibility.

  • Significant involvement in M&A activities, including acquisition due diligence and integration.

  • Ensures highly productive relationships and partnerships on business and organizational initiatives.

  • Sets goal, monitors work, and evaluates results to ensure that departmental and organizational objectives and operating requirements are met and are in line with the needs and mission of the organization.

  • Participates in and nurtures broad networks of alliances with others to exchanges knowledge and information about learning and change in support of change initiatives.

  • Leads process-improvement initiatives that deliver financial targets.

Non-Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs other functions as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Models behavior for leadership including relationship building, opportunity pursuit and problem resolution.

  • High level of executive interaction across business lines/companies.

  • Drives the delivery of solutions within functional area(s) to support internal and external customers and works closely with other executives to drive cross-functional solutions.

  • Provides leadership across the organization; builds an effective and sustainable organization.

  • Exceptional ability to partner with and influence multiple internal resource groups.

  • Superior understanding of client issues at both strategic and business building levels.

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Proven leadership abilities and strategic thinking.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong employee and client focus.

  • Excellent Executive level presentation and relationship skills.

  • Translates strategic direction and client needs into team vision and deliverables.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in time-sensitive situations.

  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to set and give direction; ensures good ideas are championed and implemented.

  • Creates an environment of high standards, compliance, and conduct through excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Leads through change, influences team work.

  • Able to network at all levels of the organization

Work Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Primarily sedentary work in a general office environment

  • Ability to communicate and exchange information

  • Ability to comprehend and interpret documents and data

  • Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, and moving objects (up to 10 lbs.)

  • Requires manual dexterity to use computer, telephone and peripherals

  • May be required to work extended hours for special business needs

  • May be required to travel at least 30% of time based on business needs

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in related field preferred

Minimum Related Work Experience:

  • 12 years related business practice area experience

  • 5 years leadership, finance/budget experience

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Title: Vice President– Operations

Location: Massachusetts-Danvers

Requisition ID: 1800113T

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