Senior Program Manager - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C
Jun 12, 2019
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Program Manager creates and executes a project work plan to achieve the goals for a grant referred to as 'Prevention Metrics' which has the following objectives: Develop list of potential metrics for HIV acquisition risk and its amelioration through prevention delivery and use, using literature review and stakeholder interviews; Assess potential metrics based on quality of existing evidence, confidence in link to impact, and feasibility of measuring; Engage key global stakeholders throughout process to enable buy-in, culminating in a stakeholder convening to share findings and align on next steps; And in parallel, conduct exploratory analysis of 'big' data set from Malawi to unearth new insights on acquisition risk. S/he interacts with project partners outside of Georgetown University to ensure successful implementation of the project activities. Reporting to the project Principal Investigator (PI) Charles Holmes, Faculty Co-Director of the Center for Global Health and Quality (GHQ), the Program Manager has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Oversees and manages the overall project portfolio, ensuring deliverables and deadlines, and engagement with stakeholders.
  • Oversees the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation with dataset.
  • Directs and supervises research activities, including further publications to answer above hypotheses.
  • Develops and executes project work plans.
  • Prepares and presents verbal and written progress updates.
  • Works with other team members on project to keep on track and achieve goals, with team members including sub-contracted organizations around the world that the will need to be kept in constant communication and up to date.
  • Helps plan one or more conferences/stakeholder gatherings, including developing the agenda, coordinating speakers and session leaders, and planning logistics.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a project manager on complex projects, which includes engagement with a diversity of stakeholders and managing a range of deliverables/deadlines
  • MPH or other advanced degree strongly preferred (PhD, MD)
  • Excellent/superior research and writing skills
  • Proficiency in all health research databases and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Detail orientation, the ability to multi-task, and a "get it done" approach
  • Sensitivity to confidential materials
  • Expertise in infectious disease, HIV, or global health preferred

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