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Associate Operations Project Manager - Research Compliance

Job ID: 11651
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Collaborates on project development from beginning to end and ensures completion successfully within the given deadline and budget. Follows through on pre-defined project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals. Assist with the development of full-scale project plans, project tools, financial plans, quality audit follow ups, and associated communications documents. In general, this person is responsible for the coordination, implementation, execution, and completion of multiple, simultaneous projects ensuring consistency with UNCHCS strategy, commitments and goals.

1. Assist with the development of project plans, goals, and budgets identifies resources needed and develops schedules while maintaining optimum working relationships with all departmental units.
2. Assists with the preparation and dissemination of project communications. Communicates with project sponsors and functional area managers/directors regarding status of specific projects. Produces project reports for the project sponsors and management.
3. Collaborates on all phases of the projects to achieve schedule, cost and performance objectives, while maintaining the scope of the projects.
4. Coordinates effort and manages relationships with vendors and contractors necessary for any projects.
5. Performs analysis for the projects and develops objective means or status reports for assessing the status of the projects that are consistent with standard skills of project managers.
6. Prepares requests for proposals and conducts all necessary meetings to facilitate selection of project services and products. Assists project team members and monitors project performance.
7. Responsible for program and project assignments working independently or collaboratively as appropriate to accomplish the assigned work. Identify issues and assist in developing strategies to address them prior to issues becoming critical. Keep management informed of project(s) status and any potential problems or political concerns.

Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor’s degree in applicable field
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One (1) year of professional experience in project management or program administration. Prior experience in quality improvement, strategic planning, or risk management preferred.
● If Master's degree in Business Administration or Health Administration, no experience is required.
● If Associate's degree,  five (5) years of professional experience in project management or program administration.
● If High School, nine (9) years of professional experience in project management or program administration.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of project management techniques and tools.
  • Experience in clinical research/study support/clinical trial operations highly preferred.  

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Shared Services

Organization Unit: Research Compliance 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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