Emory

Project Manager, PHII - Practice Support

Job Number
102547
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Affiliated Organizations
Department
Task Force for Global Health
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Decatur
Location : Name
Task Force for Global Health

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Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • The PHII (Public Health Informatics Institute) Project Manager is assigned to PHII's projects that incorporate multiple activities or mini-projects.
  • Ensures that all assigned projects are completed on time and within budget, working with the Project Director to ensure the projects meet their goals.
  • Supports the senior executive team (Director, Deputy Director, and Business Unit Directors), Project Directors, and other team members in developing deliverables and sets an appropriate expectation level for these deliverables.
  • Ensures external project participants (for example, grantees, partners, subject matter experts, and meeting participants) are engaged and are informed of the status and direction of project activities.
  • May prepare financial and program reports as required by funding partners.
  • May assist in writing grants and in finding new funding opportunities.
  • May represent and promote their projects at various speaking engagements.
  • Ensures that the projects they manage are in compliance with federal and/or private foundation rules and regulations.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in a field related to specific program as indicated and six years of program related experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience in creating project plans and experience in all phases of the IT lifecycle.
  • Previous experience (at least 2-3 years) in public health, public health informatics, or health IT.

Project Implementation:

  • Works with Project Director and project team to define the scope of a project.
  • Documents project work plan/timeline, resources needs, resource expectations, key milestone dates, and track project process.
  • Creates status reports for distribution to project team, and external customers, and for use in regular project status update meetings with Institute staff.
  • Updates activities and modifies deliverable dates as needed.

Resource Management:

  • Creates contracts for consultants/contractors as needed in collaboration with the Project Director
    Approves expense reports.
  • Manages detailed budget; including working with Communications Manager(s) to budget for project-related communications activities.
  • Works with the financial management staff to provide information for financial reports.
  • Creates, submits, and processes invoices as needed.

Meeting Coordination:

  • Fosters PHII project team communication – facilitates internal team conference calls/meetings, ensures meeting minutes are created, provides status reports, manages action item lists and issues lists, and tracks parking lot items.

Technical Fluency:

  • Becomes familiar with assigned projects/ understands project scope and strategy
  • Attends conferences/meetings and reviews literature to stay abreast of current knowledge and issues

Risk Management and Mitigation:

  • Proactively anticipates potential risks to the portfolio, and communicates them to the team.
  • Working closely with the Project Director devises mitigation strategies for project risks.
  • Conducts project implementation reviews to determine whether the project is on track, as well as to identify and troubleshoot problem areas.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Participates fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting, and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.

TRAVEL:

  • 5-15% of domestic and international travel is required.

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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