The Project Manager will support strategic programs and services throughout the Knight Cancer Institute, including making recommendations on staffing and resource management.
The Project Manager will work directly with executive-level and operations-level leaders in executing priority initiatives for the Knight Cancer Institute. This role assumes primary responsibility for planning, directing, coordinating and delivering project activities through the entire project life cycle (from initiation to hand-off to customer) that are major/complex/business-critical. The position will lead highly matrixed multi-disciplinary teams that span multiple departments or organizations. The position leads multiple projects of varying sizes that have site or enterprise-level strategic importance and communicates project information to project stakeholders, management, and executive leadership. Project teams will include stakeholders both internal and external to the enterprise.
The Project Manager will support senior level project/program managers in strategic planning processes and may present project requests to institutional committees and oversight bodies to receive approval and project direction and input. The Project Manager will independently lead problem-solving and decision-making activities, within the scope of the project and change management process, taking reasonable and prudent actions to accomplish agreed upon project objectives; and leverage professional experience to manage extensive projects with intended outcomes.
The Project Manager reports to the Director, Finance and Performance Improvement, and will receive direction and support from multiple executives through matrixed leader relationships. This position is also be responsible for complying with OHSU policy and procedures, managing resources, promoting teamwork and maximizing internal and external customer satisfaction.
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