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Senior Consultant - Strategy

Company: Gundersen Health System
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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Schedule Weekly Hours:


The Senior Consultant - Strategy is responsible for analyzing, reviewing, and making appropriate recommendations to the Chief Business and Strategy Officer for effective organizational function and results. This position will manage the entire planning process for the organization and provide new and innovative ideas and strategies to achieve determined goals, while identifying opportunities for operational efficiencies. The Senior Consultant will assist in trouble shooting current problems and implement effective solutions. This position is responsible for designing and facilitating the one year and five-year strategic plan by conducting quantitative and qualitative research, prioritizing stakeholders, gathering and analyzing internal and external data, and making appropriate recommendations for ongoing organizational success.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Design and facilitate the organization's one-year and five-year strategic plan by prioritizing stakeholders, understanding values, and making appropriate recommendations to leadership. Ensure proper execution of plans.

  2. Manage the planning process for the organization while making providing recommendations for improvements and operationalizing organizational objectives.

  3. Perform appropriate analysis/reporting for assigned projects and make appropriate recommendations for ongoing improvement.

  4. Analyze organizational needs and develop strategies to meet these needs.

  5. Develop and communicate action plans to overcome business challenges.

  6. Maintain clear and complete knowledge on business operations and procedures, including the external environment.

  7. Continually monitor external healthcare trends and gather appropriate external and internal information to provide effective recommendations to the VP, while influencing others as appropriate.

  8. Recommend business improvements based on market and competitive trends.

  9. Work with leadership to identify business needs, challenges and opportunities.

  10. Recommend new techniques and technologies to achieve goals.

  11. Determine appropriate strategies and provide support in future business planning.

  12. Evaluate existing business processes and recommend improvements.

  13. Identify and recommend new opportunities and initiatives for continual growth.

  14. Completes other job-related responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Learning:


Bachelor's degree in Business or Healthcare or a related field


Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) or a related field

Work Experience:


10+ years of business-related experience, to include 3 to 4 years of high-level strategic experience. Experience benchmarking and understanding and using external data.


10+ years of experience in strategic planning and project management.

License and Certifications:


Valid Driver's License (DL)


Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification issued by the Project Management Institute

Age Specific Population Served:

Adult (18 - 64 years)

Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:

Category III - No employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:

Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (as in typical office or administrative work).

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:

Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Static Standing Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)

Walking/Standing Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Driving Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25

Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25


If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Gundersen Health System, La Crosse , Senior Consultant - Strategy, Other , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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