Policy and Program Manager

Policy and Program ManagerCCO Oregon is a statewide, nonprofit that convenes stakeholders working within the coordinated care model to better serve the health needs of all Oregonians, decrease cost, and improve overall population health.Founded in 2012, CCO Oregon is comprised of a two-person staff and a network of stakeholders from across the healthcare industry. CCO Oregon regularly facilitates conversations across these stakeholders to address a specific problem or introduce a specific innovation aimed at strengthening the coordinated care model. CCO Oregon and its partners collaborate with government agencies, elected officials, and other decision makers engaged in health transformation. Please visit www.CCOOregon.org for more information.THE POSITION: This an exciting opportunity to play a key role in strengthening and expanding CCO Oregon’s impact in health policy development and implementation. Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Policy and Program Manager is responsible for facilitating stakeholder meetings, included but not limited to CCO Oregon’s current workgroups, retreats, and conferences to support discourse that leads to innovation and furthering the coordinated care model. CCO Oregon currently has five program areas with a crew of stakeholders engaged across dental and oral health, pharmacy, social determinants and equity, behavioral health, and data use in coordinated care. The Policy and Program Manager will develop work plans, draft agendas, conduct policy analysis, track discussions happening in other work groups and task forces, engage existing and new stakeholders, manage strategic relationships, and draft communication tools and materials in coordination with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other leadership.Specific duties include but are not limited to:Stakeholder EngagementFacilitate workgroup meetings, conferences, and webinars to encourage dialogue, welcome all voices, and ultimately better policies and practices in coordinated careLook for opportunities to engage new stakeholders and build relationships with other groups to expand engagement and impactPlan and manage logistics for stakeholder eventsSteward and cultivate sound working relationships with the Board of Directors, public employees, industry leaders, consultants, and members and contributors to assure broad engagement  Policy CoordinationAct as a strategic thought partner to the ED and leaders throughout the organizationDraft work group products (public comments, recommendation frameworks, best practice guidance, etc) in coordination with stakeholders, the ED, and others Proactively receive stakeholder input and feedbackTrack policy conversations at the local, state, and federal level to inform workProgram AdministrationAssist in fundraising including the development of grant/contract proposalsDocument activities and progress toward outcomes in reports to the Board of Directors, members and contributors, and broader community as appropriateEnsure that program goals are met while adhering to approved budgets, quality expectations, and timelinesMaintain program records including attendance, rosters, and meeting summariesPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Three years’ experience stakeholder engagement/outreach, legislative advocacy, grassroots organizing, and/or health policyCommitment to achieving the goals of the coordinated care model to lower overall cost, improve patient experience, and deliver better population-based outcomesDemonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, lead or follow on projects, meet multiple concurrent deadlines, and collaborate openlyExceptional interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with external stakeholders and to build partnerships around common interests and goalsSelf-motivated, creative, organized, and committed to personal and organizational excellenceStrong computer skills, especially Word, Excel, Google products, and HTML platformsWillingness to travel (minimally) within Oregon as needed to support CCO Oregon projectsCOMPENSATION: This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Base salary commensurate with experience, with a general range between $50k-$75k. Benefits include medical/dental/vision insurance including alternative care currently with no premium costs to the employee and minimal co-pays. Employees also receive three weeks PTO per year (earned after first 6-months of employment) as well as other benefits to qualified employees. LOCATION: CCO Oregon maintains office space in central Portland, OR. Employees may, however, work remotely and/or flexible schedules provided there is no impact to program execution or quality of work.TO APPLY: Please send a resume, cover letter addressing your relevant experience and interest in the position, and 3 professional references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and target start date is negotiable. Please send submissions to samantha@ccooregon.org.CCO Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.