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Director, Corporate Strategy Project & Portfolio Management

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Bring your leadership experience to a nationally recognized regional health system.


We are seeking a Director, Corporate Strategy Project and Portfolio Management to:

  • Lead the direction and leadership of operational, financial, programmatic and personnel activities for Corporate Strategy Project Management, including strategic portfolio management.
  • Monitor team and program goals and objectives while maintaining alignment with the strategic goals and objectives for UW Health.
  • Establish standard processes, tools and frameworks for portfolio management, project management, performance monitoring and measurement across the health system.


Minimum - Bachelor’s degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Healthcare Administration, or related field.

Preferred - Master’s degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Healthcare Administration, or related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum - Five (5) years of progressively responsible management experience leading large project implementations Experience developing strategic plans and managing project / program portfolios.

Preferred - Large project leadership in an academic healthcare system.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - PMP Certification (Required within 12 months from time of hire).


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Skilled at long term systems thinking with the ability to assess tradeoffs and make decisions in the face of ambiguity
  • Knowledge and understanding of health care, governmental or corporate/industry project management methodologies
  • Demonstrated history of strong cross group negotiation and conflict management skills, including the facilitation of multiple executive leaders to collectively resolve issues and barriers to project goals
  • Ability to be a persuasive leader and communicate project management and business analysis related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical employees.

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools.  Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Additional hours may be required to meet operational needs. 


University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.


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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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