Project Manager (PMO)

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Project Manager II for planning, resource coordination, scheduling, budgeting, and execution of various projects in support of the data management and data analytics units supporting national and international clinical research studies.

- Reports to the Manager of Project Management Office (PMO).
- 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.
- Performs other responsibilities as required.

Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in related field
- A minimum of 3 years project management experience with operational and/or technical projects.
- 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 managing projects for scientific research, life sciences, research data management or data analytics organizations.
- Change management / Lean or Six-sigma background

About Us
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 and largest 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.
The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch provides statistical collaboration to infectious disease researchers around the world. SCHARP collects, manages, and analyzes data from clinical trials and epidemiological studies dedicated to the elimination of infectious disease as a threat to human health. SCHARP provides statistical and data management services to:
- The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is an international collaboration of scientists and experts testing preventive vaccines against HIV/AIDS.
- The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) is a worldwide collaborative clinical trials network that develops and tests the safety and efficacy of primarily non-vaccine interventions designed to prevent the transmission of HIV.
- The Microbicides Trials Network (MTN) is collaboration among researchers worldwide who conduct clinical trials using microbial preventions.
- The Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD) is an international network of scientists and experts dedicated to designing a variety of novel HIV vaccine candidates and advancing the most promising candidates to clinical trials.

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