Posted 4 days ago
Director, Business Development
Davita - Richmond, VA
913 N 25th St, Richmond, Virginia, 23223-6562, United States of America

The Director of Corporate / Business Development partners with Operations, Integrated Care and other teams to build and execute growth plans in geographic markets. This position is measured based on completed partnerships that enable achievement of company growth objectives ("what") and fit with DaVita's mission & values ("how"). This role reports to the Vice President of Corporate Development. It is fully remote within the territory and will require travel>50% of time externally with partners.

Locations within the territory include Virginia, Washington DC and North Carolina


The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

  • Development - serve as regional development executive for $300+ million operating group. Lead initiatives that drive long-term growth as part of division senior leadership team.
  • Transactions - source, develop, and negotiate complex renal partnerships. Examples include Medical Director Agreements, Purchase Agreements, Operating Agreements, Hospital Services Agreements, and Value-Based Care Agreements.
  • Collaboration - lead cross-functional virtual teams. Resources may include Operations, Strategy, Finance, M&A, Legal, Hospital Services, Payor Contracts, Integrated Care, other.
  • Partner Relationships - develop and manage executive relationships with local providers and payors, assist with DaVita's partner selection process for strategic opportunities.
    • Physician Practices - meet with nephrologists to explore clinical leadership of outpatient dialysis centers, renal joint ventures, acquisitions, and value-based care.
    • Health Systems - meet with hospital executives to explore outsourcing of inpatient dialysis, renal joint ventures, acquisitions, and value-based care.
    • Regional Payors - meet with executives at local health plans, Independent Physician Associations (IPAs), Medical Groups, Management Service Organizations (MSOs), Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and other risk-taking entities to differentiate DaVita as renal partner of choice, facilitate clinical collaboration, and explore value-based care. This role is not responsible for negotiating payor contracts.
  • Value-Based Care - assist other teams responsible for negotiating and implementing value-based care agreements with the government and commercial payors. Build local relationships, assess payor integrated care readiness, and qualify fit with DaVita.
  • Strategy - partner with division leadership team to analyze market trends and identify opportunities/threats. Develop plans for division to achieve Company's objectives related to revenue, EBITDA, capital, presence, and other key measures.
  • Deliverables - manage key deliverables. Prepare and deliver executive presentations to senior leadership teams within Company and at external partners.
  • Reporting - update and other internal tools. Provide timely status on accounts, opportunities and other growth initiatives within division.

  • Education. MBA, MPH or relevant graduate degree from top-tier institution preferred.
  • Development Experience. 8+ years of transaction experience in Corporate Development (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, other partnerships). Significant experience in leading teams to execute all aspects of transactions including planning, analysis, proposal development, negotiation, execution, and integration.
  • Strategy & Planning. Demonstrated experience analyzing markets, partners, and competitors to develop 3-5 year growth strategies and plans. Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigorCollaborate closely with Operations and Strategy to prioritize and maintain focus on highest-value opportunities.
  • Relationship Management. Passion for building trusted-advisor relationships with partners to create tangible results. Genuine interest in bringing high-quality care to more patients by aligning DaVita growth strategies with partner strategic objectives. Partners may include nephrologists, medical groups, health systems/hospitals, and health plans.
  • Opportunity Management. Ability to structure and manage complex projects and processes with multiple stakeholders at both senior and junior levels. Ability to handle projects with multiple work streams, with proven success over a wide variety of business opportunities.
  • Team Leadership. Strong leadership skills with a team-oriented and collaborative approach. Ability to get things done in a way that creates a positive environment. Enjoys setting and managing priorities, aligning resources, building trust, communicating feedback, inspiring individuals, managing tradeoffs, celebrating wins, reporting to stakeholders, and other.
  • Financial Analysis. Collaborates closely with other teammates that own financial modeling. Ability to analyze income statements and cash flows to help make executive decisions on growth-related projects (e.g., validation of assumptions, margins, and returns).
  • Negotiations. Excellent negotiation skills with internal stakeholders and external partners. Ability to maximize value by thinking win-win and utilizing advanced negotiating strategies.
  • Communications. Excellent presentation skills, including strong oral and writing capabilities; executive presence to clearly communicate compelling messages to senior leaders and business partners. High level of daily communication with peers and junior teammates.
  • Advanced Computer Skills. Proficiency in MS Office, Salesforce, and other tools.

What We'll Provide:

More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Teammates are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following or coinciding with one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out
  • Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace┬«, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more
  • Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita's online training platform StarLearning.

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary/ Wage Range

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at