Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree.Two years of relevant experience. Preferred QualificationsExperience with Academic Medical CentersPMPGreenbelt Six Sigma CertificationMHA/MBA SummaryThe Baylor Improvement Group (BIG) works under the direction of theCOO to help operationalize BCM Strategy. BIG leads the portfoliomanagement function, builds infrastructure needed to facilitatechange, and provides project management expertise and services tothe organization. As part of this group, the Enterprise PortfolioManagement Associate is responsible for providing projectmanagement services for strategic projects for their assignedinternal customer groups and building strong collaborativerelationships with stakeholder groups across the College.Job DutiesProvides project management services on strategicMission/Central Support Group projects.Utilizes Data Analytics to inform projects.Utilizes Lean six sigma methodology to provide processimprovement services.Incorporates change management practices to help improveadoption on projectsTrains mission/CSG personnel on BCM standards and tools forportfolio management, project management, change management, andprocess improvement.Responsible for building strong relationships with Mission orCentral Support Group project sponsors, owners, project managersand other internal clientsParticipates in College efforts to build infrastructure thatfacilitates effective projects in areas like portfolio management,project management, process improvement, meeting/communicationstructures, process documentation.Manages the project to ensure that implementation andprescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specifiedobjectives.Facilitates collaboration between groups to create a projectcharter, stakeholder analysis, major tasks and deliverables, KPIs,and timelines.Drives project execution and helps report project status,raising escalation items as needed.Produces high-quality deliverables within a specifiedtimeline.Coordinates efforts between various stakeholders; coordinatesactivities; provides guidance to personnel responsible for specificfunctions or phases of the project.Develops, recommends and implements necessary improvements andchanges.May prepare or participate in the preparation of a operationsand procedures manuals, and other written material anddocumentation as required.May coordinate the scheduling of all projects with bothin-house and with outside vendors.Monitors project costs and schedule to ensure that the projectdoes not exceed the approved budget or timeline.Maintains records of project activities to ensure progress ismade toward project objectives and deadlines.Develops, implements, and maintains appropriate policies,procedures, and standards concerning projects.Regularly interacts with and prepares presentations, analyses,etc. for executive leadership. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Equal Access Employer.6554CA; CH
Chuck Blazer, the former FIFA executive committee member who pleaded guilty to racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering, has died, his lawyers said on Wednesday.A statement from Blazer’s two lawyers did not provide details or the circumstances of his death.Blazer, 72, was general secretary of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) from 1990 to 2011.He pleaded guilty in the United States to bribery and financial offences in 2013 and was later banned by FIFA from all football activities for life.According to the transcript of his November 2013 guilty plea, Blazer and others in FIFA agreed to accept bribes in the bidding process for the 1998 World Cup in France and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.FIFA’s ethics committee said Blazer breached rules on loyalty, confidentiality, duty of disclosure, conflicts of interest, offering and accepting gifts, and bribery and corruption.As part of the 2013 plea agreement, Blazer agreed to cooperate with investigating authorities in the United States while they investigated the FIFA corruption scandal, which eventually played a crucial role in the departure of its former president, Sepp Blatter.Blazer had accused another former CONCACAF president, Jack Warner, of having pocketed funds from a $10 million project to support the African diaspora in Caribbean countries at the time of South Africa’s successful bid to stage the 2010 World Cup.FIFA opened an ethics investigation over bribes-for-votes allegations in the 2011 FIFA presidential election after Blazer reported a possible case of bribery between Blatter and then FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam.Warner and Bin Hammam were also banned by FIFA for life.FIFA was not immediately available for a comment on Blazer’s death. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, which is overseeing the FIFA probe, did not respond to a request for comment.