Providence Health & Services Senior Project Manager, ERP/ Business Applications Implementation in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Senior Project Manager, ERP Business Applications to Providence Health & Services in Renton WA or Portland OR or Beaverton OR.

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to be accountable for large, diverse and complex projects in the areas of information technology, business and ERP system (Supply Chain, Finance and Human Resources) applications, strategic objectives and goals. Manages all aspects of projects with direct accountability to the Executive Sponsor.

In this position you will:

  • Execute projects in alignment with the organization’s strategic plans and objectives.

  • Build support to influence decisions in order to ensure work toward common objectives.

  • Manage client expectations from initial problem identification and through the project lifecycle.

  • Develop and gain sponsor approval and signoff of the project charter and work breakdown schedule.

  • Maintain all project artifacts.

  • Demonstrate ability to quickly understand and align with an organization, its structure and priorities.

  • Demonstrate ability to take initiative, prioritize work, manage time and respond effectively to a rapidly changing environment.

  • Exercise sound political and environmental judgment as appropriate to support successful project implementation.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in assessing and mitigating risks through risk planning.

  • Demonstrate success managing other project managers, project portfolios and/or multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Demonstrate experience in business development and/or strategic and tactical planning and execution including marketing, communications and financial planning.

  • Demonstrate experience as a speaker in a professional presentation environment, such as conferences and association meetings.

  • Demonstrate experience managing the process of design, development, integration and/or implementation of software products or facilities.

  • Demonstrate ability to manage projects with multiple project teams, product development lifecycle, or quality lifecycle.

  • Demonstrate ability to inform and influence senior leadership, management and individuals in various parts of the organization to work toward successful outcomes.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus seven years experience in information technology, project management, healthcare administration or clinical field, or an equivalent blend of education and experience.

  • 8 years experience leading large, diverse and complex projects.

  • Expertise and experience with Project Management methodology based on project management principles.

  • Experience facilitating complex decisions making among multiple executive stakeholders with different interests and priorities is essential.

  • Skilled in strategic planning, program management, group motivation, discipline and diplomacy.

  • Experienced in vendor/contract management and negotiations.

  • Advanced leadership skills, with the ability to successfully serve as a coach and mentor to others.

  • Experience developing and implementing benchmarks and metrics in support of improved quality and process design.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in a related field.

  • Experience in incorporating process improvement methodologies into large scale projects; Certifications in process optimization such as Six Sigma, Lean, CQIA or other nationally recognized certifications.

  • Project management Professional designation (PMI) Certification strongly preferred.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Health and Services - Information Services (PHS IS) is the organization responsible for delivering technology solutions and support to Providence St.Joseph Health and aligned providers and clinics. The organization is critical for Providence to drive toward common clinical and administrative processes, best practices, superior quality outcomes, a common brand and user experience, and affordability. IS is a service community fostering healthcare intelligence and care transformation. IS delivers responsive, reliable, innovative results that help Providence be where patients want their care, where people want to work, a source of community pride, and a place others want to join.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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, Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 175369