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Senior Business Process Analyst, Vendor Risk

Primary Location Oakland, California Job Number 897500 Date posted 08/23/2022
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Description:



This position is based in Northern CA. 



The Vendor Risk and Data Office (VRDO) has responsibility for incorporating complex vendor-related risk assessments into the sourcing process to influence vendor selection, maintain critical vendor data, and establish best practices to manage performance throughout the vendor engagement lifecycle.  VRDO integrated vendor risk assessments are executed in partnership with Technology Risk, Ethics and Compliance, Buy to Pay Financial Risk, Business Continuity and KP business executives.





Responsible for a range of process improvement and process management activities. Activities include planning, performing, and implementing process improvement initiatives, in addition to ownership of operational processes. These initiatives may represent one portion of a larger project or may represent a standalone initiative or function within a work group or department. Process management functions may include data gathering and analysis, best practice research, process mapping, developing, and recommending alternatives for improvement, developing performance metrics, obtaining leadership or stakeholder agreement, implementing improvements, and monitoring post-process improvement initiative performance to updated standards. Activities are undertaken and executed in support of organizational goals and are accountable for providing business process solutions to meet internal and external customer expectations. Partners with management, project champions, and process owners to execute the project and deliver results.









Essential Responsibilities:






  • Data Analysis: Identifies data source, gathers and analyzes data relevant to processes identified for process improvement initiatives. May recommend data requirements.


  • Research: May research and summarize best practice standards relevant to process management. Makes recommendations on appropriate solutions based on research.

  • Process Architecture: Designs processes using defined methods. Ensures process mapping is complete; provides feedback and guidance to analysts/consultants. Interview stakeholders and process owners to define processes.

  • Process Recommendations: Prepares process recommendation documents, including presentations, process maps, supporting metrics, business requirements and related impact analyses for less complex processes or for portions of larger or inter-related processes.

  • Performance Management & Control: Develops performance metrics to establish process success. Review data post- implementation to measure outcomes and impacts. May develop recommendations to minimize impacts.

  • Change Management: Participates in change management activities associated with process improvement. Engages leadership and stakeholders to obtain support and buy in for changes. Partners with management, project champions, and process owners to align process improvement initiatives with business objectives.






Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • Minimum two (2) years of process improvement, consulting, or related business experience.



Education



  • Bachelor's degree 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:



  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.



 


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Minimum five (5) years of process improvement, consulting, or related business experience preferred.

  • Health care or insurance experience preferred



Primary Location: California,Oakland,1800 Harrison Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - 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: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Buy to Pay Vendor Risk and Data Office 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.