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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Project Manager | Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) - Practice Support (term-limited) in Decatur, Georgia


This is a full-time, 1 year *term-limited position with possibility of renewal.*

The Project Manageris assigned to the Public Health Informatics Institute's (PHII or The Institute's)largerprojects that incorporate multiple activities or mini-projects.


  • Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program with the Task Force for Global Health.

  • Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.

  • Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program.

  • May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.

  • Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.

  • Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.

  • Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives.

  • May supervise program staff.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Ensures that allof their assigned projectsare completed on time andwithin budget,working with the Project Director to ensure the projects meetstheir goals.

  • Supports the senior executiveteam (Director, DeputyDirector,and Business Unit Directors), ProjectDirectors,and other team members in developing deliverables and sets an appropriate expectation level for these deliverables.

  • Ensures external project participants (for example, grantees, partners, subject matter experts, and meeting participants) are engaged and are informed of status and direction of project activities.

  • They may assist in writing grants and in finding new funding opportunities.

  • Mayrepresent and promote their projects at various speaking engagements.

Project Implementation

  • Works with Project Directorand project team to define scope of a project.

  • Documents project work plan/timeline, resources needs, resource expectations, key milestonedates,and tracks project process.

  • Creates status reports for distribution to project team, external customers, and for use in regular project status update meetings with Institute staff.

  • Updates activities and modifies deliverable dates as needed.

Resource Management

  • Creates contracts for consultants as needed in collaboration withthe Project Director.

  • Approves timesheets and expense reports.

  • Manages detailed budget; includes working with Communications Manager(s)to budget for project-related communications activities.

  • Works with the financial management staff to provide information for financial reports.

  • Creates, submits, and processes invoices as needed.

Meeting Coordination

  • FostersPHIIproject team communication – facilitates internal team conference calls/meetings, ensures meeting minutes are created, provides status reports, manages action item lists and issues lists, and tracks parking lot items.


  • Meets regularly as project management team to review all current projects and escalates issues to supervisor as needed.

  • Builds and nurtures relationships with senior executive team, internal project team members, Institute consultants, and external customers by interacting through email, phone calls, meetings, and/or personal visits.

Staff Development

  • Attends conferences/meetings and reviews literature in order to stay abreast of current knowledge and issues.


  • Participates fully as a member of the Task Force forGlobal Healthand the Public Health Informatics Instituteby contributing,assisting,and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.


  • 10-20% domestic and/or international travel is required.


  • Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated, and

  • Six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


  • Master’s degree in public health related field.

  • Seven years experience specifically related to the position.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and work-related priorities.

  • Experience in creating project plansand experience in all phases of the IT lifecycle.

  • Previous experience (at least two to three years) in public health informatics.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP certification)desired, but not required.

Additional Details

TFGH Background:

The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH) is an non-governmental organization affiliated with Emory University and located in Decatur, GA. TFGH and its programs work globally to eliminate diseases that have plagued humankind for centuries and build the systems necessary to protect the health of entire populations. In 2016, TFGH received the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize – the world’s largest award of its kind – in recognition of its contributions to alleviating human suffering.

PHII Background:

The Public Health Informatics Institute (the Institute) is a program of the Task Force for Global Health. Our staff is comprised of professionals in the areas of public health, healthcare, information systems, instructional design, and communications—all well versed in the current and emerging issues facing public health. The Public Health Informatics Institute is known for its expertise of transforming health practitioners’ ability to apply information effectively in order to improve health outcomes worldwide. Since 1992, the Institute has assisted public health organizations in defining and leveraging the power of information systems to meet public health needs. Currently we are focused on bridging the information gap between health care and public health in an effort to drive improved population health.For more information, visit our website at.

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Job Number 44035

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Affiliated Organizations

Department Task Force for Global Health

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Task Force for Global Health