Kaiser Permanente Managerial Consultant - Portfolio Management in Oakland, California

Leads day-to-day execution for small teams on specific Regional Portfolio Management Office (RPMO) projects or significant workstreams. Responsible for leading and consulting on transformational initiatives and projects that accelerate the achievement of results in priority areas for the Northern California region. Provides analysis, consultation, gap assessment, team facilitation and solutions. Accelerates the dissemination of successful practices and provides recommendations for organizational alignment. Deliverables result in practical, significant and measurable improvements in quality, service and efficiency across all Northern California Medical Centers.

Essential Functions:- Defines and frames complex multi-dimensional strategic management issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making.- Translates needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans.- Coordinates team/project activities and schedules.- Researches key business issues and directs the collecting and analyzing of quantitative and qualitative data.- Synthesizes analysis and identifies key findings.- Assists in the determination of goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors.- Establishes team membership and project participant.- Develops proposals for clients outlining proposed project structure, approach, and work plan.- Provides staff leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams, as well as manages work of outside consultants when used.- Formulates specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented.- Communicates results/recommendations to project sponsors.- Develops creative alternative solutions.- Recommends action steps to team and client.- Plans and facilitates meetings.- Makes formal presentations to various senior level audiences.- Transfers project team knowledge/tools to client.- Participates in the development and management of the department, including coaching, recruiting, conducting performance reviews for analysts, and other departmental activities.

Basic Qualifications:Experience

  • Minimum four (4) years of related analytical and/or consulting experience required.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics, health care administration, operations research, public health administration, or other related field, 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:

  • Specific expertise required as specified.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.

  • Advanced computer skills and knowledge of data systems.

  • Must demonstrate effective communication, consulting, interpersonal, presentation, and project management skills.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum four (4) years of related analytical and/or consulting experience in health care preferred.

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • We look for individuals who have excellent leadership, communication, project management and analytical skills, and the professional maturity to work with top executives.

  • The ability to collaborate with a wide spectrum of stakeholders is critical.

  • Experience in health plan or hospital operations, strategy and execution, PMO, and performance improvement, is highly preferred, but not required.


TITLE: Managerial Consultant - Portfolio Management

LOCATION: Oakland, California


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.