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Lead Program Manager

North Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Corporate Operations

Job Description

The Organizational Effectiveness Team, part of Global Human Resources, is searching for a Lead Program Manager who will have responsibilities over M&A Integration Projects during an exciting time of growth and expansion at Cerner. This is a highly multifaceted role that requires quick transaction between one’s creative and analytical mindsets, while at the same time maintaining poise and accountability. The successful candidate will move quickly as a builder and a do’er, proactively ensuring overall organizational efficiency and program effectiveness. The successful Lead Program Manager will develop strategies while implementing programs that encourage and connect cross-functional partners to ensure the successful integration of acquired companies. The integration project work will center around communications, change management, and organizational effectiveness activity that helps ensure a successful integration around overall M&A transition planning and integration, due diligence, risk management, employee announcement/transition communication, change management, and beyond. The successful candidate will provide coaching, facilitation, program structure, and technical expertise in communications, change management, and organizational effectiveness.
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Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 7 years of program development and program management work experience

  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within the scope of the position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

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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.

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