Venture Investments Program Director

| Scottsdale, AZ, USA
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Scottsdale, Arizona

Department Name:

Banner Innovation Group-Corp

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Job Category:

Strategy and Improvement

Great careers are built at Banner Health. There's more to health care than doctors and nurses. We support all staff members as they find the path that's right for them. Apply today, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Becker's Healthcare recently honored Banner as one of 150 top places to work in health care for 2023, we are proud to offer our team members many career and lifestyle choices throughout our network of facilities. At Banner Health, we're excited about what the future holds for health care. That's why we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

In this In this role you will be responsible for the daily operations of the investment activities within the Banner Venture Group (part of the larger Banner Innovation Group). You would be responsible for identifying, analyzing, researching, and recommending investment opportunities that fit within the strategic direction provided by the Sr. Director of the venture group. You will have direct access to Banner SLT members to present investment opportunities, recommendations and portfolio updates. This role will also be responsible for building out financial analysis and ROI calculations for the projects that the innovation takes on (pilots, partnerships, investments, etc.). The schedule is 5 days a week, typical business hours, in office Mon-Weds remote Thurs/Friday. No special Holiday coverage is needed for this role.

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.

Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.


This position fosters commercial innovations and strategic innovation investments to transform healthcare. The position leads and manages investment deals (venture capital and private equity), negotiates contracts, and manages the investment portfolio and pipeline. Maintains Board of Director and Advisory Committee seats as well as works directly with portfolio companies and their C-suite teams, focusing on growth development and business turn-around strategies. The role drives our investments in Venture Capital funds by developing relationships with the Partners and portfolio companies, representing Banner's goals/strategies, and advocating for portfolio companies within Banner. This position is responsible for generating financial proformas for all innovation projects and presenting for approval of senior leadership. Interacts primarily with the Innovation team, Banner senior leaders (c-suite, business line CEO's, SVP/VP's), PE/Venture fund Partners, portfolio company c-suite teams and founders.


1. Directs and manages processes related to innovation investing and IP commercialization including sourcing and screening.

2. Leads and continually improves innovation investment processes and toolkits including: analytical models, financial impact assessments, operational metrics / benchmarks, and due diligence methodologies. Evaluates and improves innovation investment processes, assumptions, and outcomes on an ongoing basis.

3. Provides strategic advisement and subject matter expertise to senior leaders across the organization. Analyzes, defines the market, and provides recommendations for innovation growth, partnership, and investment opportunities across the care continuum using data from various quantitative and qualitative primary and secondary resources, including market demographic and economic research, retail strategies, consumer demand studies, feasibility studies, scenario modeling, industry intelligence, operational feasibility, and risk analyses.

4. Leads the investment recommendation process to create investment memos to present to senior leadership team for investment execution. Conducts market research to generate industry reports aligned to Banner's strategic priorities, and shares information with innovation group and business owners/clinicians throughout the organization.

5. Partners with senior leaders and key executives to maximize and leverage Banner's private equity investment partnerships. Facilitates joint visioning sessions, strategy creation sessions, and investment pipeline collaboration. Represents Banner on the Board of Directors for applicable innovation portfolio companies. Partners with portfolio company leadership team to maximize Banner's financial returns.

6. Identifies potential new investment opportunities aligned to strategic innovation priorities and develops innovation business cases and financial pro formas to present to senior leadership for approval.

7. Provides strategic advisement and subject matter expertise to senior leaders across the organization related to the commercialization and protection of Banner IP. Analyzes, benchmarks, and provides recommendations using data from various quantitative and qualitative primary sources including market, competitors, exit scenario modeling, industry intelligence, operational feasibility, and risk analyses.

8. Directs and manages financial pro-forma creation for Banner Innovation Group pilots and partnerships. Collaborates with finance team, innovation leaders, and operations partners to ensure financial projections accurately reflect impact of innovation. Creates standard templates for the innovation project financials and partners with the finance and data teams to obtain all necessary data.

9. Supports additional projects as needed.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent working knowledge in Finance or Business Management with seven or more years of experience at a venture capital firm, consulting firm, investment bank, or other relevant investment setting working with investments and companies.

Strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills. Strong understanding of research, presentation development, valuation methodologies. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong financial modeling skills. Ability to leverage best practices to suggest process/service/product improvements. Complex problem-solving skills and ability to take new perspective using existing solutions.


Master's Degree in Finance, Business, or Healthcare Administration is strongly preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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