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  • The Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy is seeking a qualified Program Manager candidate with strong communication skills, and strong organizational project management expertise. 

    The successful candidate should be organized, efficient, detail-oriented, a team player, and a self-starter.  Additionally, the candidate should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to think and function independently and be able to multi-task while remaining on schedule.  The candidate should have experience with health services and health policy research. Excellent time management and planning skills are essential.  


    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·        Partner with PI to manage research portfolio activities that include internal and external partners

    ·        Draft portions of grant proposals, reports, and project documents

    ·        With minimal guidance from PIs, establish goals, objectives, and timelines for projects and tasks

    ·        Manage IRB and other project-specific submissions, tracking them for the life of the project(s)

    ·        Perform project management activities including managing project budgets and schedules, overseeing the development and submission of deliverables, and managing staff across a portfolio of projects

    ·        Develop and implement a communications plan for research portfolio deliverables and final products, including informational materials for dissemination

    ·        Prepare materials for publication, including copy editing and formatting documents

     

    Preferred qualities and skills:

    ·        Master’s degree in public health, health services, public policy, or a health-related discipline preferred

    ·        Proven track record of developing strategy and executing highly effective print, electronic, and social media communications

    ·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

    ·        Proven proficiency with communications-related software and tools

    ·        Motivated, organized, with a documented work history of excellence and outstanding organizational skills

    ·        Absolute accuracy and attention to detail are essential

    ·        Must be able to function independently as well as part of team

    ·        Commitment to high quality and continuous improvement

    ·        Ability to solve complex problems and provide exceptional service to stakeholders

    ·        Ability to process and maintain a considerable amount of confidential and sensitive information

    ·        Self-starter with initiative and professional work style

    More information and a link to apply are available here:

    https://vanderbilt.taleo.net/careersection/.vu_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=1910884&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago