Position Summary

Health Policy Manager

Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

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The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (The Center), develops and publishes insightful content to support Deloitte’s Life Sciences & Health Care Practice (LSHC). The Center's goal is to create market opportunities by engaging clients and prospects in the health care system with thoughtful and useful perspectives on emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities. Content created by the Center is published and deployed as research reports, blogs, and an internal newsletter for our practitioners. The Center was formed in 2005 and continues to evolve the research agenda to meet the needs of Deloitte’s client service professionals and our clients.


The Center includes researchers, policy experts, and marketing and operational professionals, working together to develop and disseminate valid, interesting, and useful content to support the LSHC practice’s positioning in the market. The Center is one of seven research centers that form Research & Insights, part of Deloitte’s Clients and Market Growth function.


The health policy team at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions works with the Research Director to provide policy analysis and insights to Deloitte professionals and to help support the development of policy-relevant research content together with the Center’s research team. As a key member of the Center’s policy team, the Health Policy Manager will contribute to the advancement and quality of the Center’s research/thought leadership outputs. These include white papers, policy reports, client presentations, case studies, articles, etc. that integrate information from a wide range of primary and secondary sources. The aim of these deliverables is to provide internal practitioners and the business development organization a competitive edge in interacting with clients. The Health Policy Manager will:

  • Provide analysis of federal legislation and regulations in health care that affect health plans, providers, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers
  • Track developments at the state policy level of interest to Deloitte professionals and clients
  • Communicate and clarify policy implications for Deloitte clients, client teams, leadership
  • Develop working relationship with a network of Deloitte’s Life Sciences and Health Care and Government and Public Sector practitioners in order to understand the practice’s strategic priorities in these areas
  • Identifies trends and specific areas that warrant further research development in alignment with the practice’s strategic priorities or educational activities for practitioners
  • Participates in development of content for an internal weekly newsletter


Education/Experience Qualifications

  • Undergraduate BA or BS.
  • Master’s degree in public health, health care administration, or business an advantage
  • At least 5-8 years professional experience
  • Previous position(s) in consulting, public policy, government relations, academia, research related to health care – health plans, providers, or life sciences companies.
  • Candidate should demonstrate a thorough knowledge of major aspects of the U.S. health delivery system and key concepts of interest in health services research
  • Preference for candidates in the Washington, DC area, but remote candidates may be considered

Policy Analysis Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Congress and key committees with oversight of health care and the legislative process, federal agencies that regulate the industry (e.g., Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration), and executive branch priorities in health care
  • Comfort with the regulatory process in health care (e.g., analyzing proposed and final rules for impact on health care providers, health plans, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers)
  • Strong writing skills, including the ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative research into actionable insights
  • Solid external brand in health policy with working relationships in various areas of the industry, federal government, and on the Hill a plus
  • Have exposure to and training in analytical/statistical methods and interpretation of statistical results; Excel and PowerPoint experience a must; Preferred experience in survey design and with statistical software tools such as SPSS®

General Qualifications

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills; Ability to think creatively and bring economic analysis to policy issues
  • Passionate about developing “ahead of the curve,” provocative thinking, delivering results, and achieving success
  • Self-starter, independent thinker and resourceful, and competency to work well with team members, many of whom are in offices outside of Washington
  • Strong people skills with an ability to shape/influence the strategic thinking of senior business executives (internal and external) on emerging issues/trends
  • Collegial and team-oriented in approach
  • Build relationships and credibility with internal clients by demonstrating consultative skills that generate demand for projects that are aligned with firm and Center priorities
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility and adaptability required
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 34485


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