SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM MANAGER I
This position is 100% Grant Funded
School of Medicine:
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Scientific Program Manager I – Duke Human Vaccine InstituteOccupational Summary The Duke Human Vaccine Institute is a large interdisciplinary organization with a goal to develop vaccines and therapeutics for HIV and other emerging infections. The Program Manager will be responsible for working with the DHVI leadership in the coordination, evaluation, and scientific management of post award activities for contracts and serve as a resource for DHVI investigators with management of pre-award activities related to the submission of contracts and post award management of research programs within the DHVI. Work Performed
- Scientific Project Management o Manage and lead meetings to discuss the scientific progress and future directions of programs. o Make operational and project decisions that have an impact on the successful achievement of project strategies.o Collaborate with groups within and external to Duke to monitor progress reports and milestones. o Develop and define project goals and monitor and evaluate project effectiveness using qualitative and quantitative tools and recommend and implement modifications to improve effectiveness and meet project milestones. o Plan, coordinate, and administer activities of assigned projects to include developing and implementing procedures, processes, and systems; train employees in methods and procedures to ensure project continuity and completeness. o Develop project management plans using Gantt charts. o 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.
- o Education/Training Bachelor's degree. Additional training in Project Management or related training is desired.o Experience: Two years of experience in project management, with increasing scope and independence. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
- o Education/Training: Post-graduate degree is strongly desired but not required. o Experience: A background in virology or immunology is desired. Additional training in Project Management or related training is desired.
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