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Project Manager Intermediate

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 776994 Date posted: 03/20/2019
This is the entry level Project Management role with Kaiser Permanente.

Includes the planning and tracking of projects both (tactical and strategic), cost effectiveness, communication, risk analysis, quality assurance, team and vendor management, and implementation of highly visible, sensitive and multi-faceted projects. Identifies and resolves issues related to projects. Ensures assigned projects are delivered within scope, schedule, budget and quality levels are consistent with partner/customer expectations.

Essential Functions:
- Manages simple individual projects including a sub-project within a program.
- Supports the development of efficient, cost-effective solutions.
- Contributes to the accuracy of components in the business case.
- With support, negotiates agreement on project schedule and budgets.
- Understands and applies appropriate methods or recognized equivalents in completing assignments.
- Supports the primary interface between the customer and the project team for a given project(s) in the management of the successful delivery of a solution.
- Applies approved project management methods and business methods to projects.
- Contributes to the business plan.
- Develops the project plan.
- Accountable for the success criteria, development, publication and updating of project deliverables.
- With support, develops and executes user adoption, communication, implementation and training plans.
- Manages the tracking of interdependencies (start to finish relationships) within the project.
- Identifies needed resources.
- Establishes the project environment.
- Assists in the coordination of collection and validation of business requirements and their success criteria with business partners.
- Identifies project metrics.
- Delivers a project based on its function, e.g., development, infrastructure etc.
- Uses appropriate lifecycle to develop solutions.
- Works on assignments of moderate scope.
- Works within accepted guidelines.
- Requires moderate planning and scheduling.
- With guidance oversees transition to operational production status.
- Manages project close-out activities.
- May conduct post-implementation review.
- Recognizes and communicates project and team successes.
Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum one (1) year of exposure to project management or member of project management team.
- Bachelor's degree in related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A


Additional Requirements:
- Understands all project life cycle phases and applies knowledge in the delivery of at least one (1) phase of the project delivery life cycle.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience successfully managing projects with multiple stakeholders, deliverables, and deadlines.

- Ability to prioritize conflicting tasks and good attention to detail.

- Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and oral).

- Process improvement experience: identification and implementation of opportunities to increase efficiencies.
Primary Location: California,Oakland,Kaiser Center 300 Lakeside St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 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: National Market Research 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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