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.
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
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 organizations 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
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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.