Strategy & Operations Associate

| Chicago

GoHealth has an ambitious mission: to improve the health care system in America. Achieving this mission relies on hiring and developing great people, which is why our team is our top priority. We encourage employees to do their best work through innovation and risk taking. Our environment is fun yet constructive, thanks to leaders whose doors are always open. And most importantly, we’ll never stop investing in you and your career.

 

We’re seeking an Associate of Strategy and Operations to help provide strategic direction for the sales organization, and ultimately support the company’s long-term corporate strategy.   Projects will link the data analytics, engineering, human resources, marketing, and operations business units to our sales team to identify high-impact opportunities and determine the optimal approach to implement them.  Based on the individual’s personal interests and performance, our strategy roles eventually receive the opportunity to step into leadership in one of GoHealth’s growing functions or business units. 

Strategy

  • Continuously evaluate the market in the pursuit of untapped opportunities: Carriers, product lines, partners, sales strategies, and business models
  • Draft and iterate short- and long-term strategy proposals for the business unit
  • Prioritize new carrier/product additions, balancing market demand and sales lift with processing requirements and operational bandwidth
  • Craft executive and Board of Director materials
  • Executive communication – present high level strategy projects to senior executives including CEO, President and CFO.

Project Management

  • Own end-to-end work streams, from strategic assessment through proposal creation, internal approval, negotiation, execution, and ongoing management
  • Serve as primary point of contact on cross-functional projects, including: Operations, Finance, Legal, Technology, and Consumer Marketing
  • Coordinate new carrier vetting and delegate on boarding tasks

Operations / Process Improvement

  • Document existing processes through diagrams and flow charts
  • Decrease cycle time and/or remove costs from legacy processes
  • Create net new processes to support business line extensions, new technology, experimental offerings, etc.

Financial Planning and Quantitative Analysis

  • Quantify growth and cost saving opportunities through a variety of models
  • Work with the Finance team to develop Annual Operating Plan
  • Design dashboards that reflect financial and operational KPIs
  • Determine the top- and bottom-line impact of proposed strategies

Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree 
  • 2-3 years work experience with a top-tier management consulting, venture capital, or private equity firm preferred
  • Superior change management and leadership skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, formulas, macros, ect) 
  • Ability to work with multiple cross-functional stakeholders at all levels to drive the required changes
  • Excellent thought leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills 
  • SQL database and scripting skills preferred

Additional Information 

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages

Location

214 W. Huron Street , Chicago, IL 60654

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events. Gym Membership Subsidies
Company Sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives. Employee Referral Bonuses. Open Vacation Policy.

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