26 days old

Senior Project manager

Oregon State Treasury
Salem, Oregon 97301

Oregon State Treasury is recruiting for the position of Project Manager 3. This position will be located in our Salem office. The primary purpose of this position is to lead and manage highly visible and complex agency wide projects through the entire project lifecycle.


This is a SEIU represented position.


Oregon State Treasury (OST) is led by Tobias Read, State Treasurer, a constitutional officer and statewide elected official. OST is an organization with a wide range of financial responsibilities, including managing the state’s pension fund, issuing all state debt, and serving as the central bank for state agencies. OST manages the daily investment of approximately $100 billion in assets, held in a diversified investment portfolio of domestic and international equities, fixed income securities, alternative and opportunistic investments, real estate and cash. OST also manages a banking program that processes over $250 billion in transactions annually, a debt management program responsible for issuing and monitoring approximately $10 billion in state debt, a multi-faceted 529 savings plan, and an IRA based retirement savings program for the public. The 150+ member OST staff takes great pride in their statewide and national reputation for progressive approaches to service delivery.


OST offers an attractive benefit package which provides contributions toward Public Employee Benefit Board (PEBB) sponsored individual and family health and dental insurance and term life insurance. Other benefits include participation in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), paid holidays and paid vacation, and both sick and personal leave time. Optional benefits include long- and short-term disability and participation in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan (a deferred compensation plan).


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We are committed to building and fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We believe that everyone comes to the table with a distinct point of view – one that is shaped by backgrounds, experiences, cultures, thoughts, and ideas. We embrace diversity and inclusion and believe it creates a culture of respect, innovation, and creativity that empowers our success and makes Oregon State Treasury an excellent place to work.


What you’ll do…


  • Be responsible for the management of large and complex projects at Oregon State Treasury.
  • Projects are highly complex with the need for tailored project management rigor to track progress, facilitate communication and change management activities, and resolve interpersonal conflict as needed.
  • Work with a team to achieve the goals of the project while sticking to the schedule and budget allotted for the work.
  • Be part of a Project Management Office that seeks to help Treasury achieve its mission through management of the projects throughout Treasury.
  • Facilitating meetings, preparing reports and presenting important information to decision makers in the organization will all be part of the daily workload.
  • Work with a variety of stakeholders and utilize your project management skills across a variety of projects.


We’re looking for an individual who can…


  • Manage personnel resources to motivate, develop, and direct teams.
  • Bring people together to facilitate and reconcile differences.
  • Be socially perceptive to understand the biases and reactions of themselves and other’s and seek to understand the 'why' behind reactions.
  • Interact with a wide variety of people and personalities to build and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Adapt and flex with changing assignments and priorities.
  • Accept friction in project execution in exchange for maintaining long term business relationships.
  • Identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Write effectively and appropriately for the needs of the audience.
  • Be an active listener and give full attention to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate.



You must have the following:


Seven years of professional level experience related to project management; OR


Six years of professional level experience related to project management AND an Oregon Project

Associate Certification; OR


Four years of professional level experience related to project management AND a Bachelor’s degree

in Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, or a closely related field; OR


Two years of professional level experience AND a Project Management Professional Certification awarded by the Project Management Institute.


Posted: 2018-12-27 Expires: 2019-02-10

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