• Enterprise Project Manager III

    Job ID
    14073
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


    The Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) is responsible for project intake, project prioritization and project execution. The EPMO manages projects across the organization as well as co-manages enterprise projects with our partner organizations: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center,  Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington Medical Center. The EPMO is comprised of Project Managers, Operations Managers, Consultants and Project Coordinators.


    The purpose of an Enterprise Project Manager is to facilitate SCCA Leadership (SIC) approved efforts in support of the organizations strategic goals and initiatives. Enterprise Project Managers collaborate with process owners, technology owners, and stakeholders to identify project scope, goals, deliverables, and success criteria. Enterprise Project Managers create and oversee multidisciplinary project teams comprised of operational staff, affiliates, and vendors. They are responsible for ensuring the project timeline, budget, scope, and quality objectives are achieved as well as appropriate project management methodology applied.


    This position’s responsibilities include traditional project management of an assigned project, project advising for operational staff and or project coordination / administrative activities in support of a multi workstream effort.

    Responsibilities

    Project Planning/Implementation

    • Plan, coordinate and implement projects as assigned by the manager. This includes:
      • Developing the Project Charter
      • Defining project goals, deliverables and scope
      • Defining project requirements
      • Defining milestones and associated timeline
      • Identifying project risks, and developing mitigation plans
      • Tracking and creatively resolve issues that relate to the project
      • Maintain project documentation

    Collaboration

    • Work successfully with multidisciplinary project teams. This involves interacting with many different levels of staff, alliance partners and affiliated organizations and working with resource managers
    • to obtain resource assignments
    • Work with team members to obtain quality project deliverables
    • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback

    Communication

    • Effectively use written and oral communication skills. This includes meeting facilitation; the efficient use of e-mail; creation of clear, concise project documents and presentations.
    • Manage requests for changes to scope, schedule, and budget according to defined project change control procedures
    • Develop and execute project communication plan
    • Provide appropriate status updates to sponsors and stakeholders

    Prioritization and Time Management

    • Work with department manager to assess and prioritize project workload based on organizational and departmental goals
    • Delegate work assignments appropriately
    • Set expectations and monitor delegated activities

    Flexibility

    • Successfully manage multiple projects in varied environments and adapt to different project needs, constraints and barriers
    • Perform other/additional duties in support of the Project Management Office as needed

    Technology and Methodology Skills

    • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills in Project Management Methodologies.
    • Stays knowledgeable in applicable areas of expertise i.e.; Information Technology, Business Process Improvement Methodologies, Clinical Applications, etc.

    Leadership

    • Effectively influence actions and opinions of others
    • Provide leadership to project teams
    • Work as a partner with the organization’s leadership in achieving solutions

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • 4+ years of Project Management Experience
    • Extensive experience with software implementation life cycle
    • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management methodologies and tools
    • Ability to aggressively manage timelines and team deliverables
    • Experience managing project budgets over $250k
    • Experience managing vendors and contract staff
    • Experience managing teams over 15
    • Experience working with Leadership and all levels of management
    • Experience working in a matrixed environment
    • Experience working in a healthcare environment
    • Experience working with Information Technology
    • Experience with change management
    • Advanced Organizational and planning skills
    • Solid decision making skills
    • Solid Facilitation skills
    • Strong computer skills

     

    Preferred:

    • BA/BS in related field or 4-6 years project management experience may be substituted for education requirement
    • Experience with vendor selection and or contract negotiations
    • Experience with process improvement methodology
    • Experience managing vendors or contract staff
    • Experience working in a PMO environment with an established Project Management Methodology
    • Experience in business analysis and/or technical writing

    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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