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Date: Jul 29, 2017

Location: Newport Beach, CA, US

Company: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Job Description:

The Business Applications Consultant has overall responsibility for execution of one, or more, complex Business Application projects and is responsible for overall coordination, status, reporting, and stability of project oriented work efforts within the Administrative Portfolio to insure that assigned projects and milestones are delivered on time, on scope, and on budget.


Execution includes the direct completion or the coordination of the completion of project plans (WBS’s), project-level reporting, financial management, and all appropriate documents and Gate Review materials required under Hoag’s PMM (Project Management Methodology) for a variety of projects including, but not limited to, new application deployments (COTS and custom), process improvement, application and technical upgrades, feature/function enhancements and technical infrastructure enhancements. The Business Applications Consultant will lead matrix-style project teams including, but not limited to, technical resources, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), vendor representatives, and Business Analysts to achieve the stated goals of assigned projects. The Business Applications Consultant will provide leadership, guidance, influence and mentoring for project teams as well as a route of escalation for project related risks and issues. The Business Applications Consultant will drive project related communications to Portfolio, Application and IT leadership, business leadership and various project and program stakeholders to facilitate project definition, direction and status, as well as partner with business leaders to achieve the goals of assigned projects.


The Business Applications Consultant is also responsible for the following duties:

• Insure the successful completion of assigned projects including all project related deliverables found within Hoag’s PMM including, but not limited to: o Project plans, Scope documents, Budgets, WBSs, Project Task Schedules, Business Requirements, Technical requirements, Training Materials, Transition Documentation, Stakeholder Communications, and Support plans

• Identify, request, coordinate and manage project resources

• Create, manage, and monitor Project resource assignments

• Perform periodic project-level quality reviews:

o Ensure project schedules, risks and issues are being maintained o Ensure resource assignments are clear, well understood, and up-to-date o Coordinate dependencies, critical path items, and resource allocations across projects

o Ensure the PPM project management tool is maintained o Ensure project budgets, including ETCs and EACs, are managed and reported

o Ensure project, schedule, risks and issues, resource, vendor, etc. conflicts are addressed and/or escalated to Program Manager or Director PMO in a timely fashion

• Coordinate with the Infrastructure, Applications, and Clinical Adoption teams, as well as other IT groups, for communication efforts as well as project execution efforts

• Participate in the IT Capital Planning and forecasting processes

• Identify and communicate tools and techniques for continuous improvement in Hoag’s PMM that support superior project outcomes and exceed our customer’s expectations

• Perform other duties as assigned



Education, Training and Experience: 


- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, or related field experience - At least 5 years Project Management completing medium-sized and moderately complex business projects - Experienced leading enterprise-wide business applications including, but not limited to, HR, Finance, Accounting, and Supply Chain. - Understanding of several types of Project Management tools and techniques such as, LEAN, Six Sigma, etc.


- Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) and/or - Program Management International – Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) and/or


Skills or Other Qualifications: 


- Prior business projects including business workflows and process flow implementations

- PMO / Project experience with overall responsibility for medium-sized and moderately complex business projects

- Advanced knowledge and proficiency in use of project management methodologies including triple-constraint management and change management techniques.

- Ability to work on multiple projects at one time

- Strong analytical, solution design and process design skills

- Strong process background including strong documentation skills

- IT background including familiarity with the current technologies and trends

- Strong verbal communication skills including the ability to make presentations

- Excellent influencing skills - Strong resource utilization skills

- Meticulous budgeting and forecasting skills

- Strong written and oral communication skills including documentation and presentation skills

- Expert use of MS Office toolset (Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio) as well as MS Project



PMO project management experience within a large environment

- Working knowledge of the Project Management tool Mariner (or other similar industry tools)

- Exposure to ITIL, CMMI, PMI, etc.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Project Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Risk Management, Program Manager, Technology, Operations, Management, Finance

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