Strategic Initiatives Manager (Strategy)

Memorial Sloan Kettering

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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

MSK is seeking a Strategic Initiatives Manager to join our amazing Strategy team.  The role of the Strategic Initiatives Manager is to serve as an analytic-, thought- and project-leader in the assessment, development, and management of MSK’s strategy.


You Will:


  • Analyze complex business problems in the context of MSK’s strategic objectives. Identify and interpret trends and patterns to locate influences.  Construct quantitative models, statistical forecasts, recommendations, and strategic/tactical plans.
  • Scan the competitive and industry landscape for developments related to MSK’s ability to achieve its strategic goals. Synthesize developments into focused understanding, insights and guidance for future strategic moves. 
  • Deliver analytic reports, white papers, and presentations on MSK’s internal dynamics, competitive and industry dynamics, and the interplay between these elements.
  • Establish trusting and collaborative relationships with a wide variety of peers, internal stakeholders, MSK executives, and key individuals within external partners (and potential partners)


You Are:

  • Someone who exhibits a keen sense of curiosity about the world and a mindset of experimentation.
  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
  • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious
  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations

You Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in; Master’s degree a plus
  • 2-4 years experience in an analytic, research, and/or strategic position, preferably within healthcare


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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