Mar 27, 2023

Senior Manager-Population Health

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Manatt Health Overview

Manatt Health integrates consulting and legal expertise to better serve the complex needs of clients across the health care system. Combining legal excellence, first-hand experience in shaping public policy, sophisticated strategy insight, and deep analytic capabilities, we provide uniquely valuable professional services to the full range of health industry players. Our diverse team of more than 160 consultants and attorneys from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP and its consulting subsidiary, Manatt Health Strategies, LLC, is passionate about helping our clients advance their business interests, fulfill their missions, and lead health care into the future. For more information, visit

Position Overview

At Manatt Health, you will be inspired to transform the American health care system. You will work with a team of dedicated and driven professionals on the development of strategy and policy recommendations for our clients. In this role, you will work on a broad range of substantive issues related to whole-person care across state, provider, payer and private sector clients including: payment and delivery system transformation, effective ways of addressing medical and social needs, integration of Medicaid and other payers with other sectors such as education, justice-involved, and public health to coordinate efforts and improve outcomes, and Medicaid/Medicare/Marketplace policy and business strategy.


Assist clients in constructing holistic, equitable approaches to population health management, including risk stratification and segmentation strategies, deployment of evidence-based interventions, and data-driven monitoring plans, to measurably improve outcomes and reduce health disparities.
Design care management programs for complex populations which may include integration of strategies to address the social determinants of health, integration with behavioral health, and managed long term services and supports and programs for those dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.
Design payment reform initiatives for states, providers and payers to be implemented through Medicaid Managed Care, including but not limited to primary care payment models, bundled payments for maternity care, and/or ACOs.
Align payment reform efforts with Medicare and/or with Marketplace and commercial efforts within a state.
Support clients in determining key strategies to build and integrate a community-based workforce (such as community health workers or doulas).
Lead and manage complex client engagements from start through execution, including developing project work plans, anticipating and addressing client needs, managing major deliverables, effectively meeting project milestones and due dates, identifying and addressing project issues, supporting and managing project teams, and tracking and managing budgets.
Serve as a key point of contact for clients across multiple projects, with the ability to build and maintain client relationships based on trust and expertise.
Develop and deliver organized and compelling presentations, with the ability to synthesize complex information for a variety of settings and audiences, including at the executive level.
Participate in Manatt's health care practice strategy initiatives and take a leadership role in practice improvement and engagement, including helping to develop proposals and client pitches.
Oversee and mentor junior consultants, ensuring timely delivery of accurate results, providing constructive feedback, and proactively identifying opportunities for growth and development.


Master's degree or equivalent experience in public health, business administration, public administration, public policy, health administration, health care management or a related field.
Minimum of seven years of substantive health care experience, with demonstrated subject matter expertise in various areas:

Expertise in Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare and/or state Marketplace payment models
Expertise in care management, behavioral health, managed long term services and supports, maternity care, primary care and programs for those dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are highly desired.

Demonstrated client-facing project management, client relationship management and supervisory experience, with a track record of leading high-impact projects in a consulting or strategic planning environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills tailored to a variety of audiences, as well as confidence in facilitating meetings and presenting to groups.
A self-starter with the ability to juggle multiple, diverse projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to develop creative solutions to meet client and team needs.
Strong analytic and research skills with the ability to conduct complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions.
Comfort working with clinicians and clinical Subject Matter Experts, both internally and with clients.
Professional expertise with Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion is a Manatt core value and fundamental to our organizational identity. We believe that a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we live, work, and serve enriches Manatt's culture and enhances our ability to understand our clients' needs and develop better, more impactful solutions. Manatt's Diversity & Inclusion Committee drives the firm's efforts, working with firm leadership, and engaging our legal, consulting, and business professionals, to create and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. For more information, visit

Join Us to Help Make an Impact

If you would like to be on the cutting edge of the issues and opportunities facing the health care sector, we strongly encourage you to apply. You must apply through our online application portal (apply here). As part of your application, you will be required to upload a resume, cover letter and a 2-3 page writing sample. The writing sample should be from your academic, work, or individual experience, where you are the sole or primary author (examples include memo, issue brief, short research paper, market/competitive analysis, personal statement, and PowerPoint).

Manatt is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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