Navigant Consulting Inc Director - Healthcare Strategic Services - Multiple Locations in Chicago, Illinois

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at

Navigant Consulting's hospital strategy practice provides objective, practical, results-oriented assistance to address the business challenges facing healthcare executives and their organizations including: Enterprise-wide strategic plans; business plan development and validation; program and service line analysis; new market opportunity and strategic positioning assessment; market research, analysis and forecasting; pricing and reimbursement strategy, design and implementation; and physician collaboration.


This role can be based in any of the following locations: Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC; New York, NY; Minneapolis, MN; Dallas, TX; Tampa, FL; Indianapolis, IN

Job Description and Responsibilities:

We have a unique opportunity for the right experienced Healthcare Strategy Executive Consultant. They will be instrumental in leading innovative approaches for the largest health systems to successfully progress these clients to a new healthcare model. They will deliver strategic vision, set the clients course for action and work closely with the client to successfully implement as sustainable change. This leaders will use his/her industry experience and executive strategic consulting experience to drive deployable enterprise strategy with the Health System client that lead to tangible outcomes! Part of delivering innovation and excellence to the client is continual acquisition and development of the smartest Navigant talent that is passionate about improving healthcare and capable of answering to the most challenging complex problems facing the healthcare enterprise. You will be part of creating and maintaining Navigant's strategic solutions methodology. You will champion holistic integrated strategy programs that work across the healthcare continuum to get the performance and results that continuum demands. As an executive and leader in the practice you will be responsible for driving and confirming new and expanding current client projects. Client relationship management and development will be critical to your success as you deliver value to the client and revenue to Navigant within the health provider client base. He/she will need to be health provide strategy expert working extensively with the C suite to deliver enterprise strategy to: health systems, AMCs, For-profit, not- for- profit, ACOs and their partners in the continuum of care with a reputation of excellence!

This position:

  • Demands a health provider strategist and practice builder able to craft a disciplined, but flexible holistic strategy; and then secure and the manage the critical resources that bring life to the methodology and value to our provider clients

  • Demands an executive consultant with deep industry expertise in enterprise strategy (inclusive of M/A, financial, AMC, ACO, Corporate Strategy) able to craft a compelling value proposition to executive clients and ensuring the client is satisfied with deliverables.

  • Demands a disciplined account penetration strategy that delivers and strengthens relationships with executive decision makers in the health provider client’s strategy, organization leaders, financial leaders and C-suite executives

  • Demands strong client management /relationship professional. Should have a strong healthcare provider network with emphasis on driving enterprise strategy (and sub-set strategies) that enable our clients to manage their businesses through reform.

  • Demands an brilliant, action-oriented, results -oriented, "take charge" resource capable of developing a strong business case for client action and the skills to bring those to close.

  • Demands a proactive business leader that creatively works with partners, clients and resources at Navigant to find new solutions that create repeatable value and revenue stream!



  • Minimum of 3-5 years in a Healthcare Business Strategy executive consulting role leading complex, innovative solutions to healthcare clients (provider) with a proven track record of delivered success.

  • 10 years progressive leadership experience in a health system(s) or Management Consulting organization with emphasis on corporate strategy and organizational change that optimizes provider outcomes

  • Deep demonstrable understanding of healthcare enterprise strategy and how to lead, guide and/or support the entities through the process to a successful conclusion

  • Able to demonstrate success combining service lines and defining health system asset alignment. Successful experiences in reorganizing and integrating services and functions to perform with enhanced customer experience. (5 + yrs.)

  • Master of providing strategic structures that improve quality and materially change sustainable outcomes; Project experience in improving customer experience by altering vertically organized care delivery, optimization of horizontal work processes and technology tools to enable the new organization;

  • Sold 3+ yrs $2M+ of strategic management consulting services annually

  • Demonstrate an expert understanding of the challenges of the healthcare industry and essential elements of transforming it to meet those challenges

  • Demonstrated success (2+ yrs.) that you materially impacted confirming new and expansion management consulting engagements at larger Health Provider profit, not for profit and academic clients.Track record of driving new client revenues in excess of $2 million annually.

  • Action-oriented, results -oriented, "take charge" attitude, capable of developing a strong business case for client action and the skills to bring those to close.

  • Strong executive presence and professional image and presentation (advanced us Microsoft tools)

  • A team player; a highly collaborative, team oriented process.

  • Able to travel at least 3 nights per week


  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously

  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate work activities of others

  • Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.