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Senior Business Advisor, Marchon

Req ID:  35111
Division:  Marchon

Melville 201, NY, 11747

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

Under general supervision responsible for the coordination and the oversight of strategic initiatives under the direction of a President or Chief. Relies on extensive experience, innovation and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Leads special projects/programs and advises company leadership up to executives on various LOB/division related matters. Mentor and/or coordinates activities of staff as necessary.

Essential Functions

Plans and directs all administrative and operational activities for the organization's President or Chief

Serves as the liaison between top management and stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of organizational objectives 


Coordinate with internal and external resources to prioritize and develop solutions for their areas; this includes development of LOB/division projects and/or programs that meet organizational goals and requirements while suggesting improvements toward innovation, quality, effectiveness, and efficiency


Provide Board of Director support for LOB/Division as assigned


Monitor high-priority initiatives and identify obstacles or potential blocks to success within LOB/Division and identify cross LOB impacts


Ensure communication and alignment within LOB/Division leadership team by communicating initiative/project status and bring in others as needed to stay on course


Provide decision support through data gathering and analysis as needed


Organizes and prioritizes critical issues and required information for the executive to organize meetings and to facilitate efficient decision making


Prioritize and assess requests/inquiries to President/Chief and determine the proper course of action 

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Bachelor’s degree in Business or related functional area; or equivalent experience

Twelve years of demonstrated corporate functional experience demonstrating competency in several functional areas including championing, influencing and implementing enterprise-wide projects with five years at a senior management level


Excellent creative analytical and problem - solving skills for complex problems

Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction


Travel may be required domestic and international


Proven ability to navigate complex situations through the organizational landscape and with multiple stakeholders


Ability to drive results through informal authority, serves as a consultant to key business partners, and represents users and customers in every thought and interaction


Proven ability to successfully manage risks/issues at a program level


Demonstrates ability to be a decision-maker showing balanced consideration of business issues and determining and effectively managing constituents


Excellent written and verbal communication skills and analytical skills 


Strategic skills to support envisioning work, program planning, and strategic partnerships


Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment in the performance of his/her job duties. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected


Demonstrated ability as a forerunner and coordinator in best practice improvements


Remain current in the field; demonstrate motivation, creativity, and expert knowledge by initiating and driving the formation of new innovative ideas/programs


Strong willingness to learn, share knowledge with other team members, accept responsibility, and handle multiple tasks concurrently

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.


The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Substance Abuse, Behavioral Health, Healthcare

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