Digital Transformation & Management, Health IT, Senior Associate

Grant Thornton LLP Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

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Digital Transformation & Management, PMO IT Healthcare, Senior Associate

GrantThornton's Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect,transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive andgrow. Our advisory practice createsholistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bringtechnical depth and industry insight to our clients.

Businessconsulting transforms value. Our Business Consulting practice consists of Financial Management, Strategy &Performance Improvement, Digital Transformation & Management and Enterprise Application Strategy.


This is project manager position within our DT&M service area where we are focused on delivering ITStrategy and Architecture engagements, delivering large scale transformationprojects and helping our clients with digital transformation. The practice is a national group coveringfinancial services, consumer products, healthcare and manufacturing.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform engagement management responsibilities,including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, projectfinancials, quality review and client management

  • Manage business development activities, such asproposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or otherthought leadership material

  • Meet or exceed sales targets for new andfollow-on work

  • Meet or exceed targeted billing hours(utilization)

  • Maintain a good working relationship with clientsand work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gatherinformation and perform services

  • Work closely with Grant Thornton managers andpartners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues

  • Communicate (verbally and in writing) externallywith clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfullyaccomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence

  • Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff onprojects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews

  • Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiencywithout sacrificing quality of the services delivered

  • Interview campus and/or experienced candidates

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science preferred or Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • MBA or relevant post-grad work preferred

  • 4 - 7 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing Healthcare clients at a national level

  • Experience with Healthcare Merger integration, IT Strategy, IT Integration/Interoperability, IT Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, and IT Deployment and Optimization

  • Experience leading teams and strategic initiatives required

  • Experience creating project plans, budgets, and tracking progress required (Microsoft Project and Excel experience required)

  • Software certifications preferred (Epic, Cerner, Infor Lawson, etc)

  • PMP certification or in pursuitpreferred

  • Lean Six Sigma certification or inpursuit preferred

  • Experience in an Agile/Lean environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Prior relevant consulting experience preferred

  • Ability to work additional hours and/or travel asneeded, 80-100% expected/required

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (GrantThornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, oneof the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisoryfirms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000 employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privatelyheld companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic andreligious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrialproducts, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology.Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growthholistically whether through revenue improvement, leadership, missionfulfillment or innovation.

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