Corporate director, Enterprise Portfolio Management

Job Requisition #: JR57680

End Date: 9/30/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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At ChristianaCare, we serve as our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health.  We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value.  Reporting to the VP of Strategy and Planning, the Corporate Director of the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO) at ChristianaCare is responsible for standing up and leading a high-performing EPMO that will mature over time while clearly and consistently demonstrating organizational value. The ChristianaCare EPMO encompasses three areas of focus: strategy realization, initiative portfolio management and oversight of corporate project management. The EPMO leader will operate at a strategic level and collaborate with senior leaders to prioritize, measure and monitor projects to ensure alignment with goals and execution of strategy.  This leader will serve as a change agent and as the resident expert on best practices in enterprise portfolio management. The position requires a passion and skill for creating and implementing new organizational structure and processes that foster organizational growth and maturity.


  • Strategy Realization - Manages initiative approval process and provides expertise and recommendations to executive steers and other governing bodies; Prepares and presents benefit/risk analyses for initiative assessment and ensures a fair and consistent evaluation process; and ensures initiative performance metrics are defined and achieved to support an overall commitment to strategy realization
  • Portfolio Management - Recommends and presents prioritization of initiatives to the Executive Cabinet (CEO and direct reports); Develops an approach for appropriate distribution of resources across initiatives; Determines initiative sequencing and manages implementation risks; Integrates and monitors strategic initiatives and business operations initiatives across the organization; and surfaces gaps in strategic plan implementation and documents progress toward enterprise strategic goals
  • Project Management - Builds expertise in execution and project management including setting standards and coordinating learning and development for project managers across the organization; Oversees enterprise resource management to ensure effective and timely execution of high priority initiatives; and identifies barriers and conflicts (resource, timing, financial, sequencing) between multiple initiatives and project teams.  Resolves issues before they become barriers to successful implementation

  • Develops a long-term vision and build-out plan for the EPMO function to scale up and mature with organizational growth
  • Coaches organization leaders to foster a deep understanding of enterprise portfolio management   governance, processes, tools, methodologies, and resources
  • Works closely with champions, sponsors, and stakeholders to guide initiatives through the approval process, determine sequencing and timeline for initiatives, focusing on maximizing enterprise strategic realization
  • Creates a cohesive, high-performing team of program/project managers and business analysts who partner with senior leaders in initiative conception through successful implementation
  • Develops a 360-degree view of competing initiatives and resource requirements to allow decisions to be made in the best interest of ChristianaCare
  • Oversees central tracking and dashboard for prioritizing, measuring, and monitoring initiative outcomes


  • Master's degree in Business Administration or Health Administration or another related field required
  • 10+ years managing strategy realization and portfolio prioritization and related project management experience
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong abilities in relationship management and organizational dynamics


  • Annual Incentive Plan (bonus)
  • Collaborative and supportive environment
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
  • 403 (b) with an employer match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

ChristianaCare, with hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of “America's Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds among our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region.  We are proud that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our ambulatory services, and ChristianaCare HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition®. 

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

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