New MBA Jobs at Major Health Care Providers and Pharmaceutical Firms

first_img As Baby Boomers age and make up a more significant portion of the population, more Americans rely on health insurance providers and prescription drugs. In fact, Center for Disease Control stats show that more Americans are taking prescription drugs than ever. More patients and more drugs means a greater need for upper level health insurance and pharmaceutical professionals, and more new MBA jobs in these fields.As with any complex industry, healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers require new hires with analytical abilities, business acumen and problem solving skills to help innovate and lead these firms into the future. Here are just a few new MBA jobs for those looking to enter healthcare provider and pharmaceutical fields.Business Consulting Manager – Kaiser PermanenteKaiser Permanente is an integrated managed care company based in Oakland, CA. The provider operates in eight states (Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia) and Washington DC. Kaiser Permanente is hiring a new Business Consulting Manager at its Oakland headquarters. The new hire will supervise a group of consultants and analysts focused on management consulting, and budget management. The Manager will support senior leadership by addressing strategic issues and structuring any necessary problem solving measures. A minimum of six years of relevant experience is required, and an MBA is strongly preferred.Other major responsibilities of the Business Consulting manager include:Directing the department in accordance with overall strategic directionReviewing and approving expenses and balancing the budgetTaking appropriate action to correct budget variancesEnsuring that reports and information are accurate, timely, consistent, and satisfy client needsSee more jobs like this at Kaiser Permanente careers page.Senior Analytics Consultant – AetnaAetna is a managed health care company that sells health care insurance plans and related services, such as medical, pharmaceutical, dental, behavioral health, long-term care, and disability plans. In 2018, the company became been a subsidiary of CVS Health.Aetna is hiring a new Senior Analytics Consultant at its Wellesley, MA office. The new hire will apply their consulting, analytic, and leadership expertise across a variety of strategic problems at the insurance provider. A minimum of three years total business experience, as well as two or more years experience in strategy consulting or corporate strategy roles is required. The role requires an MBA or Masters/Ph.D.Responsibilities of the Senior Analytics Consultant include:Structuring analyses, identifying critical problems, and testing hypotheses in a business settingConducting quantitative analyses and leveraging large data setsDelivering high-quality analyses which carry business implicationsProactively solving emerging issues and finding creative solutionsSee this job, and many more, at the Aetna careers page.Strategic Account Manager – McKessonMcKesson distributes health care systems, medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. The firm has a history of being on the cutting edge, pioneering technologies like bar-code scanning for distribution, pharmacy robotics, and RFID tags. In 2017, McKesson was the fifth highest revenue generating company in the United States.McKesson has a Strategic Account Manager position open in its Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina area offices. The Manager mitigates relationships with pharmaceutical clients and provides solutions that meet its and requirements. A minimum of two years experience in project management is required, along with three or more years of business experience in Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Account/Client Management, Finance, Distribution, or Management Consulting. An advanced degree, MBA or MHS is highly preferredOther responsibilities of the Strategic Account Manager include:Monitoring program profitabilityUnderstanding contractual obligations and negotiating incremental contractual arrangementsCoordinating efforts for new client initiatives and delivering pricing to customersEnsuring accuracy of all client invoices prior to billing releaseVisit the McKesson careers page to see more job openings.Program Director – MerckOne of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, Merck is ranked 78th in the Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. The American arm of the company is based out of Kenilworth, New Jersey.Merck is hiring a new Program Director at its West Point, PA offices to lead the Research Life Sciences Cloud Solutions (RLSC) Delivery team. The new Director will lead architecture planning and delivery of IT solutions for next generation data aggregation platforms and workflow solutions for research scientists. The position is MBA preferred.Some major responsibilities of the RLSC Program Director include:Overseeing all program roadmaps and technology decisionsLeading team building and talent managementManaging program governance, status reporting, issue, risk escalationBudgeting the Research Life Sciences Cloud Solutions Delivery teamSee more jobs like this at Merck’s careers page.Clinical Trial Metrics Analyst – PfizerPfizer is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturers, ranking 57th on the Fortune 500. Its product roster includes Lipitor, Lyrica, Zithromax, Viagra, and Celebrex.The company is hiring a new Clinical Trial Metrics Analyst at its Cambridge, MA office. The new hire will help drive decision-making through analysis, interpretation and presentation of data, as well as make improvements to operational execution. The job requires an MBA or MS/BS in a relevant field, as well as a minimum of ten years working in Pharmaceutical industry in an analyst capacity.Job responsibilities of the Clinical Trial Metrics Analyst include:Using performance metrics to measure, control and improve operational processesDefining performance targets in line with Pfizer’s vision and goalsSynthesizing data to get a clear understanding of current performanceProviding expert input to new business questions and anticipating future needsPfizer posts this job, and many others, on its careers page. regions: Atlanta / Baltimore / Boston / Chicago / Dallas / Denver / Houston / London / Los Angeles / Miami / New York City / Online / Philadelphia / Research Triangle / San Diego / San Francisco / Seattle / Toronto / Washington, DC Last Updated Jan 16, 2019 by Max PulciniFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail New MBA Jobs at Major Health Care Providers and Pharmaceutical Firmscenter_img RelatedPharma Careers Highlight This Week’s Newest MBA JobsAs modern medicine and healthcare continues to advance, healthcare providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers require new hires with analytical abilities, business acumen and problem solving skills to help innovate. 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