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IT Project Manager II in Seattle, Washington | Careers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Seattle, WA 98101
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Job ID 19643
Type Regular Full-Time
Company Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location US-WA-Seattle
Category Project Management


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.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research and COVID-19 vaccine development. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I - III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Project Manager who will plan, coordinate resources, schedule, budget, and execute various projects in support of the data management and data analytics units supporting clinical research.

  • 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


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience and training
  • A minimum of 4 years project management experience with operational and/or technical projects
  • Experience managing projects to select and implement vendor solutions, develop software and/or improve processes
  • 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 qualifications:

  • PMP or equivalent degree/certification desired
  • Experience working in a scientific research, life sciences, research data management or data analytics organization
  • Change management / Lean or Six-sigma background

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

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 (see application details) or by calling (see application details).
Posting ID: 632047759Posted: 2021-07-24Job Title: Project Manager