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Sr Director Strategic Initiatives-JCR

Sr Director Strategic Initiatives-JCR

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Responsible for the oversight of the implementation of the 2018-2020 domestic and international strategic plans and revisions to the plans on a rolling annual basis. Ensures metrics of success are developed, tracked and communicated on a regular basis to leadership. Coordinates the activities of the Project Director, JCI Journey and the Global Learning Director both of whom have a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Senior Director position. Pulls together a lead and core working team for all international and domestic strategic projects. Serves as the key liaison for the Strategic Planning steering committee. Develops (and oversees development of) detailed project plans and ensures all key milestones and interim goals are achieved within set timeframes and within budget. Ensures projects and project plans are highly coordinated to create optimal efficiencies and effectiveness with respect to the implementation of the strategic plans. Working with product line leadership, coordinates product development of new and integrated products and services included in the strategic plan and ensures coordination with Enterprise shared services and Joint Commission strategic focus areas.




  1. Bachelor’s Degree in business or healthcare management, MBA or Certified Project Management strongly preferred.
  2. 10+ years project management experience and proven track record for directing complex project to successful completion.
  3. Nursing or other clinical background required.
  4. Highly motivated energetic self-starter, passionate about driving results.
  5. Excellent verbal / written communication skills.
  6. Strong interpersonal skills with experience leading cross-functional teams and interacting clients, professional, and executive levels.
  7. Minimum travel required.


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