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Project Manager

Company: Spruce Infotech
Location: Cranston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOverviewREMOTEA position is required to provide project management and subject matter expertise for several priority and highly visible projects for the Drug Overdose Prevention Program (DOPP) at Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) including management of at least five complex community overdose engagement projects and contracts through Health Equity Zones (HEZ) in RI, support and technical assistance to community partners for the implementation of Harm Reduction Center pilot/s, report/grant writing, and special projects as needed.Job Duties:--- Oversee all aspects of the Community Overdose Engagement (CODE) project, including contract management, invoice tracking, the setting and tracking of project deliverables, planning meetings with external and internal partners, reporting on program progress to internal and external stakeholders--- Manage contracts for other community-based overdose prevention projects as needed--- Develop and maintain partnerships with external partners to facilitate implementation of community-based overdose prevention initiatives--- Serve as the state implementation lead for the Harm Reduction Center pilot, including, but not limited to: working with community partners to promote key messages, facilitating meetings with municipal-level decision-makers, collaborating with Communications Manager and other internal staff to create and update communications materials, maintaining listserv of key contacts and partners, researching and helping secure additional funding opportunities--- Plan and organize at least one statewide CODE Summit, focused on Harm Reduction Center Implementation--- Provide communication, dissemination, and reporting of program progress to stakeholders, departmental leaders, CDC, and other community and professional audiences as required.--- Research and track relevant grant opportunities to support program priorities. Provide coordination and strategic planning for the grant writing team. Lead the application process, including providing support for writing the application, collecting all supplemental information, and ensuring all documentation is organized prior to the submission.--- As required, attend meetings, workgroups hearings, and conferences.--- Assist with special projects as needed.Education and Experience:--- Master's Degree in Public Health required--- Experience in community health, overdose prevention, and harm reduction required--- Minimum of 10 years' experience in project management with demonstrated ability to independently manage complex, long-term, high profile projects requiring cross-departmental or interagency collaboration--- Demonstrated experience with community engagement and partnership development--- Experience with both state contracting and federal grant reporting processes and requirements--- Grant writing experience--- Proficiency using Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Sharepoint.--- Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with internal and external partners.--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Public speaking experience preferred.Required Skills : SDLCBasic Qualification : Additional Skills : Background Check :YesDrug Screen :YesNotes :Selling points for candidate :Project Verification Info :Candidate must be your W2 Employee :YesExclusive to Apex :NoFace to face interview required :NoCandidate must be local :NoCandidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::NoInterview times set : :NoType of project :Project Management OfficeMaster Job Title :Proj. Mgr: ApplicationsBranch Code :Providence Job DetailsRecruitment ManagerRaana ReddyContact Person Details Raana Reddy raana@spruceinfotech.com

Keywords: Spruce Infotech, Cranston , Project Manager, Executive , Cranston, Rhode Island

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