Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Enterprise Project Manager IV

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • 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 purpose of project management at the SCCA is to manage or lead projects that are across multiple departments, are clinic wide or involve partner institutions in order to support SCCA and partner strategic goals and initiatives. Project Managers collaborate with process owners, technology owners, and stakeholders to identify project scope, goals, deliverables, and success criteria. Project Managers create and direct multidisciplinary project teams composed of employees from all areas of the SCCA including administration, clinical, and IT, partner institutions, 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.


    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 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 activates



    • 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 organization’s leadership in achieving solutions


    The ideal candidate for the Project Management IV position will possess the following qualifications: 

    • BA/BS in related field strongly preferred, 3-5 years similar experience may substitute for education required



    • 8+ years of Project Management experience
    • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management  methodologies and tools
    • Experience managing project budgets over $750K
    • Experience hiring and managing vendors or contract staff
    • Experience managing teams of over 25+
    • Experience delivering at the program level, which includes completing a portfolio of projects
    • Leadership ability at the Program Manager level
    • Able to manage sub-project teams
    • Advanced interpersonal, oral, & written communication skills
    • Advanced organizational, and planning skills
    • Advanced meeting facilitation skills
    • Strong computer skills
    • Able to work independently and prioritize work
    • Able to collaborate with partner organization staff
    • Advanced decision making skills
    • Experience working in a healthcare environment
    • Experience in Information Technology
    • Experience working in a matrix environment


    Highly Desired:

    • Experience leading Information Technology Organization wide efforts
    • Experience with process improvement methodology
    • Experience managing vendors or contract staff
    • Proven abilities in change management

    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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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