Vice President, Operations



Bethesda, MD, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 30, 2023
The VP, Operations is an execution-oriented leader who will work collaboratively across all Aledade teams and levels to develop and drive impactful operational initiatives in Aledade’s high-growth environment. This role will work closely with other senior leaders to identify, prioritize and execute high-leverage opportunities to drive operational excellence across the business. We are flexible with respect to geographic location, and the ideal candidate will be comfortable working remotely within the US with considerable amounts of travel.
Primary Duties:

Optimizing the translation of company strategy into reliable execution:

  • Identifying and executing on opportunity areas that create efficiency, remove obstacles, or improve business processes.
  • Managing cross-functional workstreams and initiatives projects, while always driving to clarify roles, responsibilities, and best practices for long term effectiveness.
  • Advising the Company’s executive leaders on strategies and initiatives to continuously improve the Company’s operations.

Supporting a high-performance leadership culture characterized by ambitious objectives, single-threaded ownership, timely and transparent reporting of metrics, and effective collaboration and course-correction:

  • Advising the Company’s executive leaders on strategies and initiatives to continuously improve the Company’s operations.
  • Partnering with teams to help them execute on important strategic initiatives or drive operational efficiency and process improvement.
  • Gathering and synthesizing feedback from leaders, individual contributors, functional teams, and other stakeholders to identify process gaps and opportunities to improve prioritization and execution.

Establishing an effective “operating system” to drive consistent, predictable, and reliable execution against company Objectives and Key Results:

  • Surfacing and resolving cross-functional barriers to successful OKR completion.
  • Coordinating OKR planning with financial planning and budgeting in a manner that ensures appropriate resourcing of high-priority initiatives.
  • Owning or supporting ad-hoc strategic projects, requests and/or analyses.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 15+ years of progressive work experience, including 5+ years in healthcare
  • Bachelor’s degree in math, computer science, engineering or similar

Preferred knowledge, skills, and/or abilities

  • Track record of driving operations to advance key company initiatives
  • Strong verbal and written communication; ability to distill complex situations to their essence
  • Committed to evidence and data in an earnest search for what’s true when evaluating business issues
  • Equal parts strategist and leader who can ensure we build successful plans and deliver them in a predictable way
  • Resilience and flexibility to adapt with changing business needs and priorities
  • Ability to build relationships and trust within an organization
  • A strong orientation towards collaborative problem solving in an environment of single-threaded ownership
  • Extreme curiosity that leads you instinctively to find the “heart of the problem”
  • Awareness of and ability to effectively adapt best practices within Aledade’s culture
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate, and facilitate new ideas into action in a fast-paced environment, while collaborating across multiple, dynamic, projects and teams
  • Service oriented
  • Willing to travel as needed to Aledade’s headquarters or markets (estimated < 10% overall)
Who We Are:
Aledade, a public benefit corporation, exists to empower the most transformational part of our health care landscape - independent primary care. We were founded in 2014, and since then, we've become the largest network of independent primary care in the country - helping practices, health centers and clinics deliver better care to their patients and thrive in value-based care. Additionally, by creating value-based contracts across a wide variety of payers, we aim to flip the script on the traditional fee-for-service model. Our work strengthens continuity of care, aligns incentives, and ensures primary care physicians are paid for what they do best - keeping patients healthy. If you want to help create a health care system that is good for patients, good for practices and good for society - and if you're eager to join a collaborative, inclusive and remote-first culture - you've come to the right place.
What Does This Mean for You?
At Aledade, you will be part of a creative culture that is driven by a passion for tackling complex issues with respect, open-mindedness and a desire to learn. You will collaborate with team members who bring a wide range of experiences, interests, backgrounds, beliefs and achievements to their work - and who are all united by a shared passion for public health and a commitment to the Aledade mission.
In addition to time off to support work-life balance and enjoyment, we offer the following comprehensive benefits package designed for the overall well-being of our team members:
Flexible work schedules and the ability to work remotely are available for many roles
Health, dental and vision insurance paid up to 80% for employees, dependents, and domestic partners Robust time off plan 21 days of PTO in your first year 2 Paid Volunteer Days & 11 paid holidays
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for all new parents
6 weeks paid sabbatical after 6 years of service
Educational Assistant Program & Clinical Employee Reimbursement Program
401(K) with up to 4% match
Stock options
And much more!
At Aledade, we don’t just accept differences, we celebrate them! We strive to attract, develop, and retain highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities where we live and work. Aledade is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment policies and decisions at Aledade are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
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