SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER / 40 HOURS / DAY / BWH - UROLOGY SURGERY
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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
JOB DESCRIPTIONGENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
Supporting a team of health services/outcomes and clinical researchers, the BWH Division Urology seeks a Project Manager to provide high-quality project management for key research projects including the Divisions health services research program within the Center for Surgery and Public Health. Research priority areas will include but not be limited to Healthcare Disparities, Patient Oriented Policy and Practice (PPOPP), Comparative Effectiveness, Appropriateness of Care, Quantitative and Qualitative Research in HSR, Global Surgery/Implementation Science, and Education and Training, among other initiatives.
The candidate will effectively collaborate with Urology faculty, fellows and study teams to facilitate project goals and coordinate all phases of the research process. He/she will assist in the creation of appropriate infrastructure necessary to support the Divisions growing research program.
The role will provide overall strategic, day-to-day management to ensure critical deliverables adhere to project timelines. Key responsibilities include: organization of study start-up (writing, literature searches, electronic data collection tools, broad study organization), oversight of the development of study protocols and data management, coordination of all meetings and preparation of documents and reports to the Institutional Review Board, progress reports, dissemination of findings including manuscript and presentation development.
The Project Manager will support grantmanship activities including developing grant proposals and coordinating various elements involved in proposal submissions to third-party entities. This position will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities.
This position will also support various components of the Divisions clinical trials program. The candidate will review, evaluate and make verbal or written reports and perform special projects and related duties as identified by the Director or Urology Research and/or the Division Chief.
The Project Manager must be capable of leveraging project management techniques to effectively manage and track small to large-scale projects across multi-disciplinary teams and collaborations. This individual must be able ensure a high level of satisfaction with a focus on responsiveness, resolution of problem situations, and successful completion of deliverables. Candidate must demonstrate ability to proactively identify and improve projects and processes. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in the development of project plans, timelines, and deliverables
Track and manage all project related issues
Support the coordination, management, and analysis of data
Assist in development of analysis plans and research protocols and data use agreements in collaboration with study investigators, programmers, and statisticians
Assist/participate in data analysis, interpretation and presentation of results
Support manuscript development
Manage and coordinate IRB guidelines and confidentiality requirements for assigned research projects
Support in the development and preparation of grant proposals and templates
Identify, define, and develop funding sources
Manage and advance multiple projects simultaneously
Apply consistent approach and delivery consistent quality across engagements
May also be involved in the management of the research staff, i.e.: research analyst, data programmer, etc.
All other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors degree required.
o MASTERS DEGREE PREFERRED preferably in a research related field such as epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, decision analysis, health services research, health policy or related discipline.
A minimum of 2-4 years of prior research experience is preferred.
Prior experience with manuscript and grant writing and preparation.
Familiarity/working knowledge of databases such as Excel, Access, REDCap.
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Strong critical appraisal skill, quantitative skills, effective communication and exceptional organizational skills are essential.
Ability to work as a member of a matrix team.
Familiarity with medical topics and research methodology is essential.
Initiative, ability to work independently, and attention to detail are necessary.
Ability to effectively multitask, prioritize, and juggle multiple projects is required.
Effective oral and written communication skills are necessary.
Past authorship on publications preferred.
The environment is fast paced and might require evening work around deadlines.
This person will work closely with the Director(s) in Urology research to determine the appropriate staffing.
This position will have direct supervision 3-5 FTEs. Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.
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