TASKS. The contractor shall:
- Participate in and contribute to different aspects of the PATH Study through research design, decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic analysis.
- Perform project management, resource and budgeting oversight, and information technology (IT) and data security administration.
- Work with contracts staff and the contracting officer representative (COR) to ensure that the contract supports the study’s scientific goals.
- Advise senior project staff on study decisions; troubleshoot issues; analyze study goals; develop and track study timelines, planning, and progress.
- Collect, analyze and interpret data; prepare summaries, reports and papers for a variety of audiences.
- Communicate research findings, disseminate public information, and respond to relevant inquiries to facilitate collaborative efforts with other Departments, agencies, and NIH Institutes; respond to requests from internal and external stakeholders.
- Monitor the progress of the study, including tracking the administrative and scientific deliverables and leading the coordinating and compilation of deliverable reviews.
- Contribute to the selection of the subject matter experts and development of committees, work groups, and other functional units.
- Serve as project liaison to the subject matter experts and advisory committees, work groups and other functional units; work with staff to determine meeting contents.
- Coordinate meetings and prepare meeting notes for standing assigned meetings.
- Provide advice and coordinate with project leadership and staff to evaluate overall performance of contractor; determine whether to exercise subsequent option periods.
- Stay abreast of relevant science and current research, as well as relevant regulatory and policy-related issues.
- Conduct relevant literature reviews and maintain tobacco resource library within EndNote.
- Develop and track study publications, presentations, and web presence via an Excel log.
- Manage PATH Study shared drive.
REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
- Bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline.
- Minimum of five (5) years of project/program management experience.
- Project management certification.
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills, exceptional attention to details, and excellent writing skills.
- Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and with EndNote.
- Experience creating timelines and organizational charts.
- Ability to work on complex tasks independently with limited or no supervision as well as collaboratively within a research team
- Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to multi task different projects and responsibilities on daily basis.
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE.