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Sr Manager, Communications Project Management Office

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 814120 Date posted: 07/31/2019
Description:
Responsible for the management of project management functions/teams across the organization. Leads project management resources dedicated to business projects in a variety of functional settings. Activities include planning, performing, and implementing projects, and may include the ownership of operational processes. These initiatives may represent one portion of a larger project, or  may represent a stand alone initiative or function within a work group or department. 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 business/process owners to execute the project and deliver results. 



Essential Functions:

- Manages in very complex organization(s) the efforts of direct and indirect reports, and collaborates with, provides guidance to and influences employees, clients and matrix partners. Responsible for selecting, developing, and deploying staff in the most effective manner to meet assigned objectives. Responsible for performance management, compensation decisions, rewarding and recognizing employees, and providing on-going, regular performance feedback.

- Formulates complex, effective strategies consistent with the business and competitive strategy of the organization and/or functional area. Examines policy issues and strategic planning with a long-term as well as short term perspective. Determines objectives and sets priorities; anticipates potential threats or opportunities and vets them within the organization and with the client as appropriate.


- Proactively engages with senior leaders and business partners to accomplish communications initiatives. Develops and/or encourages new ideas / approaches. Establishes procedures and practices which promote the adoption of appropriate solutions and sustainability of desired results in complex environments. Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness. Develops strategies using new technology to enhance decision making. Understands the impact of technological and process changes on the organization.


- Ensures that effective controls are developed and maintained to ensure the integrity of the organization. Takes corrective action, as appropriate. Ensures that performance is aligned with mission, goals and outcomes and is completed within established time frames. Monitors and evaluates complex plans; focuses on results and measuring attainment of outcomes. Has budget accountability.


- Provides managerial responsibility through multiple levels of management. Direction or control over the activities of a broad functional area, region, through several managers. Typically manages employees across multiple disciplines (both direct and indirect). Determines and establishes organizational structures and supervisory relationships, subject to executive management approval.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum five (5) years of management experience.
- Minimum eight (8) years of project management, consulting, or related business experience.
Education
- Bachelor's degree in a related discipline OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field required.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- N/A.

 
Additional Requirements:
- Knowledge of project management methodologies required.

  

Preferred Qualifications:
- Graduate degree in a business or management discipline preferred.

 
Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway One Kaiser Plaza 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: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: Communications Excellence Travel: Yes, 10 % 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.

About Consulting Services & Project/program Management (non-it) Careers

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