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Humana Foundation Lead in Louisville, Kentucky


The Foundation Lead in collaboration with the leadership team develops, coordinates and oversees organizational initiatives (i.e., performance management dashboards for major strategic community investments), manages operations (i.e., conducts due diligence on all major proposals funded, maintains financial due diligence & budget control), and helps evolve the Foundation strategy. The Foundation Lead works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.


This role will define and lead complex initiatives to execution and will help ensure the Foundation’s priorities are developed, tracked and executed. Additionally, it will help instill organizational efficiency as the Foundation pursues Social Determinants of Health solutions that positively impact its focus areas, and will develop executive presentations and communications


  • Integrates and aligns Foundation activities and initiatives to ensure synergies across Humana.

  • Supports a culture of excellence and learning, especially one that is proactive and quick to mobilize around issues important to the Foundation.

  • Maintains a high level of knowledge on issues and regulations associated with charitable giving (i.e., accounting, legal, technology, etc.).

  • Maintains day-to-day operations of the Humana Foundation including but not limited to: payment management, systems management, filing management, vendor management, policy management, and risk management.

  • Develops and manages the Giving Together Program, Disaster Philanthropy Program, Executive Matching Program, and Scholarships Program.

  • Manages Humana Foundation payments related to administrative expenses/ grant & programs payments, manages the yearly external audit, and ensures the Humana Foundation meets IRS disbursement requirements of an endowed Foundation.

  • Helps leadership ensure Foundation priorities are in alignment with its strategies.

  • Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5 or more years of technical experience (i.e., financial/audit/budget management)

  • Experience in a foundation/nonprofit or organizational setting with relevance to the Foundation's mission, along with evidence of increasing responsibilities and achievements

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Strong financial and organizational management experience; knowledge of financial instruments, rules, regulations and standards for foundations and community development

  • Strong analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills with sharp attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills with experience in building relationships

  • Self-motivated and prepared to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to understand issues at both strategic and operational levels

  • Collaborative in completing assignments, executing projects and interacting with the team

  • Adept at leading through influence and building credibility in matrixed environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-graduate degree desirable (MBA, Public Administration, Public Health/Policy)

  • Knowledge of Foundation IRS tax rules and GAAP accounting preferred

Additional Information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms –when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and that’s why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first.

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