Harvard Business School (HBS) is now accepting applicants for the role of Director, Health Care Initiative. The Health Care Initiative's mission at HBS is to improve the pace of innovation and managerial practice in the health care sector by educating leaders and innovators who aspire to improve value. The Health Care Initiative fosters and promotes faculty research, supports the development of a portfolio of high impact educational programs, and creates an interconnected HBS health care community. To learn more, visit www.hbs.edu/healthcare.
The Health Care Initiative is part of the Initiatives department and the Director reports into the Managing Director, Initiatives. HBS Initiatives are research-fueled
Bachelor's degree is required
7+ years relevant general management experience is required.
Demonstrated excellence in a mission-driven, health care-focused setting and of accomplishment within a complex, multi-stakeholder environment is required.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for and demonstrated knowledge of health care, including a general knowledge of life sciences.
They will have a proven record of excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
The candidate must be self-motivated and creative, as well as adept at managing up, building collaborative relationships throughout the organization, and driving multi-stakeholder processes forward amidst competing priorities.
Ability to perform all levels of work from strategy to directly managing events.
Demonstrated experience in managing and motivating a team.
Familiarity with MBA constituents and the management and operation of academic programs within a research environment a plus.
Advanced degree strongly preferred.
The work of the Health Care Initiative is strengthened by the diversity of our network. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 54455BR
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