Corporate Strategy Consultant

at Humana in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Humana’s Corporate Strategy team is a high-performing organization that works closely with Humana’s senior leaders to help chart the course for the company’s future. In Strategy, you will identify and analyze exciting new growth opportunities and work with business leaders to prioritize strategic investments and execute strategic transformation. ‘Strategy Operations’ is one of a three teams within the Strategy organization, which also includes the Corporate Development and Strategy Planning functions. The Strategy Operations team provides consulting services to Humana’s lines of business on a project basis. As a member of this team, you will help senior executives advance and operationalize their strategies and solve complex business problems.


The Corporate Strategy Consultant role is modeled after top-tier management consultancies. As such, day-to-day activities will include developing industry analysis, building high-level financial/business modeling, conducting qualitative analysis (e.g. informational interviews) and synthesizing strategic options to create executive-level deliverables and recommendations for Humana’s senior leaders and Board. In addition, you will also have the ability to work across the other teams in Strategy Operations (e.g. to support acquisition integration) and the wider Corporate Strategy department (e.g. work with Corporate Development to operationalize due diligence).

Key Responsibilities

+ Execute work assignments involving complex business issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of key drivers.

+ Lead strategic problem solving efforts by helping senior leaders define key issues, develop hypotheses and design recommendations/solutions

+ Develop actionable insights to equip senior leaders with the right data to make informed strategic decisions

+ Support cross-functional projects, working with leaders throughout the company to execute complex, high-priority strategic initiatives

+ Convert strategy into roadmaps, business cases and projects while prioritizing timelines and ensuring alignment and execution

+ Identify the short & long term impacts of key strategies by assessing qualitative and quantitative data

+ Deliver on a wide range of strategic activities, including ad- hoc support of turnarounds and divestitures, strategic projects, and strategy execution

Required Qualifications :

+ 2-5+ years of consulting, corporate strategy, (or data/business analysis experience)

+ Demonstrated understanding of key business drivers, strategic frameworks, and strategy development and ability to identify, structure and solve business problems

+ Strong business acumen and analytical skills with proven ability to apply foundational strategy principles to a variety of business problems

+ Solid understanding of finance

+ Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication and presentation skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to interact with senior leadership internally and externally

+ Commitment to professional and personal growth

+ Preferred working locations are offices in Louisville, KY, but would consider location of Washington D.C. if necessary. Home/Office Hybrid workstyle for the right candidate in the CST or EST time zones

Preferred Qualifications:

+ MBA or other graduate-level relevant degree (e.g. Public Health, Finance, Data Science, Data Analytics, etc.)

+ Healthcare industry experience

+ Management consulting experience preferred

+ Familiarity with Lean or similar process improvement methodologies and design thinking principles


Additional Information

Vaccine Policy:

Covid Vaccine Policy: Non-patient facing

+ COVID-19 vaccination is not required .

+ Eligible associates are strongly encouraged to keep their vaccination status up-to-date to strengthen protection against COVID-19.

+ Masking is voluntary unless otherwise required by federal, state or local law or regulation.

+ If associate is exposed to COVID-19: Mask for 10 days from initial day of exposure. Isolation is not required.

+ If associate tests positive for COVID-19: Isolate for five days and maintain masking requirement up to 10 days after the onset of symptoms.

Work-At-Home Requirements:

+ WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

+ A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25×10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

+ Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

+ A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Why Humana? You’ll experience the following perks as a full-time Humana employee:

Compensation and Financial Security?- Our pay philosophy is designed to motivate and reward associates for their skills and contributions to the company. We provide options to help you plan for your future and protect your assets: Competitive base pay, Recognition pay, 401(k) retirement savings plan (125% match for the first 6% contributed by an associate), etc.

Your Whole Health?- Humana’s health products and services are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family: Medical, dental, and vision benefits, Health plan incentives, Paternity leave, etc.

Work Perks?- Humana knows your life extends outside of work. We have many options to support your interests and needs. Some departments have the flexibility to allow associates to work from home, and we offer all associates: Paid time off, holidays, volunteer time, jury duty pay, Associate charity matching program, Discount programs with major retailers, etc.

Grow With Us?- Humana provides growth and career opportunities that can help you develop your skills and build your future with the organization: Internal and external learning events, Tuition assistance, Inclusion and diversity training, etc.

Social Security Task:

Alert: Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants being considered for an interview will be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana’s secure website.

Interview Format:

As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, you may be utilizing our interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will receive a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded or text message responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed, and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$84,600 – $116,325 per yearThis job is eligible for a bonus

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Job Posting: JC248032155

Posted On: Sep 18, 2023

Updated On: Sep 30, 2023

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