Stanford University, is recruiting a Process Improvement Manager to join their Financial Management Services team.
Financial Management Consulting and Support is expanding its Business Process and Metrics Analysis team with an additional Process Improvement Manager.
The Process Improvement Manager is responsible for understanding, documenting, and ultimately improving Stanford’s financial management business processes. The role requires strong partnering with many levels of the University’s department and academic units (including business owners, champions, process owners, operational staff) to drive process improvement delivery through exemplary process design/improvement/management skills using proven best practice techniques and methodologies (such as lean, six sigma, value stream analysis, and voice of the customer).
The Business Process and Metrics Analysis team provides operations strategy, process improvement, project management and operational intelligence consulting services to the university’s financial administration community. Recent project areas include procurement (accounts payable, expense reimbursements), treasury (cash management), controller’s office (investment accounting, capital accounting, account setup), research administration (post-award processing), university investments (operations, performance/valuation, endowment payout), and university-wide budgeting. Depending on the scope of a given project, this role may work independently or collaborate with the four existing process improvement managers on the team. Such collaboration is highly encouraged across the entire team.
Please note: This position is a two-year fixed term position.