Kaiser Permanente Managerial Senior Consultant - Regional Portfolio Management in Oakland, California

Managerial consulting supports senior leadership by addressing strategic issues including determining the problem definition & structuring the problem solving approach, generally where no precedent currently exists. Issues span several topics & are not restricted to one functional area. Examples include strategy development, market assessments, policy issues, profitability assessments, & major implementations. Issues support senior leadership in the definition & attainment of organizational goals. Managerial Sr. Consultant provides consulting, project management, analytic support services, or technical expertise for a broad array of issues. Has sole responsibility for large complex multi-dimensional analytical projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Leads, makes significant contributions, &/or provides technical leadership to high visibility management projects to identify & resolve issues of strategic importance

  • Interfaces regularly w/ senior management to produce timely & valuable results

  • Sets the strategic direction of management projects

  • Determines goals & priorities w/ management team sponsors

  • Establishes team membership & negotiates time commitments & resources

  • Develops proposals for clients outlining proposed project structure, approach, & work plan

  • Provides staff leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams, as well as manages work of outside consultants when used

  • Designs research plans for data gathering & analysis; participates significantly in interpreting analysis & developing action plans accordingly

  • Produces or oversees development of written materials for senior executives & other key clients

  • Plans & facilitates meetings

  • Makes formal presentations to various senior level audiences

  • Assists as needed in planning & coordinating w/ other ongoing teams & projects to maximize effectiveness

  • Participates in the development & management of the department including coaching, recruiting, and conducting performance reviews for consultants/analysts & other departmental activities

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum five (5) years of experience required.


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

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • N/A.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate ability to determine the key business issues and develop appropriate action plans from multidisciplinary perspectives.

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

  • Advanced computer skills and knowledge of data systems.

  • Proven leadership skills in project management and consulting.

  • Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness, and results orientation.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the operations and/or business of KP, health policy trends, and any applicable regulations related to the responsible practice area.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare experience preferred.

  • Master's degree strongly preferred.


TITLE: Managerial Senior Consultant - Regional 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.