Director / Head of Health Insurance Practice (Javelin)
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Location: US-GA-Work From Home Map
Posted: 12/01/2021
Closing: 12/31/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

Director / Head of Health Insurance Practice – Javelin Strategy & Research

Are you an established Insurance or insurtech subject matter expert or industry analyst? Are you passionate about the health insurance industry and advising clients on how to solve business and technology challenges while expanding your ability to influence change?  If you enjoy working with clients in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for thought leadership and research…

…We want to hear from you!

Javelin Strategy and Research, a leading provider of global market intelligence and advisory services is seeking a Director, (Head of) Health Insurance. This position reports to the President of Javelin Strategy & Research.

Position Overview

As the Director (Head) of the practice, you will join a team of accomplished analysts, consultants, and researchers who identify, monitor and analyze trends in health insurance and insurtech. You will be responsible for the research produced in this practice, and develop insights and identify opportunities for leading insurance companies, insurtech providers, government agencies and other related financial services entities.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead Javelin’s Health Insurance business and team, with responsibility for revenue and income targets. Develop business and relationships with new clients and serve as trusted advisor to our existing clients.
  • Advise clients and prospects based on health insurance/insurtech industry knowledge and expertise.
  • Author and develop new research reports (incorporating quantitative and qualitative data and analysis)
  • Identify topics of highest value to our clients and determine annual research calendar.
  • On emerging topics of highest industry interest, create and publicize findings, recommendations and predictions that are timely, specific, actionable, and defendable.
  • Design and oversee survey questionnaires, with the assistance of our research team. Develop scorecards, forecasts and incorporate the findings into reports and consulting work.
  • Ensure all custom and consulting project elements are completed to meet client requirements. Present proposals, manage projects to a budget, make revisions, and work to profitable outcomes.
  • Maintain a high industry profile among peers, as evidenced by media citations, social media impact and, ultimately, client choice. Present at conferences, industry events and webinars.

You bring:

  • 10 years in health insurance related leadership, industry analyst or management consulting role
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with a strong ability to communicate orally and in written business formats, coupled with a comfort with numbers
  • Experience with creating or updating new advisory product roadmaps, product launch plans and product positioning.
  • Expertise in business development, ideally managing a portfolio of $1 million or more
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

Minimum skills and knowledge:

  • Experience in a client servicing role, with creative ability to meet financial targets.
  • Health insurance subject matter expert
  • Working knowledge of historical, current and emergent issues and trends of the industry.
  • Proven ability to create new findings and recommendations for executive audiences.
  • Ability to create a differentiated advisory position based on rigorous research data.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and set priorities based on financial impact.

The ideal candidate will also have the following:

  • An ability to work independently and cooperatively toward financial goal attainment.
  • Comfort level with a variety of market research methods.
  • Passion for research and excellence in client satisfaction and growth.
  • Superior attention to detail and an insistence on research integrity.
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced and growing company.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


Director / Head of Health Insurance Practice (Javelin)