Responsible to plan, direct, evaluate and administer activities that produces net membership
to GHP through sales of GHP commercial products and services. In this role the Vice President, Commercial Sales (herein defined as “Vice President”) develops and executes strategic plans for approaching and selling integrated health management solutions. The Vice President is responsible for designing and selling solutions across a continuum of GHP’s leading health products and services, including both small and large group employers.
The Vice President reports to the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and serves as a member of GHP’s management team. The Vice President works closely with Health Services management, Finance/Actuarial/Underwriting, Customer Service and other operational departments to assist in problem resolution and to help coordinate staffing plans with enrollment growth, and to promote communications between the sales staff and the remainder of GHP.
Competencies and Skills:
*Responsible for the hiring, training, oversight and production of the GHP new sales and account service’s team.
*Responsible for the development of the broker distribution channel for commercial sales.
*Regularly assesses GHP's position in its markets to identify changing expectations
and requirements of actual and potential customers; determines GHP's position in relation
to competitors; and identifies new opportunities for existing or new products.
*Establishes effective liaison with employers, business groups, and participating
providers. Responsible for developing stronger relationships with our major clients.
*Makes presentations to employers, brokers, consultants and at industry functions to educate prospects on integrated health and productivity solutions. Establishes strong working relationships with distribution channel partners and account managers.
Works with Marketing to coordinate, review and approve all advertising and all printed matter designed for enrollment of members and for employers and other customers.
Builds effective relationships with the functional areas (i.e. Health Services, Finance, Customer Service, etc.) of GHP.
Develops departmental budgets.
Works with other Geisinger system entities, as appropriate, to identify opportunities
for direct sales of the entities' various products and services to employers, managed care plans, or other customers.
Assists the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer with special projects as assigned.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build lasting client relationships
Ability to manage sales process and forecast with precision
Superior time management skills and strong attention to detailStrong analytics and real time judgment
Excellent presentation, writing, and negotiation skills, able to create and deliver convincing arguments covering a broad range of complex issues
Outstanding organizational skills
Entrepreneurial drive that will facilitate meeting and exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual financial goals of a high growth organization
*Denotes essential job functions.
Education and or Experience:
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science required.MBA or MHA preferred.
Ten years experience in business, of which at least five years must be in sales and/or marketing of health services, health insurance, or HMOs required.
Minimum of five years of experience as a sales director or in an equivalent or higher position required, preferably this experience is at a Vice President level or higher.
Direct experience with health and wellness solutions, disease management, case management, health coaching, or behavioral health services is required.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Work is typically performed in an office environment and travel is required (50-70% expectation).
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.