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Research Study Manager - Remote

Company: Westat
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

23254BRJob Title:Research Study Manager - RemoteLocation:MD - RockvilleJob Description:Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.Westat is seeking an individual with broad research, communications, and/or policy-writing skills to work with multidisciplinary teams on a variety of research, and technical assistance projects focusing on health care quality, patient experience, patient safety, health IT, value-based payment, and health care delivery and payment.Job Responsibilities: Develop a solid understanding of the projects scope to ensure the client and the project team are aligned. Prepare reports detailing the projects technical status and cost performance; maintain a high-level project schedule; schedule, coordinate, and track contract deliverables. Develop agendas and facilitating internal and external meetings, webinars, and large conference calls involving clients, experts, and stakeholders. Perform qualitative data collection activities, including recruitment, data collection, and analysis. Develop written communications for website content, toolkit materials, reports, presentations, and conference and meeting proceedings or summaries. Edit and conduct quality assurance reviews for written products and client deliverables.Basic Qualifications: A masters degree in public health, health policy, social sciences, or a related field. At least 3 years of work experience in relevant areas. Project or task management experience demonstrating the ability to lead work activities.Preferred Qualifications: Active Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred. Previous experience with research contracts and/or health services research projects. Previous experience leading tasks in coordination with other team members.Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated communication skills. Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients. Organization skills, including time management ability.Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings AccountWestat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.Job ID:23254BRCareer Area:Research - Health StudiesPay Range:73.4K-86.7KBonus Eligibility:Yes

Keywords: Westat, Rockville , Research Study Manager - Remote, Executive , Rockville, Maryland

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