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Senior Project Manager (Remote optional)

Manhattan Beach, CA | Full Time | Remote
13 Days Ago

Job Description

About PanCAN

Pancreatic cancer doesn’t stop or slow down, and neither do we. At PanCAN, we accelerate critical progress for pancreatic cancer patients.  We take bold action by funding life-saving research, providing personalized patient services free of charge, and creating a community of supporters and volunteers who will stop at nothing to create a world in which all pancreatic cancer patients thrive.                           

PanCAN’s Precision Promise (SM) is one example of how we work to change the future for pancreatic cancer patients. Precision Promise is our groundbreaking clinical trial platform that is now enrolling patients at top institutions nationwide. Precision Promise is what the pancreatic cancer field and our patient community have been waiting for, hailed for its ability to transform the way clinical research is done for this disease.


THE OPPORTUNITY:  The Senior Project Manager, Operations is responsible for leading cross-functional projects from inception to completion. They coordinate people and processes to deliver projects with the desired outcomes aligned to critical organizational objectives. Responsibilities may include project management, change management, resource allocation, training, and policies and procedures. It is essential that the Senior Project Manager build relationships and collaborate with all departments.


THE OFFER: To encourage the people fighting the world’s toughest cancer, we provide our staff with the resources, care, and sparkle to do and be their best in and out of the office. We offer competitive salaries, variable incentive compensation, flexible work arrangements, a remote-friendly work environment, exceptional time off practices, and top-tier health and welfare benefits – all creating an extraordinary workplace and inclusive culture that celebrates diverse perspectives, encourages innovation, and is highly recommended to friends and colleagues by our team members.   


We’re looking for people who, like us, will stop at nothing to make progress for patients. Our work is critical and meaningful, and it changes lives every day. Join us and be a part of it!


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Project Management

  • Work with Senior Director, Operations to implement PanCAN-specific program management office (PMO) processes and tools that support ongoing management, reporting, and governance of key initiatives/projects.
  • Manage a diverse portfolio of projects across the organization.
  • Provide leadership for the project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Provide facilitation to groups of all sizes and staff at all levels.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders (including organization leadership) to effectively communicate project expectations, status, and metrics in a timely and clear manner.
  • Manage project team activities to ensure projects are on time, on scope, and on budget.
  • Ensure all projects exhibit consistent utilization of organization-wide systems.
  • Oversee scope, risk, and issue management, including documenting, communicating, and facilitating resolutions or mitigation plans.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
  • Work with departments to create and document efficient workflows. When working with multiple departments, ensure handoffs are clearly defined.
  • Partner with Director, Operations to identify and develop resources needed to support project management infrastructure across the organization.


Collaboration and Integration

  • Foster an atmosphere of open communication that builds trust across the organization forging partnerships across traditional department boundaries.
  • Collaborate with departments to create synergy thereby optimizing resources and tools.
  • Identify areas to integrate and work interdepartmentally to improve workflows, operations and systems.


QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum 5-7 years’ experience in project management.
  • PMP certification.
  • Background in meeting facilitation and cross-departmental collaboration.
  • A positive, solutions-oriented demeanor and the ability to build and sustain strong relationships with internal and external constituents, both face-to-face and remotely.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of project management, planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Demonstrates sound decision-making skills.
  • Strong customer and results orientation.
  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executive sponsors, team members, stakeholders, and peers.
  • Skilled in organizational change management.
  • Must be team-oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills with diverse groups of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Excellent leadership and communication (written, verbal and presentations).
  • Experience leading, motivating and managing various project team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance.
  • Flexible with proven ability to confirm to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.


EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

Support the organization’s mission and goals by exhibiting the following core values:  Deliver Excellence, Service & Gratitude, Accountability, Team, and Sparkle Spirit!


GENERAL INFORMATION

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities, and skills.

Individuals assigned to this position must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek management assistance as appropriate.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

Company Overview

  • Website pancan.org
  • Headquarters MANHATTAN BEACH, CA
  • Size 200 - 500
  • Founded 1999
  • Type NGO/NPO/NFP/Organization/Association
  • CEO JULIE FLESHMAN
  • Revenue $10M - $50M
  • Industry Healthcare
  • About pancreatic cancer action network

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