• Sr. Strategy Implementation Manager (Strategic Planning)

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/2/2018 7:36 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Senior Strategy Implementation Manager (Area: Strategic Planning)

    Location: Ingalls, Harvey, IL


    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago Medicine. The Strategic Planning Department seeks a full-time Senior Strategy Implementation Manager to partner with Ingalls and UCM senior leadership to plan and execute high impact strategic projects.


    Job Summary


    In this role, the Sr. Strategy Implementation Manager reports to the Executive Director of Strategy Implementation and Integration and is responsible for assisting in the management of Ingalls’ multi-year business cycle and key strategic projects. In addition, will:

    • Partner with senior leadership and consultants, as applicable, to plan and execute high impact strategic projects.
    • Clearly define project scope, develop project plans, and set priorities for working teams.
    • Ensure the success of the Strategy Implementation team and its partners by serving as a thought partner, establishing key metrics, facilitating working team meetings, identifying and helping to mitigate risks and issues, developing content, and ensuring implementation stays on track. 
    • Support due diligence efforts and manages integration with key partners, as needed. 


    *Projects are often multi-year, transformational, and span multiple functions in the health system.  This position will be based at our Ingalls location in Harvey, Illinois, with periodic travel to the Hyde Park campus. 


    Essential Functions & Responsibilities 

    • Work with senior leaders to structure and scope strategic work, including developing comprehensive plans to help implement the clinical enterprise strategy
    • Effectively manage stakeholders and serve as thought partner for leaders around strategic work, including gathering inputs, synthesizing ideas, gaining buy-in, and helping to drive decisions
    • Manage execution of key strategic projects, including managing risks and issues, facilitating working team meetings, supporting analysis needs, and keeping implementation work on track.  Leverage project management skills & tools to ensure transparency of progress, challenges and decisions made.
    • Performs other duties assigned.


    You'll thrive in this position if you:  

    • Strengthen Collaboration – you put the organization’s interests and customer needs ahead of your own. You identify and create effective working collaborations with others; establish good interpersonal relationships by helping people feel valued, appreciated, and offer support. You present sound reasons and recommendations that link to the needs of those impacted; obtain agreement to support ideas; leverage win-win solutions to ensure others take action.
    • Create Value – you gathers insights into what creates value; promote ongoing evaluation of the patient and customer circumstances, expectations and needs. You determine the processes, systems and behaviors that directly impact how the patient and customer feel. You proactively improve, through one’s role, the patient and customer experience; consistently positions the value of UCMC so the patient and customer recommend us to their family, friends and community.
    • Deliver Results – you identify issues, problems and opportunities; proactively recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision.


    • Master’s degree required, or equivalent combination of Bachelor’s degree and experience
    • At least 3 years consulting firm experience OR 5 years in a strategic planning or strategic projects function at a large health care system
    • Strong project management, program management and analytical skills while working within tight deadlines and multiple projects
    • Excellent communication and client management skills
    • Ability to build strong relationships with senior leadership and lead through influence
    • Strong presentation, communication, relationship management, Excel, & PowerPoint skills are required
    • Functions well in an ambiguous environment


    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics


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