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IT Consultant II

Location: Lake Oswego, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 798161 Date posted: 06/25/2019
Description:


107%>As an IT consultant and chief of staff for the ED, one of the key job
responsibilities is to gather and publish relevant data on the operational
health of the organization. This ranges from financial management, supply
demand, vendor management




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  • Analyzing financial reports, variances and soliciting commentaries
    explaining the variances from the cost center managers.
  • Facilitating and driving supply demand conversations with all the cost
    center managers, reviewing on-going trends on resource ramp-ups and ramp-downs,
    using trends to respectfully challenge the resource managers when commentary
    doesn-t support the data/trends observed
  • Act as the key guardian to ensure data integrity and accuracy of the
    supply demand data in the Demand management tool
  • Plan and Organize all forecasting cycles, budget planning cycles, Impact
    of Investment conversations with the team
  • Provide relevant resourcing information to the vendors and act as a key
    liaison between, HPTS, vendors, VMO office, SPRo etc.
  • Manage SharePoint, Confluence, MS Teams and other collaboration platforms
    tools. Should have expertise in managing such tools in a site administrator
    capacity
  • Work with the managers to gather data for all hands meetings, operations
    review meetings, project review meetings etc




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This individual contributor is primarily responsible for providing expertise and technical advice, assisting with or setting the technical direction for varying technical solutions, and serving as a technical expert for project teams.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating and assigning resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks, as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others and managers; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Develops requirements for complex process or system solutions within assigned business domain(s) by interfacing stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture) and leading junior team members in the development process as appropriate.
  • Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements (for example, SMART) across multiple business domains.
  • Develops and documents comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of proposed solutions.
  • Provides insight and supports the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across multiple domains.
  • Maps current state against future state processes.
  • Identifies the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.
  • Provides recommendations to management and business stakeholders on how to integrate requirements with current systems and business processes across regions or domains.
  • Identifies and validates value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies.
  • Supports solution design by providing insight at design sessions with IT teams to help translate requirements into workable business solutions.
  • Identifies and recommends additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design.
  • Participates in evaluating third-party vendors as directed.
  • Supports continuous process improvement by participating in the development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes across multiple business domains.
  • Recommends regional and/or national process improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the strategic and tactical goals of the business.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field and Minimum six (6) years experience in IT consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years experience working for a health care organization
  • Three (3) years experience working for an IT organization
  • Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Lake Oswego,5800 Meadows 5800 SW Meadows Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM 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: Information Technology Specialty: IT Consulting Department: HP BIO HPTS Travel: Yes, 5 % 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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