AHLA is looking for a strategic minded business partner to lead our technology initiatives.The strategic leader is responsible for the successful execution of enterprise technology initiatives. You must provide guidance, coaching, and project leadership to support AHLA goals. With a focus on member experience across the various platforms, you will be one of the key decision makers around defining and managing technology governance. You will be responsible for identifying and prioritizing projects, defining and measure metrics, establishing and managing AHLA and vendor project teams. You will be expected to also apply proven problem-solving skills to guide and assist various users on issues related to the design, development, and deployment of critical business software.
In coordination with the CIO, develop and maintain technology strategy and plan.
Demonstrate delivery leadership by ensuring initiatives are well-managed, predictable, within budget and tied to the strategic initiatives of the organization
In coordination with the CIO, develop and oversee processes to develop a comprehensive project plan for new projects and initiatives. The plan should include design, development and maintenance of the system.
Enable and lead continuous collaboration on functional and technical designs with various stakeholders
Develop and manage process to triage requests for business prioritization and ensures system configurations are optimized for business process implementation
Drive general approach and execution of data cleansing efforts, in collaboration with staff and partners.
Collaborate with AHLA staff and partners to develop processes to manage applications to ensure they comply with AHLA policies (e.g. security and access).
Ensures that project schedules are maintained and shared with project teams.
Understand data requirements and reporting needs and ensure that these are fulfilled throughout programs.
Oversight and planning of enterprise level system(s) to ensure they are regularly optimized to meet the strategic objectives of the organization
Form critical relationships with vendors, consultants, and contracted services
Advise leadership of project status when it affects operations from a resource, financial and/or human resources perspective.
Ensure accuracy and adherence to AHLA policies and standards.
Identify emerging technology trends and practices that would benefit the organization.
10-15 years of experience, preferably in an association or non-profit
3-5 years of relevant experience in project/product management
Experience working with networks, enterprise-level applications (CRM, CMS, LMS, FMS) data management, analytics and business intelligence
Demonstrates very strong communication skills both in-person as well as via phone/E-mail
Confident, polished demeanor; experience with presenting information to all levels
Meticulous, detail-oriented nature; high level of organization and schedule/time management
Ability to drive a large quantity of initiatives concurrently
Passion to work in a fast-paced, data-driven team environment
Collaborative approach to working with both internal and external teams
Ability to thrive both independently and with teams, a true self-starter
Experience working with data and understanding its “story”
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Experience with integrating platforms and services
Detailed knowledge of Security, Sharing, Profiles and Roles
PMP or PgMP preferred but not required
Collegial personality and work style that ensures that inter- and intradepartmental communication will be open, and collaboration will be strong.
Results-driven. You smoothly manage through ambiguity and are able to easily shift gears, reprioritize, and stay focused on outcomes. You consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances.
Project manager.You allocate and optimize resources, assign responsibility, manage timelines, reduce risks, and get the project done.
Team builder. Your commitment to working asboth a leader and team player contributes to a positive team spirit and motivates others to action. You build strong teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
Problem solver. You understand the big picture and easily recognize challenges before they occur. You make sense of complex and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Collaborative. You work cooperatively, seeking to understand concerns and realistically manage expectations. You are able to find common ground and build consensus for workable solutions. You know how to take a stand and disagree without being disagreeable.
Business acumen.?Health law is a rapidly changing field and standards are constantly being reviewed and updated. You leverage this knowledge to create relevant educational productsthat provide a great member experience.
Simply email your resume and cover letter including salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org with “AHLA– Technology” as the subject of the email.
Additional Salary Information: What’s Attractive to the Right Candidate?
AHLA has strong, stable leadership and is financially healthy. Our CEO genuinely cares about the people who work here, what we are doing, and the positive impact we are having by being the go-to resource for our members.
You will join a passionate, committed team that cares about our work and has pride in what we do.
We offer an excellent compensation package including health, dental, and life insurance; long-term and short-term disability; retirement and 401(k); 10 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; telework, and more.
About American Health Lawyers Association
Major changes are sweeping throughout the United States healthcare system. With the importance of complying with the law’s many regulations, the need for quality education for lawyers in the field of health law has never been higher. The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) is the nation's largest nonprofit educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field. AHLA addresses the issues facing our nearly 14,000 members by providing resources to those who practice in law firms, government, in-house settings, and academia, as well as educating the entire spectrum of the health industry: physicians, hospitals and health systems, health maintenance organizations, health insurers, life sciences professionals, managed care companies, nursing facilities, home care providers, and consumers. With such a wide range of complex and often confusing information regarding health law, everyone needs trustworthy information. AHLA serves as a public resource on health law issues, electing not to advocate for or against any particular policy proposals, but to produce the highest quality nonpartisan educational programs, products, and services concerning health law issues.