Senior Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Salem

Website Oregon State Treasury

Oregon State Treasury is recruiting for the position of Senior Project Manager.  This position works as part of a four-person team within the Risk and Resiliency department. This position is one of two project management positions within the department. The focus of this position will be to develop, implement, and provide project management oversight and direction for a variety of projects. These projects will have an impact to the whole organization. Oregon State Treasury is the state’s financial services hub and manages an array of responsibilities including the investment of public funds and trust funds, issuance of all state bonds, financial and banking services for state agencies, running Oregon’s unclaimed property program, and protection of public funds deposits.

Past projects include: 

Development and Implementation of the OregonSaves program, the first operating state-sponsored retirement program in the nation.

The construction and opening of the Treasury Resiliency Building, a U.S. Resiliency Council platinum rated disaster-resistant building.

A current project is the development and composition of a comprehensive Net Zero Investment Plan for the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) investment portfolio.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and provide project management oversight and strategic direction for a variety of high-risk projects with agency-wide impact.
  • Actively manage project scope, budget, schedule, communications, risks and issues, and report status to sponsor and other stakeholders.
  • Organize project teams according to project requirements; producing a work breakdown structure, outlining a project plan, and gaining and maintaining commitment from all involved.
  • Assign tasks and delegate work as needed to both staff and vendors; also provide guidance to these duties.
  • Facilitate status meetings, brainstorming sessions, requirements gathering sessions, project wrap-up sessions, and other meetings.
  • Ensure team members understand their responsibilities during various project phases.
  • Demonstrate leadership through facilitation and coordination of diverse teams.
  • Use project management practices to mitigate risks across multiple and diverse projects.
  • Serve as the primary technical expert for integrating project management practices into agency planning efforts at all levels.

Work Schedule

This position will have the opportunity for a hybrid (remote and in-office) work location schedule; in-office work will be predominately from Treasury’s office in Salem. The schedule will be approximately 90+% time spent remote with quarterly in-office presence.

Salary Range

$71,232-$109,392 annually.

This salary range will incrase by 6.5% on December 1, 2023 due to a cost of living adjustment.

 Job Classification

This position is classified as a Project Manager 3.

This position is a SEIU represented position.

  Minimum Qualifications for Our Position

  • Seven years of professional level experience related to the class concept; OR
  • Six years of professional level experience related to the class concept AND an Oregon Project Management Associate Certification; OR
  • Four years of professional level experience related to the class concept AND a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field; OR
  • Two years of professional level experience AND Project Management Professional
  • Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Desired Attributes for Our Ideal Candidate

  • Project management experience (has led all phases of a project – initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling).
  • Experience with project management principles, processes, and techniques.
  • Diversified project management experience, with scope of project management work and types of projects
  • Certified PMI Project Manager
  • Smartsheet experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills (both verbally and in writing), collaboration skills across multiple departments
  • Highly skilled with self-motivation, resourcefulness, adaptability, and estimating resources for projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills (both verbally and in writing), collaboration skills across multiple departments
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, including using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of solutions, conclusions, or approaches
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and MS Teams.

We will accept applications through the job announcement closing date, however, we may close this recruitment early, if we receive a well-qualified applicant pool.  If interested, please apply early.

Benefits of Joining Our Team

  • Low employee premium share for medical, dental, vision, and basic employee life (1% or 5% employee share);
  • Robust paid leave package, such as vacation, personal business, holidays, sick leave, and special holiday leave;
  • PERS retirement benefits;
  • Support with training and development;
  • Student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF);
  • Optional benefits include optional life, short & long term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, Oregon Savings Growth Plan (deferred compensation plan), flexible spending accounts, long term care insurance, employee assistance program, weight watchers, and more!

About Oregon State Treasury

Oregon State Treasury is focused on improving the financial well-being of all Oregonians. We provide low-cost programs for governments, and empower Oregonians to invest in themselves and their loved ones for a more secure future.

We are committed to cultivating a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful. We value and

support the collective differences in who we are and celebrate the fact that everyone comes to the table as their own unique individual. We believe this commitment empowers our success and makes Oregon State Treasury an excellent place to work. As Treasury employees, our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion makes this a safe environment for us to ask questions, learn, and grow, and helps us to better serve Oregonians.

Oregon State Treasury is led by State Treasurer Tobias Read. As Treasurer, he is the state’s financial leader, the custodian of public funds and chief investment officer. We prioritize investing for the long term, doing business the right way, and empowering Oregonians to invest in themselves. We’re proud of the work we do to help families, governments, and businesses succeed.

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