In your pivotal role as Healthcare Research Project Manager, under directsupervision, you will oversee small projects or phases of larger projects. You also will be responsiblefor coordinating activities of project team, identifying appropriate resourcesneeded, and developing schedules to ensure time completion of project. Additionally, you will effectively coordinate the activities of the team by becoming familiar withsystem scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of eachteam member, and you will need to demonstrate good communication, organization, and team-buildingskills.
You will beinvolved in key operating functions on the BioVU team, including but not limitedto research investigator navigation, project development and timelinemanagement, special projects, quality control of deliverables andstandardization of processes towards more effective and efficientoperations.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
Under direct supervision, coordinate and oversee the planning phase of project implementation using the Project Implementation Process.
Coordinate the transition from Project Evaluation to Project Implementation.
Organize Team Resources, including Steering Committees, Project Teams and Work Groups, as needed.
Develop high-level project plan and achieve buy in on task responsibilities and timelines from the appropriate team members.
Define communications, issue management and scope management strategy and achieve approval from the appropriate team members.
Solicit input from appropriate staff to evaluate cross-system impact.
Evaluate project risks and develop contingency plans, as appropriate.
Define project objectives and define success measurements.
Develop and communicate appropriate project documentation, including project overview, scope, team structure, status reports, issues management reports, change control reports, meeting notes, etc. as required and in a timely manner.
Institute the design phase of the Project Implementation Process.
Coordinate development and approval of appropriate requirements and design documentation.
Ensure Approval of Developed requirements and design.
Develop detailed project plan.
Complete build & unit test/purchase and installation phase of Project Implementation Process.
Coordinate the construction, installation, customization and unit testing tasks.
Evaluate and manage system development in line with project requirements.
Direct modification of software as necessary.
Assist and monitor the integrated testing phase in conjunction with the Project's Quality Assurance Analyst.
Coordinate training and go live phase of Project Implementation Process.
Coordinate development of appropriate training materials and training plan.
Assist and monitor implementation of training plan.
Coordinate development of detailed go live plan.
Assist and monitor implementation of go live plan.
Complete close out phase of Project Implementation Process.
Ensure team consensus of project completion.
Transition system responsibility to production support staff.
Complete project close out documentation.
With direct supervision, serve as project leader, to ensure timely completion of project tasks in line with project and enterprise objectives.
Coordinate and lead steering committee, project team and work group meetings, as required.
Manage and communicate project status to team members and executive staff, including management of project website, consistent status reporting and presentations.
Identify, document and manage project issues and escalate, as appropriate, to achieve timely resolution.
Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies including meeting deadlines, when applicable.
Ensure integrity and security of institutional data.
Demonstrate ability to multi-task effectively.
Actively identify and participate in training, education and development activities to improve own knowledge and performance to sustain and enhance professional development.
Keep up-to-date on project management software systems, practices and technological developments, as appropriate.
Seek to understand Vanderbilt University organization and goals.
Maintain skills commensurate with job expectations.
Demonstrate good team building skills.
Actively participate in Implementations Team Meetings.
Readily volunteer to assist fellow team members as needed.
Promote constructive formal and informal information sharing and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Masters Degree or higher preferred
Biotechnologyor Biomedical industry experiencepreferred
Bioinformatics experience helpful
Technology development and/or commercialization experience helpful
Project management experience with large studies and the ability to manage a timeline
Excellent written and oral communication skillsrequired
Excellent organizational skills preferred
About the Department:
The mission of the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR), which is of strategic importance to our institution and its research operation, is to remove impediments to translational science so that innovations reach the people who need them more quickly.We are a workforce united not only by common purpose but also by common values.
In collaboration with the VUMC Human Research Protections Program (HRPP), the Translational Research Navigator II assists with the optimal application of the Federal, State, and local laws, guidance documents, VUMC Institutional policies, and Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and procedures while meeting the objectives of the VUMC research community. Consults on complex research and regulatory issues in conjunction with the team(s) to identify solutions and develop improvement processes. The TRN II researches topics of departmental, institutional or strategic importance.
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