With the upcoming retirement of its current President & CEO, PBGH is seeking a new President & CEO to lead PBGH into its next era of impact, innovation, and purchaser action. The new CEO is expected to build on the organization’s strong history of purchaser collaboration and action, engage with providers to align care models with payment incentives, and improve healthcare marketplaces through improved quality and cost measures, payment reform, and policy supports.
The PBGH President & CEO provides strategic leadership, management and overall direction for PBGH. He/she establishes, communicates, and implements a strategic vision for PBGH while ensuring a high-performing organization with highly engaged staff and robust financial health.
He/she serves as a voice for PBGH Members and advances the priorities and innovations of private and public purchasers nationally. He/she translates purchaser priorities into innovative on-the-ground programs that leverage the collective influence of purchasers and other healthcare stakeholders. The President & CEO leads overall PBGH business development and fundraising, ensuring that PBGH’s strategic priorities are properly funded and that the organization maintains robust financial health and sustainability. He/she is a strong people leader who leverages the energy, ideas, and commitment of PBGH staff and ensures high levels of staff engagement and satisfaction.
The President & CEO collaborates with PBGH Members and other healthcare purchasers, foundations and other funders, association leaders, provider leaders, policymakers, health plans, and other healthcare stakeholders to advance shared goals. He/she will hold and leverage leadership positions in national healthcare initiatives that enable PBGH to magnify its purchaser voice and will help lead high-impact national and/or regional initiatives.
The President & CEO reports to the PBGH Board of Directors, elected from among the PBGH Member Representatives.
A persuasive leader and motivator who embraces the mission of PBGH and supports its multi-faceted change approach/levers.
Forward-thinking healthcare leader and strategist well-versed in a broad suite of change levers for creating high-value healthcare systems.
Change-maker and strategic influencer, with demonstrated ability to advance ideas to consensus and implementation.
Credible thought leader with robust track record of national influence and impact or comparable history with state-level policy influence.
Skilled external influencer, with experience in communicating effectively with media. Viewed as providing compelling and credible perspectives to external audiences.
Demonstrated innovator, with demonstration of curating and advancing innovation leading to measurable impact.
Subject matter expertise and leadership in a field of current or future relevance to PBGH’s mission and impact.
5+ years as an organizational executive, with ultimate accountability for revenue generation, strategy, impact, and overall organizational health.
5+ years of effective and collaborative partnership with a governing board.
Experience in working with private and public purchasers and in advancing purchaser-led strategies, with a working knowledge of the design and operations of employer-sponsored health insurance.
Experience and success in working collaboratively with diverse healthcare stakeholders (e.g., providers, policymakers) on high-impact projects.
Skilled fundraiser, with a track record of fundraising from diverse sources (e.g., government, private philanthropy, industry). Experience in earned revenue business development preferred.
Demonstrated deep understanding of the U.S. healthcare system, including healthcare purchasing, delivery, measurement and improvement, and policy. A robust understanding of healthcare financing and payment is essential.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to both inspire around a vision and to communicate a concrete path to implement that vision. Accomplished public speaker within a variety of settings and audiences.
Superior people leadership skills with a track record of mentorship and high levels of team engagement and satisfaction. Strong demonstrated belief in the value and importance of input and ideas from all levels and roles within an organization.
Exceptional integrity and a strong sense of humility.
Congenial and collaborative internal and external leader.
Ability and enthusiasm for adapting to rapidly changing external conditions and opportunities.
Entrepreneurial, with demonstrated expertise in building new programs and ventures.
Strong financial and business acumen.
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About Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH)
The Pacific Business Group on Health (“PBGH”) is an action-oriented 501c(3) non-profit organization focused on improving health outcomes, experience and affordability for consumers and purchasers across the United States. Since 1989, PBGH has distinguished itself as a national healthcare innovator driven by some of the most influential purchasers of healthcare in the country, including Boeing, Intel, CalPERS and Walmart.
To achieve its vision for transformational change, PBGH uses purchaser leverage to help create effective systems and markets that continuously improve health outcomes, value and patient experience and which will lead to a high-value U.S. healthcare system. PBGH’s 65 members collectively spend $40 billion a year providing healthcare coverage to more than 10 million employees, retirees, and dependents. Its members include private sector employers and public purchasers, enabling multi-sector alignment and spread of innovation and best practices. With roots as a regional business coalition, PBGH’s membership now includes purchasers from around the U.S. with national work forces and national goals for healthcare improvement.