The UCLA JCCC Senior Project Manager (SPM) serves as a critical role to contributing to the Cancer Center mission. The SPM is a cultural, strategic and operational transformation driver and reports directly to the Cancer Center Chief Administrative Officer and also partners with and receives direction from the Cancer Center Director. The SPM has a scientific and scientific writing background in order to formulate strategies and drive implementation of initiatives to meet the Cancer Center’s objectives and support short-term and long-term goals and mission. The incumbent will define and implement large, integrated project plans to support cancer research, clinical care, education and community outreach.
The SPM devotes their effort in three primary areas:
Project managing the awards nomination activities of the Center by developing and submitting nominations for UCLA JCCC members
Research project proposal writing and project management initiatives as well as other research document writing and editing activities
Providing expert level project management support for University of California Cancer Consortium (UC-CC) initiatives.
The SPM role is critical to strategically increasing national and international visibility, reputation and formal rankings for the Cancer Center, UCLA Health and the UC-CC through strategic development and implementation of critical initiatives. The SPM independently organizes and handles the full life cycle of a large volume of scientific award nominations for UCLA JCCC members working with key stakeholders and senior leaders from across the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Hospital System, UCLA departments, and external partner organizations such as Caltech, the National Cancer Institute, and others. The SPM must be skilled in navigating complex, matrixed organizational structures and working with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Job (Req#) 30961
Employment Type Career
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