Altarum is seeking a project manager for our Center for Military and Veterans Health in our Washington DC office. This person would support projects for various clients and will require some travel to client sites in Falls Church, VA.
The core offerings of Altarum’s Center for Military and Veterans Health include:
The ideal candidate is a self-starter with at least 5 years of experience leading health research projects. This person will be responsible for managing technical teams to execute tasks outlined in a scope of work for federal, state, commercial and philanthropic clients –managing timelines, budgets, staff, deliverables, and clients. The candidate will utilize available tools to manage simultaneous tasks within and across projects. The candidate should have a solid understanding of project management skills, health research approaches -both quantitative and qualitative, be comfortable working directly with clients in a fast paced environment, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. To be successful in the role, the candidate must have robust attention to detail and an ability to maintain a positive relationship with project staff and sometimes demanding clients.
Here’s what you’ll be doing
Altarum Institute (Altarum) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Altarum serves the public good by solving complex systems problems to improve human health. Altarum creates and implements solutions to advance health among vulnerable and publicly-insured populations. Public sector clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Agriculture, Department of Veterans Affairs, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various state agencies nationwide. Altarum also serves clients in the philanthropic and private sectors. Areas of expertise include health data and analytics; value-based care; public health systems design, development and information exchange; behavioral health and substance use disorders; childhood and adolescent health; medical education; food and nutrition; consumer engagement; elder care; health disparities and equity; and military and veterans’ health.
In addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Altarum offers an outstanding benefits program that includes paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401k (5% employer contribution), a flexible work environment, and much more. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.
Altarum Institute is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.