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Posted: Monday, June 19, 2017 1:06 PM


The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees.

OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital. Incorporating the state's health care programs within one agency gives the state greater purchasing and marketing power to begin tackling the issues of cost, quality, and access to care.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. OHA fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.

This employment opportunity is with the Office of Information Services – Shared Services which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There are two full-time, LIMITED DURATION position located in Salem (550 Capitol Street NE). These limited duration positions are currently scheduled through June 30, 2019 Employment beyond June 30, 2019, will be dependent upon available funding and the needs of the program at that time.

The purpose of this position is to develop and manage the execution of comprehensive or high-risk project plans, budgets, schedules and controls from project initiation to project close-out. This position will lead the OHA/DHS decision-making process for the detailed requirements, design, testing and start-up operations related to the development and implementation efforts of achieving the long term goals of the customer agency.

Seven years of professional project management experience that included leading and managing discrete projects from initiation and planning through closure and evaluation.


An Oregon Project Management Associate Certification or Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute AND six years professional project management experience that included leading and managing discrete projects from initiation and planning through to closure and evaluation.

A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration or a closely related field may substitute for three years of the experience. An advanced degree may substitute for an additional year of experience.

• Experience managing large complex multi-million dollar projects that involved implementing COTS, developing custom software solutions and/or organizational transformations.
• Ability to successfully apply project management knowledge in ambiguous and unique circumstances while managing a cross-functional team with internal matrix resources and external contractors.
• 5 or more years of Project Management experience in the last 7 years that included using project management best practices and standard methodologies such as PMI (PMBOK), PRINCE 2, etc.
• Proven success in navigating complex organizations with loosely defined structures and boundaries.
• Proven ability to recognize and anticipate emerging project risks and business priorities and to address those developments through risk mitigation, contingency plans and communication strategies.
• Management experience in risk mitigation and project stewardship.
• Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

Please follow the link below to submit an application.

• Location: Salem, Salem, OR

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