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Business Consultant Intermediate

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 777087 Date posted: 03/28/2019
Description:


Summary


The KFHP/H Business Development & Strategic Relationships team collaborates with a broad spectrum of leaders and departments across KP to define, screen, prioritize and advance growth activities and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic relationships.  The team supports growth initiatives in existing regions as well as new geographies, working with payers, providers and other healthcare entities.


The Business Development & Strategic Relationships team is in need of a Business Consultant with strong research and analysis skills to support a broad set of strategic relationship assessments and transactions.  This role will support marketplace evaluation efforts, working with members and other departments across Kaiser Permanente to screen, prioritize and complete activities and transactions that support Kaiser Permanente-s growth objectives working with payers, providers and other health care related entities.


Includes analysis/evaluation of business and/or system process and functional requirements, development of business cases, client support during system development and implementation, development and maintenance of service level agreements. Develops relationships with upstream and downstream business partners. Develops/maintains and changes business processes, and understands the business processes of assigned partners and how they relate to our functional areas. Develops and recommends changes to business processes.


Essential Responsibilities:

Ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative research on markets and organizations of interest and synthesize results

  Knowledge of application of standard principles, theories, and techniques.

  Uses professional concepts and company policies and procedures to solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways.

  Demonstrates development of positive relationships with peers.

  Understand their functional area business processes.

  Is assigned to investigate, document, and analyze client requirements in project areas such as: new/existing business operating models with innovative approaches to applicable department solutions support, market research of emerging or available product functionality and operational readiness assessment.

  Assesses scope and impact of client business needs.

  Support Business Case Development.

  Participates in the analysis of client business processes and functional requirements and in the preparation of appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information.

  Participates in workflows, process diagrams and gap analysis.

  May assist in the development of project plans.

  May use the associated project planning tools.
Basic Qualifications:

Experience


  • N/A
    Education

  • Bachelor's degree in business/health care administration or related discipline OR four (4) years relevant experience.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:

  • Business analysis or project analysis experience.
  • Knowledge of platforms assigned to the functional area.
  • Identifies and documents functional and/or divisional, requirements, workflow, information sources and distribution paths, and system/process specifications.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business/health care administration or related discipline.

             Interest in healthcare industry dynamics and commitment to KP-s mission


             Prior experience and/or strong understanding of the health care industry and marketplace


             Strong research, analysis and synthesis skills


             Strong relationship, communication and interpersonal skills


             Able to develop and leverage relationship with peers, supervisors and management


             Bachelor's degree in business/health care administration or related discipline

     



     

  • Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Monday - Friday 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: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: Business Development 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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