Mount Sinai Careers

Project Manager I, Immunobiology Center

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Roles & Responsibilities:

The Project Manager I develops and oversees the operational aspects and scope of a specific large-scale project, generally with system-wide implications. Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources and assigns individual responsibilities. Effectively applies project methodology and enforces standards while ensuring quality assurance procedures. A Project by definition must have a timeline with a beginning and end date and differs from a business cycle. Effective time management to ensure deadlines are met and quality assurance standards are followed.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs and coordinates activities of designated project(s) to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Alters plans and makes recommendations for future project phases or future projects, based on lessons learned from the project
  • Communicates project initiatives and tasks to team members and committee members clearly and regularly. Confers with staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Responds to feedback and status reports from the project team and applicable committees and Directors to revise the project tasks and/or timeline as necessary
  • Works with senior level scientists and Principal Investigators to set meaningful performance objectives; sets specific performance goals and identifies measures for evaluating goal achievement
  • Monitors progress toward project milestones to ensure metrics are met in a timely fashion and within prescribed budget including consultants and outside vendors. Prepares project reports for management, client, or regulatory agencies as required
  • Remains informed of changing applicable regulations which may affect project objectives, goals, progress and/or timelines. Alters project plan accordingly
  • Facilitates coordination of all elements which support project work (meetings, agendas, deliverables, etc.). Maintains/updated schedules and calendars
  • Provides logistical support as needed. Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel
  • Collaborates with senior management to develop a budget for the project and is responsible for the allocation of resources
  • Ensures all staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project are met. May contribute to the performance evaluation of the employees associated with the project and may evaluate vendors and consultants and their effectiveness and ability to deliver as promised
  • Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures
  • Initiates and maintains strategic relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the health system (e.g. physicians, cross-functional partners, payers, suppliers, community representatives) to advance clinical and business goals
  • Translates strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results
  • Ensures team members have role clarity, training, accountability, and authority to achieve their assigned duties. When necessary, communicates with senior management to provide support to team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required; maintaining proactive and effective relationships with stakeholders and external collaborators to successfully achieve project goals and timelines and to predict and avoid conflicts or miscommunications
  • Constantly monitors the organization (inside an out) to stay abreast of political realities (hidden agendas, motives, informal power struggles, etc.) assesses the views and positions of stakeholders on key issues
  • Facilitates coordination and development of all elements which support the project (databases, digital data management systems, data security policies, meetings, agendas, WebEx, updating necessary project rosters, and posting documents to website when needed
  • Management of project and event coordination including grant authorship and submission, budget development, experiment design, trouble-shooting and execution, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, graphical representation of data, proactive follow-up with collaborators, deadline reminders, and action-item tracking
  • Performs other related duties
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in any of the following areas strongly preferred: MPA, MPH, MBA
  • 2-3 years experience and familiarity of immunological assays with working knowledge of day to day functions of healthcare and higher education industries. Maintaining effectiveness when experience major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures
  • Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups; communicating in a focused and compelling way that captures and holds others’ attention
  • Cultivating Business Partnerships
  • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, online co-working platforms, and with enough audio-video support experience to host teleconferences
  • Strong follow up skills
Strength Through Dive

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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