Purchaser Business Group on Health - Vice President, Purchaser Engagement and Innovation

CA, San Francisco

The Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH), a national organization of innovative health care purchasers, seeks an accomplished leader to serve as Vice President, Purchaser Engagement and Innovation. This is a career-defining opportunity for a strategic, innovative leader with deep industry expertise to lead transformational change in health care.

By testing innovative methods and scaling successful approaches that advance quality, drive affordability and foster equity, PBGH creates new, disruptive operational programs in partnership with its membership coalition of large employers and other health care purchasers. PBGH is a purchaser-only coalition, distinguishing it from traditional business organizations and trade associations that include health care industry members. While PBGH closely partners and collaborates with providers, payers and policymakers to scale innovative models that improve health outcomes and affordability, it does not maintain alignments with vendors or other interests that would impede the work necessary to influence the health care market in the service of health care purchasers and consumers.

The Vice President, Purchaser Engagement and Innovation will lead strategies to engage purchasers, design innovative solutions for them, and ensure PBGH members and their employees benefit from PBGH’s portfolio of collaboration, services and solutions. This individual will be a trusted partner to large health purchasers by spotlighting opportunities and bringing solutions to them which capture opportunities and address challenging market forces. This individual will have extraordinary access and exposure to purchasers (including some of the largest employers in the country), health plans, providers, regulators and consumers, with the ability to serve as a credible and trustworthy expert across a variety of settings. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President, Purchaser Engagement and Innovation will serve as a strategic partner, advisor, thought leader, educator and organizational resource to advance PBGH’s work.

The ideal candidate will bring an unwavering focus on creating value in health care and the ability to translate vision into reality and measurable impact. The position requires a solutions, entrepreneurial, results-oriented mindset and exceptional relationship management and people leadership skills. Additionally, because of the transformative nature of the work, PBGH seeks a leader who brings an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to dig in and take charge. Stylistically, this individual will be collaborative, organized and action-oriented, with exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills to contribute broadly across the industry.

PBGH is a national organization, based in San Francisco, but this leader can be located anywhere in the country. In addition to the travel needs associated with member relations and platform appearances, it is expected that the individual will periodically travel to the corporate office for internal meetings. This position reports to the President and CEO, Elizabeth Mitchell.

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