Senior Project Manager (TIDE)

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute - Boston, MA

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) is currently seeking a highly motivated, action-oriented, and resourceful Senior Project Manager to join the Division of Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE). TIDE sits within Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine (www.populationmedicine.org), leading large, complex, multi-institutional research initiatives that support major national public health activities. Our mission is to improve health care delivery and population health through research and education, in partnership with health plans, delivery systems, and public health agencies. The diversity of TIDE’s portfolio affords opportunities for team members to work on a wide-range of public health issues, including the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Senior Project Manager reports into TIDE’s Project Management Office (PMO), a Center of Excellence, that offers robust career pathing, training, support, and mentorship. They will work under the direction of a TIDE Program Manager, and they will be responsible for the overall management and oversight of project work to ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished within budget, schedule, and scope. They will identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate, and monitor current and future risks and support the needs of multiple stakeholders. This position requires excellent communication skills for close collaboration with internal and external investigators, funders, and project managers and is an ideal match for a candidate with a deep interest in public health research and leading cross-cutting project teams.

 

Job Description 

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) is currently seeking a highly motivated, action-oriented, and resourceful Senior Project Manager to join the Division of Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE). TIDE sits within Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine (www.populationmedicine.org), leading large, complex, multi-institutional research initiatives that support major national public health activities. Our mission is to improve health care delivery and population health through research and education, in partnership with health plans, delivery systems, and public health agencies. The diversity of TIDE’s portfolio affords opportunities for team members to work on a wide-range of public health issues, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Senior Project Manager reports into TIDE’s Project Management Office (PMO), a Center of Excellence, that offers robust career pathing, training, support, and mentorship. They will work under the direction of a TIDE Program Manager, and they will be responsible for the overall management and oversight of project work to ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished within budget, schedule, and scope. They will identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate, and monitor current and future risks and support the needs of multiple stakeholders. This position requires excellent communication skills for close collaboration with internal and external investigators, funders, and project managers and is an ideal match for a candidate with a deep interest in public health research and leading cross-cutting project teams.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Oversee day-to-day management of large, complex, multi-site research projects and cross-functional initiatives in a fast-paced environment. Use project management principles to evaluate study progress, identify problems, recommend solutions, and implement system improvements. Ensure project adheres to planned timelines and is progressing according to project goals. Understand and utilize risk management principles. Participate in the preparation of project reports summarizing study progress and results.
  • Participate in the preparation of scopes of work and support contract execution for new projects. Create and manage project budgets, including tracking expenditures, payment to vendors, and preparation of financial reports; communicate about resource and budget expenditures to Program Managers to ensure smooth operation of all aspects of research studies.
  • May hire, train, and supervise project staff. Mentor project and research staff.
  • Manage the processes of data collection, data analysis, and results reporting on projects; facilitate creation of tracking databases and data entry forms, ensure data is entered into databases accurately, and prepare data updates for the study team and funder.
  • Develop and maintain a highly collaborative working relationship with funders and other key stakeholders; serve as a primary liaison to the project team. Interact with study investigators and staff within HPHCI and collaborating institutions. Plan or oversee planning of project calls and in-person meetings.
  • Ensure human subject/HIPAA protections are in place. Plan and oversee the processes of protocol development, data collection, data analysis, and results reporting on research projects.
  • Perform out-of-the-box thinking, collaborate with others, and make a difference every day!
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

WHAT MAKES US STAND OUT

  • Work-Life-Flexibility
  • Paid volunteer time off (up to 3 days annually)
  • Open Time Off
  • Annual Mini-Grant of $500 donated to a non-profit organization of the employee’s choice
  • Educational Reimbursement

Requirements

Qualifications - WHAT YOU NEED

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5-7 years of relevant experience managing medium to large, complex, multi-site projects and cross-functional initiatives, using standard project management methodologies in a health care or academic environment or similar. A Master’s degree in public health or related field is strongly preferred.
  • Able to work independently with excellent judgment, prioritize work, operate under tight deadlines, and meet deadlines. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; able to communicate and collaborate effectively and regularly with senior level staff, investigators, and external stakeholders. Advanced experience managing relationships with external partners, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Able to develop, track, and manage complex budgets. Extensive experience managing projects and programs that involve research compliancy.
  • Able to lead and motivate teams effectively and manage through influence. Strong problem solving and process management skills. Able to handle confidential and sensitive information discreetly. Proficiency with various software packages, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project, Visio, Power Point, and other desktop tools.
  • Resilient, collaborative, flexible, innovative.

 

What we build together changes our customer's health for the better. We are looking for talented and innovative people to join our team. Come join us!

 

Please note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees — including remote employees — must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

 

About Point32Health

The combination of Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care represents the coming together of two of New England’s most iconic nonprofit health care companies. Representing nearly 90 years of combined service to our members and the community, together we are building upon our diverse legacies and innovative collaboration by making it our purpose to guide and empower healthier lives for our members — no matter their age, health, race, identity, or income.


That’s why we’ve named our new corporate entity Point32Health. The Point32Health name is inspired by the 32 points on a compass. It speaks to the critical role we play in guiding and empowering the people we serve to achieve healthier lives.

Point32Health is our corporate name. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Tufts Health Plan and our other brands will continue to show up as they do today—trusted, high-quality health plans for people across the country.

As Point32Health, we strive to be a different kind of nonprofit health and well-being company, with a broad range of health plans, and innovative tools that make navigating health and well-being easier, guiding our members at every step of their health care journey to better health outcomes. We are committed to providing high-quality and affordable health care, improving the health and wellness of our members, and creating healthier communities across the country.

 

This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Point32Health. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Req ID: R3972



Posted On: Tuesday, June 21, 2022



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