Research Program Manager Job Description

Research Program Manager Job Description

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Research program manager provides schedule, financial planning and implementation including schedule inputs, procurement coordination, manpower and capacity planning, and reporting of program cost, schedule, technical and quality performance.

Research Program Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Managing day-to-day client relationships for a large multi-site, multi-method, and multi-level national suicide prevention evaluation
Set-up new programs with program schedule, work breakdown structure, work packages for new charge numbers
Schedule kick-off meeting for new program and establish program team
Hold regular team interface meetings to track progress
Provide program customer interface as needed
Support customers with status reports, including program reviews as needed
Support data item deliveries per contractual requirements
Manage program milestones to meet customer requirements (internal and external) – PDR, DDR, TRL/MRL progressions, Final Reports
Manage / track program spending and update program cost estimates as needed to meet established budgets
Support new business development activities such as RFI and RFP submittals

Research Program Manager Qualifications

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Education for Research Program Manager

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Employers hiring for the research program manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Health Care, Administration, Medical, Healthcare, Community Health, Medicine, Anthropology, Graduate, Oncology, Nursing

Skills for Research Program Manager

Desired skills for research program manager include:

Federal Codes
Definitions and reporting requirement for adverse events
Elements of informed consent
Regulations and Guidelines relevant to the performance and conduct of clinical trials
Budgeting
Managing budgets and developing financial plans
Cost analysis
DHHS
GCP
Manpower planning

Desired experience for research program manager includes:

Coordinate with various departments (Pricing, Contracts, Legal, Engineering, ) to prepare customer proposals
Support contract negotiations as needed to secure new program
Support Applied Research technology spend and budget tracking activities
Support preparation of annual technology plans and budget development
Implement Standard Work improvements as needed to support annual planning process and TRL/MRL progressions
Coordinate with various areas of the company in order to support completion of tasks

