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Program Manager I

Location: Aurora, CO Additional Locations:
Job Number: 867372 Date posted: 03/24/2020
Description:
The Program Manager is responsible for designing and leading programs associated with strategic business issues and opportunities. The Program Manager may manage specific aspects of one or more programs, or multiple aspects of a single program within the organization. Criteria for moving from one level to the next includes greater skills and knowledge, built on experience (track record) and job assignments. This job family is intended for use in non-clinical/non-hospital settings.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead small to midsize work streams of a large program.
  • Plan own workload, prioritizing key tasks and ensuring the appropriate allocation of time and effort to achieve the required results.
  • Break down the program elements into manageable and achievable tasks/activities and create a logical plan (e.g. work plan, storyboard) for an activity or program segment.
  • Anticipate program scope changes and adjusts program plan and budget accordingly.
  • Understand the contributing factors of business value for programs and KP.
  • Learn from mistakes and do not repeat them; show interest in improving work.
  • Proactively seek to understand interdependencies by asking questions that clarify complex or ambiguous issues.
  • Proactively identify, address, and keep program leads abreast of potential scope or quality issues.
  • Understand the program's strategic goals and how these goals fit with KP's overall success.
  • Structure and execute basic financial, economic and market analysis analyses independently.
  • Identify limitations of approach for analyzing or addressing a problem / situation.
  • Accurately identify / recognize change barriers or change issues and escalate to appropriate leadership.
  • Document and understand process flow for existing and 'to be processes.
  • Develop client and internal presentations while working with the client to clarify needs.
  • Put forward ideas assertively and directly, providing data to support conclusions.
  • Prioritize program work to meet member/customer needs.
  • Understand how individual performance and attributes contribute to program success.
  • Offer informal and formal feedback to improve performance.
  • Contribute to staff orientation programs, providing new recruits with relevant information and informal induction training.
  • Use internal and external knowledge resources to build skills.
  • Identify and share relevant information from the Community of Practice for use on engagements.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of program management experience.
  • Education
  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare, business administration or a related field OR four (4) years of directly related experience required.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Requires full knowledge of own area of functional responsibility and working knowledge of another function.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Primary Location: Colorado,Aurora,Waterpark II 2530 S. Parker Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon-Fri Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: Marketing, Sales and Business Development Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser 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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