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Select Strategy Lead, Bloomfield, Connecticut

CategorySales & Business Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Role Summary:

The Select Strategy Lead will be responsible for leading the development and ongoing tracking of strategy for Select (Under 500) segment of Cigna's US Commercial Markets. Reporting to the head of US Commercial Strategy and rolling up into the Enterprise Strategy and Business Development team, this role will also encompass strategic framework to enable strategy development through external scan of competitive landscape and stakeholder needs, and internal scan of Cigna's capabilities by working collaboratively with matrix partners and ensuring alignment with Select leadership. The Strategy Lead will act as the strategic thought leader and advisor to Select leadership team and will have accountability for the growth of the segment.


Strategy Development
  • Drives the yearly development and refresh of US Commercial Select strategy in alignment with Enterprise Strategy to identify strategic priorities and underlying initiatives that will help deliver sustained growth and profitability for the segment over the next 3-5 years.
  • Works closely with Select Buyer Group to ensure alignment on strategic priorities and initiatives.
  • Collaborates with finance partners to ensure that the growth targets and financials are based on strategic priorities.
  • Drives review of strategy with Select and US Commercial executive leadership team.

Strategy Management and Execution Support
  • Performs external scan of market trends and competitive landscape as well as stakeholder needs (Customer, Client, Producers and Providers) to inform the key strategic priorities for Select Segment.
  • Collaborates with matrix partners to perform the internal scan and gap analysis of capability roadmaps in order to identify investment areas and initiatives aligned to strategic priorities.
  • Leads segment level prioritization of initiatives in alignment with Select leaders and partners with Enterprise Portfolio to ensure alignment during cross prioritization across US Commercial, US Government and Health Services growth platforms.
  • Establishes the feedback loop to inform next year's strategy development by managing investment trade-offs and tracking the strategy execution through collection and reporting of financial and initiative level metrics.
  • Partners with matrixed operational leaders and market leaders to ensure capability enablement as well as sales execution is aligned with the Select strategy.
  • Provides strategic support to sales execution and go to market initiatives by working closely with Select leadership and GTM team.
  • Works hand in hand with O500, National and Total Cost of Care (TCC) strategy leads for a cohesive US Commercial strategy process, and identifies synergies across the Enterprise by partnering with US Government and Health Services strategy leads.

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree strongly preferred in Business or related field.
  • 10+ years of relevant healthcare, strategic planning or consulting experience.
  • Strong leadership skills with ability and conviction to influence senior and executive leadership.
  • Strategic agility to think objectively and quickly respond to dynamic business challenges.
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills as well as ability to work independently.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity as well as handle multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to lead and manage complex cross-functional initiatives and projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to present and develop presentations.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Employer091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co.

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