Kaiser Permanente Managerial Consultant - Quality and Operations Support in Oakland, California

Managerial consulting supports senior leadership by addressing strategic issues, including determining the problem definition and structuring the problem solving approach, generally where no precedent currently exists. Issues span several topics and are not restricted to one functional area. Examples include strategy development, market assessments, policy issues, profitability assessments and major implementations. Issues support senior leadership in the definition and attainment of organizational goals. Managerial Consultant provides consulting, project management, and analytic support services for a broad array of issues. May assist senior consultants or manage complex projects independently.

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.

Education

  • 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.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Managerial Consultant - Quality and Operations Support

LOCATION: Oakland, California

REQNUMBER: 679218

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.