Providence Health & Services Senior Manager, IS Project Management Office - Clinical Applications in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Senior Manager of IS Project Management Office to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA or Portland, OR.

The Senior Manager, IS PPMO is responsible for managing the PPMO activities within the Clinical Applications Project portfolio portfolios for Providence Health and Services and Swedish. The position has accountability for planning, leadership, management, direction and administration of the project management staff in their delivery of IS projects within defined portfolios designed to support the strategic objectives of the Organization.

In this position you will:

  • Maintain relationships with key business partners and other senior leaders in the IS/PMO industry in order to leverage best practices, evaluate emerging strategies, and distribute knowledge internally to develop, inform plans and strategies.

  • Implement appropriate project delivery models for IS where the IS organization is a trusted adviser in defining, delivering, and improving services for the enterprise and its customers.

  • Support the implementation of standards and policies for IS PPMO delivery across PH&S.

  • Monitor the performance of the project management staff and evaluates the performance on the basis of specific KPIs.

  • Oversee IS operations for the specific areas of Project and Portfolio Management.

  • Develop and maintain the essential components to portfolio management to include processes, methods, and technologies used to analyze and collectively manage a group of current or proposed projects within assigned portfolios.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Information Services or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • The position requires a minimum of 8 years of project and portfolio management experience in an Information Services setting and 4 years or more experience in leading complex project teams with members of multiple disciplines or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.

  • Proficiency with MS-Office suite of products.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Information Services, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration or related IS or healthcare field

  • Experience in a healthcare setting

  • Project Management Professional designation - PMP Certification.

Preferred qualifications for this position include :

  • A Master’s degree in Information Services, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, or a related IS or healthcare field.

  • Healthcare experience.

  • PMP certification.

  • Six Sigma certification.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Project & Program Management - Non-Clinical

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 182097