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Project Manager

Employer
City of Hope
Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 13, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
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About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

The Project Manager will support the development and implementation of strategic initiatives within Supportive Care and manage the performance of ongoing programs. The position will partner with the Manager, Supportive Care Medicine Programs to identify and prioritize strategic projects to be undertaken each quarter. This position will:
  • Directly lead the project management of strategic initiatives
  • Serve as a liaison between Supportive Care Programs staff and leadership, external partners, and operational leads to ensure objectives are achieved
  • Create and execute project plans, timelines, and budgets
  • Manage daily tasks associated with implementation of projects
  • Helps to develop, design, and conduct research projects according to plan, including planning new procedures, adapting existing to the needs of the project, and making contributions to the methodology.
  • Provides administrative support for daily research operations
  • Establish routine reporting and templates to be used across Research Operations

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Lead all project management aspects of assigned initiatives.
  • Acts as a liaison with end users to determine scope of project requirements, available budget, and required project timeframe.
  • Develops draft project scope, schedule and budgetary estimate. Presents to end user and other responsible parties for approval.
  • Administrates pre-project activities, project implementation, performance and reporting, including adherence to project scope, financial targets, adherence to schedule and post-implementation review.
  • Performs quality assurance inspections to ensure project specifications are met. Administrates pre-project activities, project implementation, performance and reporting, including adherence to project scope, financial targets, adherence to schedule and post-implementation review.
  • Communicates project status and facilitates communication between all parties involved on project.
  • Monitors activity schedules, changes to schedules, their causes and budget impact. Performs quality assurance inspections to ensure project specifications are met.
  • Defines and implements appropriate controls to ensure all benefits of projects are realized, as well as, post-implementation monitoring of relevant financial/performance metrics and service level agreements.

Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Administration, Public Health, or Business Administration. Master's Degree preferred.
  • Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.


Minimum Experience:
  • Two years' experience working in hospital operations. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently.


Preferred Experience:
  • Hospital operations.


Skills/Abilities:
  • Project management, required.
  • Excellent human related skills required.
  • Prior Research experience


Software:
  • MS Word and Excel, required
  • MS Project, preferred
  • SPSS, preferred
  • PeopleSoft

Additional Information:
  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
  • Full Time

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Company

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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