King County Integrated Care Network (KCICN) Project Manager, Project/Program Manager III

King County   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Management
Posted on June 17, 2022
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Summary

The Department of Community and Human Services values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with lived experiences.


King County's Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) provides equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, and connected to community.

This position is in the Behavioral Health and Recovery Division (BHRD) and is a career service position.
 
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.
 
REQUIRED MATERIALS: Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must submit an online King County application and respond to the supplemental questions. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the requested and relevant information in the online application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications and/or supplemental questionnaires that state, “see my resume” are considered incomplete and will not be considered to be competitive.
 
WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS: This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime. Typical hours are Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm, however you may be required to work extended and/or flexible hours to respond to deadlines and emergency work needs.
 
Teleworking Requirement
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint. 

King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department's hybrid environment.
 
 RECRUITER: Annette Coleman at ancoleman@kingcounty.gov

Job Duties

  • Oversee and drive project planning and management related to the King County Integrated Care Network (KCICN), an integrated care network of over 40 behavioral health agencies.
  • Align and manage multiple and intersecting work streams to reach work plan milestones, including but not limited to internal operational functions as well as initiatives advanced by KCICN governance committees and processes.
  • Identify scope changes and lead efforts to develop plans and communicate budget and schedule impacts.
  • Manage and facilitate post-project and phase reviews to identify lessons learned and areas for improvement to benefit future projects.

Integrated Network Governance

  • Provide project management support for selected KCICN committees supporting the provider network (including Finance Committee, Executive Committee and Network Provider Group). This includes use of various project management tools through project cycle such as development of project charters, work breakdown structures, RACI matrices, and use of GANTT charts to ensure projects are adequately scoped and committee deadlines are met.
  • Ensure alignment, connections, and follow through across Governance Committee agendas, action items, decisions, and deliverables, including proposing recommendations for review to the KCICN Executive Committee.
  • Monitor and identify changes needed to ensure Committees are meeting work plan deliverables and timelines ensuring development and follow through of all action items.
  • Establish and maintain common project management templates and systems supporting governance committees, including but not limited to meeting agendas, materials, minutes, and communications.

Internal Operations

  • Track internal operations and system changes needed to support work plan milestones and deliverables.
  • Liaise with internal BHRD staff to ensure deadlines are met, identify risks and issues, and facilitate communication across sections to accomplish shared awareness.
  • Facilitate meetings with cross-sector, multidisciplinary groups of internal staff to evaluate risks/issues and develop recommendations for resolution.
  • Coordinate with lead KCICN Project Manager to ensure alignment across workstreams and Committees.
  • Coordinate with joint operations committee convening with managed care plans to ensure that internal operations are aligned with managed care systems and requirements.
  • Update Division Executive Leadership Team (ELT) regularly and share synthesized information and recommendations for decision-making purposes.

Overall

  • Under the leadership of the Director, consult with senior leadership on work plan milestones, challenges, and steps needed to deliver on deadlines.
  • Ensure communication and coordination across Governance Committees as well as internal operations staff and functions.
  • Facilitate meetings as needed.
  • Provide overall project management expertise using project management tools and skills to accomplish work plan milestones and deliverables.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum of four years of professional experience as a project manager. A Master's Degree may substitute for 1 year of experience. 
  • Proficient knowledge of project management methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, or Lean frameworks for managing a project. 
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects through full project cycle. Key functions include: developing objectives, timeframes, deliverables, and assessment criteria; reporting on project status, goals, budget, schedule and other issues and leading teams to meet deadlines. 
  • Strategic problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate future challenges/opportunities and integrate into analysis, design, and implementation when addressing current problems. 
  • Strong meeting facilitation skills. 
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary project teams. 
  • Proficiency with project management tools and software (e.g. Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, Trello, etc.). 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to meet work deadlines, stay on task with frequent interruptions, and balance priorities. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Predictable and reliable attendance. 
  • Must possess (or able to obtain) a valid Washington State driver's license or have the ability to attend meetings at various locations throughout the county in a timely fashion. 

Desired Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills: 

  • Any project management related certification such as Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. 

 

Supplemental Information

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our "True North", we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter.

As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to:

  • submit proof of vaccination, or
  • have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.

People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Executive Branch includes employees in the Executive branch, the Assessor's Office, Elections, the King County Sheriff's Office, and the Executive Office.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being.  Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy.  If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails.  Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
 
NOTE:  Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
 
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

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Are you applying to this position as an eligible current or previous King County Employee Priority Placement Program Participant? Is this position the same or lower percentage of full-time when compared to the position held at the point of the notification of layoff? Do you possess the skills and abilities to qualify for this position?
  • Yes, I was given a layoff notice from my role at King County and I am within two years of the effective date of my layoff. Additionally, the position I was laid off from was the same or a higher percentage of FT status when compared to this one.
  • No.
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If you answered yes to the question above and you are applying for this position as a Priority Placement Participant, to be considered, you must provide the following three pieces of information in the space provided: 1. The title you held when you received your layoff notice 2. The department you worked in 3. The effective date of your layoff
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Tell us about your professional experience in the healthcare industry, either public sector or private sector. List the organization name(s) and dates.
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This position serves as a lead project manager to support the King County Integrated Care Network (KCICN) with responsibility to align and manage multiple and intersecting work streams to reach work plan milestones, including but not limited to internal operational functions as well as governance committees and processes. Please succinctly describe experience you have in project management, including the use of project management tools like Microsoft Project, risk & issue logs, and project timelines.
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This is a three-part question about equity and social justice, which is integral to the work we do in King County. A) How do you define equity? B) How have you worked to incorporate an equity lens in your current or previous jobs? C) What would meaningful progress look like in King County?

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