Our pay ranges represent national averages and may vary by location as a geographic differential may be applied to some locations within the United States. RTI considers multiple factors when making an offer including, for example: established salary range, internal budget, business needs, and education and years of work experience possessed by the applicant. Further, salary is merely one element of our offer. At RTI, we demonstrate our commitment to rewarding individual and team achievement through a total rewards package. This package includes (among other things) a competitive base salary, a generous paid time off policy, merit based annual increases, bonus opportunities and a robust recognition program. Other benefits include a competitive range of insurance plans (including health, dental, life, and short-term and long-term disability), access to a retirement savings program such as a 401(k) plan, paid parental leave for all parents, financial assistance with adoption expenses or infertility treatments, financial reimbursement for education and developmental opportunities, an employee assistance program, and numerous other offerings to support a healthy work-life balance.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2212W
RTI International is an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition with a worldwide staff of nearly 6,000. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as the first scientific organization in—and centerpiece of—the Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS) is a business unit within RTI International focused on conducting research for pharmaceutical and medical technology companies. The Global Pharmacoepidemiology and Risk Management team within RTI-HS is based in the US (NC, MA) and Spain (Barcelona). RTI-HS is an active member of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) and the European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCePP).
We are looking for a project management candidate with the right combination of skills, experience, abilities, and compatibility to work closely with other project members and epidemiologists to perform a wide range of financial and operational project and proposal tasks and contribute to research tasks. You will contribute to or support, in collaboration with a Senior Epidemiologist, pharmacoepidemiologic studies of the use, safety and effectiveness of treatments and prevention in various therapeutic areas using real world data to generate real world evidence intended for submission to regulatory agencies.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Coordinate activities for proposal or project management between internal team members, research partners, clients, and other outside parties
Manage internal and external communications for proposals and projects, serving as a client contact, organizing, and facilitating project meetings, and taking minutes for internal project team, and external client meetings
Manage administrative aspects of project implementation, including creating and tracking project timelines
Assume responsibility for coordinating with legal and financial teams to be aware of contract and invoicing requirements
Monitor project financials, update project information systems, meet with the project finance advisor, and contribute to internal financial project review meetings
Manage quality assurance activities for the project including quality reviews for each deliverable. Conduct quality control reviews of deliverables as needed
Contribute to the writing of proposals, literature reviews, protocols, reports, and publications
A candidate willing to work in-person out of our office in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina or Waltham, Massachusetts, USA is preferred. Qualified candidates wishing to telecommute full- or part-time will be considered.
Master’s level degree in epidemiology or related field of study with at least 3 years of relevant project coordination/management experience in a research organization, academic center, or pharmaceutical industry; preferably in pharmacoepidemiology, clinical epidemiology or related area
Demonstrated effective communications (written, verbal and presentation skills) in a cross functional collaborative environment is required. The working language is English. Additional language skills are a plus
Demonstrated organizational and analytical problem-solving skills; ability to perform duties that require close attention to detail, initiative, and proactivity
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, research partners and clients
Demonstrated ability to operate in a team environment and be flexible in taking on and performing assignments as necessary and to work to tight and sometimes challenging deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
Demonstrated ability to perform duties that require close attention to detail
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and project management tools and processes
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status
Steeped in a tradition of rigor and process, we maintain a legacy of setting the scientific standards within our industry. We employ the right approaches and proven research practices to analyze evidence and draw meaningful insights. Our team of uncompromisingly ethical and objective researchers ensure that results will hold up to scrutiny and reveal the benefits, risks, value and potential of our clients' products.