Job Details

Policy Consultant Senior

Company name

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 22,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Eagan, MN
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Policy Consultant Senior Duties: Leads the development of public policy and supports related political strategies to ensure that Blue Cross Blue Shield is adapting to a rapidly changing environment, while expanding government business opportunities. Supports executive staff by developing presentations, position papers, and other documents on a wide range of policy-related topics. Works cross-functionally to communicate these positions internally and externally as appropriate. Engages actively with external stakeholders, including the Minnesota Council of Health Plans, America’s Health Insurance Plans, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and other stakeholders to demonstrate thought leadership around business, priorities and strategy. Collaborates broadly with internal colleagues on committees and work teams to assist in the development of products, legal and compliance, and financial analysis of legislative and regulatory requirements. Uses policy and operational expertise to lead and/or participate in Government Programs divisional activities, including product and strategic planning activities; implementation teams; identification and resolution issues that pertain to Government Programs products. Works closely with the Policy and Legislative colleagues in driving a strong team environment and alignment of advocacy strategy and policy priorities.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and 7 years of health care operations and/or policy experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex information clearly and persuasively. Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with flexibility to change priorities and self-manage as needed. Seasoned business experience, financial knowledge, and interpersonal skills to effectively work through a complex organizational structure and influence change. Demonstrated success with customer problem-solving, complex negotiations, and development of executive-level relationships. Proven experience leading multi-disciplinary teams, and working as an individual team member in varied and complex projects. Broad knowledge of the health care industry, health care policy, related local and national regulatory requirements or restraints, and government business activities and trends. Preferred Requirements: Master’s or Law Degree in business, policy or a related field is preferred. Medicare, Medicaid, and government programs operations and/or policy experience is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Main Building
3535 Blue Cross Road
Eagan, MN 55121

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