Director - Business Excellence
The Director for Business Excellence will be responsible for strategic continuous improvement and automation initiatives across operations and corporate functions. The individual will be responsible for defining the performance and results for the business excellence function. This position reports to the head of quality & business excellence.
WORK LOCATION: CHENNAI INDIA
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for strategic initiatives
Drive improvement initiatives such as automation projects, business process re-engineering through Lean, Six Sigma and other result-oriented improvements
Drive growth initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, etc.
Drive global projects to support customer and deliver value propositions
Drive business excellence efforts for large-scale multi-location global projects
Responsible for maximizing quality and efficiency
Lead/ improve high impact projects and workshops using Lean/Six Sigma tenets/tools and deliver business impact in terms of cost savings, improved client satisfaction, improved compliance etc.
Drive workshops with internal and external stakeholders to identify robotic process automation opportunities in business processes and BPO service delivery
Drive continuous improvement DNA within the client account(s) by training staff on Green Belt/ Yellow Belt/ Lean frameworks and facilitate grass root level improvements
Responsible for maintaining quality standards
Drive analytics projects to help drive data-based decision making by business heads
Ensure calibration of the quality of service and leverage data-driven analysis for process improvements
Manage all client interactions related to business excellence
Drive RCA on client escalations and recommend permanent process fixes
Drive process risk analysis and set-up early warning systems for critical business processes and BPO service delivery
Engage in new transitions (as part of PMO team) to help define quality assurance and continuous improvement processes prior to the migration of the processes
Responsible for implementation and monitoring results
Ability to provide directions to operation teams to identify and implement process improvements and to support required automation
Lead six sigma competency building by providing training and mentoring six sigma projects
Ability to run improvement projects across Access Healthcare and ensure implementation of projects on-time with desired quality and compliance, and within the budget
Responsible for quality team management and change
Train and mentor Black Belts, Green Belts and Yellow Belts across multiple delivery centers. Ensure engagement of Business Excellence team members by good people management practices, within the framework of policies and procedures defined by the organization
Responsible for conducting internal and external reviews, and periodical assessments
Prepare budgetary recommendation that meets departmental goals and provide effective management of resources
Authorizing expenditures within the allowed financial limits in line with organization’s financial regulations
10-15 years of experience in a BPO/KPO/Healthcare services with minimum 8 years’ experience in Business Excellence role
Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt from a reputed certification body like ISI, ASQ, Benchmark Six Sigma, leading corporates etc.
Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management experience is preferred, but not a pre-requisite.
STRATEGIC ORIENTATION REQUIRED:
Work closely with the senior leadership team to identify and analyze organizational developmental needs to create and sustain a high-performing learning culture
Ability to present suitable solutions to complex organizational problems
Ability to take calculated risks and be commercially savvy
Ability to deliver high impact amid complexity, ambiguity and competing priorities independently
FUNCTIONAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Six Sigma Black Belt certified from reputed institutions like ISI, ASQ, Benchmark, KPMG, etc.
Working knowledge of LSS tools/tenets like SIPOC, CTQ drill down, swim-lane process mapping, value stream mapping, Measurement System Analysis, Hypothesis testing, Cause-effect matrix, Solution prioritization, SMED, Poka-yoke, FMEA, control charts, control plan etc.
Demonstrated knowledge of professional learning styles, collaborative training workshops, group dynamics, interactive learning methods, consulting techniques, leadership coaching, conflict resolution, presentation skills and project management.
Extensive experience with multiple approaches and technologies related to change, performance management, talent management and development initiatives
Strong project management skills including planning, execution, and follow-through
BEHAVIORAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Predictive analytics skills to identify risk and challenges and implement corrective actions
Experiences in driving global /company-wide strategic and transformation projects
Experience in strong stakeholder management
Ability to effectively interface with and influence employees/managers/leadership at all levels of the organization
Exceptional results orientation with demonstrated organization’s interests and customer-centric perspectives
Flexibility and adaptability to shifting priorities and/or organizational needs
Ability to take timely and meaningful decisions
Organize and manage inter-dependencies/ contingencies
INTER-PERSONAL SKILLS REQUIRED
Ability to provide training to black and green belt programs
Ability to deliver presentations to large groups at internal events (e.g.: town halls, open house or connect programmes) and at external workshops and conferences.
Strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to interact with and influence leaders at a multitude of levels
Strong leadership management skills to lead teams under uncertainty, ambiguity, and constant change, yet able to set priorities and deliver to commitments
25% of travel
An attractive package will be crafted for the right candidate
ABOUT ACCESS HEALTHCARE:
Access Healthcare provides business process outsourcing, applications services and robotic process automation tools to healthcare providers, payers and related service providers. The company operates from 19 delivery centers in the US, India and the Philippines, and its 11,000+ staff is committed to bringing revenue cycle excellence to its customers by leveraging process automation technologies, best practices, and global delivery. To learn more about Access Healthcare, please visit https://www.accesshealthcare.com