• Project Manager

    Job ID
    11294
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

     

    The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is seeking a Project Manager to plan, coordinate resources, schedule, budget, and execute various projects in support of the data management and data analytics units supporting clinical research.

    Responsibilities

    • Reports to the Manager of the Project Management Office, within Business Support Services.
    • Employs PMBOK to manage multiple projects of varying sizes as assigned.
    • Applies experience and knowledge in support of operational and technology goals.
    • Works with project sponsors, business analysts and stakeholders to define project requirements, scope, risks, organization, and approach.
    • Responsible for creation and management of project artifacts including charters, change management plans, communication plans, work breakdown structures, schedules, risk, issue, and decision logs.
    • Works with resource managers to obtain resources.
    • Provides leadership and direction to the project team, in alignment with SCHARP SDLC where applicable.
    • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with team members, project sponsors and peers.
    • Provide status reporting to the project management steering committee, project sponsors, team, and stakeholders.
    • Manages scope, schedule, and budget changes according to defined change control procedures.
    • Serves as project liaison, representing the project to other departments, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations as applicable.
    • Performs other responsibilities as required.

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Bachelor's degree in related field
    • A minimum of 4 years’ project management experience with operational and/or technical projects.
    • Experience managing multiple projects from inception through closure utilizing project management methodology.
    • Demonstrated excellent human relations, facilitation and influencing skills to deal effectively with all levels of employees and management.
    • Ability to quickly synthesize complex issues to move project forward
    • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently

     

    Preferred:

    • PMP or equivalent degree/certification desired.
    • Experience managing projects for scientific research, life sciences, research data management or data analytics organizations.
    • Change management / Lean or Six-sigma background

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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