• Sr. Project Manager - Process Improvement

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 7 months ago(7/25/2018 8:38 PM)
    Job ID
    full time
  • Overview

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


    The Senior Project Manager will work collaboratively with the Process Improvement Director and team, on diverse improvement projects. He/she will contribute to oversight of the PI team project portfolio and work closely with PI team members to ensure completion and internal monitoring of project plans, timelines, and implementation of complex projects. 


    • Serve as the project manager to provide project management oversight for the PI team. This includes assisting team members in scoping projects; completing presentation slides; ensuring completion of project charters/planning documentation; monitoring progress; predicting challenges and troubleshooting as required.
    • Utilize standard project management tools and summary documents to track and communicate status of projects
    • Collect, organize, and summarize materials for presentations. Prepare project reports for internal and external audiences, including status updates and reports for leadership. Present project data, analyses, and updates to key stakeholder groups independently, as requested.
    • Support project management and process improvement training for staff as needed
    • Perform all other related duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent project management skills
    • Excellent organizational skills with a strong focus upon managing details
    • Exceptional written and oral communication abilities
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to focus on multiple projects and re-establish priorities as necessary
    • Initiative and ability to be self-directed, while thriving in a setting requiring collaboration and teamwork for maximal efficiency and effectiveness
    • Ability to effectively respond to time sensitive issues and meet deadlines
    • Ability to anticipate, quickly address and make correct decisions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Desire and ability to train and mentor team members
    • Advance Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Project Management software




    • Bachelor's degree required; master's degree or healthcare experience preferred
    • Minimum four years of experience, preferably in a related project management position
    • Demonstrated project management skills and experience
    • Experience in managing and implementing change particularly in projects related to quality and process improvement

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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