*This position is open to candidates based in one of the following offices: Seattle, Washington, DC, Nairobi, Geneva, and New Delhi
PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
The Manager, Continuous Improvement Finance and Operations (CIFO) will be responsible for the development and implementation of continuous improvement of systems and processes within the Business, Finance and Operations division. The CIFO Manager leads a team focused on functional continuous improvement initiatives. As a thought leader in best practices and process efficiencies for global teams, the CIFO Manager brings passion to continuous improvement and acts as an internal consultant working across teams to identify ways to best attribute and reduce costs and find efficiencies.
- Create an environment that promotes, communicates, educates, deploys, and delivers consistent performance of business systems and processes through a balance of quality and speed.
- Serve as a change agent, helping to build a culture that adopts “speed” for positive change and creates a learning environment that achieves goals, through effective training and support of changes implemented.
- Gain deep and meaningful understanding of business practices.
- Partner with senior business leaders to establish a roadmap for continuous improvement initiatives.
- Lead revamp of PATH costing structure.
- Leverage analytical skills and tools to identify opportunities for improvement.
- Partner with information technology and business systems teams to evaluate existing systems for potential enhancements.
- Serve as resource manager, owning the execution and delivery of team projects and operational responsibilities.
- Work with business and technical teams to analyze and develop alternative solutions to gain efficiencies.
- Complete cost/benefit analyses and communicate key drivers to support business decisions.
- Prepare ad-hoc business analysis as needed and present recommendations to senior leadership.
- Lead, train and coach teams of business analysts, project managers, system functional analysts and developers.
- Manage consultants and related contracts for cost-effective delivery of work.
- Influence and support diverse teams to identify process improvement opportunities, gain buy-in by business leaders, and facilitate change management.
- Work on special projects as assigned.