Senior IT Project Manager

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR
  • Sep 18, 2020
Full time Project Manager Information Systems

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Manager with a strong IT Background to join an excellent team, lead key projects and work to advance their IT operations. 


This position falls under the Classification Project Manager 3.




As a Senior IT Project Manager, you will 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 offers you the opportunity to lead the decision-making process throughout the Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services 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. 



  • (a) Seven (7) years of professional level experience in Project Management. OR (b) Six (6) years of professional level experience in Project Management; AND an Oregon Project Management Associate Certification. OR (c) Four (4) years of professional level experience in Project Management; AND a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field. OR (d) Two (2) years of professional level experience in Project Management; AND a Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute.
  • 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.
  • Five (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 managing remote teams and projects.
  • Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.



We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.


Project Management, IT Project Management, General-Other: Project-Program Management



$71,436 - $105,180 per year

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