Purpose of the Position
The Research Project Manager, will plan and implement various research activities and projects at EHA Clinics under the direction of the Chief Innovation Officer.
S / he will manage the research team members and liaise with various stakeholders for successful completion of research projects.
S / he will spend a significant amount of time screening and completing grant applications and requests for proposals.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required to successfully perform this job :
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university; a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Biological Science or a similar field will be an added advantage.
A minimum of 3 years outstanding work experience as a project manager or coordinator in an international organization is essential.
Demonstrable proof of such experience is required prior to any interviews.
Knowledge and experience in project management or project management certification will be an added advantage.
Proficiency in written and spoken English.
Experience with administrative and accounting procedures.
Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers.
Strong computer skills, including Google Suite are desirable.
Good documentation and analytical skills.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time as required.
Manage a team of research associates, scientists and clinical staff to successfully execute research projects.
Actively monitor performance of team members to ensure they meet deliverables and deadlines.
Meet with funders and investigators to prepare research implementation plans.
Prepare and obtain Ethics Review Board and other applicable approvals.
Recruit and supervise research interns.
Coordinate with the procurement team for timely procurement of research equipment and consumables.
Regularly create social media posts and stories to increase the visibility of the department in the local and professional community.
Assist the finance team to prepare budgets and monitor expenditures.
Recruit additional staff as needed.
Screen grant applications and RFPs to identify research opportunities.
Provide significant input to grant applications and RFPs and submit them on time.
Conduct outreach activities at universities and other suitable organizations to solicit new projects and staff.
Coordinate with external consultants as needed on projects.
Work closely with intramural and extramural colleagues to identify new research topics and funding opportunities.
Other duties as assigned.
Other Responsibilities :