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Lead Project Manager, Strategic Implementation Office

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

Lead Project Manager, Strategic Implementation OfficeLocation: Portland, ORDate posted: 12/09/2020View Disability AccomodationsNavigating the Hiring ProcessWe're here to support youHaving trouble with your account or have questions on the hiring process?Please visit the FAQ page on our website for assistance.Need help with your computer and browser settings?Please visit the Technical Information page for assistance or reach out to the web manager at kp-hireskp.org.Do you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability?A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment that enables you to fully participate in completing the following:Online SubmissionsPre-Hire AssessmentsInterview ProcessPlease submit your accommodation request and an HR Representative will contact you. Description:Demonstrates Project Management proficiency through managing and co-leading large, complex, cross functional, strategic projects or programs often consisting of multiple initiatives for KPNW. Leads and coordinates highly visible, sensitive, and multi-faceted projects including planning, analytics, communication, risk analysis, quality assurance, team and vendor management, and cost efficiency. Identifies and resolves issues proactively. Ensures assigned projects are delivered within scope, schedule, budget and quality levels are consistent with partner/customer expectations. This position will contribute to a team of other Portfolio and Project Managers who will collectively support the yearly operating plan.Essential Responsibilities:Develops Self & Others: Practices leadership; adapts to competing demands and new responsibilities; seeks, listens and responds to performance feedback; creates and executes plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; adapts to and learns from change, difficulties, and constructive evaluation. Is accountable for actions and strives for self-improvement. Promotes learning in others by building relationships; invests in team members and managers, proactively provides information, resources, advice and expertise; provides constructive feedback; demonstrates collaboration skills; shares knowledge through technical explanations and examples; mentors junior team members; influences others in a way that makes projects/work successful.Autonomy/Authority/Decision Making/Influence: Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promotes adherence to all procedures and policies; determines best approach and methodologies to apply to projects; coordinates and delegates resources to accomplish goals; partners to make effective business decisions; solves complex problems; recognizes improvement opportunities; evaluates recommendations; and influences the completion of project tasks by others. Leans into areas where there is deficiency in order to drive project success; customizes approach to specific environments, expectations and need. Makes decisions that remove ambiguity; enables others to make clear decisions. Considers impact and probability of viable options and utilizes that information to make set direction toward maximum benefit. Appropriately adjusts communication style to audience.Project Management: Manages multiple large-scale projects with responsibility and accountability for project outcomes from initiation to close-out. Develops, analyzes, and manages complex project plans which include scope identification and management, schedule, inter-dependencies, and resource forecast to meet business priorities. Manages and monitors project metrics and financials of multiple large projects ensuring achievement of business benefits and desired outcomes. Monitors overall project performance (e.g., on time, on budget, within scope, and with quality) and makes adjustments as needed. Drives allocation of resources, establishes schedules, and task assignments to ensure established project management practices are in place. Partners with experts in organizational change management (e.g., development and execution of user adoption, implementation, and training plans) as defined by the project.Leading Others: Leads the work of large project teams by partnering with internal and external resources based on the alignment of team member skills and project demands. Communicates a clear vision of project goals and objectives to the team. Builds strong relationships that inspire and motivate others to fulfill commitment and exceed expectations; effectively motivates team to do their best work. Able to build report and adapt to a variety of personality types. Supports team members in thinking through and landing on decisions. Delivers performance feedback to team members' supervisors.Project Risk & Issue Mitigation: Proactively identifies, understands, monitors, and mitigates project risks, issues, and trigger events by developing mitigation plans and strategies; resolves or escalates risks or issues as appropriate. Compliance: Monitors adherence of project activities to policies and procedures by ensuring project plans and team members follow KP, departmental, and/or business line policies and procedures.Stakeholder Management: Ensures the alignment, buy-in, engagement and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships. Communicates appropriately with internal customers, third party vendors, senior management, and business leaders; Clarifies accountability and authority across stakeholders. Proactively seeks to strengthen direct/indirect relationships. Provides insight to key stakeholders and project sponsors by developing project goals; prioritizes deliverables; discusses involvement of business processes (e.g., project change management, communication). Provides recommendations, delivers formal presentations, and provides reports to various senior audiences. Communicates tough issues to stakeholders while maintaining an independent opinion; satisfies stakeholder questions/concerns.Basic Qualifications:ExperienceMinimum eight (8) years of experience in project management or a directly related field with Bachelor's Degree OR Minimum six (6) years of experience in project management or a directly related field with Master's degreeMinimum three (3) years of experience in a leadership role with or without direct reportsMinimum three (3) years of experience implementing large, complex projectsEducationBachelor's degree OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, RegistrationN/AAdditional Requirements:Demonstrated skill and experience working with executive leaders and leading through influenceAdvanced relationship management and collaboration skills and ability to adapt to differing leadership stylesAdvanced meeting facilitation, conflict management and negotiation skillsAssertive, objective and be able to confront clients/stakeholders with difficult issuesA wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected to add value to job accomplishmentsPreferred Qualifications:Two (2) years of healthcare experienceThree (3) years of data analytics experienceThree (3) years of experience working in a unionized environmentThree (3) years of experience developing and validating business cases, including identifying value of investment projectsCompletion of a project management educational training or certification programMaster's degree from an accredited college or universityPrimary Location: Oregon,Portland,Kaiser Permanente BuildingScheduled Weekly Hours: 40Shift: DayWorkdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, FriWorking Hours Start: 8:00 AMWorking Hours End: 5:00 PMJob Schedule: Full-timeJob Type: StandardEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NW-01-NUE-Non Union EmployeeJob Level: Individual ContributorJob Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT)Department: SIOTravel: NoKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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