Program Officer – Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute [open until filled, or position is closed]

Sep 16,2016 | Implementation Network Job Opportunities

Department of Science, Communication and Dissemination
Position is open until filled, or closed

Position Summary
Under the direction of the Scientific Program Director, the Program Officer is responsible for strategic decision-making and high-level management and monitoring of the program portfolio, funded projects, and program activities (e.g., advisory panels, workgroup meetings) that advance the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s research agenda. The primary responsibilities include providing intellectual and organizational leadership in designing and implementing new processes and initiatives, developing funding announcements, awarding and managing a portfolio of contracts, and evaluating program activities and program portfolio based on strategic direction of program.

 Required Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, which may include previous success in publishing first-authored scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals;
  • Able to synthesize material and focus quickly on the essence of an issue; to identify major opportunities in a specific area; to see the big picture;
  • Strong oral presentation skills;
  • Strong project and people management skills;
  • Personally motivated to support PCORI’s mission and goals; to work independently and in teams to think imaginatively about opportunities; to create and respond to innovative approaches to addressing an issue; to inspire others to work towards achieving team goals while being tolerant of ambiguity and change;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; collegial, energetic, able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, awardees, consultants, external funders, and others who contribute to program development and management;

For more information or to apply visit:  PCORI Careers Tracking Code 465-858