Manager of Strategy and Analytics

Requisition ID
2017-1517
Job Locations
MA-Woburn
Program
Administrative/Corporate
Relocation Assistance
No
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Overview

 

Company Overview
 
Youth Villages is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. Founded in 1986 Youth Villages has an annual budget of $190 million (90% of revenue comes from public sources) with 2,900 employees committed to helping more than 24,000 children and families each year in 12 states and the District of Columbia. Youth Villages, seeks candidates for Manager of Strategy and Analytics to support our business development, strategic planning, and government relations efforts.

 

Responsibilities

 

Position Overview

Work closely with the YV New England Executive Director and senior leadership team in the areas of strategic plan development and data analytics.

 

Strategy

 

Provide an ongoing understanding of the macro environment, competitive factors, customer segments and needs, internal dynamics related to workforce and leadership, as well as external dynamics and make strategic recommendations in order to attain organizational goals, such as the following:

  • High achievement of outcomes for all youth and families served;
  • Operational and financial stability of programs, including community-based and residential services;
  • High rates of employee retention and satisfaction;
  • Establishment of an outcomes-based contracting system that encourages a reduction statewide of children placed outside the home and increases the use of intensive in-home and community-based interventions throughout the child serving system in MA.

Analytics

  • Perform deep dives of New England organizational data to identify trends, needs, and opportunities.
  • Analyze state trends including service needs/gaps, referral sources, and funding streams.
  • Research the local market and organizational competitors.
  • Evaluate implementation of strategic initiatives tied to business planning, outcomes analysis, and policy advocacy.

Support the implementation of Business Intelligence system in New England.

  • Work with New England and program leadership as well as the corporate Business Intelligence team to determine appropriate data sources and measures for dashboards. 
  • Verify accuracy of data transformation processes that occur between the source data and the dashboards.
  • Identify gaps in information available to state leadership, as well as potential sources of data to fill those gaps.
  • Work with corporate Business Intelligence team to provide training for state and program leadership in effective use of dashboards.
  • Monitor use of dashboards through regular attendance at leadership and clinical meetings; gather information from meetings on potential improvements that could be made to dashboards.

Additional responsibilities

  • Assist the team in driving forward the Youth Villages' MA 5 year strategic plan and track key outcome measures to ensure that key milestones are achieved. 
  • Serve as YV liaison to the Planning, Policy, and Finance Board subcommittee. 
  • Act as liaison with YV national Business Planning and Policy department.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

 

Requirements

Bachelor's degree required
3-5 years of professional experience in roles that required analysis and presentation of complex data sets, use of data to drive strategic planning/business development, relationship building, analytic and problem solving skills
Professional experience in some of the following strongly preferred: MA state government, child welfare, mental health, healthcare, Medicaid, insurance 
Experience managing multiple priorities and projects simultaneously
Aligned with YV’s philosophy and mission to be a force for families, helping children and families live together successfully 
Strong, intuitive communicator who is able to build trusting relationships and is comfortable presenting to and engaging with senior leaders and board members
Experience with excel, budgets, financial reports, proposal-writing, power point, research on government funding streams and services, state plans
High energy and positive attitude; shows passion about Youth Villages' mission

 

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement

 

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
 
EOE

 

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