• CTMS Project Manager

    Job ID
    11829
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Information Technology
  • 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 Fred Hutch is looking for a project manager (PM) to drive a wide range of projects. The position is focused on enabling the mission through project leadership: Providing project management to accelerate the elimination of disease. As a PM, you will use project management best practices to manage projects and processes in support of the CTMS Program Office strategy. The individual that will succeed in this role will have project management experience, know how to build strong team relationships and have a bias towards action.  You must also have strong organizational and communication skills to work through ambiguous situations, adjust plans as needed and proactively inform stakeholders of risks, tradeoffs and overall progress.

    Responsibilities

    • Partner closely with business stakeholders and functional leads to develop and implement high quality solutions
    • Drive planning, execution and closure of projects
    • Flex communication style to ensure stakeholders and project team feel informed and included throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Take initiative and provide leadership to develop solutions for emergent risks and issues
    • Participate in evolution of project management best practices
    • Mange and communicate key performance indicators for project cost, scope and timeline

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS required or equivalent experience.
    • A minimum of 5 years project management experience
    • Proven project management skillset based on industry standard practices (PMI, ITIL, Six Sigma, etc)
    • Analytical abilities, including translating business needs into requirements, generating alternatives and evaluating quantitative factors to select the best solution
    • Ability to build productive working relationships across diverse individual skills and styles
    • Proven ability to motivate teams to solve issues and drive progress
    • Skilled in prioritization. Makes the right tradeoffs between schedule, resources, and scope in order to address major risks, challenges and obstacles
    • Establishes and fosters open formal and informal communications with technical and functional resources and management.
    • Ability to work independently, as appropriate, and prioritize work.
    • Takes a proactive approach to dealing with ambiguity, seeks out and creates clarity.

     

    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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