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Director, Strategy and Special Projects

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Position Description

This position is based in Charlotte, North Carolina and will lead key strategic business initiatives for the Titan Operating Group, which comprises the Mid-Atlantic region. In this role, you will be joining the senior leadership team and managing a $1B dollar business, operating approximately 350 dialysis clinics. Reporting will be to a combination of Titan’s Group Vice President & Senior Director of Finance & Strategy. You will work as a thought partner to our senior team, as a strategic leader for field operators and as an internal consultant. This position is responsible for driving strategic and operational initiatives within Titan. Representative projects include development of the 3-year strategic plan, identification of new market opportunities and development of new models of collaboration in existing markets. The Director will join a team of highly motivated individuals and, at this level in our organization, our leadership ranks consist of ex-consultants, military leaders, investment bankers and hospital C-suite executives.
DaVita Kidney Care operates or provides administrative services at 2,382 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 189,400 patients. The company also operates 162 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. Titan’s mission is to provide lifesaving dialysis treatment to 20,000 patients in five divisions across four states plus Washington D.C. and we are 1 of 9 operating groups within DaVita that provide dialysis treatments nationally/internationally. 
Essential Duties
Strategic Process
  • Play a key role in the development of operating group's 3-year strategy
  • Develop metrics and track the progress of the group's strategy
  • Develop "game-changing" insights that lead to differential growth
  • Ensuring accountability and follow-through of action items among operators
    Growth Strategy
  • Play point on all growth-related initiatives, including DeNovo identification and approvals, clinic utilization management and supporting insurance growth
  • Lead quarterly strategy sessions with divisional leadership teams
  • Act as a strategic thought partner with GVP and divisional teams to evaluate opportunities
     Special Projects
  • Drive the strategic process on internal consulting projects within the Group and other business units
  • Responsible for developing the hypothesis and analysis framework
  • Drive the work of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Lead the presentation and recommendation of action steps
     Executive Communications
  • Prepare executive-level presentations to share with leadership including COO, President, and CEO
  • Responsible for synthesizing numerous sources of data and key analysis and translating into specific actions
    What you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation. 


  • Top-tier MBA or advanced degree (e.g., MD or PhD)
  • Minimum of two years post-MBA experience in top tier management consulting, investment banking, or corporate healthcare role
  • Healthcare experience desired
  • Management/leadership experience a plus
Key Skills
  • Strong analytical/financial skills
  • Exceptional project management; ability to organize, direct and lead special projects
  • Proven ability to "get stuff done" and liaise with cross-functional constituents
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate persuasively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and efficiently with top senior executives both internally and externally
  • Creative, strategic thinker
Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Director, Strategy and Special Projects
  • Job Function: Other - Corporate Office
  • Location: 4451 Parliament Place, Suite T, Lanham, Maryland