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VP/GM North Central Division (Kentucky/Indiana/Illinois/St Louis)

Company: Labcorp
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Labcorp is searching for a growth oriented, commercially minded, hands-on leader to serve as Vice President & General Manager (VP/GM) for the West subdivision in the North Central Division. The West sub-division includes Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and St Louis. The VPGM will provide the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational, administrative and reporting processes, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. The final candidate will the lead the organization to obtain the strategic and operating goals of the business.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of the North Central Division, the VPGM will be responsible for leadership of a ~$400 million P & L with ~1,100 employees, both direct line and dotted line. By setting comprehensive goals for performance and growth, the VPGM will encourage maximum performance and dedication from the team while maintaining the highest level of integrity and leading by example in all areas.


  • Create an inclusive and collaborative culture that will drive the region to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, business goals and objectives
  • Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective accelerated growth strategies and processes
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and people designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of our organization
  • Build and lead a customer focused, well informed and engaged employee group who are able to communicate the value proposition and understand the company strategy
  • Position and communicate the vision and services of the organization to customers, business partners and employees by maintaining a high degree of external visibility to enhance the division's credibility and drive competitive advantage
  • Build relationships and drive partnerships with the customers in the region.
  • Develop employees and leaders who demonstrate Company values and leadership characteristics while achieving great results and delivering a delightful customer experience.
  • Manage strategy implementation, in particular regarding budgets and timelines
  • Identify and lead regional expansion activities, including investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and operation metrics
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the organization to meet business goals and projections. Play an active and involved role in the identification and timely resolution of operational issues.


  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 10 years of experience in clinical diagnostics, life sciences, or healthcare. Advanced degree preferred
  • Previous full Profit & Loss management experience is required
  • Experience developing and delivering annual operating budgets
  • Ability to communicate vision to clients, leadership team and employees
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Experience selling healthcare products or services to hospitals and health systems, with a solid understanding of managed care
  • Understanding of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Familiarity with the operational procedures at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to inspire employees to live up to their potential and optimize their productivity
  • Mergers and Acquisitions experience is a strong plus.
  • Open on location as long as it is in the market


  • High energy, inspirational leadership skills with exceptional communication and team building ability
  • Strong commitment to building a winning culture and team environment.
  • Hands-on leadership with a bias towards action.
  • High potential and strong work ethic, with the aptitude and aspiration to hold successive leadership positions in an organization
  • Ability to quickly display credibility and build support for necessary initiatives within the team, their business, and across other related organizations or divisions.
  • Highly analytical decision maker leveraging contextual judgement & creativity.
  • Ability to make decisions without all the information. Comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Flexibility in working hours and available for business travel.

Keywords: Labcorp, St. Louis , VP/GM North Central Division (Kentucky/Indiana/Illinois/St Louis), Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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