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2 Feb 2024

Full-Time Enterprise IT Project Delivery Manager

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Remote

Job Description

The Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Information Services is seeking an Enterprise IT Project Delivery Manager. This position shares responsibility for ensuring that the proper methodologies, processes, reporting, and a successful outcome of the 40+ IT project portfolio for two agencies, Oregon’s Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority.

These projects support the broader goals which aim to help residents 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 Enterprise IT Project Delivery Manager is a senior level technology leader within OIS Project Solutions responsible for leading the largest, highest risk, and most complex technology projects for ODHS and OHA. The Enterprise IT Project Portfolio currently consists of 40+ technical projects over $1M at any one time. This position will direct and manage the work of project managers, coordinators, and other project staff to meet project and organizational goals.

Project Management Mastery: Lead and deliver a portfolio of enterprise IT projects from initiation to completion, ensuring quality, timeliness, and budget adherence.

Collaboration: Cultivate strong partnerships with cross-functional teams, interested parties, and external partners to ensure seamless project delivery.

Risk Mitigation: Identify, assess, and proactively manage risks and issues, ensuring projects stay on course and within scope.

Innovation Driver: Foster a culture of innovation, encouraging the exploration of emerging technologies to enhance project delivery efficiency.

Data-Driven Decision Making: Use data analytics and performance metrics to drive informed decision-making and optimize project outcomes.

The position will work closely with the Project Solutions IT Director in assisting the OIS Chief Information Officer (CIO) in planning and directing the administration, operation, and statewide service delivery of all information systems to the 10,500+ employees of OHA and ODHS, and the clients whom they serve.

This position works directly with ODHS and OHA Chief Operating Officers, Project Directors, and Program Leaders to understand project desired goals and to establish the appropriate strategic and tactical project approach, staffing, and processes.

This position also collaborates with the State CIO’s office, State Procurement Office, Legislative Fiscal Office, Enterprise Information Services, and federal funding partners to ensure effective project communication and coordination is established and maintained throughout the project life cycles.

This position is a strategic-level position and participates in setting the strategic direction for the use of technology to support OHA and ODHS programmatic and administrative functions. This position creates tactical plans and project plans and may be involved in statewide planning efforts.

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) Seven years of supervision, management, or progressively related experience.

OR

(b) four years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.

(Computer Science, public administration, or business management)

Desired Attributes

  • Be familiar with how to engage diverse communities authentically and develop equity and inclusion strategies.
  • Extensive hands-on technology project management and leadership experience is required. Project experience must include leading and managing project teams to successful project delivery involving multiple business program functions, multiple interfaces with legacy systems, business process changes, numerous vendors and multiple groups contributing to projects.
  • Experience leading and managing teams of project managers, coordinators, and business systems analysts.
  • Knowledgeable in different methodologies, such as, PMI (Project Management Institute), SDLC (System Development Lifecycle), Waterfall, Agile/Disciplined Agile, Scrum and Kanban.
  • Experience and knowledge to serve as a key advisor and partner with agency business and technology executives in technical project management strategy and approaches with multi-million-dollar projects.
  • This position requires up-to-date technical expertise and knowledge to direct technical experts. The incumbent must be able to “translate” technical issues and ideals into non-technical language understandable by all levels of management and customers throughout state government. Technology experience must include an understanding of technology topics such as: operations, support, development, delivery, change management, incident management, configuration management, software development life cycle, computing environments, networks, and servers.
  • Due to the importance of collaboration in this role, this position requires strong facilitation skills of both technical and non-technical participants; the ability to effectively build relationships and network internally and externally to ensure that inclusive and broad participation takes place across a variety of diverse backgrounds and positionalities, and proficient verbal and written communications.
  • Strong procurement, contracting, contract administration, vendor management, budgeting, and financial analysis experience and knowledge required.
  • Experience working within the state of Oregon preferred.
  • Work with IT Governance Councils and key interested parties to prioritize projects and ensure resource alignment. Manage resource demand and capacity by comparing project demand to resource supply, approve projects based on resource availability and forecast.
  • Position requires a strong customer service orientation and a high degree of responsiveness to customer requirements. Because of the rapidly changing technology in the information systems industry and the varied customer environments requiring these technologies, this position demands innovative thinking, flexibility, and an ability to manage change and varied resources.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, public administration, business management or another relevant field is preferred.
  • Project Management Professional Certification.
  • Ascent similar management program graduate preferred.

What’s in it for you?

  • Medical, vision, and dental benefits
  • Eleven (11) paid holidays.
  • Eight (8) hours of vacation per month, eligible to be used after 6 months of service.
  • Eight (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.

This is a full-time opportunity.

Salary Range: $8,794 – $13,603 (monthly)

Location: Portland/Salem, OR / Remote

The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. Candidates must reside in the United States to work 100 % remote.

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How to Apply

Complete the online application at oregonjobs.org using job number REQ-147727   Application Deadline: 02/21/2024   The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 65 days.

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