Project Lead (Experienced Consultant, Healthbox)

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/3/2021 3:49 PM)
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Your Challenge:

Healthbox, a HIMSS Solution, is an advisory services company that enables organizations on their digital transformation and innovation journeys. The pace of innovation and transformation in healthcare is accelerating.  Setting strategy is critical to prioritizing limited resources for optimal, sustained outcomes. From our deep history running accelerators and strategic investment funds, we are close to the digital health start-up market and advise companies on their go-to-market strategy and commercial potential. We also help healthcare organizations - particularly health systems and payors - prioritize, select, and implement the digital solutions best suited to each organization's digital transformation strategy.  And we align organizations’ culture with that of one that supports employees to become entrepreneurs, turning their ideas into a commercially viable product. Through these approaches, Healthbox provides the tools and support needed to improve care and support organizational growth. We are proud to work with industry leaders who share our passion for building, harnessing, and advancing solutions to empower the reinvention of healthcare.


Healthbox is seeking a creative, passionate, and driven professional with a deep understanding of healthcare to join our consulting team. The position will focus on supporting and delivering our innovation services, including Innovation & Digital Strategy, Innovation programs, Commercialization, Analysis, Solution Sourcing, and more.


  • Manage daily operations and client relationships for innovation and strategy engagements
  • Facilitate client engagements to evaluate, refine, and advance innovative ideas with strong commercial potential and/or capability to scale across the client organization
  • Oversee creation of detailed business plans for healthcare inventions, including analysis of the market opportunity, solution/use case(s), competitive landscape, workflow/implementation requirements, financial requirements for growth, etc.
  • Lead prioritization of client organizational pain points; source, evaluate, and facilitate the selection of digital health companies to address those pain points
  • Leverage existing Healthbox frameworks and processes, while also creating new ones, to support creation of tailored solutions as client challenges are identified and assessed
  • Support business development through creation of sales materials and proposals to drive new business with existing and/or prospective clients
  • Potential to manage/mentor analyst(s) and support their professional growth
  • Participate in Healthbox thought leadership by staying up-to-date on digital health, innovation and healthcare news/trends; develop thought-provoking collateral for current and potential clients and stakeholders
  • Attend key events and conferences to represent Healthbox and our mission

What you will need to be successful:


  • Demonstrated leadership, vision, and strategy: this candidate must be able to think at a high level to influence strategy and mission while being able to get “in the weeds” and execute flawlessly on operational problems
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset paired with strong communication skills
  • Highly collaborative work-style; pragmatic and resourceful problem-solver, with intellectual curiosity and an exceptional drive
  • Demonstrated project management, problem-solving, quantitative, and qualitative analytic skills
  • Experience leading and working across multiple complex projects at once
  • Deep understanding of clinical, operational, and financial drivers that impact healthcare organization decision-making
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or MHA degree preferred
  • 5+ years of work experience, primarily within consulting, healthcare, or technology industries
  • Capability and desire to build relationships and network within the healthcare industry
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time required, but Chicago-based
  • Authorization to work in the US; Healthbox will not sponsor visas
  • Knack to have fun!

Why we love HIMSS, and why you will, too:

  • Competitive, comprehensive healthcare coverage.
  • Generous paid time off, including time off to volunteer!
  • 401K with employer match and profit sharing.
  • Be Well! Lifestyle reimbursement program.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development programs.


Are you a Changemaker?

We’ll do amazing things for healthcare.


HIMSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Vets/Disabled.


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