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Job Title: Project Manager
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Organization: CDC Foundation
Posted: 12/7/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Chicago,  IL    USA
Position Description: The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full time Project Manager to support the CDC. This position is full time and works 40 hours a week. The candidate would be responsible for providing grants management and project coordination for an opioid harm reduction project aimed at identifying local drug trends in near real time and promoting harm reduction activities at the individual and community levels. This position will be a CDC Foundation employee based at the Chicago Department of Public Health. He/she will also collaborate closely with Chicago Recovery Alliance (CRA), a leading harm reduction agency, as CRA works to implement field-based substance testing This is an outstanding opportunity to work with the nation’s lead agency charged with protecting the public's health. The CDC Foundation offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package. RESPONSIBILITIES • Facilitate full and timely execution of project, making sure project is delivered accurately, on-time and in budget. • Coordinate and actively participate in all stages of project development including research, design, planning, development, testing and implementation. This will include assisting with review of laboratory requirements and regulations to implement field-based substance testing. • Develop and implement partner agreements as well as provide grant management. • Develop reports and other documents, incorporating feedback from various stakeholders • Help develop and refine meeting materials or presentations. • Develop opioid-related communication talking points, media responses, videos, podcasts, web and social media content, infographics content and other print and digital materials. • Help the department incorporate new technologies and information-sharing platforms related to opioid risk communication activities, including digital and social media platforms, graphic design, video and audio. • Assist with other department efforts to reduce opioid overdose and promote substance use treatment availability in Chicago, including improving data and information dissemination to various audiences.

Qualifications: • Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university. • Highly detail oriented, works well within a diverse team, demonstrates a high degree of initiative and flexibility, able to communicate effectively in a positive and professional manner, able to prioritize activities when under tight deadlines, and possesses analytical skills. • Strong interest in substance use disorder and commitment to harm reduction principles. • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; collegial; energetic; and able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, partners, and clients. • Strong technical skills including word processing, spreadsheet development and management, and database management, with a particular emphasis on proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with particular experience preparing, reviewing and submitting progress reports. • Laboratory or regulatory experience preferred, but not required.

Organization Description: The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the sole entity authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has launched approximately 1,000 programs and raised over $740 million. The CDC Foundation managed over 300 CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 130 countries last year.

Closing Date: 3/7/2019
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Contact Name: Bryain Winfrey,  Project Manager
Contact Location: 600 West Peachtree Street Northwest

Atlanta   GA  30308
United States
Contact Location: 600 West Peachtree Street Northwest
  Atlanta   GA  30308
  United States
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