Project Manager

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Salem, OR (Hybrid/Remote)
  • Nov 27, 2023
Full time Information Systems Project Manager Technology Government Information Technology

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations. This is a full-time permanent opportunity for anyone to apply. This position is a classified position represented by a union.

The Office of Information Service’s mission is to deliver technology solutions and services that support Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Health Services in helping Oregonians achieve health, well-being, and independence.

More information about the Office of Information Services and current job opportunities can be found here 

What you will do!

The person in this Project Manager 2 position supports projects for the implementation efforts by managing medium to large projects or by functioning as a deputy project manager for highly complex enterprise scale initiatives. The person in this position is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of technology solutions through facilitation and coordination with stakeholders, project staff, other OIS staff, and contractors to define project activities, solve problems, redefine project scope and sequence project activities. This person leads and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to achieve project objectives.

The project management work shall include a variety of tasks and activities. The project activities can be technical in nature such as, large-scale hardware implementations; off-premises system upgrades; software enhancements that may be developed internally or by a vendor; data migrations; development of new data access methods; change control management; and system performance improvements.

What we are looking for!

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Please clearly outline how you meet the minimum requirements and special qualifications in your application/resume/cover letter. Failure to do so might disqualify you from consideration)

(a) Five years of progressively responsible experience related to the class concept.


(b) Four years of progressively responsible experience related to the class concept AND an Oregon Project Management Associate Certification.


(c) Two years of progressively responsible experience related to the class concept AND a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field.

(d) A Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute.

Desired Attributes

  • Hands on experience managing technology projects, following industry standards - particularly PMI (PMBOK), as evidenced by full responsibility for project leadership and outcomes.
  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience using Microsoft Project to create and manage fully loaded project schedules outlining project work efforts.
  • Demonstrated skill managing a project through a full lifecycle, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling and closing.
  • Skill and experience in project management practices as evidenced by the ability to create foundational project artifacts (e.g., project charters, schedules, plans, issues and risk logs, status reports).
  • Ability and skills with demonstrated proficiency to facilitate meetings and conversations with the ability to articulate expected outcomes, issues and risks and needed steps to resolve.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Suite to include Word, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency:
  • Leading meetings to gather input and/or explain goals, processes, plans and status.
  • Reviewing project deliverables.
  • Verifying project artifacts are completed according to schedule.
  • Reporting project status to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Conducting stakeholder management in a complex environment with interdependent decisions.
  • Managing project organization, monitoring completion status, and reviewing large volumes of work assignments and documentation.

What's in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 8 hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, eligible to be used as accrued.
  • 24 hours of personal business leave per fiscal year, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • Pension and retirement programs 
  • Opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work.
  • A healthy work/life balance, including fulltime remote options as well.


Salary Range: $5,396 - $8,292 (monthly)

Location: Salem, OR / Flexible work options

OHA offers flexible work solutions with the possibility of on-site, hybrid and/or 100% remote work. Employees will be considered for remote work based on consistently demonstrating work habits that are well-suited to working remotely, including, but not limited to, self-motivation, self-discipline, the ability to work independently, the ability to manage distractions, the ability to meet deadlines, and demonstrated record of meeting established performance expectations.


How to Apply

Please apply via Workday at the following link:

Close Date: 12/12/2023


The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity and anti-racism.



$5,396 - $8,292 (monthly)