Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Senior Project Manager in New York, New York

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

The Precision Interception & Prevention (PIP) Program is a newly established program at MSK. The vision for PIP is to bridge the principles of precision medicine with screening and prevention to either prevent cancer from ever occurring or to intercept the cancer at the earliest stages to maximize the chances of cure.

To accomplish this vision, PIP has defined a diverse set of initiatives within the realm of cancer prevention and early detection research. The PIP aims to develop tools, infrastructure and processes that will detect people with higher risk of developing cancer or secondary cancers, and to monitor cancer risk at the population level.

The SeniorProject Manager for PIP will collaborate with leadership to manage the development and completion of these initiatives.

You will:

  • Manage tasks to achieve established goals, and escalates issues/concerns, while reporting on project progress at agreed milestones.

  • Develop and implement methods and tools by which to organize, standardize, and manage project activities. Manages project work flows, Gantt charts, and timelines, ensuring deadlines and milestones are met. Responsible for following up on action items.

  • Leads project team, monitor and facilitate work towards project delivery, leads meetings, sets agenda and ensures meeting goals are accomplished.

  • Acts as liaison with external collaborators.

  • Obtain, organize, analyze and communicate data necessary for fulfilling project needs. Makes recommendations regarding project or program based on analysis of information. Recommends metrics to measure success for projects or programs.

You need:


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5-7 years of consulting and/or large scale project experience.

  • Experience in a hospital/healthcare setting

  • Exceptional communicator in both written and oral form; excellent business writing skills and able to develop and deliver effective presentations for various audiences

  • An inquisitive mind to learn about and apply the latest research in cancer prevention and early detection


  • Master’s Degree (MBA, MHA, MPA, MPH) with 3-5 years of consulting and/or large scale project management experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Experience in a research setting#LI-POST


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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Requisition ID2018-27542

CategoryProfessional - Research Administration