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1 Sep 2023

Full-Time Project Manager

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Remote

Job Description

Close Date: 9/21/2023

Salary Range: $5,396 – $8,292 / Monthly

Location: Salem, OR / Remote

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has a fantastic opportunity for Two (2) Project Managers to join an excellent team and work to advance their IT operations.

The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology.

To be eligible to work 100 % remote, candidates must reside in the United States and not require sponsorship.

These are full-time permanent opportunities for anyone to apply. These positions are classified positions 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.

The Oregon Health Authority is committed to:

  • Eliminating health inequities in Oregon by 2030
  • Becoming an anti-racist organization
  • Developing and promoting culturally and linguistically appropriate programs,
  • Developing and retaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that represents the diversity, cultures, strengths, and values of the people of Oregon.
  • Click here to learn more about OHA’s mission, vision, and core values.

What you will do! 

The person in this position supports one or more projects within OIS Project Solutions 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.

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 progressively responsible experience managing major technology projects, following industry standards – particularly PMI (PMBOK), as evidenced by full responsibility for project leadership and outcomes. Experience must include full responsibility for outcomes of major solutions or components.
  • At least 5 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).
  • Experience with all or portions of Federal and State compliance reporting (e.g., Advance Planning Documents, Project Closure, State CIO, Legislative and other Federal partner reporting).
  • 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.
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How to Apply

Please apply via Workday at the following link – https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OHA--Fairview-Industrial-Drive-3990/Project-Manager--Project-Manager-2--Two-Positions-Available--100---Remote-work-_REQ-136367     The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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