Project Manager/IntermediateAPPLY FOR JOB

Type: Contract | Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
• Coordinates data related activities between technical staff (data engineers, data scientists, BI developers, etc.), program areas (surveillance, immunization, etc.), and other stakeholders.
• Supports the executive team, agency directors, and other team members in developing deliverables and sets an appropriate expectation level for these deliverables.
• Helps interpret and explain specialized or complex material to stakeholders with varying levels of data expertise and works with agency communications team regarding public dissemination of information, as necessary.
• Ensures project participants are engaged and informed of status and direction of project activities.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with diverse staff professionals at the local and state levels.
• Identifies potential project risks and difficulties and develops strategies to mitigate or avoid them.
• Develops broad understanding of all technical processes (data ingestion, cleansing, dashboard/report development) supporting the project.
• Works with executive team, agency directors, and other team members to identify and track relevant KPIs.
• Monitors the project timeline, ensures that key milestones are on-track, and escalates any identified blockers accordingly.
• Provides partial project management support to additional ODA projects as requested.?

• Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience.
• 2-3+ years of demonstrated experience in project management.
• 1+ years of experience in public health, healthcare, health science, or related field preferred.
• Experience in creating project plans and experience in all phases of the IT lifecycle.
• Excellent communication skills and experience working in a dynamic team environment.
• Sound professional judgement in handling emergencies and high priority requests, including resourcefulness, initiative, and tact commensurate with the demands of the position.
• Ability to evaluate, analyze, and communicate problems in a quick and efficient manner.
• Experience in developing agendas and presentations and other forms of communication with information that is clear, concise, and interpretable.
• Skilled in use of applicable software, word processing, databases and spreadsheets including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.