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Lead Program Manager

Virtual, Uusimaa, Finland

Corporate Operations

Job Description

We have passion for new ideas that are changing the world by the minute in the health and care sector. Cerner has been improving health care IT for more than 30 years. Our technology supports health care systems and hospitals, to be the best they can be and to deliver connected, safe care. We’re leading the industry on enabling the shift from reactive care, to proactive population health management through big data intelligence. Join our amazing team and keep developing the health care sector for the better!

You will be working within the Nordic Program Management team reporting to the transition executive responsible for building the Finnish business unit. This groups mission to relentlessly support our clients to define and deliver breakthrough innovation that will shape health care of tomorrow. This team reports into Cerner’s client organization that is responsible for the overall deliver of large-scale programs across Cerner’s global organization.

As a Lead Program Manager, you will lead the end-to-end program management of strategic, high-profile corporate programs in a cross-functional, time-sensitive environment. You will manage milestones & timelines, identify dependencies, and deliver progress reports and routinely identify, assess, and develop mitigation plans for events that could impact the success of the program. You will also communicate project progress by a variety of mediums: leading status meetings, email/teams communications, developing project presentations and ensure that information related to progress, and issues/risks are being communicated with the project teams, business owners, and sponsors. You will work closely with cross-functional leaders including; consulting, development, technology, sales, and support to define and deliver critical initiatives to support building the Finnish business unit. Your work will be complex and vary in both strategic focus and tactical execution. This position requires a cross functional individual who won’t miss the details but is strategic enough to see across the program and internal Cerner business units. Someone who can thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment and can distill complex problems into actionable structured work and help to drive projects to completion.

If you’re out to change the world in ways that matter, we want to hear from you. As a Cerner Associate you will be joining an inclusive, social and innovative workplace that has a strong emphasis on developing talent and promotion from within. You will be rewarded for you hard work with a competitive salary and a host of additional benefits.

This is initially a 12 month fixed term contract with the potential to go permanent. The role is a virtual role however our client is based in Jyvaskala and so the preference is to recruit someone that will be based within a commutable distance to the client.
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, Healthcare or related field, or equivalent, relevant work experience
  • At least 7 year’s program development and program management work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent understanding of project management processes, governance and effective ways to utilize appropriately (Six Sigma, Agile knowledge or certification a plus)
  • Knowledge of program/project management tools and packages – Microsoft Project preferred
  • Must travel up to 50% as needed
  • Fluent in English / Finnish Preferred
  • Ability to work overtime and irregular hours as needed

Additional Information

All employees must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:


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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.
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