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

IT Project Manager

Job Posting Number: 20899

Information Technology

New York,NY

March 28, 2018

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 Details:

The MSK Enterprise Data Group in the Information Systems department is seeking a Technical Project Manager to lead data driven initiatives to enhance MSK’s data architecture, data management, data visualization and analytics capabilities. In this role, you will be responsible for planning, managing and executing data driven information technology projects from inception to completion. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about data and excited to positively impact knowledge and decisions made throughout the organization in support of MSK’s mission to control and cure cancer.

You Will Also:

  • Manage multiple complex enterprise data projects requiring coordination of internal and external resources and schedules

  • Build and manage relationships across MSK and with outside companies that supply products and services to MSK’s IT organization

  • Assign and secure resources required for all phases of a project

  • Document and present all aspects of the project life cycle

  • Constantly monitor progress on project plans by following-up on assigned tasks against the timeline to ensure the planned project completion

  • Act as an advisor to the project team so they can meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems

  • Ensure that vendors meet or exceed their contractual obligations by delivering quality products and services on time

  • Establish and maintain appropriate protocols for all types of emergency situations

You Are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success in making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communication strategies based on that understanding

  • Able to work effectively in an environment that contains complex, sometimes contradictory information

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals

  • 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

You Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. Master’s Degree preferred

  • 7-10 years experience, with a minimum of 2 years IT project management experience



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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