Mgr, Inbound Partnerships in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/28/2022

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 About Quest:
Secaucus, New Jersey-based Quest Diagnostics is a provider of diagnostic information services and operates in the United States, (including Puerto Rico), United Kingdom, Mexico, and Brazil. The company engages a workforce of about 46,000 employees, a medical and scientific staff of more than 600 MDs and PhDs across hundreds of different locations, supplying a broad range of diagnostic products. They perform testing for approximately 550,000 patients every day, as well as provide information and services for healthcare providers, pharmaceutical medical device companies, life insurance companies and employers. Quest Diagnostics was named to Fortune Magazine's 2019 World's Most Admired Companies list in the Health Care industry category of 'Pharmacy and Other Services' for the third consecutive year. No matter what role you would have at Quest, the company expects you to commit to their imperative goal of improving human health. Quest values your commitment and dedication with medical, supplemental health, dental and vision plans, wellness benefits, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax 401(k) savings plan, employee stock purchase plan, competitive paid time off and tuition reimbursement.

About CIT:
At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting career opportunities in the healthcare industry which is rapidly changing. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.
Consumer Initiated Testing (CIT) is the fast-growing B2C division at Quest offering a chance to work in a start-up environment within the world leader in the diagnostics industry. CIT allows patients to purchase their own laboratory tests without going to a doctor. This business provides consumers access to a diverse menu of over fifty tests and we are continually optimizing our offerings. Currently available options range from a Comprehensive Health Profiles to Vitamin Testing to COVID-19 Antibody testing. With CIT, patients can select, purchase, and pay for tests online, manage their testing appointment online, get easy-to-understand results through their secure account, and discuss questions with a physician.

We are transforming the consumer experience and leading digital transformation for the organization.  If you are a person who is excited about building new businesses and want to apply your skills and knowledge, inspire colleagues, and do work to serve people on their journey for better health, join us.


  • This position will support the Director Operations & Partnerships to execute the strategy for partnerships, they will own prospect pipeline, and manage day-to-day of partnerships existing relationships
  • Setup and optimize partner operations and new channel distribution
  • Be main point of contact for Partnerships.

Duties and Responsibilities:

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Foster win-win Partnerships between CIT and partner companies by identifying prospects and owning a pipeline of opportunities.
  • Negotiate with Prospects and Partners the marketing placements and operational details of agreements.
  • Own and account manage key partnerships, including consumer acquisition relationships and with channel vendors/ distribution partners Support Director to define CIT’s Partnership strategy for inbound relationships; oversee a Partnership portfolio of existing Partners supporting on contracted services along with exploring/ launching new products and offerings.
  • Develop, track, analyze, execute against partner account plans, and communicate key quantitative metrics internally and to partners.
  • Represent CIT in Partner meetings with executive from other companies.
  • Resolve – proactively – business issues for Partners and serve as their internal advocate.
  • Drive continuous improvement for Partners team through project management processes, recommendation of tools used & updating processes where needed.
  • Run complex, cross-functional CIT projects, and initiatives to drive growth for our Partners; have a demonstrated track record of multi-tasking and coordinating efforts across multiple stakeholders, including legal, regulatory, medical, product, and marketing.
  •  Track Partnership success metrics and share weekly and monthly reporting across the CIT team to support data-driven decisions.
  • Establish data accuracy/ integrity with partners and internal teams to measure campaigns based on full funnel ROI (e.g., click/ lead to fulfillment).
  • Package insights from data analysis into slide output to facilitate structured executive engagement and decision making.
  • Discover and translate corporate and regulatory guidelines that impact customer experience.
  • Document current Partnership activities and develop best practices related to customer success strategies (i.e., Playbook creation).
  • Identify, plan, and communicate CIT-wide risks and roadblocks to current or new relationships.


Required Work Experience:

  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in business strategy/ consulting, business development or related; experience in high growth start-up
  • Business Development or client-facing role
  • Retail and/or eCommerce 
  • Platform-oriented D2C or B2B businesses

Preferred Work Experience:

  • 5-6+ years of relevant experience in business strategy/ consulting, operations, investment banking or related; experience in high growth start-up
  • Healthcare

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Perform job duties with frequent interruptions or distractions
  • Manage multiple priorities, adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate
  • Working on a computer for long periods of time

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Have a customer-centric approach and the ability to build positive partnerships with internal and external CIT stakeholders to optimize performance and customer experience.
  • Have strong Excel and data analytics capabilities, including comfort building financial models and inventory forecasts to drive decision making on day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives.

Travel Required: Domestic Up to 20%

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Preferred Education: MBA or equivalent


  • A combination of strategic and analytical thinking, the ability to solve big customer and partner problems and connect the dots.
  • Balance attention to detail with swift execution – we need to do things quickly and we need to do them well. Balancing those can be challenging, and this should be a strength.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to lead in ambiguous environments via influence, patience, and determination
  • A “get it done” attitude – bias toward action, great collaboration master of disambiguation – constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills
  • Impressive storyteller to bring senior leaders onside and instill confidence