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Director of Project Management and Corporate Development

Elgin, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Director of Project Management and Corporate Development is responsible for project management operations and strategic planning to meet organizational goals. Provides strategic governance for projects by establishing standards, processes and tools used for effective project delivery. Also responsible for establishing methodologies for setting productivity and quality targets to assess results for projects. Manages project deliverables, coordinating solutions or escalating issues as needed. Proposes operational improvements. This position will also be responsible for the evaluation and execution of strategic relationships for OrthoIllinois based on institutional strategy and goals. This position will participate in, and/or lead growth efforts that include mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations with a particular focus on industry partnerships, ambulatory surgery centers, new delivery models and other strategic partnership opportunities. This position will be responsible for the execution of these business initiatives and ensure suitable metrics and performance indicators are in place to measure performance and progress.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct the organization's new business strategy, lead negotiations and close the deal on business opportunities.
  • This role is responsible for identifying and executing new, accretive, business opportunities with a particular focus on industry partnerships, new care delivery models, and ambulatory surgery centers.
  • In partnership with key stakeholders develop, and continuously refine, criteria and processes for identifying and successfully executing new business opportunities.
  • Successfully create new relationships that are aligned with the plan and criteria for growth.
  • Participate in and/or lead teams regarding potential mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations.
  • Demonstrates industry-leading understanding of healthcare trends, drivers, and evolving alignment options utilizing market information to guide business development efforts and to inform strategy.
  • Builds trusted relationships with executives and other stakeholders to discuss strategy and ensure alignment.
  • Direct the organization's new business strategy, lead negotiations and close the deal on business opportunities.
  • Develop business and operational delivery models, including the business plans process and initiatives.
  • Provide leadership and oversight of proposal development.
  • Oversee activities related to new business implementation, including developing workplan, monitoring progress, establishing performance measurements, tracking outcomes and adjusting plan as appropriate to meet project objectives.
  • Analyze risks and develop mitigation and contingency strategies.
  • Prepare reports on project progress and performance metrics for management.
  • Communicate with executives and sponsors to keep the project aligned with their goals. Serve as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain aligned.
  • Coach and mentor team members in project processes and deliverables. Keep project teams on track relative to scope, schedule, and resources.
  • Creates a standard approach to project management and utilizes a process and tools to maintain appropriate progress towards goals.
  • Perform risk assessment on the project throughout the project life cycle to ensure issues and risks are addressed. Adjust schedules and targets on the project as needs or as resources for the project change.


  • OrthoIllinois Leadership Competencies (See separate document)
  • Adaptability: Maintains composure in a fast-paced environment, managing changing priorities and adjusting response appropriately to achieve goals; responds to change with a positive attitude and willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectives
  • Attention to Detail: Thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small. Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently
  • Decision Making: Collects and reviews relevant data before acting balancing risk and rewards of options, encourages input from other subject matter experts, able to adjust opinions and recommendations based on new information, and objectively evaluates decisions after they have been made.
  • Communication: Actively listens, interprets verbal and nonverbal cues, and seeks to understand; presents information clearly both verbally and written with the goal to inform and care for patients; able to adjust presentation as needed for audience
  • Technical Expertise: The ability to demonstrate depth of knowledge and skill in a technical area; is sought out as an expert to provide advice or solutions in his/her technical area.
  • Initiative / Independence: Able to work things out without having to be shown too often. Takes responsibility for own time and effectiveness. Alert to opportunities to contribute appropriately without being told. Able to spot and implement opportunities for improving situations
  • Personal Credibility: Demonstrates concern that one be perceived as responsible, reliable, and trustworthy
  • Project Management: Utilizes knowledge, critical thinking, and resources to assess options, define course of action, and execute plan, able to adjust approach and scope as needed, demonstrates team organization and governance to complete project within stated objectives

Successful candidates will have the ability to exercise strong leadership and collaboration skills, manage complex project plans, help the organization adopt PM best practices and identify opportunities to continuously improve delivery in our dynamic business environment.

Organizational Culture:

All OrthoIllinois employees focus on service by putting the mission, vision, and value statements into practice and using the guiding principles of Compassion, Respect, Trust, Integrity, Innovation, Education Fiscal Responsibility, Practice Independence, Accountability, and Empowerment to direct their interactions and decision making. Employees promote and model the service standards to create lasting impressions, extraordinary moments, exceptional on-stage experiences, and meaningful and compassionate connections.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business or related field from a four-year college or university required, Master's degree preferred
  • At least five years of experience in a similar position and/or performing similar tasks
  • Previous healthcare industry experience preferred

Benefits available at OrthoIllinois:

  • Company sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life insurance and additional Voluntary Life available
  • Company paid Long and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k with company match and profit sharing
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous paid time off program and holidays
  • Company paid wellness program
  • Employee appreciation events throughout the year
  • Discounted cell phone service and discounts with local vendors

This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.



Elgin, IL
60123 USA



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