Research Program Manager Examples

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Research Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a research program manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for research program manager
  • Formulate and upon approval, administer research program budgets
  • Prepare operational plans for assigned programs, direct and monitor program activities relative to plan
  • Conduct follow-up efforts to determine if program/project objectives were met
  • Coordinate the procurement of equipment, materials and supplies required for program development and completion
  • Establish and maintain viable relations with representatives from sponsoring organizations
  • Plan and supervise activities of support staff
  • Pre-award and Post-award grant management including compilation and submission of proposal, of deliverables upon receiving the award
  • Coordinate IRB submission and renewal activities to support project objectives
  • Event planning and coordination and communication with stakeholders
  • Contribute to and inform strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability
Qualifications for research program manager
  • Assures quality and safe patient care
  • Cultivate and support positive relations between the UW, FLDC members, nondominant families and communities, and the broader field of family engagement at a national level
  • Nurture strategic partnerships and research-practice activities with FLDC partners
  • Attend research activities and professional and community events to represent the project and learn about diverse nondominant community needs and opportunities
  • Manages communications among all funded Network partners, and serves as the primary resource for all program administration tasks
  • Coordinates all logistics for meetings, conferences and webinars manages all business update communications, both regularly scheduled and ad-hoc
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Research Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a research program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research program manager
  • Develops communication plans and content for websites, webinars other external and internal communication tools
  • Manages focused research partnerships – negotiates new ones and oversees existing ones
  • Works closely with assigned Science and Medicine Advisor (SMA) staff to ensure appropriate development and review of related science content and communications
  • Works closely with peer review management to ensure appropriate peer review of strategically-focused research networks
  • Manages ongoing tracking of all restricted research awards and their sponsors within the research information system
  • Oversees the organization and execution of research protocols with the proper allocation of resources and adherence to research protocol requirements including
  • Develops study budgets, identifying patient care charges and assists the Principal Investigator in determining standard of care vs
  • Serves as the clinical trial management system liaison for the assigned research operation cluster
  • Serves as point of contact for the research billing process for the assigned research operation cluster
  • Moves initiatives forward, finds resources, raises concerns to appropriate owners early and resolves open issues that prevent progress
Qualifications for research program manager
  • Minimum of five (5) years of project management experience with the ability to juggle/complete multiple projects
  • Ability to execute queries for information and then interpret and communicate that data and information
  • Ability to produce, manage and understand financial documents
  • Ability to write, edit, and produce reports and other formal documents of communication
  • Successful demonstration of volunteer coordination & management
  • Superb organization skills and the ability to think logically to solve problems
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Research Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a research program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research program manager
  • Keep the PI’s calendar including appointments and travel arrangements
  • Update PI’s biosketch for grant submissions
  • Organize seminar series
  • Lead Agilent's ACT-UR program
  • Lead Agilent's UR effort in selected regions and business units
  • Initiate, develop, and execute university programs in support of Agilent objectives, promoting growth in Agilent's academic revenues
  • Work with Agilent technical staff and university faculty across Agilent's broad technology portfolio to craft research proposals of high business relevance and academic merit
  • Represent Agilent and our university programs to senior university leadership and faculty at top-tier universities
  • Promote understanding, application, and adoption of Agilent solutions in academia, growing our academic business
  • Build a deep understanding of Agilent's external research needs and the potential of collaborative university research to bring Agilent value from university research to the next level
Qualifications for research program manager
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Basic knowledge of science and scientific terminology
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally with employees
  • A demonstrated ability to be a self-starter with the ability to excel in a fast paced and deadline oriented environment
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to administration, communications, information management or technology
  • At least two years of experience in program coordination or management is required
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Research Program Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of research program manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research program manager
  • Acting as a liaison between the PI , the Program Manager and program team at the Harvard T.H
  • In collaboration with the GHP core administrative staff, organizing and implementing administrative systems and procedures and performing necessary support duties
  • Serving as a principle source of information on study status and deliverables
  • Negotiating, setting and managing field based budgets in coordination with the GHP finance team, PI, and community partners
  • Developing and designing local training and capacity building in collaboration with community partners
  • Drafting, editing and preparing correspondence, reports and other project related materials
  • Under minimal direction, coordinating a wide range of research procedures and conducting a variety of complex tasks determined by the field and scope of the study
  • Working as part of a team in contributing to the analysis of results under the direction of the project PI and data team, collating, managing and analyzing data during data collection periods (monthly) and providing quality assurance/quality control
  • Coordinating and carrying out designated research tasks and projects, making use of selected methodology and materials, desk research, statistical analysis, or other investigative techniques
  • Preparing, managing and maintaining study tools and information gathering and developing training on the study tools
Qualifications for research program manager
  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Demonstrated project and organizational skills are required
  • Must have superior organizational skills, outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work independently in a dynamic environment
  • A Master’s degree in in a field related to administration, communications, information management or technology is preferred
  • At least two years of experience in program coordination or management in an academic research environment
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a research program manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research program manager
  • Managing community partnership team members
  • Participating in the design of experiments and field work
  • Providing Quality Assurance oversight for laboratory operations to include clinical laboratory and research regulated environments
  • Establish continuing quality and process improvement plans and maintain oversight of quality measures of lab performance
  • Review and update lab SOPs annually
  • Ensure documentation of SOP changes and trainings appropriately
  • Implement and maintain Quality System Essentials for laboratory and research missions
  • Maintain appropriate documentation of qualification and training in personnel files
  • Compile, analyze and interpret Nielsen and digital data for recurring and ad hoc requests
  • Manage topline and detailed analyses, reports, presentations, and highlights covering Syfy and competitors
Qualifications for research program manager
  • Experience in working and interfacing in collaborative manner across universities
  • Experience working with and reporting to federal agencies and research laboratories such as NSF, DOE (and its laboratories), DoD
  • Experience working with industry, especially as academic partners and the development and fostering of industry partnership
  • Experience with the development of information and marketing materials
  • Website development and maintenance skills, event planning and management skills and the ability to see projects to completion is desired
  • Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals including the ability to influence senior level management and key stakeholders

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