• Project Manager, Development

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 24 hours ago(24 hours ago)
    Requisition ID
    Professional - Development
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity as a Project Manager? We have a new opportunity to join the Development Division at MSK. The role requires initiation of analyses (operational and financial), data gathering and manipulation, and presentation of results, findings and recommendations to the Senior Leadership in Development. Coordinates projects from front line or directs appropriate staff as applicable. Actively proposes and develops methodologies and reviews with Administrator as needed.

    You Will:

    As assigned, initiates, plans, develops and conducts project methodologies to facilitate departmental initiatives and fulfill programmatic needs

    Performance Expectations:

    • First point of contact for projects and assignments
    • Participate in the development/timeline and facilitates business and action plans to progress departmental initiatives
    • Develop and sustains project work flows and timelines
    • Lead ongoing projects and monitoring issues and progress
    • Serve as a member of departmental and institutional committees, as appropriate to meet job requirements
    • Serve as primary liaison for appropriate contacts both within the institution and with external representatives
    • Engages in the direction of the project, recommends, and directs new and modified action plans
    • Works closely with leadership and Development staff to plan and implement new initiatives in software development
    • Seeks mentorship as needed
    • Understand external regulations as well as MSKCC policies and procedures and is able to interpret their implications for the project

    You Are:

    • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
    • A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
    • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
    • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
    • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational
    • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
    • An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
    • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
    • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious
    • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations

    Do you have?

    A Bachelors Degree

    4-7 years of Project Management related experience

    A Masters Degree in Business Administration or related field


    PMP Certification

    Experience with Blackbaud CRM or other CRM systems




    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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