The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Project Manager for the Department of Biomedical Informatics who will be responsible for the coordination of a few high profile projects in the department. The incumbent will be a point of contact with funding agencies and partnering institutions for administrative and technical issues. Responsibilities include day-to-day management of project activities, management of project-related meetings and communication with external institutions along with the development of schedules and milestones for internal team and for collaborative efforts with other teams and meeting those schedules.
The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating the teams' efforts to develop and benefit from inter-institutional programs along with producing and maintaining all administrative and substantive reports and presentations. The incumbent will be part of a team of Project Managers tasked with covering multiple projects and initiatives. The team will need to develop cross coverage plans so that all priority tasks are covered at all times. This position requires advanced knowledge of biomedical informatics, IT operations, and research data specification and management.
Experience with best practices in modern project management and associated tools, including agile development practices, source-code control systems, testing and test-driven development and documentation are highly-desirable. A demonstrated experience managing clinical research projects, supporting complex projects, and the ability to direct cross-functional teams are key to the position. The incumbent must possess strong analytical skills, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and strong organizational skills. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute written sections of both academic publications and grant proposals.
Master's preferred in Management or Business Administration. Ten years of project and product management experience in moderately complex projects involving multiple organization in a research oriented health care setting.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20002386
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.