Providence Health & Services Director of Strategic Portfolio Management in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Director of Strategic Portfolio Management to Providence Health Plans in Portland, OR.

In this position you will:

  • Report directly to the Assistant Vice President of Product Development and Marketing, working in close partnership with the Providence Health Plan executive team and related leadership councils.

  • Be responsible for 7-10 direct reports.

  • Align the project management team to set strategic initiatives from the development and marketing department.

  • Participate in a wide variety of strategic, financial planning, and reporting functions that may have an impact on the total ministry's portfolio of projects in the areas of budget, customer value metrics, benchmarking, and capital project review.

  • Facilitate the review and direction-setting of program/project discovery, capital project planning, annual plans and analysis, preparation of feasibility studies, organizational and resource capacity planning, and due diligence.

  • Conduct benchmark analysis, periodic reporting, and customer satisfaction surveys.

  • Lead specific large-scale regional initiatives.

  • Support the mission and vision of Providence Health Plan by leading and/or assisting in the development of:

  • Strategic plans

  • Annual operating plans

  • Business plans

  • Market and environmental assessments

  • Oversee project management governance from the business-decision stage to final implementation and benefits gathering, deployment of effective process improvement and change management strategies, and provide other ad-hoc projects throughout the health plan.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors of Science (BS) in Business, Healthcare Administration, or related field

  • Valid drivers license with a reliable vehicle to travel throughout the region

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Project Management methodologies based upon the Project Management Institute (PMI) model

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with a variety of business and healthcare executives

  • Proven research, planning, and analysis skills

  • 8 to 10 years work experience in project management

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree or equivalent

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate

  • Certification and formal process improvement methodologies including Six Sigma, Change Acceleration Process (CAP), and/or Lean

  • 8 to 10 years of work experience in an integrated health system or a comparable background with significant project leadership experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 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: Director / Executive

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 134264