Data & Systems Project Analyst

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Portland or Salem, Oregon (mostly remote position)
  • Jun 03, 2024
Full time Project Manager

Job Description

Do you have experience providing business analysis and project management at a community, state, federal, and/or large organization level for Agile IT teams? Do you have a passion for gathering detailed business requirements or developing landscape assessments in the IT space? We look forward to hearing from you!


Work Location: Salem/Marion or Portland/Multnomah; hybrid position


What you will do!

This position is responsible for identifying system and operational needs across OHA and partner groups to support accurate and effective systems and operational processes for Behavioral Health programs and service delivery. This position is charged with providing strong leadership in accomplishing the primary directives of improving behavioral health systems and data accuracy. This position is a liaison across OHA for the purpose of identifying gaps; root cause analysis; developing and building on business processes; identifying areas for data system improvements; and OHA data collection requirements. This position is expected to identify and work toward the elimination of health inequities as part of new and ongoing legislative efforts.


This position monitors and tracks project schedules, areas of risk and system performance as appropriate. This position monitors and administers project contracts, monitors, and evaluates performance. This position regularly communicates with agency leadership, systems users, and external business partners.


OHA values service excellence, leadership, integrity, health equity and partnership and has a strategic goal to end all health inequities by 2030.


What's in it for you?  

  • Paid Leave Days:
    • 11 paid holidays each year
    • 3 additional paid "Personal Business Days" each year
    • 8 hours of paid sick leave accumulated every month
    • Progressive vacation leave accrual with increases every 5 years
  • Pension and retirement programs
  • Optional benefits include short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.
  • Click here to learn more about State of Oregon benefits.


Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.



A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.


Desired Attributes

  • Knowledge and experience with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the Project Management Institute (PMI), industry and technology standards, including Azure Dev Ops (ADOS) best practices, and Agile/hybrid best practices.
  • Knowledge of Oregon's Behavioral Health System and relational landscape of key partners, providers, community-based organizations, peer delivered services, and advocacy groups.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the full continuum of behavioral health care, with specific understanding of the cross section between mental health, substance use disorder, community criminal legal system and systemic racism.
  • Demonstrated project management experience, including ability to effectively manage multiple project timelines, contracts, plans, and deliverables.
  • Experience communicating information, verbal and written, that are accessible to and understood by audiences with different levels of comprehension or interest and that are culturally responsive, inclusive, and appropriate. 
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook skillset; and skilled use of collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Smartsheet.


How to apply:

Complete the online application at using job number REQ-158150

Application Deadline: 06/17/2024


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