Process Manager

Job ID 2020-2473

Other New York, New York United States


Description

Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

POSITION SUMMARY

Medscape Education is seeking an individual with experience in process and change management interested in working in the medical education field in our New York City offices. Continuous improvement is part of our mission and you will play a significant role in developing and implementing strategies that drive efficiencies in our organization. You will work alongside our Leadership Team and collaborate with multiple internal departments (Sales, Sales Support, Content Development, Multimedia, Online Production, Technology, and Accreditation) to support a wide variety of tactical and transformative projects aimed at achieving strategic and financial objectives and preparing the business for the future.

What You’ll Do (RESPONSIBILITIES)

  • Facilitate the identification, prioritization, selection, and scope of process improvement initiatives
  • Work directly with the Technical Product Team to transition new products from concept to fully operational
  • Lead small and large scale process and product implementation initiatives to ensure readiness for pilot and roll out. This could include assembling task forces, designing the process change, creating an implementation plan, developing training, identifying best practices, writing process documentation, and monitoring the impact
  • Provide status updates, training, and consulting to stakeholders at all levels of the organization for process improvement and change/project management projects
  • Strategize with teams and internal partners to develop effective intervention plans to ensure efficient operations and create an overall productive and engaging working environment for your team
  • Maintain friendly and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders through clear articulation and an effective communication style

Who You Are (Skills)

  • Exposure to change management concepts and operational/process improvement methodologies that contribute to an increase in productivity and profitability
  • Able to support innovation and changes needed to improve the organization’s effectiveness; initiating, sponsoring, and implementing change; helping others to successfully manage change.
  • Demonstrated superior project management skills, especially in independently leading complex, cross-functional initiatives and have the ability to work with various departments to facilitate the orderly execution of a proposed project plan
  • Prioritize competing implementation projects based on a thorough understanding of the importance of the project to the business
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate and work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment; shift gears quickly and effectively as needed
  • Creative problem solving and strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Ability to create order from chaos; drive concepts from ambiguity to full clarity
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to influence leadership at different levels
  • Performs work with a high degree of latitude, handles complex issues largely independently
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude, and very high energy with excellent teamwork skills
  • Highly organized, focused, and results driven to meet both deadline and expectations
  • Able to effectively elevate concerns, needs, and statuses or projects

What You’ll Need to Succeed (Requirements)

  • Bachelor's degree specializing in business, project management, organizational change or equivalent combination or equivalent experience
  • 3 years directly-related work experience in Product, Project, Process, Program experience (preferably in medical publishing, CME environment, or internet technologies)
  • Certification or experience in Lean Six Sigma principles and/or Project Management a plus
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the medical education industry concepts and principles a plus
  • Experience with web-based project management tools (such as Workfront, MS Project) required
  • Excellent computer skills that includes working on shared networks and cloud-based systems, and a high degree of proficiency using G-Suite (Gmail, Google Drive) and Microsoft Office suite required (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); web-based data and document sharing sites (SharePoint) a plus
  • Experience with web-based training systems (such as Brain Shark) a plus
  • Strong ability to organize, prioritize, make decisions and work independently