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Senior Business Consultant

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 825450 Date posted: 09/03/2019
Performs in an expert consultative style in a variety of different analytical roles depending on the project. It works directly with clients at all levels within the organization and with outside parties to identify operational business requirements with sufficient detail and clarity to allow IT solution proposal development. In addition, accountable for providing leadership and independent initiatives in facilitating and conducting information gathering, structured documentation, and presentation of findings.

Essential Functions:

- Applies technical & business knowledge in the analysis of client requirements in project areas such as: IT testing & product acceptance, new business operating models w/ innovative approaches to IT solutions support

- Markets research of emerging or available product functionality & operational readiness assessment and others

- Coordinates cross-functional task forces to identify & document functional requirements, workflow, information sources, distribution paths, & system specifications

- Evaluates existing application products which could address client requirements & develops recommendations where appropriate

- Develops comprehensive business cases w/ cost, service, & benefit dimensions of proposed IT projects that used at executive levels for funding & scope decisions

- Develops the analysis & definition of efficient & cost effective solutions which support client business processes & functional requirements

- Performs knowledge transfer to other staff & may review their work

- Conducts analysis of client business processes & functional requirements & prepares appropriate documentation to communicate & validate the information

- Oversees administrative requirements in an accurate & timely manner (e.g., time reporting, status reporting, etc)

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum seven (7) years of experience in information systems development or implementation with progressively more complex responsibilities and accountabilities in a large mainframe or client server environment.
- Bachelor's degree in health care administration, business administration, computer science or related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
- N/A.


Additional Requirements:
- Excellence in analysis, documentation, and presentation tools required.
- Excellent skills in critical thinking and analysis, meeting facilitation, verbal and written communications, and interpersonal interactions (e.g., partnering, conflict management, consulting, etc.).
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Master's degree preferred.
- Extensive knowledge of health care business and care delivery processes preferred.



Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Possess knowledge with Clinical Trial applications.
Working knowledge of eREG and Clinical Trial Management Systems.


Primary Location: California,Oakland,2000 Broadway 2000 Broadway 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: Information Technology Department: Div of Research Travel: No 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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