• IT Project Manager IV

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Information Technology
  • 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 Technical Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects concurrently, helping coordinate IT Intake, project resourcing, and facilitating cross-functional work efforts within the IT department. In addition to implementation focused project management, this role will also be responsible for overseeing the IT portfolio of work and communicating resource needs between IT and the business. This role will work closely with leadership across IT, Enterprise Project Management, and organizational leaders.

    The Technical Project Manager is a senior level position and will require demonstrated skills in project management, agile methodology, portfolio management, and business analysis. This position will participate in the continued evolution and maturity of the IT Intake process and will act as the bridge between IT and organizational strategy and planning.


    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 technical resource requirements
      • Identifying project risks, and developing mitigation plans
      • Tracking and creatively resolve issues that relate to the project
      • Maintain project documentation


    Portfolio Management

    • Track the volume of requests of the IT department
    • Develop a method and tool to maintain visibility of the IT portfolio of projects in all phases
    • Develop a process to track and report out on capacity across IT teams
    • Promote awareness of time spent on keep the lights on work, internal work, and externally requested work



    • 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 successfully with deeply technical resources
    • Work with team members to obtain quality project deliverables
    • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback


    • 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.
    • Provide appropriate status updates to sponsors and stakeholders



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


    Technology and Methodology Skills

    • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills in Technical Project Management/Portfolio Management Methodologies
    • Stays knowledgeable in applicable areas of expertise i.e.; Project Management, Business Analysis, Agile/Lean/Scrum management, Business Process Improvement Methodologies, Clinical Applications, etc.
    • Utilization of applicable project management tools and processes



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


    • 6+ years of Technical Project Management Experience
    • Extensive experience with the software implementation life cycle
    • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile
    • Experience with project management tools/applications such as MS Project, Jira, Slack, MS Office suite, SharePoint, Teams
    • Experience working with executive leadership and all levels of management
    • Experience working in a healthcare environment
    • Experience working with Information Technology
    • Advanced change management skills
    • Advanced organizational and planning skills
    • Advanced decision making skills
    • Advanced facilitation skills
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity, remains open minded, responsible and agile while maintaining a high quality output of work

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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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