Research Project Manager - Maine Lung Cancer Coalition - #2008393


Date: 25/11/2021
City: Peaks Island, ME
Contract type: Full time


The Research Project Manager has primary responsibility for facilitating the planning, implementation and post implementation phases of various strategic projects for Maine Medical Center Research Institute. The Research Project Manager will determine the appropriate qualitative and quantitative measures to evaluate progress and successful implementation These projects will contribute measurably to ongoing research, educational and outreach programs, including impacting administrative, financial, and research infrastructure. The Project Manager will also provide regular progress reporting to his/her supervisor and other groups as appropriate. Work requires initiative, independent judgment and discretion.

The individual in this role will work primarily on the grant-funded Maine Lung Cancer Coalition (MLCC), a statewide, multi-sector partnership that conducts research and data analysis, clinical practice and quality improvement, policy and advocacy, and implementation and messaging to reduce the burden of lung cancer in the state. This individual will play a key role in supporting the work of the MLCC, including coordinating activities across Work Groups and diverse statewide partners, project management, communications, and assisting with grant submissions to further the scientific and programmatic aims of the MLCC. This individual may also work on other grant funded projects as needed.

This position is based within the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), part of the Maine Medical Center Research Institute (MMCRI). CORE is a multidisciplinary research center supporting the advancement of patient-centered outcomes research, biostatistics & epidemiology, behavioral research, health care delivery research, implementation science, public health and health policy at MaineHealth. In addition, MMCRI and CORE cultivate strong research and educational collaborations with external partners including Northeastern University’s Roux Institute, University of New England, University of Southern Maine, University of Vermont, Dartmouth, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, The Jackson Laboratory, other health care delivery systems, community organizations, and state and local government agencies.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Master’s preferred. May accept a combination of management and technical experience which is usually acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree program.
  • LicenseCertifications: N/A
  • Experience: Three to five+ years’ project management experience that are multidisciplinary in nature with documented success. Experience in research is preferred.
  • A high level of analytical and critical thinking skills are needed to interpret relevant data, identify issues and analyze administrative problems, make sound recommendations for solutions, and implement solutions.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills is necessary to support dynamic work teams and communicate effectively with a wide variety of scientific colleagues and other stakeholders, management, and vendors.
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills; ability to write and present for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated highly developed organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills.

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