Project Director

Collective Insight
Full time
Business Management
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Project Director (Remote)



  • Full-time: 30-35 hours per week


Collective Insight was established in 2014 to support the implementation of effective stakeholder engagement strategies across individual, organizational, and systems levels. Collective Insight works directly with individuals and communities who are consistently underrepresented in program and policy design, including people who have lived experience with aging, physical disability, cognitive disability, chronic conditions, mental health, and substance use to ensure their knowledge and experiences positively influence change. Collective Insight also works with a range of clients, including peer-driven organizations, providers, academic institutes, managed care companies, and local and state organizations to design programs, policies, and evaluations that are person-centered. Visit www.collectinsight.com for additional information on who we are and what we do.


Job Summary


The Project Director is a key member of the Collective Insight team and will develop and implement projects while engaging a range of stakeholders, including people with lived experience (e.g., older adults, people with disabilities, individuals from underserved communities), providers (e.g., health plans and community-based organizations), researchers, policymakers, and program advocates. Under the general direction of the Principal of Collective Insight, the Project Director manages the day-to-day operations of short-term and multi-year research and/or policy projects. The Project Director is responsible for the implementation of projects from inception to completion and manages and coordinates these activities.


Major Responsibilities:



  • Provide oversight and direction to all members of project teams, including staff, consultants and community partners.

  • Oversee development and implementation of project statements, work plans, study designs, grant applications, literature reviews, analysis plans, and project deliverables.

  • Oversee development of data collection instruments, survey tools and interview guides.

  • Perform and oversee data analysis (mostly qualitative), as necessary.

  • Provide professional and supportive client management, including frequent verbal and written communication and timely follow-up.

  • Perform and oversee timely completion of work products, including work related to stakeholder engagement activities, data analysis, grant submissions, and report development.

  • Develop and present project results to community partners and project funders.

  • Manage day-to-day logistics and operational needs of designated projects.

  • Identify and address problems which may adversely affect client relationships, community relationships, and the performance of project work.

  • Develop and monitor project budgets in partnership with CI Operations Director.


Basic Qualifications



  • Masters’ degree in the Life Sciences, Public Health/Education, Social Work, or related health care field; or equivalent

  • 3 years project management experience


Additional Qualifications



  • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating research or policy projects, including project management, grant submission, supervision of staff, and fiscal responsibility.

  • Experience with stakeholder engagement.

  • Proven ability to provide guidance that supports high-performance and inclusive working culture.

  • Ability to manage own productivity, timelines, and office hours while working remotely.

  • Excellent writing, editing, communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated experience working in dynamic, deadline driven environment.

  • Experience with disability and aging policy and/or with academic institutions and federal grant programs strongly preferred.


Additional Information


This is a one-year term position with the possibility of renewal. This position is expected to commit to a 4 or 5-day work schedule with some core hours based on EST zone.


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