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Consultant I, Pathfinder Program (durational)

Primary Location Pasadena, CA Worker Location Remote Job Number 1271823 Date posted 05/16/2024
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Pathfinder is a two-year program that starts September 2024 and ends by September 2026.

This is a remote, durational role and the employee can be based in any of our Kaiser Permanente regions.

Kaiser Permanente is looking for a Consultant I for the Pathfinder Program, which is a two-year rotation program that will offer professionals the opportunity togain experience, exposure, and education while completing three 8-month rotationsin various departments at KP. 

Pathfinders will choose rotation teams within the following functions: Automation, Consulting, Facilities Design & Construction, Finance, IT, Supply Chain, and more.

Examples of rotational work:

  • Consult with internal clients

  • Create executive summaries, presentations, and reports

  • Engage with business partners

  • Present at department meetings

  • Provide analysis and recommendations

Job Summary:

Provides consulting support under the guidance of more senior team members to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and coordination of diverse stakeholders to drive the implementation of successful business initiatives and projects. Supports the development and implementation of business initiatives, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state. Supports strategic planning and organizational alignment and prioritization of business initiatives. Assists in the management of project components and performs data analyses in support of business initiatives, under the guidance of more senior team members. Supports compliance of work activities by adhering to relevant policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Pursues effective relationships with others by sharing information with coworkers and members. Listens to and addresses performance feedback. Pursues self-development; acknowledges strengths and weaknesses, and takes action. Adapts to and learns from change, challenges, and feedback. Responds to the needs of others to support a business outcome.

  • Completes routine work assignments by following procedures and policies and using data, and resources with oversight and management. Collaborates with others to address business problems; escalates issues or risks as appropriate; communicates progress and information. Adheres to established priorities, deadlines, and expectations. Identifies and speaks up for improvement opportunities.

  • Provides consulting support under the guidance of more senior team members to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and coordination of diverse stakeholders to drive the implementation of successful business initiatives and projects within a functional track or workstream by building rapport and partnerships with stakeholder teams, third party vendors, and senior management; coordinating work efforts with stakeholders to develop goals and set the prioritization of deliverables; and preparing presentations and reports as appropriate.

  • Assists in the development of requirements for business, process, or system solutions within assigned business domain(s) by working with stakeholders and cross-functional teams as appropriate; leveraging business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements; and assisting in the development and documentation of business cases to assess the costs, benefits, and ROI of proposed solutions.

  • Supports the development and implementation of business initiatives, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by building a working understanding of how current processes impact business operations; mapping current state against future state processes; and identifying the operational impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.

  • Supports strategic planning and organizational alignment and prioritization of business initiatives by assisting in evaluating performance metrics, standards, and methods to establish business success; working with multiple stakeholders under the guidance of more senior team members to ensure cohesive and reachable metrics; and executing assigned initiatives to ensure delivery of measurable results and alignment with strategic objectives.

  • Serves as a advocate of continuous learning and professional development by building a general knowledge of industry practices, standards, and benchmarks; attending and participating in roadshows, conferences, and speaking events; and supporting the ongoing enhancement and innovation of consulting practices, standards, and methods across KP.

  • Assists in the management of project components under the guidance of team members by coordinating stakeholder contacts; recommending team resources based on project needs and team member strengths; coordinating project schedules and resource forecasts; proactively monitoring and identifying project or business initiative risks, issues, and trigger events; and resolving or escalating risks or issues as appropriate.

  • Performs data analyses to support business initiatives under the guidance of more senior team members by using appropriate data analysis tools and approaches to assess business performance; leveraging suitable data gathering and analysis methods (e.g., process observation, hard data, etc.); and conducting analyses and performing experimental tests to evaluate the effectiveness of business solutions.

  • Supports compliance of work activities by adhering to KP, departmental, and/or business line policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 60 credits towards a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university OR Minimum one (1) years experience in consulting, project management, data analytics, operations, or a directly related field.

Additional Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) years experience working with Excel functions including, formulas, pivot tables, etc.
  • One (1) years project management experience.
  • One (1) years experience in business analysis.
  • Successful completion of a Kaiser Permanente collegiate internship program.
Primary Location: California,Pasadena,Green Street/IDS Additional Locations:

Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building A, 4460 Hacienda Dr. Bldg. A, Pleasanton,California, 94588
Kaiser Permanente Building, 500 NE Multnomah St., Portland,Oregon, 97232
Regional Admin Low Rise, 711 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu,Hawaii, 96813
Regional Office - Colorado, 10350 E. Dakota Ave., Denver,Colorado, 80247
Rockville Regional Offices, 2101 E. Jefferson St., Rockville,Maryland, 20852
Walnut Center - Regional Offices, 393 E. Walnut St., Pasadena,California, 91188
California Service Center - Rio S.D., 8954 Rio San Diego Dr., San Diego,California, 92108
Renton Administration - Adams, 2921 Naches Ave. SW, Renton,Washington, 98057
Georgia Remote Workers Location, 206 Washington St SW, Atlanta,Georgia, 30334
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Remote Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Consulting Department: Po/Ho Corp - Career Development Programs - 0308 Pay Range: $68100 - $88110 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No Remote: Work location is the remote workplace (from home) within KP authorized states. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

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. Submit Interest