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Generosity The Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, Inc. | senior project manager


Posted on August 24, 2022

Under the overall direction of the HCIF Senior Director, provides advanced project management support in the design, delivery, and evaluation of programs within the Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) Population and Community Health Portfolio ). The role entails strong teamwork, the ability to perform advanced project management tasks independently, a high degree of attention to detail and accountability for project deadlines and deliverables. project, meeting facilitation and event planning skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and facility for data collection and analysis. Currently, this position supports two initiatives:

  • Novo Nordisk’s Cities Changing Diabetes, a private/public partnership working to improve the lives of people living with or at high risk of developing diabetes in cities around the world. The Senior Project Manager will play a critical role in overseeing the Faith & Diabetes Initiative of Philadelphia, a unique interfaith learning collaboration focused on building the capacity of faith communities to address chronic disease through collaboration, health literacy and peer education.
  • Health literacy initiatives have focused on building health literacy coalitions at the regional (southeastern Pennsylvania) and state levels.

Main duties:

  • Manages project responsibilities by contributing to project development, establishing and ensuring adherence to project timelines, and monitoring grant and contract requirements. Is responsible for the completion of action items to ensure deliverables are met on time and in accordance with program requirements.
  • Demonstrate autonomy in setting internal team meeting agendas, facilitating team meeting discussions, tracking and recording follow-up using project management tools and resources, and ensure the completion of the actions to be taken.
  • Records project expenses and contributes to program and grant budgets.
  • Provides information on programmatic goals and monitors progress.
  • Plays a lead role in the planning and execution of meetings, conferences, webinars and other events. Identifies potential faculty and speakers, communicates and coordinates engagement of faculty and speakers, develops agendas, compiles presentation materials, and facilitates sessions. Works with project staff in planning program logistics and delegating action items related to preparing for meetings and events, troubleshooting issues as they arise, and tracking events.
  • Creates and edits meeting notes, forms, and other external written communications. Takes initiative in maintaining relationships with various partners through regular communication and correspondence with project participants, external clients, expert professors, contractors and suppliers.
  • Manages evaluation and data collection processes for individual projects. Design and administer surveys and other data collection instruments. Maintains project databases and monitors qualitative and quantitative data integrity. Interfaces with participants as needed to answer data entry questions and ensure timely data submission.
  • Analyzes project data at periodic intervals and at the close of each project. Prepares tables, graphs, maps and other visuals to summarize findings. Develops written reports and manuscripts to disseminate project results.
  • Develops and delivers formal internal and external presentations, as requested. Tailors presentations based on audience level and knowledge base, including interpretation of complex data for non-clinical audiences.
  • Help with business development, leveraging existing relationships and finding new potential partners. Identifies new sources of funding and assists in drafting grants, contracts and agreements as needed.
  • Promotes program activities and results on the HCIF website, in HCIF newsletters, in email communications and through social media.
  • Interview, onboard and supervise HCIF interns.
  • Supports broader organizational efforts by participating in organizational service opportunities (e.g. Anti-Racism Collaborative Planning Committee, Cultural Diversity Task Force, Marketing and Communications Committee).


  • The HCIF believes that expertise derives from diverse identities, backgrounds and other professional and lived experiences. Applicants will be assessed holistically based on a combination of formal education, professional background and personal experience. Favorite experiences include:
    • Master’s degree in public or community health, health care management, health communication, public affairs, nonprofit management, or similar discipline.
    • A minimum of three to five years of relevant work experience in a healthcare or community health setting, involving project management and data analysis.
    • Experience in population health, collaborative health care initiatives, chronic disease management, faith-based community health initiatives and/or health communication preferred.
  • Effective time management skills to juggle multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to balance competing demands, meet all project deadlines, and complete tasks in a reactive and non-prompted manner.
  • Excellent analytical and oral and written communication skills, attention to detail.
  • Interest in working closely with a small team on a day-to-day basis, while balancing a broad network of partners in the non-profit, healthcare and philanthropy sectors.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with individuals and partner organizations.
  • Mastery of project management tools and Microsoft office tools.
  • Proficiency with webinar platforms (Zoom), infographic platforms and use of social media.

About Us

The Health Care Improvement Foundation (HCIF) was formally established in 1980. Based in Philadelphia, HCIF (www.hcifonline.org) is a nonprofit organization that promotes high quality health care through collaboration and shared learning among stakeholders. Our vision is healthier communities through collaboration and shared learning. The HCIF approach engages multi-stakeholder resources to implement solutions that no market player could achieve individually. Since its inception, HCIF has been recognized as an outstanding example of how advancements in quality care can be achieved through large-scale collaboration. Our newest strategic priority is to improve health equity and we have an organizational commitment to anti-racism.

The Board of Directors is made up of leaders representing health systems, health payers, the business community and the public health sector. The HCIF has a staff of eleven (11) professionals and is supported by contributions from hospitals and health systems, government grants, contracts, corporate and payer partnerships, and donations from foundations and individual donors.

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Please submit a cover letter and resume to Wendy Nickel, President.

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