PROJECT PLANNER I

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Mar 31, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



PROJECT PLANNER I
Medicine - Cardiology

Occupational Summary: Current funding for 3 years

Apply project management knowledge, technical and interpersonal skills, and project management tools and techniques to meet project requirements to move forward the Cardiovascular Disease Initiative within Translating Duke Health.

Work Performed

Work closely with the Cardiovascular Disease Initiative steering committee to move forward the goals of Translating Duke Health.

Work as a liaison to key clinical and research leaders in TDH CV and across the organization.

Provide robust project management support to advance the agendas of several key work groups.

Provide strong project management and project team leadership: Draft project proposals, including deliverables/metrics, timelines and budgets for medium to large research/clinical projects. Provide ongoing evaluations of project status.

Play an instrumental role in the design, operational structure management and operations of the CVD Clinic of the Future and serve as a critical interface between its clinical and research components. Implement standard project management processes, tools and methodology by contributing to the development of the "clinic of the future," a combined clinical and research initiative.

This position includes interfacing with clinical personnel, workflow and environment, supporting patient and physician engagement, developing standard processes, guidance and support for new research projects, assisting in IRB and other regulatory requirements, coordinating data and statistics efforts and developing tools, materials, budgets and guidance to support the development of the research component of an innovative living laboratory environment.

Collaborate with advanced practitioners, faculty, staff, and patients to develop research capabilities and activities within the context of an innovative clinical care program. Plan, lead, and facilitate regular cross-functional project team meetings.

Develop detailed task lists and work effort assessment and short and long-term resource allocation plans based on input from all key players and team members (writers, editors, graphics, and production) and document these details using tools such as work breakdown structures or outlines.

Develop detailed budgets and schedules based on task breakdown, materials and information and resource allocation plans.

Develop communication plans with the project team and related stakeholders, especially clinical operations.

Proactively assess and analyze with the team, any risks and issues that may compromise project team performance and results and develop plans to remove or mitigate them. Maintain risk and issue logs. Monitor schedules, issue logs and risk management plans and provide warnings of serious deviations or variations that may compromise project results.

Proactively identify changes in work scope and ensure appropriate planning measures are taken with internal and external clients to reassess, renegotiate and amend scope of work responsibilities, proposals, contracts, and budgets.

Act as liaison between all parties concerned to address proposed modifications to project scope, schedule, or budget and influence to minimize changes.

Work with functional managers to resolve schedule and resource conflicts. Escalate difficult project issues as appropriate.

Arrange and maintain relevant outsourcing relationships, maintain records of expenses and track milestones and/or percent complete for contracted work, and inform accounting as these levels are attained so invoices can be sent to sponsors and payments to contractors can be approved in a timely manner.

Collaborate with appropriate experts to ensure required project data and information is regularly updated. Generate and issue regular internal and external project reports for medium to large projects managed.

Assist with the collection of clear, consistent, standard data for each project in the portfolio to support a regular portfolio report.

Business development and stakeholder relationship management: Participate in meetings with potential and existing faculty and other partners to discuss new opportunities.

Facilitate and contribute to the strategic development of internal and external relationships.

Initiate, establish, and maintain business relationships with all key stakeholders of the project whether internal or external to the organization.

Other duties: Assist in writing and editing materials such as newsletters, national reports, grants, proposals, slides and project website content.

Perform any other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401377590

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2821 PROJECT PLANNER I

Job Family Level
70

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging.

Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Bachelor's degree. Additional training in Project Management orrelated training is desired.

Experience

Two years of experience in project management, with increasing scope and independence.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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