Project Manager

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Location CAN015 – San Francisco, CA

Program Name- Population Health Division

Full-Time/Part-Time: Part-Time

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Open Date: 9/5/2013

Travel Requirement: Less than 10%

DescriptionThe San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) Population Health Division (PHD) is seeking a part-time Project Manager to coordinate and manage the division reorganization activities. Under the direction of the PHD Deputy Director, the Project Manager will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with division’s strategic direction, goals and objectives.

In this role, the Project Manager will manage strategic & action planning efforts for the division. The Project Manager will also work closely with the Director of the new PHD Center for Learning and Innovation to develop and implement communication strategies to promote internal and external professional development trainings and opportunities. The position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A successful candidate will need to feel comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders within a complex system. The Project Manager will need to take initiative, prioritize workflow, work independently, and propose solutions to problems encountered.


  • Direct, plan and implement re-organization projects
  • Responsible for facilitating the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables and defining project tasks and resource requirements
  • Manage project resource allocation
  • Responsible for project timelines and schedules
  • Provide direction and support to project team and oversee project deliverables using appropriate project management tools
  • Responsible for monitoring and presenting progress on project to all stakeholders, including identifying problems and presenting possible solutions
  • Develop web-based content using a content management system including content which includes updates about the Center for Learning and Innovation projects and internal/external training opportunities.
  • Write a division e-newsletter that highlights division activities/priorities and details training and professional development opportunities
  • Organize and lead face-to-face planning meetings and trainings as well as conference calls and webinars
  • Organize Branch and Division-wide face-to-face training activities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Five years’ experience managing public health projects.
  • Certification in PMI project management techniques and tools
  • BA/BS in related field, or a combination of relevant experience and education
  • Proven experience in strategic planning
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete multiple tasks on time.
  • Self-starter that is able to work well independently and enjoys working in teams
  • Experience in utilizing a content management system.
  • Experience creating newsletters and training materials
  • Experience in planning and coordinating conferences, workshops, trainings. webinars and teleconferences


  • Knowledge and direct work experience applying project management standards in public health setting.
  • Direct experience coordinating professional development trainings.

San Francisco Department of Public Health is an exciting place to work. Projects spearheaded by this position will have a dramatic effect on the delivery of public health and patient care services in the city of San Francisco. The Department offers a casual, collegial work environment with the opportunity to learn from a wide variety of professionals. This position will start immediately.

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