Kaiser Permanente Project Manager Lead - Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in Pasadena, California

By joining the team that is designing and implementing the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, you will have the opportunity of a lifetime to create a medical school that will educate physicians for the 21st century and beyond and be a catalyst for change in medical education. This position will be working as a part of an extremely dynamic team of professionals supporting all aspects of the School of Medicine and the creation of the infrastructure, process, and procedures for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. The team works from an interdependent model of practice and we are looking for someone who thrives in a highly challenging role within a high functioning team-based environment.

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente and immersed in one the nation-s highest-performing health care organizations. Students will gain critical knowledge and real-world experience and benefit from unprecedented access to Kaiser Permanente's people, data and technology. This unparalleled approach, plus our deep commitment to resilience, well-being, and inclusion will create a culture where physicians are better prepared to face the health challenges of the future, while helping the nation-s diverse communities thrive. Learn more about the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine at schoolofmedicine.kp.org.

Includes the planning and tracking of projects both (tactical and strategic), cost effectiveness, communication, risk analysis, quality assurance, team and vendor management, and implementation of highly visible, sensitive and multi-faceted projects. Identifies and resolves issues related to projects. Ensures assigned projects are delivered within scope, schedule, budget and quality levels are consistent with partner/customer expectations.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages complex projects or multiple projects of moderate complexity.

  • Leverages knowledge and prior experience to develop appropriate solutions.

  • Manages development of business case and may present business case.

  • Matches appropriate methods to identified client needs.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the risk management process.

  • Participates in the application of the risk management process.

  • Leverages knowledge of and trains Project Management methodology, skills, tools for team members.

  • Converts business cases to business plans.

  • Develops and executes user training plans.

  • Stays abreast of enterprise-wide projects.

  • Develops framework and manages the tracking of interdependencies within or across projects.

  • Accountable for coordination of collection and validation of business requirements.

  • May determine the impact of current/existing technologies on the project.

  • Works on assignments of diverse and complex scope.

  • Interprets less defined guidelines to make recommendations for process improvements and/or enhancements.

  • Requires complex planning to coordinate with other departments or resources.

  • Oversees transition of project team members to new projects.

  • Ensures lessons learned applied to future efforts.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum five (5) years of project management experience.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and experience re: use of change management process.


  • Bachelor's degree in 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:

  • Demonstrates understanding of and applies knowledge in all phases of the project delivery life cycle.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A


TITLE: Project Manager Lead - Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine

LOCATION: Pasadena, 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.