by Jamie Carracher
October 26, 2017
Position: Senior Vice President, Operations and Program Management
Employee in Position: * * * VACANT * * *
Scope: Full Time; Exempt; Permanent
Reports to: Executive Vice President/COO
Date: October 2017
The Senior Vice President (SVP), Operations & Programs Management will support the Executive Vice President(EVP)/Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the executive management team to ensure the smooth functioning of the AHIP organization and operate as “chief of staff to the team. The SVP will be responsible for operational planning and program management activities, including the coordination of departmental of annual strategic and tactical plans, regular executive management team meetings, and deliverables and action items. The SVP will also support the EVP/COO and the executive management team to implement the organization’s long-range strategic plan. This plan is the organization’s roadmap to realize the AHIP mission and vision approved by the Board-level Long Range Strategic Planning (LRSP) Committee and the AHIP Board of Directors by 2025.
The SVP will have day-to-day responsibility for developing annual updates to the strategic plan and implementing the plan in conjunction with other AHIP staff and measuring and reporting progress on a regular basis (e.g., quarterly) to the EVP/COO and the executive team, LRSP Committee, and Board of Directors based on approved metrics. The SVP will also be responsible for identifying necessary resources, developing and managing budgets, analyzing gaps in organizational capabilities, and developing strategic recommendations to implement the plan
The SVP will assist the EVP/COO and the executive team to be more productive and effective by leveraging resources and expertise across the organization in a timely and efficient manner. In addition, the SVP will help promote cross-functional integration of departments across the organization by “connecting the dots” and ensuring seamless coordination. This individual will be a key participant and contributor at executive and senior management meetings and help to coordinate the Association’s activities, including the strategic planning processes, development of key objectives, and measurement of results and performance. In addition, the SVP will assist in supporting member relations and identifying and seeking out opportunities for non-dues revenue to support a stable financial model for the organization. As requested, the SVP may be asked to represent the organization at designated meetings, presentations and other events/activities when the EVP/COO, or the executive team, are unable to do so.
Supervisory Responsibilities: To Be Determined
Certification Requirements: None
Significant Work Activities & Conditions:
Percent of Travel: 0 – 25%
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Equal Opportunity Employer
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a protected veteran.
Interested candidates are requested to visit AHIP’s Career Website for further instructions on resume submission.
How to Apply
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
AHIP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a protected veteran.
In order to request consideration for an opened position at AHIP, all candidates must complete an AHIP Job Application and submit it, along with a current resume and cover letter that includes your requested salary range. We also ask that you complete and return the three voluntary forms that aid us in our attempt to meet our affirmative action goals:
All voluntary documents will be used for Affirmative Action tracking purposes only, and will be held confidentially in our Human Resources Department. They will not be viewed during the hiring process.
Once completed, all forms should be returned to our recruitment mail box at: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
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601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
South Building, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004