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Sanford Health Research Project Manager - Academic Research in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Sanford Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2301 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Project Manager manages the full project lifecycle from project initiation to close. Serves as a representative of enterprise initiatives. Develops project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility. Ensures efficient resource utilization while following established standards and methods for project management. Creates detailed project plans and schedules. Prepares, manages, and reports on overall project schedule and budget to appropriate managerial levels. Tracks project schedules, deliverables, costs/budget and time. Leads day-to-day project activities required to deliver a quality solution on time. Leads cross-functional teams through the process of discovery, design and implementation. Coordinates resources and schedules to achieve desired goals. Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation; tracks progress and performance on initiatives.

Establishes procedures, processes, and milestones while working with management staff to resource projects accordingly. Ensures resource availability and allocation; coordinates internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects. Identifies and assesses risks; facilitates resolution. Reports and escalates identified risks to management as needed. Verifies and manages changes in project scope, schedule, and cost. Verifies that the project produces the proposed benefits defined in the business case within the specified constraints of time and cost. Ensures all deliverables are at an acceptable level of quality before proceeding to the next phase. Delivers projects on time, within scope and within budget. Conducts post-close analysis of process improvement for future projects.

Builds an understanding of working areas. Skillful and flexible at managing change. Uses a systems approach to problem solving. Develops and maintains productive working relationships with cross-functional project team and third party service providers/vendors integral to the project delivery. Ensures timely and appropriate communication between all members of the time by generating, collecting, and disseminating project information. Requires strong background in Visio, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office suite.

Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in health services, life sciences, biomedical sciences, nursing, or clinical field required. Master’s degree in public health, health care, business, or science related fields is preferred.

Minimum of three years' experience managing full lifecycle projects desired. Requires strong quantitative analytical skill. Advanced working knowledge with project management software and Microsoft Office required.

Depending on area, may require valid driver's license.

Those working in a clinical research setting are required to obtain the following:

Certification through Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) or Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) required within two years of employment into position.

If an RN, must also be licensed with the applicable State Nursing Board and/or possess multistate licensure privileges as required by position.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: General Administration
Req Number: R-70227
Featured: No