Lead Business Project Manager
Job Details
LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Full Time
Lead Business Project Manager

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City. 


PROGRAM OVERVIEW (Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Grant (ELC))

The Bureau of Division Management & Systems Coordination (DMSC), part of the Division of Disease Control (DDC), is composed of the Informatics, Data and Outbreak Response teams which are responsible for the infectious disease surveillance systems, electronic laboratory reporting workflow and health information exchange. DMSC supports all other DDC bureaus with monitoring and analyzing trends in disease data, used for the recognition, prevention, and control of infectious diseases. 



We are seeking to fill positions in the Division of Disease Control that will provide project management support for DOHMH’s COVID-19 work in New York City.  It is expected that the position will work up to 35hours per week. This position will support informatics programs and projects funded under the ELC grant. This person will report to DMSC and routinely liaise with partners across The Division of Disease Control as well as across other divisions including the Division of Finance Administration & Planning and the Division of IT.



  • Lead and provide management and oversight for implementation of ELC grant projects
  • Work with project sponsors, cross-functional teams, and project managers in various aspects of strategy, planning, implementation, to identify risks and opportunities across multiple projects
  • Attend kick-off, development, and technical meetings to ensure stakeholder involvement and representation in planning and decision making
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders (including vendors and agency partners) to ensure conformance to deliverables schedules and that teams are aligned with established project goals
  • Work with program management to identify resource needs (ex: training, evaluation, technical assistance) and to track and update project progress, including milestones and budget spend-down, to stakeholders and funders (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC) 
  • Ensure communication occurs with the CDC as well as internal agency leadership regarding progress toward grant-associated updates and milestones
  • Represent the agency during relevant meetings and calls 
  • Hold scrum meetings to determine progress and address any challenges, impediments and escalate issues to program management as necessary.
  • Create and manage annual grant budget and conduct budget analysis to determine project need
  • Work with internal and external partners to facilitate contract negotiation processes while supporting DOHMH and FPHNYC policies.
  • Oversee project RFP process
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience managing complex projects (with a preference for IT implementation projects), including budgeting, project planning, business analysis, stakeholder engagement, vendor management, leading project meetings
  • Self-motivated and eager candidates with a passion for solving complex problems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong organization and time management skills 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized, able to manage multiple simultaneous projects 
  • Experience with Microsoft Teams, MS Project & SQL
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college in public health, informatics, or another appropriate field is preferred 
  • Experience in health IT and/or application support a plus
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Public health experience preferred
  • PMP Certification strongly preferred



FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. 



There is potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirement including NYC residency. 



To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.



The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.