Senior Director, Innovation and Commercialization

  • Centene Corporation
  • , MO

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Centene Corporation is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Founded as a single health plan in 1984, Centene Corporation has established itself as a national leader in the healthcare services field. Today, Centene works with more than 11 million members in 29 states. Fortune Magazine has ranked Centene Corporation No. 66 in its 2017 FORTUNE 500 list of largest corporations in the United States, ranked by revenue, up from 124th spot last year.

An engaged, energetic, and driven management team, along with a cohesive, engaged board comprised of accomplished business and political figures are paramount to Centene’s continued success. The company values integrity and a strong work ethic, and actively fosters an environment of collaboration. Centene is committed to the well-being of clients and employees alike, as represented by its low attrition rate. The company has a priority on strengthening its leadership as part of well-developed succession plans and actively monitors management talent for growth and progression in the business.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Vice President, Enterprise Innovation, the Senior Director of Innovation and Commercialization will drive development and commercialization of new and innovative solutions to introduce to the markets. Working within a team environment, the successful candidate will be expected to operate as an internal entrepreneur, using funds allocated to support pilot initiatives for programs being considered, as well as commercializing, growing and scaling thriving projects company wide. Candidates should have product development and new product launch experience and will have experience working in the healthcare industry.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • 7+ years of product development or innovation experience, in the healthcare payor or provider environment.
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