We are seeking a Project Portfolio Manager for a high-volume translational science laboratory.
Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
Work collaboratively with Principal Investigator, research support, external collaborators and lab members to manage projects from development to completion.
Manage projects and timelines; present recommendations and disseminate appropriate information.
Maintain thorough knowledge and acts as main point of contact for all assigned projects.
Serve as intermediary for internal and external contacts for project inquiries. Initiate, develop, and disseminate correspondence to internal and external contacts on behalf of the leadership.
Obtain, organize, analyze and communicate data necessary for fulfilling project needs. Make recommendations regarding project or program based on analysis of information. Recommend metrics to measure success for projects or programs.
Develop budget proposals for new projects. Monitor financial activity related to assigned areas. Conduct variance analyses between budget and actual spending for specific projects.
Under guidance of Principal Investigator, participate in the development of scientific, business, and action plans for new initiatives. Identify and perform analyses to support program planning. Work closely with leadership to plan and implement new program initiatives.
A Bachelor's degree in Science or Business degree preferred with 4-7 years research or administrative experience required. Or MPA, MPH, or Science related degree with 2-4 years of relevant experience.
Communication Skills: The ability to develop, facilitate, and orchestrate effective communication with all members of the Center; responsible for writing, preparing documents, and educating staff on clinical research procedures and processes. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
Time Management Skills: The ability to set priorities among several tasks simultaneously and meet established deadlines. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to guide staff to ensure programmatic activities adhere to established timeframes and deadlines.
Personal Skills: Deal with adversity calmly. Has a willingness to own up to mistake and learn from them. Has an intellectual curiosity, quick ability to learn, and ask questions. Likes to educate others.
Computer Skills: Advanced proficiency in use of computers and software such as database management, spreadsheet, word processing and graphics applications. Ability to learn data systems utilized at MSKCC is essential.
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Internal Number: 2019-35304
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.