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Digital Change Agent: UBS, Weehawken, NJ

Your role

Are you passionate about change do you want to make a difference in an organization? We’re looking for someone who is able to collaborate with all levels within the organization and who can:

  • Assess current conditions from 5 different angles (Voice of the Customer, Process Efficiency, Metrics & Results, Mindsets & Behaviors and Organization & Skills)
  • Solve problems, optimize processes and introduce new ways of working with a focus on Continuous Improvement
  • Deliver PEX initiatives which include optimization projects and Target Operating Model design
  • Implement solutions and ensure sustainable change
  • Lead opportunity assessments to identify suitable processes for automation
  • Collaborate with Digital PEX engagement leads and solution design specialists in identifying automation solutions
  • Coach client teams on tools and methods and help line managers with the consistent implementation of the UBS PEX Way

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PEX Change Leader: UBS, Weehawken, NJ

Your role

Are you a multitasker and good at managing stakeholders? We are looking for someone who can connect the dots easily, maneuver safely in a complex environment and who can:

– Lead PEX initiatives which include optimization projects and Target Operating Model design, to deliver quantifiable effectiveness and efficiency benefits
– Ensure a consistent way in leveraging the UBS PEX Way
– Identify transformational levers across the 5 lenses
– Coach key stakeholders on their role as lean managers within the lean management system
– Coach project teams on tools and methods deployment, and help line managers with the consistent implementation of the UBS PEX Way
– Collaborate with Digital PEX engagement leads and solution design specialists in identifying automation solutions

Your experience and skills

– Academic degree or equivalent
– 5 – 10 years of work experience working as a project manager or consultant, with previous experience in leading change teams
– Proven knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: Process Optimization, Continuous Improvement, Robotics Process Automation, Target Operating Model design, Business Process Management (BPM)
– The necessary gravitas to network and build strong relationships with peers and stakeholders at all levels
– Good understanding of operational

Please apply online at: https://jobs.ubs.com/TGWebHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25008&siteid=5012&AReq=155390BR

November Section Meeting: Continuous Improvement Principles Applied to the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

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Brian Galli
The Project Management Institute‘s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) has several knowledge areas and processes that a Project Manager and project team to perform in order to effectively plan and execute any type of project. Since Project Managers are often pressured to complete projects within certain constraints while following the PMBOK project life cycle, it is important to effectively navigate through the several knowledge areas and processes associated with PMBOK. Lean Six Sigma tools and concepts can be utilized to navigate through the several knowledge areas and processes of PMBOK. The effective integration of these tools and concepts into the PMBOK project life cycle can also help to streamline the PMBOK project life cycle but also complete projects within their constraints but also exceed expectations.
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October Section Meeting: Improving Operations Using the 5 Lens Methodology

5 Lens is a lean management methodology comprises of 5 different elements. 1) Voice of Customer – understanding what customers want and need. 2) Process Efficiency – streamline processes by removing waste, variability and rigidity and standardize execution. 3) Metrics and Results – Measure selected KPIs and establish continuous improvement culture. 4) Mindsets and Behaviors – create common team vision, compelling change story, and link Lean behaviors to appraisal and rewards. 5) Organization and Skills – Review organizational setup, spans of controls, skills and assess alignment to serve Customer needs
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ASQ February Membership Gift: Kaizen

Kaizen, the Japanese term for a “change for the better,” is synonymous with continuous improvement in quality. In practice, it’s an approach to continuous improvement that focuses on simplification by breaking down complex processes into their sub-processes and then improving them.

In this new content bundle, we’re diving into various iterations of this powerful improvement method and sharing with you:

    • New webcast detailing the book, Kaizen Kanban

    • Complete e-book, Modular Kaizen

    • Additional webcasts, videos, and case studies to support your understanding and implementation of the kaizen efforts

    • And much more!

We hope this month’s new bundle benefits you in your ongoing pursuit of becoming more efficient, effective, and competitive in serving your customers.

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Your exclusive member gift will be available through February 28, 2017.