Deputy Project Manager

Aug 05, 2022
Sep 04, 2022
Full Time

AM LLC is seeking a full time Deputy Project Manager to support public health, COVID-19 response, and immunization services programming throughout the state of Rhode Island. This is a hybrid position with 40% remote work from a home office and 60% required onsite work in Providence, RI with the possibility of occasional travel throughout the state of Rhode Island.

This position is contingent upon being awarded the project.


  • Responsible for supporting select Pandemic Response services to meet the needs of the unit (which may include epidemiology, disease surveillance, case investigation, contact tracing, on-site testing, outbreak response, immunization services and general public health practice).
  • Collaborates with project leadership and team members to maintain effectiveness, efficiency, and compliance within project teams delivering services to health departments.
  • Guides decision-making and facilitates interpretation of protocols related to core public health services, COVID-19 response, and/or immunization services.
  • Ensures adequate coverage for the assigned program, including providing hands-on coverage to fulfill urgent needs.
  • Tracks identified metrics and meets reporting requirements as set by AM LLC and the Health Department.
  • Establishes and maintains professional rapport with all stakeholders, and communicates with health department staff, as appropriate.
  • Builds and sustains relationships, and coordinates with all health department staff, leadership, and other stakeholders to ensure high quality of services.
  • Leads and/or participates in all meetings and training sessions with internal and external stakeholders as needed for project support and business continuity.
  • Completes other duties as assigned for business continuity.

Job requirements and schedules may be subject to change based on client and business needs.


  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and support of multiple clients.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and respectful demeanor, with a focus on collaborative problem-solving when challenges arise.
  • Flexible management approach to appropriately command evolving demands and priorities.
  • Access to reliable transportation and valid drivers' license.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong time management, punctuality, and organizational skills.
  • Strong management and supervisory skills.
  • Strong presentation skills, and ability to professionally present information in client-facing meetings as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; appropriately communicates with all levels of customers from assistants to Sr. Executives.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Critical thinking and sound judgment required.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
  • Attention to detail with a propensity for organizational and operational excellence is a must.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and enjoy working on different problems every day.

  • Delegates duties to, supervises, and maintains schedules of assigned project staff
  • Approves time-off requests, mileage reimbursement requests, and time cards as necessary.
  • Provides mentoring, support, and performance elevation for direct reports up to and including termination and completion of all associated procedures.


  • Bachelor of Science degree required.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience supporting a public health authority required.
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience required.


  • Experience working hands-on in the community setting with individuals of all ages and abilities is preferred.
  • Experience at a manager or team lead level at a local or state health department is preferred.


• User provided home high-speed internet connection. (Minimum 25Mbps)
  • Experience with Google Suite.
  • Utilize RingCentral to make phone calls.
  • Utilize all technology and software issued by the company as needed to meet the needs of the partner agency.
    • These may include but are not limited to: Mac Book, Google Suite, Slack, HelpScout.
  • Experience with project management applications.
  • Familiarity with disease surveillance systems.
  • Familiarity with immunization information systems (IIS)/registries.
  • Must have a quiet, dedicated workspace.
  • User-provided home high-speed network connection.


  • Position will work remotely from a home office (40%) and work onsite at various locations in the Providence, RI metropolitan area (60%).
  • Travel may be required throughout Rhode Island.


Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance:
  • Requires the use of a computer screen for extensive periods of time.
  • May require the use of PPE as mandated by current state and local guidelines.
  • Occasional lifting of 5 to 10 lbs.
  • Onsite and remote days to be assigned based on the needs of the state.
  • Working hours to be assigned to meet the needs of the state, which may include evening or weekend hours to ensure response meets the needs of the state.
  • This position requires the ability to remain in a stationary position (standing and/or seated) for extended periods of time.

Note: Due to the high volume of applicants, we may be unable to respond to telephone or email inquiries, but we are reviewing and considering all applications in the order in which they were submitted on a rolling basis.