Grant Thornton LLP Digital Transformation & Management, Health IT, Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois

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Digital Transformation & Management, PMO IT Healthcare, Senior Associate

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients.

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

POSITION SUMMARY: This is project manager position within our DT&M service area where we are focused on delivering IT Strategy and Architecture engagements, delivering large scale transformation projects and helping our clients with digital transformation. The practice is a national group covering financial services, consumer products, healthcare and manufacturing.

Essential duties and responsibilities: * Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management * Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material * Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work * Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization) * Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services * Work closely with Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues * Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence * Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews * Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without 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 pursuit preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma certification or in pursuit 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 as needed, 80-100% expected/required

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Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Title: Digital Transformation & Management, Health IT, Senior Associate

Location: IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: 041736