Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Medical School Finance Office. The position is located on the West Campus.
MyDay is a complex, multi-year program designed to improve WashU’s operational excellence and ability to make insight-driven decisions. MyDay is a once-in-a-generation program to replace the university’s core administrative IT systems (human resource, finance, and student) and improve associated business processes. The five-year effort will replace these systems with a single system. The Inventory Functional Lead will play a vital role in this project working with the Inventory project manager to represent the needs of the university.
The Inventory Functional Lead role will be responsible for the day-to-day related project tasks and activities assigned to the functional lead team members. The Inventory Lead will improve business processes with direction from Implementation Partner consultant and others to meet the university’s stated Plan Documents, Guidelines and Procedures and vendor processes to ensure tasks are completed timely and within project scope.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads functional area through collaboration with the Departments and Finance Leaders to meet specific project deadlines including:
Complete fundamentals training in appropriate area
Complete software required training and play a key role during the workshops
Lead the inventory team
Coordinate activities with the consultants and other Washington University functional resources
Attend business process analysis sessions to identify opportunities for improvement, areas for standardization, unique variances and potential gaps in functionality
Complete knowledge sharing plan with consultant counterpart
Participate in project reviews
Develop customer-specific training and documentation
Perform functional lead responsibilities such as:
Communicate business requirements
Gather reports and define reporting requirements
Validate architecture and design
Identify data to be converted
Map, cleanse, and validate data migrations
Lead testing for the specific functional area
Test business processes and configuration
Test integrations and reports
Builds working relationships with team members, other functional leads in Finance and other working groups involved in the project
Influences decision-making on projects; works with key stakeholders, sponsors and Project Lead Team to secure acceptance and approval of deliverables
Ability to identify risks and provide quick solutions to program activities
Perform other duties as assigned
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience which includes leading project work in the finance industry related to Inventory; achieving resolution to complex technical or business issues and process design flows
Ability to work independently and proactively
Proven ability to creatively solve problems and to influence outcomes through persuasion, effective communications and relationship building
Successfully executes tasks in a complex, fast pace environment
Prior experience implementing an ERP or other large-scale enterprise software in a university or healthcare environment
Project Leader experience that resulted in providing a new service
Demonstrated leadership qualities such as conflict/issue resolution
Ability to organize and work effectively in a matrix organization with cross-functional project teams from various departments and locations
Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work independently
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new circumstances
Ability to work extra hours and adjust schedule and recognize the need to do so
Ability to adjust to changes in priorities and demands on time
Demonstrated ability to manage environments and leadership using metrics
Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected
Experienced Inventory professional with a broad understanding of the Inventory life-cycle through process design and best practices
Demonstrated skills in project team work and analysis, embraces team approach and thrives in building better processes through technology
Ability to work independently and proactively
Proven ability to solve problems and to influence outcomes through persuasion, effective communications and relationship building
Successfully executes tasks in a complex, fast paced environment
Applicant Special Instructions:
The work is normally performed in the offices located across Campus. There will be activities that require trips to many University offices and offsite locations.
The hiring range for this position is $69,930 - $90,979 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G14.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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