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Associate Director, Health System Investments
The Health Management Academy Arlington, VA

Associate Director, Health System Investments

The Health Management Academy
Arlington, VA
Expired: July 17, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $95,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
About The Academy:

The Health Management Academy (The Academy) brings together health system leaders and innovators to collectively address the industry's biggest challenges and opportunities. By assisting executives in cultivating peer networks, understanding key strategic trends, establishing pragmatic partnerships, and developing next-generation leaders, our members are better positioned to lead industry transformation.

The Academy offers a dynamic atmosphere with significant opportunities for employees. If you are interested in contributing to a member-centric, creative, and collaborative workforce while deeply influencing top leaders and institutions in healthcare, The Academy could be the right place for you!

About WCAS:

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe ("WCAS"), is a leading private equity firm, founded in 1979 and focused on healthcare and technology. WCAS has partnered with health systems around its private equity investments for decades. In 2018, WCAS formalized a strategic partnership with The Academy. This role works at the intersection of both organizations.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Operating Partner and Managing Director, Health System Investments, the Associate Director, Health System Investments works to identify, diligence, and execute private equity investments for Leading Health Systems and Welsh, Carson, Anderson, & Stowe, a nationally leading private equity firm. The Associate Director/Director specifically will lead the project management of investment thesis development, asset diligence, and deal execution. This job is best suited for candidates able to work partially in-person in either Washington, DC or New York, NY.

Primary Job Duties:
  • Project Management
    • Draft long- and short-term project plans
    • Communicate across internal, interdisciplinary teams to execute next steps against project plans
    • Track and report on progress against project plans (deadlines and targets)
    • Anticipate and escalate potential bottle necks, roadblocks
  • Contact Management
    • Organize, track, and manage contacts throughout process stages
    • Assist in scheduling meetings across large, interdisciplinary groups to maximize attendance (investment professionals, health system executives, health system SMEs)
    • Manage contact lists to recruit executives and SMEs to events
  • Information Summaries and Reporting
    • Attend health system executive and subject matter expert meetings (virtually) with Managing Director and help prepare summaries of insights for internal executive audiences
    • Draft update presentations in PowerPoint for internal executive audiences

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of professional experience in project management, business development, executive search, growth strategy, or investment related roles

Interpersonal Skills & Attributes:
  • Excellent organizational skills from planning to execution of tasks and projects
  • Process-oriented with the ability to drive a project to completion
  • A systems/process-wizard
  • Able to stay organized across multiple projects at the same time
  • Able to prioritize and perform a variety of duties in any given day
  • A structured thinker
  • Able to structure interview guides, conduct interviews independently, and synthesize insights from health system SME conversations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (clear and professional)
  • Self-directed, proactive, and resourceful
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Team approach to working with others
  • High attention to detail
  • Skills: Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel for information management, database entry and management
  • Your superpower is project management

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, and distance vision.

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment:

The Academy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Academy will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. The Academy's goal is for our people to reflect the communities in which we live and serve and to ensure representation of women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities in our organization.


Pay starting from $95,000 and up per year plus benefits.


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