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Stanford Medicine Senior Project Manager (Hybrid)

Stanford School of Medicine
Redwood City, California 94063 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    2394
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Stanford University faculty and research are world-renown for their innovation and excellence. Every day the future is born at Stanford. The Catalyst team supports promising technology and entrepreneurial faculty to guide their technology out of the research realm, and into the clinic for real-world validation. The Stanford Medicine Catalyst seeks an experienced and organized Senior Project Manager with a talent for planning complex healthcare and technology projects, problem-solving, forecasting, and navigating uncharted territory with limited supervision. It is your opportunity to join a pioneering team in a fast-paced environment and contribute to Stanford Medicine’s mission of advancing innovative medical research to have a widespread impact.  This is a busy and complex position requiring a high level of judgment, initiative, and follow-through.

 

Ideal candidates will have a passion for healthcare, the pulse of the healthcare startup community, and the know-how to talk to, and interface with, brilliant entrepreneurs.  

 

This position represents the Stanford Medicine Strategy Office and interacts daily with executives and senior leaders from both the School of Medicine as well as Stanford Health Care adult hospital.  This is a continuing position reporting to the Catalyst Director of Project Management and currently has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

This role is hybrid; with work both at a primary Stanford work location in the Bay Area two days per week and telecommute options. We hope you will join us!

 

In this role, you will: 

  • Perform the full range of project management cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Independently lead and direct projects requiring high levels of functional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed. Must be able to lead, in a matrixed fashion, many different roles across many different organizations.  
  • Directly develop an action plan and estimate requirements for resources, including management, labor, materials, and time required to complete projects. Budget and manage $1M projects,
  • Create alignment and engagement from all parties.  Requires ability to think creatively in nuanced situations and lead the discussion in real-time to favorable outcomes for all parties.
  • Develop and help execute comprehensive change management strategy and communication plan relative to project scope and stakeholders. Identify, engage with and create aligned plans with all levels of stakeholders for each unique project. Stakeholders will include SHC EVPs, clinic operational staff, PIs, core project team, and executive management including Catalyst Executive Leadership as well as Chief Strategy Officer, CEO of Stanford Healthcare, and CEO of Stanford Children’s Health, and others as needed.

 

*Other duties may also be assigned.

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Executive presence, able to partner, negotiate, and influence c-suite caliber partners as well as SoM/SHC executives.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and prioritize key initiatives for a team.
  • Comfortable presenting at large meetings or conferences and facilitating high stakes meetings with multiple parties at the table.
  • Demonstrative diplomatic capabilities.
  • Creative, analytical thinker, detail-oriented, evangelist energy level.  
  • Outstanding communication, report writing, and presentation skills.
  • Confidential and professional.
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects and meet deadlines.
  • Deep understanding of leading edge and emerging technologies relevant to digital health, data science, and biomedical research
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to productively assemble, engage, and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, and communications, risk, and procurement components.
  • Ability to balance customer expectations with project reality.
  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem-solving skills in a variety of situations.
  • Keen grasp of interpersonal and impact awareness.
  • Depth of knowledge in technical discipline/domain needed to deliver projects.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree in a related field and five years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience. Experience in management of projects with extensive size/complexity and moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, tracking, and budgeting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to productively assemble, engage, and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.
  • Ability to balance customer expectations with project reality.
  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem solving skills in a variety of situations.
  • Keen grasp of interpersonal and impact awareness.
  • Depth of knowledge in technical discipline/domain needed to deliver projects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
  • Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Travel locally and cross-university.

WORK STANDARDS: 

  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree in a related field and five years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience. Experience in management of projects with extensive size/complexity and moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, tracking, and budgeting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to productively assemble, engage, and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.
  • Ability to balance customer expectations with project reality.
  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem solving skills in a variety of situations.
  • Keen grasp of interpersonal and impact awareness.
  • Depth of knowledge in technical discipline/domain needed to deliver projects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
  • Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

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Posted: 2022-08-04 Expires: 2022-09-18

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