This position provides strategic support to the Director of Strategy & Partnerships in advancing MHM’s mission, vision, goals, and strategic plan. This position will be responsible for providing administrative, strategy development, and partnership support to advance health equity through MHM’s strategic initiatives and organizational levers. The Strategy Manager serves an important role integrating the work across the department, facilitating decision-making, consensus-building, and engaging closely with staff across MHM who are responsible for planning and implementing the strategic plan.
Strategy Development & Growth
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Five (5) years of strategy, public health, health and human services, nonprofit, or philanthropic experience required. Conceptual, analytical, project management, and organizational skills preferred.
The ideal candidate has experience in strategy consulting, strategic planning, or a similar domain. Experience with organizational development, strategic planning, writing and reviewing, developing policies and procedures, working with consultants, and developing assessments is highly preferred. Strong organizational skills with ability to complete projects and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Experience working with underserved or under resourced populations is preferred. Experience with the nonprofit sector and nonprofit business models preferred.
This position requires the ability and experience to interact comfortably and professionally with senior level staff of different organizations as well as patients and grassroots organizations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must have one year of supervisory experience. Directly supervises staff in their respected department in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; scheduling and approving timesheets; appraising performance; ensuring safety compliance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Strong verbal, organizational and written communication skills. Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare presentations and documents that conform to prescribed style and format. Must be able to speak effectively and respond to questions before groups of customers, community members, leaders, or employees of an organization (diverse audiences). Must be fluent in English.
A creative, strategic, and forward thinker with the drive to work independently and in group settings. A negotiator with interpersonal and relational skills, including a demonstrated ability to work in a complex and matrix team environment, with a strong focus on collaboration and innovation. Skilled in project management, setting and meeting deadlines, and time management.
Need to understand processes and work creatively with diverse types of stakeholders to build consensus. Sound judgment and maturity, exemplified by consistent professionalism, with an ability to identify and address organizational needs, develop and justify recommendations, and be responsive and clear in interacting with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally.
Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Must be able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Can manage diverse stakeholder input and the strategic perspective in real-time. Ability to translate from strategic imperatives to logistical realities.
Must be able to demonstrate working knowledge of the Internet, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Able to customize toolbars, import and insert graphs, embed Excel data, and elaborate reports.
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position necessitates bending, stooping, twisting, turning, walking, climbing step stools, sitting and standing for periods of time. Must be able to lift and maneuver at least 25 pounds.
This position may require travel outside of San Antonio up to 25% of the time.
This position provides strategic support to the Director of Strategy & Partnerships in advancing MHM’s mission, vision, goals, and strategic plan. This position will be responsible for providing administrative, strategy…