Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

IT Project Manager IV

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


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 IT projects concurrently, helping coordinate request intake, project resourcing, and facilitating cross-functional work efforts within the IT department. 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.


Project Planning/Implementation

  • Plan, coordinate and implement projects as assigned by the manager. This may include:
    • Developing the Project Charter
    • Defining project goals, deliverables, and scope
    • Defining project requirements
    • Defining technical and business resource requirements
    • Identifying project risks, and developing mitigation plans
    • Tracking and creatively resolve issues that relate to the project
    • Maintain project documentation


Portfolio Management

  • Develop and maintain visibility of the portfolio of managed projects in all phases and in partnership with other IT and EPMO project managers, contribute to the management of the entire IT project portfolio
  • Develop a process to track and report out on project resource capacity



  • 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, including highly specialized areas such as Data Management and Warehouse, Infrastructure Engineering (On-Prem and Cloud), Application Engineering, Information Security, etc.
  • Work with team members to obtain quality project deliverables
  • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; provide and welcome constructive 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 managers, sponsors, and stakeholders



  • Successfully manage multiple projects in complex and 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 organization’s leadership in achieving solutions
  • Demonstrate and support the mission of SCCA in all work and interactions


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Six or more years of Technical Project Management Experience
  • Extensive experience with the software implementation lifecycle
  • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management methodologies centered on Agile methodologies
  • Experience with project management tools/applications such as Jira, Confluence, Slack, MS Office suite, SharePoint, Teams
  • Experience working with executive leadership and all levels of management
  • Experience working with Information Technology
  • Experience with Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing teams
  • 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
  • Experience working in a healthcare environment preferred

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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