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Sanford Health Business Development Specialist - Profile in Watertown, South Dakota

Job Title: Business Development Specialist | Profile | Watertown

City: Watertown

State: SD

Department : Profile - Store Operations - Watertown

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Business Development Specialist works closely with the executive, administrative and operational leadership within Sanford in a variety of areas. These areas of focus include Profile by Sanford as well as the Clinical Research Department. This position is responsible for assessing concepts and developing emerging or expanding projects and programs. This position will apply business principles. theories, and concepts to provide innovative solutions to complex problems within a specific area and to identify new opportunities as strategically aligned with the annual enterprise and division strategic plans. Support the creation of novel concepts and manages the development of strategic projects identified. General duties that apply to all areas include ensuring budgets, schedules and performance requirements are met, develop business models and keeping up to date with related industry concepts and trends. Work with executive-level management to design and implement organizational plans and strategies. Within the Clinical research department, will be required to work cross-functionally with leaders within the organization's executive, research, health delivery, health plan, marketing, and finance teams among others in the development projects to production. Perform as liaison to outside collaborators and internal teams. Responsible to track progress from initiation of project to activation.


Helps solve business problems and meet business goals through collaborative processes. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members. Creates action plans that ensure the accomplishment of responsibilities. Responds to shifting priorities while maintaining progress of regularly scheduled work. Communicates well downward, upward, and outward. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of organization's policies and practices requiring confidentiality. Makes a systematic comparison of two or more alternative solutions.


Bachelor's Degree required and field of study can vary depending on area. Degree emphasis can include but is not limited to, Business Management, Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration or Laboratory Science.

Current valid driver's license is required.

About Sanford Profile:

Profile by Sanford is among America’s fastest-growing franchisors offering health, nutrition and weight loss coaching. Developed by doctors and researchers at Sanford Health, one of the nation’s premier integrated healthcare systems, Profile takes a safe and proven science-based approach to make weight loss simple, effective and sustainable. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, our values center on people (developing, authentic relationships,) passion (driven by optimism and continuous improvement) and lifestyle (striving for wellness).

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City: Watertown

State: SD

Job Function: Profile

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD12141