Kaiser Permanente Director, Business Process Management in Oakland, California
Responsible for the management and leadership of a range of process improvement and process management activities. Activities managed 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 stand alone 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.
Essential Responsibilities: - Resource Management: Manages extremely complex organization(s) that may include multiple lines of business. Manages the efforts of direct and indirect reports, and collaborates with, provides guidance to and influences employees, clients and matrix partners. - Responsible for identifying resource need and obtaining appropriate funding/approvals. - 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. - Strategic Partnership & Planning: Formulates highly 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. Develops strategies, objectives, and direction for both own direct reporting organization as well as client organization(s). - Change Management & Innovation: Proactively engages client leaders and matrix partners to actualize change 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 highly 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. - Results & Accountability: 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 timeframes. Monitors and evaluates highly complex plans; focuses on results and measuring attainment of outcomes. Has budget accountability. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience -Minimum five (5) years of management experience. -Minimum ten (10) years of process and/or project management, 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.
Preferred Qualifications: -Strong experience with legacy systems such as PeopleSoft, Oracle EBS and SAP. -Experience with Oracle HCM Cloud. -Big 4 or top tier consulting experience. -Strong business process experience, ability to understand business requirements and provide solutions to solve gap issues, manage team of analysts performing such work. -Strong experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools. -Health plan management knowledge. -Graduate degree in a business or management discipline. COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Director, Business Process ManagementLOCATION Oakland, CAREQNUMBER 620015
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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.