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 positions 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.
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
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
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
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.
Effectively influence actions and opinions of others
Provide leadership to project teams
Work as a partner with the organizations leadership in achieving solutions
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
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
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The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.