1) The Nightingale Project, funded by Schmidt Futures and housed at the University of Chicago, is focused on a vision to realize the full potential of data science in healthcare; and in particular, to create an ecosystem of health-care systems and machine learning researchers focused on clinically relevant medical questions.
2) The Nightingale Initiative aims to create a data hub that brings together complex and often discombobulated medical data from large health systems in the U.S. and abroad to spur research that can answer fundamental questions in medicine.
3) As such, the role will work closely with senior leaders across healthcare, philanthropy, business, and technology.
4) The initial work will focus on identifying and securing partners, testing and refining the data and variables, and activating a network of partners for optimized use and promotion.
5) The role will be pivotal in building partnerships with health systems that will be contributing data to the effort.
6) Support the team in operational and business development tasks and be a central coordinator to ensure timely outputs and progress of the partnership lifecycle.
7) Nightingaleâ™s Managing Director will manage and coordinate all the diverse parties involved in the Nightingale Initiative.
8) Support project leads in identifying core partners, aligning shared objectives and developing materials to engage health systems over the course of the partnership process (e.g., initial sales proposals, partnership agreements, continuous cultivation, etc.).
9) Provide project management support to ensure team is on track to meet deadlines, and revamping internal procedures and systems as needed.
10) Own decisions on sales and managing external partners.
11) Be responsible for fundraising and stewardship of donors and external partners.
12) Manage Initiative staff, including research staff, which includes providing evaluations, coaching, and overall development.
13) Support user research to assess the needs of health systems and create and refine a value proposition for them to contribute data to the effort.
14) Manage the wider network of the Nightingale project, identifying opportunities for engagement and consistent communication.
15) Provide operational support by coordinating, scheduling, and documenting internal and external calls, meetings, and events; manage customer relations and outreach tracker.
16) Assist in developing and implementing the strategic plan for Nightingale.
17) Bring multiple stakeholders together across Booth and the university to help drive decisions and initiatives.
18) Partner with internal stakeholders (accounting, finance, contracts, legal, IT, operations) to evaluate and recommend improvements for Nightingale practices.
19) Ensure alignment of approach, priorities and messaging amongst University and Booth stakeholders.
1) Excellent communications skills, verbal and written (including presentation skills, MS Office).
2) Highly skilled project manager comfortable with multi-tasking and multiple deadlines.
3) Proven ability to handle competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
4) Skills in data organization, analysis, visualization, and presentation.
5) Strong experience in relationship management and influence (across and above).
6) Ability to adapt quickly to and manage changes in daily workflow.
7) Professional demeanor.
8) Ability to work flexible hours according to demands of business.
9) Ability to collaborate and work with a diverse group of constituents across the globe.
1) Masterâ™s degree.
1) At least five years of related work experience required in strategic planning, business development, or project management.
2) Experience working with confidential data.
2) Cover letter
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