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Cummins Inc. Chief Medical Executive Director in Columbus, Indiana

Chief Medical Executive Director


We are looking for a talented Chief Medical Director to join our team specializing in Global Health & Wellness for Cummins Corporate in Columbus, Indiana. This leader will set the strategic direction and

facilitate the implementation and evaluation of the Health & Wellness Benefits Program.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Drives the establishment of objectives, plans, standards, risk identification, and policies ensuring successful implementation of all phases of program management

  • Partners with business executives to identify short and long-term projects plans; develops and maintains strong relationships across the organization.

  • Drives the establishment of objectives, plans, standards, risk identification, and policies ensuring successful implementation of all phases of program management; determines project timelines; oversees analysis, program design, budget, communication, and integration; approves business workflow and program design.

  • Directs the assessment of Project Manager capabilities and available program budgets.

  • Keeps business leadership apprised of program status and developments; monitors project success measures and understands the status of specific projects and assignments.

  • Formulates annual operational and financial budgets as they relate to unit objectives.

  • Develops, leads, and motivates project management staff; sets goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.

Approximate time: 10-15%

Key Focus Areas

Quality, value and equal access in health care

o Partner with the Health & Wellness benefit director in the establishment of quality and value standards for all medical services provided to Cummins employees via Company Sponsored Health plans and onsite clinics (run by vendors or Cummins outside the US)

o Responsible for partnering on the strategy, direction and execution of the Health & Wellness goals in reference to racial health equity and access to care for our employee

  1. Managing the vendor relationship, contracts and performance of any vendors providing direct medical care to Cummins employees – ensuring alignment and performance in line with our LiveWell Strategy

Approximate time: 30-40%

o Premise - This includes managing the current Premise contracts in the US, ensuring that they are operating within our performance guarantees and that they are helping us to achieve health outcomes in our employees.

o Telehealth – As we move to expand access to quality care at the best value to our employees, we expect to leverage telehealth. The CMD will be required to provide strategic direction, alignment, change management and implementation.

  1. Ensuring that Cummins leadership, HR, Legal and Health and Safety teams are aware and informed on the most up to date Health and Wellness and Occupational Health standards.

Approximate time: 10-15%

o Collaborate with other C&B leaders, HR, Risk Management and Legal to develop corporate policies and procedures in Occupational Health, Mental and Physical Wellness.

o Responding to OSHA request in partnership with our Legal team

o Partner with HSE stakeholders to develop incident prevention plans to drive down work-related injuries /illnesses

  1. Give guidance/consultation to Cummins Executive Team, Leaders and Employees on matters of Health & Wellness. Provide clinical direction and operational oversight of health concerns that can impact Cummins sites and employees.

Approximate time: 15-20% (In 2021 this will be closer to 30-35% of time, will spend less time on program evaluation in 2021 item 5 below)

o Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, other pandemic or site-specific health concerns that may impact Cummins employees and their operations

o Continue COVID response planning

o Design and provide management Cummins COVID-19 Case Management process and act as a liaison between all medical providers and Cummins case management team

o Lead global medical functional excellence committee

  1. Partner in setting the strategic direction for and facilitate the implementation and evaluation of the all Health & Wellness Benefit Programs.

Approximate time: 10-15% (Will spend closer to 5% on this in 2021 due to COVID-19 response, this item will be reprioritized in 2022)

o Analyze and report on the results of wellness initiatives and adjusts program direction accordingly.

o Develop and Conduct International Health Center assessments to ensure alignment with overall Health & Wellness Strategy.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

Issue Management - Maintains a cross-functional, cross-organizational project issues list, with appropriate prioritization based on the issue's level of importance. Drives appropriate and timely resolution and approval of changes to the project plan. Trains and/or mentors others in Change and Issue Management.

Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer) and tracks the status of project deliverables. Proficiently uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and proactively manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents). Trains and/or mentors others in scope management.

Schedule Management - Manages complex schedules integrating multiple sub-projects. Coaches "should mapping" sessions, and/or has an advanced level of proficiency with schedule management tools. Trains and/or mentors others in schedule management.

Resource Plan Management - Develops, manages, and coordinates cross-functional, cross organizational resource plans for a portfolio, program, and/or project. Knows the right level of detail needed to complete the processes and use the tools effectively. Trains and/or mentors others in Resource Management.

Stakeholder Management and Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders at many levels of the company and across many functions and across boundaries (geography/cultures/plants/suppliers) on high impact, cross-functional or multi-year initiatives on a project, program or groups of projects and programs. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder. Trains and/or mentors others in stakeholder management.

Business Planning/Strategy - Performs business planning & strategic analysis at an advanced level in a wide range of situations with a broad business knowledge (customers, products, macro-economic trends). Negotiates with partners and others.

Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the detailed work in multiple cross-functional areas. Trains and/or mentors this skill. Project

Risk Management - Leads complex or large project teams in the development of a project FMEA and/or 9-box project risk summary and identifies and manages the actions to mitigate the risk. Trains and/or mentors other in this skill.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree required.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 12, 2020, 7:33:34 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200002LH