Senior Manager, State Health Solutions
Pew Charitable Trusts
Washington, District of Columbia 20004

Job Description

Project Overview

State Health Solutions aims to build data-driven partnerships between state public health and Medicaid agencies to more effectively address preventable, high-priority diseases that affect the nation's underserved populations through the development of data-informed, effective, and equitable interventions, and the incentivization of health care providers to implement those interventions.

The project will conduct research activities to inform the development of a blueprint for data partnerships between state Medicaid and public health agencies, partner with select states to implement the blueprint and assess its effectiveness and outcomes and scale the partnerships to additional states.

Position Overview

The senior manager oversees the execution of the project's objectives, develops and tracks progress on the project's workplan and milestones, leads and develops staff, manages the project's budget, ensures operational excellence and compliance with Pew policies, and assists with programmatic priorities as needed.

The position, based in Pew's Washington D.C. office, reports to the project director, State Health Solutions and will participate in Pew's core in-office days on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will have flexibility to work from home the remainder of each week. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country for which they are seeking employment without visa sponsorship.

This position is contingent upon board approval in June 2024.


  • Foster a work environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible and in line with Pew and the project's related goals.
  • Develops and oversees overall project workplan to meet project objectives and deliverables and assists project director in strategy development, identifying milestones, and tracking progress toward goals of the TOP.
  • Supports the project director with identifying future opportunities and strategic planning for the project.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of subject matter, including the policy landscapes, key stakeholders, and trends.
  • Applies experience and knowledge in working with state government agencies to develop engagement plan for the recruitment of states to execute partnership agreements for implementing Pew's blueprint for data partnerships between state Medicaid and public health agencies.
  • Manages overall strategic planning for operations and technical assistance that supports partner states in implementing blueprint.
  • Manages officer and state campaign senior associates by overseeing their tasks and supporting their professional development.
  • Manages relationships with external state level stakeholders and partnerships.
  • Serves as media and public spokesperson for the subject.
  • Participate in activities that support program and Pew-wide objectives.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Generally, eight years of applicable experience in state health and/or public health policy, including demonstrated project management and coordination skills working with state government agency partners, and experience executing objectives to advance policy changes in states.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the operations, logistics, and governance protocols within state health agencies including Medicaid and health departments.
  • Minimum of three years of previous direct supervisory experience required, including experience managing performance management process for direct reports and providing career development advice and counsel.
  • Prior to commencing employment with Pew, candidates for this position who were registered to lobby in any jurisdiction must certify termination of previous registration(s) and provide copies of termination notices with said jurisdiction(s) to Pew.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrated experience developing and managing productive relationships with a variety of external stakeholders and partners.
  • Seasoned judgement, skilled at making and justifying strategic recommendations and being responsive and clear with colleagues and partners.


This position requires occasional overnight travel for meetings and conferences.

Total Rewards

We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Date Posted : 06/05/2024