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Project Manager III

Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.

Working within the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center's Project Management Office (IIRC-PMO), the IIRC Project Manager manages a portfolio of complex projects. The IIRC-PMO leads project teams that include cross-functional Center groups such as the Therapeutic Products Program, IIRC Clinical Operations Team, Shared Resources, and Clinical Research Support, to drive successful execution of translational research partnerships across these programs. The PM manages internal and external collaborations across multiple departments and workgroups to ensure project milestones and deliverables are met in an efficient manner. This position requires flexibility in a rapidly changing environment, as well as a strong understanding of the drug development process and the needs of biotech and pharmaceutical company partners.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of complex clinical trials and clinical research opportunities from early partnerships to trial open.

Project management

  • Oversee the implementation of industry sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials in the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic
  • Manage internal and external stakeholder expectations
  • Lead cross-functional teams and track action items and deliverables
  • Create timelines and track trial implementation progress for financial, contractual, regulatory, manufacturing, and clinical activities
  • Triage project issues and ensure solutions are implemented
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to determine prioritization of competing activities
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with faculty members, project sponsors, research administration, administrative departments and peers
  • Manage multiple projects of varying size as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • BA/BS
    • 3-5 years of experience in Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical Development project management.
    • Highly effective team player and excellent communicator with an ability to interact with and influence internal and external stakeholders and work with scientists and executives with diverse information needs and communications preferences.
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Advanced meeting organization and facilitation skills
    • Experience with managing a multiple project portfolio
    • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Project Management methodologies and tools
    • Advanced experience with key project artifacts, such as charters, project plans, risk matrices, dashboards, and roles and responsibilities documents (e.g., RACIs).
    • Advanced computer skills and deep experience with at least one Project Management software tool (e.g., Microsoft Project, Basecamp, SharePoint etc.)

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • MA/MS
      • Industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials expertise is highly desired, -especialyl in IND submissions and Phase 1-2 studies.

        This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

        A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
        The annual base salary range for this position is from $90,382 to $135,574 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.------

        Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).--- -
        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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