BJC Careers

Performance Improvement/Project Management Manager

Saint Louis, MO
Support Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1175660
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

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Role Purpose

Manages continuous improvement/transformation project portfolios and other project portfolios.  Utilizes project/program/portfolio management in combination with continuous improvement/transformation in organization operations in order to accomplish business objectives. Mentors and trains in project/program management and continuous improvement methodologies.  Leads and directs the work of others. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Supports benchmark activities by identifying appropriate organizations and standards for comparison, and ensuring that benchmarks are appropriately compared with peer organizations.
  • Provides direct line leadership to the program staff whose responsibilities are to support excellence and continuous improvement initiatives in combination with project/program and portfolio management.
  • Develops models that analyze the financial and operational impact of proposed continuous improvement initiatives in combination with operational and project efforts. Provides consultation to teams regarding 'Leading Practices' in project management and continuous improvement approaches.
  • Assists in establishing the methodology for the continuous improvement initiative, and maintains the chosen methodology by supporting team members in its use in combination with project/program and portfolio management infrastructures.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/Engineering/related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/Engineering/related



  • 10+ years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer