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Senior Director, Business Development

Clayton, Missouri Apply Now Job ID 1169649 Category Business Development & Sales Organization Centene Corporation Schedule Full-time
Position Purpose: Build the company’s market position and increase revenue by directing and performing activities to locate, develop, and close new business opportunities

  • Provide input and information related to the feasibility or desirability of new business opportunities through financial feasibility studies, market research and planning to determine potential entry strategy into expansion markets
  • Direct the organization’s new business strategy, lead negotiations and close the deal on business opportunities
  • Develop business and operational delivery models, including the business plans process and initiatives
  • Provide leadership and oversight of proposal development
  • Oversee activities related to new business implementation, including developing workplan, monitoring progress, establishing performance measurements, tracking outcomes and adjusting plan as appropriate to meet project objectives
  • Analyze risks and develop mitigation and contingency strategies
  • Prepare reports on project progress and performanace metrics for management
  • Develop licensing objectives, policies and programs, initiate negotiations and presentations for the acquisition of licensing opportunities and technologies
  • Serve as a contact for functional groups, varoius departments and external customers in the coordination of implementation for multiple projects
  • Qualifications:

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Political Science or related field. 8+ years of business development, sales, government relations or legal affairs, mergers and acquisitions, or investment analysis experience. Experience with closing deals. Previous management experience including responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing performance of staff. Master’s degree and experience with heathcare, managed care, Medicaid or Medicare preferred. Requires 100% travel.

    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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