REGIONAL INITIATIVES SPECIALIST in Cypress, CA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Job Description

About the Position

The Strategic Initiatives Specialist is responsible for ensuring maximum effectiveness and efficiency of the region by executing the functions of: executive support, project management, communications, and strategic analysis.  This person is tasked with managing/facilitating communications and workload amongst multiple departments to support regional and overall business objectives.  The Strategic Initiatives Specialist will act as a strategist, consultant and liaison to ensure streamlined activities within the organization based on the priorities of the Market President.  In addition, the Strategic Initiatives Specialist will handle day-to-day management of administrative tasks to allow the Market President and the Regional Leadership Team to focus on growing our business.


  • Provide project management oversight for cross-functional/multi-disciplinary projects that are identified as high-priority by the Market President.

  • Monitor project progress with diligent follow up and provide regular updates to the Market President and regional leadership team.

  • Serve as the point person for internal/external customers. Research, prioritize, and follow-up on incoming issues addressed to the Market President, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determine appropriate course of action, referral, and/or response.

  • Prepare updates and organize information for reports, correspondence, presentations, budgets, etc. Proofread documents for accuracy, format and arrangement of material.

  • Define cadence, agenda and follow-up mechanisms for various meetings. Prepare for various meetings, including staff meetings, town halls, cross-functional meetings. Build presentations, reports, spreadsheets, data analytics, conduct research etc.

  • Completes a broad range of administrative tasks for the Market President and the regional leadership team including: managing an extremely active meeting calendar; composing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; completing expense reports.

  • Adheres to all Beacon policies and procedures and standards of operations.

  • Completes all required and assigned trainings.

  • Travel to all company sponsored events, trainings, and locations based on business needs.

  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.

General Competencies

  • Analysis and problem solving

  • Interpersonal communication

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Group presentation and public speaking

  • Collaboration and team-oriented work philosophy

Position Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree required.  MBA or related field preferred.

Licensure:  Project Management Professional Certification preferred but not required.

Relevant Work Experience:  3 to 5 years of progressive experience supporting leaders in a fast paced environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of appropriate and professional email correspondence etiquette

  • Knowledge of proper phone etiquette

  • Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures

  • Knowledge of Medicare & Medi-Cal

  • Skill in leading a team

  • Skill in typing 40+ WPM with minimal errors

  • Skill in project management

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills


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Beacon Health Strategies, LLC., a Beacon Health Options company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as a Drug Free Work Environment. EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled