Health executive associate

Website Discovery

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

Strategic debate that informs the direction and deliverables of the division;
Detailed research and analysis to provide substance to the ideas and direction of the executive team;
Project management of strategic initiatives;
Management of business reporting and compliance for the business to internal and external stakeholders;
Compilation of presentations and speeches for delivery by the Head of Strategic HealthServices to both internal and external audiences;
Input into operational design and process efficiencies; and
Preparation of proposals for strategic partnerships, new business and new products for both external and internal distribution.
Personal Attributes and Skills

Discovery’s Executive Associates must be exceptional. They must demonstrate:

Exceptional analytical, problem solving and research skills;
Creative thinking and the ability to operationalise innovation;
An ability to deal with complex issues as well as migrate between detail and high level requirements;
Drive and commitment to exceed expectations;
Reliability and dependability – can be counted on;
Ability to influence and negotiate with impact across divisions and teams at all levels, and with external parties;
A thorough understanding of business dynamics and strategic challenges;
Sophisticated written and verbal communication skills for executive-level internal and external delivery;
A passion for personal development and growth with high learning potential;
Commitment to excellence
An ability to deal with ambiguity and continuous change and
Strong interpersonal skills
Education and Experience

  1. Relevant degree/s, preferably at Masters level or higher, with a strong analytical or business focus, and a proven record of academic excellence (Actuarial, Engineering, Mathematics, Finance etc.)
    Client centred – senior level consulting experience, on the brink of becoming a  partner within a top tier consulting firm such as McKinsey, Bain, and BCG etc
    Six to ten years business experience, preferably in a leadership role
    International exposure – projects and / business
    Extensive business and/or technical experience with a proven track record of innovation, entrepreneurship, delivery and performance.

To apply for this job please visit careers.discovery.co.za.