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Sr. Project Manager, Delivery System Strategy

Location: Pasadena, CA Job Number: 721990 Date posted: 08/07/2018
Description: Southern California Delivery System Strategy

Who We Are:
Kaiser Permanente-s Southern California Regional Delivery System Strategy Group consists of Strategic Planners and Consultants with a broad array of healthcare, strategic, financial, capital, and facility planning backgrounds. We provide the following services that support the Southern California Region and the local medical center areas:


The Delivery System Strategy/Capital Planning Department:

  • Provides expert consultation on the design, development, and implementation of plans and projects related to medical center and regional service distribution and capital planning
  • Assesses needs and develops options, recommendations for operational and capital projects
  • Develops high quality business cases for Medical Center and Regional capital projects. Partner with executive leadership to develop investment priorities and capital project plans
  • Analyzes and develops functional and space programs in adherence to approved business case approvals

    Who We-re Looking For:
    We are actively recruiting people to join our team who enjoy challenging, project-based work in an integrated healthcare environment.


    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 large complex projects or multiple projects of moderate complexity.
  • Provides consulting for business partners for business case development
  • Demonstrates understanding of and knowledge in methods and project management, and applies this in all stages of project.
  • Applies the risk management process.
  • Sustains strong ongoing relationships with client middle and senior management during projects.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and provides continuous feedback for improvement of approved project management methods and business methods to projects.
  • Determines the impact of current/existing technologies on the project.
  • Works on significant and unique assignments of diverse and complex scope.
  • Addresses opportunities for process improvements and influencing change.
  • Requires more complex planning and direction setting with diverse and multiple stakeholders.
    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 moderately complex projects or multiple simple projects
  • Develops solutions that align with strategic direction and standards
  • Completes components of the business case
  • Negotiates agreement on project schedule and budgets
  • Applies methods or recognized equivalents appropriate to the specific needs of the project/client
  • Demonstrates understanding of the need to manage risk issues
  • Participates in the application of the risk management process
  • Develops and sustains strong working relationships with client project team staff
  • Demonstrates application of approved project management methods and business methods to projects
  • With guidance may convert business cases to business plans
  • Develops and maintains the project plan
  • May develop and execute user training plans
  • With guidance coordinates the collection and validation of business requirements
  • With guidance stays abreast of enterprise-wide projects and prevents or manages associated conflicts
  • With guidance determines the impact of current/existing technologies on the project and communicates impact to sponsors
  • Manages the overall resource capacity (supply) and scheduled work (demand) for the delivering organization including forecasting and impact assessment
  • Works on assignments of diverse scope
  • Generally performs within broadly defined practices and guidelines, and also modifies or suggests enhancements
  • Requires planning to coordinate with other departments or resources
  • Oversees transition to operational production status
  • Manages project close-out activities
  • Develops and conducts post-implementation review
  • May participate in overseeing the transition of project team members to new projects.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) years of project management experience.
    Education
  • 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.
    Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
  • N/A.
    Additional Requirements:
  • Understand 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:
  • N/A.


    Primary Location: California,Pasadena,Regional Offices-Walnut 393 E. Walnut St. 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: Individual Contributor Job Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT) Department: Delivery System Strategy 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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