Job Req ID:  108978

Project Manager, CCDA

The Core for Clinical Research Data Acquisition (CCDA) is one of ten Data Trust analytic teams responsible for assisting Hopkins researchers with accessing clinical data for research purposes. We are seeking a Project Manager, CCDA who will execute project management processes and methodologies to ensure project work is delivered on-time and within budget. The Project Manager will develop and maintain accurate, up-to-date project plans and track daily operations and progress utilizing issue and project tracking software, facilitate and support meetings related to advancing project progress, manage and track resources and identify resource needs, regularly engage with internal and external stakeholders, and act as liaison between CCDA staff and clients when needed.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing and tracking client requests, identifying potential respondents and assigning requests. Based on an understanding of priorities, resources, and query category triage requests and engage the appropriate principals to ensure timely action.
  • Enhance and maintain client project tracking system, monitor status, and ensure adherence to timelines and deliverables.
  • Define, document and consolidate requirements from accountable leaders and work groups, delivering high quality deliverables, e.g., workflow diagrams, policies and procedures, project timeline documents, and data-driven reports.
  • Determine and facilitate provision of accounts and appropriate access for researchers to JHM systems that support the conduct of research.
  • Create ad-hoc and standard reports, based on research community requests and utilizing technical knowledge of systems and institutional data.
  • Provide key coordination for the informatics component of the External Advisory Board meetings, working with key leaders to gather, assemble and collate data, and prepare the annual report. Organize content for presentation and presenters for the annual meeting.
  • Coordinate processes in compliance with Johns Hopkins University Research Administration (JHURA) requirements and contribute to the annual Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)
  • Assist with onboarding/orientation of new CCDA Core Team members and departmental adjuncts including requesting various access, training etc.
  • Responsible for the financial and operational oversight of CCDA departmental adjuncts, tracking and updating adjunct members, coordinating invoicing, assisting as needed with monitoring training and certification requirements, communicating as needed with departmental managers and adjunct staff.
  • With general direction from the CCDA Director, responsible for budgetary areas including budget tracking, monitoring, and contributing to the planning and preparation of annual program budget(s) and projections.
  • Track and monitor budgets and financials of project related CCDA operations.
  • Assist with, and contribute to, Annual Progress Reports and competitive grant renewal applications.
  • Represent the program in operational meetings to key stakeholder groups, including program faculty, ICTR administrative staff, Executive Committees, as well as external departmental staff and faculty and collaborators.
  • Perform minor aspects of programming to manage some administrative functions of JIRA, an issue and project tracking software used for JH research related software and mobile applications.
  • Coordinate content generation and maintenance of internal and external websites in collaboration with the CCDA Director and Marketing and Communications.
  • Organize, update and maintain departmental documentation on Confluence (internal ICTR website). Design simple technical solutions as need for designing Confluence pages.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent decision-making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player, with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and share knowledge with contacts at all levels. Skilled in developing collaborative relationships.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • Five years related experience, including project/system process lifecycle experience, and direct project management.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education and additional related education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in related discipline.
  • Experience with clinical research projects and informatics.
  • Work experience in an academic medical environment.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desirable.



Classified Title: Project Specialist 
Working Title: ​​​​​​​Project Manager, CCDA

Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD  
Starting Salary Range: $61,070-$83,900-$106,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM ICTR Inst Clin Translational Resrch  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

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