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Project Manager

Critical Path Institute (C-Path)
Tucson, AZ
  • Expired: January 13, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

Critical Path Institute (C-Path) is a nonprofit engaged in the creation of partnerships and innovative processes that improve human health by reducing the time, cost, and risk in developing and approving new therapies. For over ten years, we have partnered with industry and academic experts to advance technologies across the spectrum of medical product development from research to regulatory approval. As a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering collaboration and promoting data sharing in the precompetitive space, C-Path has been at the forefront of numerous advances designed to get new treatments to patients quicker. Our continuing success is made possible by a combination of public and private support from those who share our vision to accelerate a path to a healthier world.


The Project Manager will work directly with the department manager and interface with data contributors, partners and subcontractors to ensure projects are on schedule and within budget. They will coordinate with other departments to ensure all projects are managed efficiently and coordinate resource needs to meet project deliverables


•Manages a portfolio of small level complex projects ensuring proper execution.
•Develop and track project plans, timelines and milestones, and report or take corrective action when needed.
•Prepare, facilitate and provide status updates to internal and external stakeholders.
•Coordinate meetings, define and track action items, and prepare and disseminate meeting minutes.
•Develop and foster good working relationships among partners, funders, federal liaisons, subcontractors and C-Path team members.
•Write concise and accurate reports, proposals, and other supporting materials.
•Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
•Maintain specific project management software and suggest areas for expansion.
•Coordinate with sub-awardee and track deliverable progress.
•Coordinate, plan and produce external communication, e.g., quarterly newsletter, yearly workshop and monthly webinar series.
•Aids and supports recommendations for improvements related to project management processes.
•Collaborate across departments to complete project reporting, as needed.
•Occasional travel (max 5-10%)

•Ability to manage all phases of the project life cycle from initiation to closing.
•Working knowledge of budgeting concepts, terminology, and forecasting.
•Demonstrated oral, written, and virtual communication skills, including fluency in health-related scientific language.
•Proactive time management and problem-solving skills.
•Works effectively in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
•Demonstrated ability to consistently meet challenging deadlines.
•Successfully anticipates issues or challenges and proactively addresses them without being specifically directed.
•Effectively communicates with internal staff and external stakeholders and modifies actions based on recommendations and feedback.
•Expert use of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience with, Airtable and SharePoint.
•Proficient use of standard office meeting/communication software including WebEx, Slack, or Teams.
•Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
•Use sound judgment when working with critical or confidential information.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in public health, business, or scientific fields (biochemistry, immunology, chemistry, pharmacology).
  • CPAM or higher certification preferred or 1-3 years of formal project management experience.
  • Experience with compliance-related activities is beneficial.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Critical Path Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Visit our website at


In accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, C-Path has adopted a policy to comply with this requirement. All C-Path employees must be vaccinated to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; and the community at large from COVID-19.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Newly hired employees in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a completed request for accommodation form to the human resources department to begin the interactive accommodation process as soon as possible. Accommodation will be granted where they do not cause C-Path undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. Please direct any questions regarding this policy to the human resources department.

Critical Path Institute (C-Path)


Tucson, AZ
85775 USA



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