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Program Manager, Disease Burden and Simulation Unit (Health Economics Track)

Company: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Location: Memphis
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Program Mgr plans and manages projects and/or programs, resource requirements, training needs, deliverables, and manages the design and testing of projects, inclusive of data management. May provide statistical analyses of quality improvement data.OverviewThe - -(GPM) is a new and growing department looking for professionals who are eager to help implement the (SJG) mission of training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research. -SummaryGPM is seeking a detail-oriented Program Manager to assist in the design, management, implementation, and oversight of projects and initiatives within and for the Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) and St. Jude Global (SJG). This pivotal role serves as a section/project team lead for a rapidly growing epidemiology and health economics unit focused on applying decision science and cost-effectiveness analyses methods to inform decision-making at the individual and population levels, in different disease areas including childhood malignancies and other catastrophic diseases. A unique aspect of this program is the opportunity to integrate real-world data collection into applied research. This is a unique opportunity to learn new content in many different disciplines, as well as to develop and conduct new research projects that will be implemented around the world and published in high-impact scientific journals.The Disease Burden and Simulation Program Manager will be responsible for:

  • Guiding strategic planning efforts for program development and integration with GPM and SJCRH strategic initiatives, as well as helping the team prioritize projects in the pipeline based on urgency and readiness.
  • Designing and leading literature reviews to map out and summarize already published materials about different health economics and finance topics.
  • Conducting descriptive and basic statistical data analyses to support project and early manuscript development.
  • Coordinating visualization development with web development teams.
  • Processing large amounts of observed and processed data for economic analyses and parameter estimation for decision-models.
  • Ensuring the integrity of datasets used in analyses through development of essential data cleaning, checks, and data back-ups.
  • Designing and supporting implementation of primary data collection tools among global partners.
  • Applying economic insights in interpreting results.
  • Drafting and editing materials for publication and presentations.
  • Presenting research at national, regional and international conferences.
  • Monitoring and creating progress reports regarding program goals, objectives, activities, and outcomes.
  • Assisting in the development of the program budget and monitoring its progress throughout the year.
  • Leading centralized efforts to evaluate grant opportunities and coordinate grant applications.
  • Overseeing award budgets and processes for the programs and projects within the region.
  • Working with communications personnel to develop effective program communications tools.
  • Mentoring less experienced team members.
  • Acting as a liaison with other members of the department and collaborators to facilitate cross-departmental research activities and ensuring coordination and success of departmental, regional, and/or global initiatives and departmental requirements.
  • Organizing and facilitating collaborative meetings within St. Jude and with global partners.
  • Traveling to and engaging with global collaborators (travel estimate 15% time).All candidates must submit a cover letter to be considered for this position.Minimum Education
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is required.
    • Master's degree in health economics or a similar field is preferred.Minimum Experience
      • 4+ years of experience in program management and delivery.
      • Experience designing and managing programs with a focus on customer needs.
      • Experience in program budget tracking, reporting and risk management.
      • Proven experience engaging with senior leaders to facilitate decision making.
      • Experience providing guidance and mentorship within program management team.
      • Some experience driving continuous program improvement projects. Skills and Abilities
        • Experience with statistical programs such as TreeAge, SAS, STATA, R or others preferred.
        • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
        • Adaptable problem solving and analytic skills.
        • Ability to quickly synthesize new information from diverse sources.
        • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
        • Ability to carry out broad assignments with minimal supervision.
        • Flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities.
        • Ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
        • Ability to handle sensitive matters in a confidential and professional manner.
        • Ability to adapt work schedule, with prior notice, to virtually support events occurring in multiple time-zones.
        • Cultural sensitivity is a must.
        • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Outlook Calendar tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
        • Experience in a healthcare and/or international setting and personnel management experience highly preferred
        • Experience with project management methodologies preferred
        • Fluency in a second language preferredCompensationIn recognition of certain U.S. state and municipal pay transparency laws, St. Jude is including a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This is an estimate offered in good faith and a specific salary offer takes into account factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the salary range and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current salary range is $78,000 - $139,360 per year for the role of Program Manager, Disease Burden and Simulation Unit (Health Economics Track).Explore our exceptional benefits!Diversity, Equity and Inclusion St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has a diverse, global patient population and workforce, built on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our founder Danny Thomas envisioned a hospital that would treat children of the world-regardless of race, religion or a family's ability to pay. .Today, we continue the mission to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. As we accelerate this progress globally, we believe our legacy of diversity, equity and inclusion is foundational to success. With the commitment of leaders at all levels of the organization, we strive to ensure the St. Jude culture, leadership approaches and talent processes are equitable and culturally responsive. View our to learn about the hospital's roots in diversity, equity and inclusion, where we are today and our aspirations for an even better future.No Search FirmsSt. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude.

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