Project Manager - Contractor
Job Details
Remote - , PA
Fully Remote
Bachelor's Degree Required
General Business


At ECRI, our passion for safe, effective, and efficient care is ingrained into the fabric of who we are and why we are here. For more than 50 years, the people of ECRI have been unyielding in their work to protect patients from unsafe and ineffective medical technologies and practices. Now, with the acquisition of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), we have created one of the largest healthcare quality and safety entities in the world.

As a non-profit, independent organization, we utilize an unbiased, evidence-based approach to develop guidance, and maintain our principles of integrity and transparent work. Our ethical standards have led us to adopt the industry's strictest conflict-of-interest policies, and they are why tens of thousands of healthcare leaders worldwide rely on ECRI to guide their clinical, operational, and strategic decisions across all sites of care.

The Most Trusted Voice in Healthcare

ECRI is proud to serve the healthcare industry, from providers and insurers to government agencies, and medical associations. Our areas of focus include:

  • Patient Safety: empowering leaders to eliminate patient harm through the dissemination of best practices, guidance, benchmarking, and recommendations.
  • Evidence-Based Medicine: providing clinical evidence to inform and support decisions on the effectiveness of medical technologies, procedures, genetic tests, and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Technology Decision Support: arming hospital systems with unbiased insights, so they can optimize their supply chain.

ECRI is the only organization worldwide to conduct independent medical device evaluations, with labs located in North America and Asia Pacific. ECRI is designated an Evidence-based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and a federally certified Patient Safety Organization by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

At ECRI, our passion for the truth drives us to go further and dig deeper in our pursuit to advance effective, evidence-based healthcare globally.

The success of our organization relies on the kind of creative thinking that can only result from a diverse team of individuals. ECRI is proud to be an employer of choice with an inclusive environment for all employees. As part of this goal and in compliance with various laws and regulations, ECRI provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees.

It's what makes ECRI unique, and why we are the most trusted voice in healthcare.


The Project Manger oversees and manages projects that support ECRIs business leaders with advancing ECRIs mission and vision. Additional area of focus includes working with business leaders to identify and plan future projects to complete, including conducting, assessing, and supporting departmental needs assessments, supporting the development and maintenance of project life cycles, and creating and/or supporting the development of project goals and metrics. The Project Manager will serve in a matrixed capacity and have the opportunity to interact and work with a multitude of business units in various healthcare disciplines.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactory. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s):

  • Oversee and manage projects that support ECRIs business leaders, including, but not limited to:
    • Project Management:
      • Responsible for the oversight and management of assigned projects, including:
        • Creating a project plan that meets the defined project scope and key deliverables.
        • Creating a reporting mechanism that provides key project reporting metrics to key stakeholder to ensure that all goals and outcomes are being met to ECRI and client standards.
        • Leading key stakeholder meetings, as needed.
    • Financial Management:
      • Responsible for the oversight and management of assigned project finances, including:
        • Ensuring that the expenditures of the project stay within the defined budget created and agreed upon by Finance and the business leaders.
        • Compiling and reporting on internal and external project expenditures to key stakeholders
        • Managing contractor project expenses in Concur, as applicable.
    • Resource Allocation:
      • Ensure that the appropriate resources are allocated to meet project goals and deliverables, including:
        • Identifying and assigning Project Coordinators and/or Administrative Specialists, with the approval of the Director, Enterprise Services, to assist and support projects.
        • Identifying subject matter experts, including contractors, to support and participate in projects.
        • Ensuring that subject matter experts profiles and curriculum vitae (CVs) assigned to projects are up to date and accurate, as needed.
  • Work with and support business leaders in future project planning, including:
    • Conducting, assessing, and supporting departmental needs assessments.
    • Supporting the development and maintenance of project life cycles (planning, scope definition, design, execution, and delivery).
    • Creating and/or supporting the development of project goals and metrics.
  • Work with business leaders and applicable support functions in the onboarding and off-boarding of ECRI consultants and contractors, including the facilitation of legal agreements, pre-onboarding procedures, etc.
  • Support business leaders with opportunity management in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, including opportunity entry and phase management.
  • Support business leaders with stakeholder reporting and metrics monitoring.
  • Create and document processes and workflows, including managing workflows in ECRI tools, to drive consistency across designated projects and business units that you support.
  • Identify opportunities for and improve processes in designated projects and business units that you support.
  • Other duties, as assigned.



  • 2 4 years experience in project management is required.
  • 1 2 years experience in process management and improvement is required.
  • 1 - 2 years experience with data collection, analysis, and reporting, including spreadsheet development and maintenance is required.
  • Experience with budgeting, bookkeeping, and financial reporting is preferred.
  • Experience working in a matrixed organization is desired.
  • Experience in project management in the healthcare industry is desired.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and customer service skills.
  • Excellent writing and analysis skills.
  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple competing priorities in a timely manner.


  • Bachelors degree required, preferably in business administration or relevant field.
  • Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) is desired.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient with:
    • Microsoft Office Suite of products (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Virtual conferencing software (e.g., Microsoft Teams and Zoom).
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Power BI, and Microsoft Dynamics (or other Customer Relationship Management system) is required.
  • Experience with Power Automate and Atlassian products is preferred.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Project Management Professional and/or Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications is desired.


Not Applicable (N) Activity is not applicable to this position.
Occasionally (O) Position required this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5 hours a day)
Frequently (F) Position requires this activity from 34% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.25 hours a day)
Constantly (C) Position Requires this actively more than 66% of the time (5.25+ hours a day)


Movement:   Lift/Carry:  
Stand O 10 lbs or less O
Walk F 11-20 lbs N
Sit C 21-50 lbs N
Manually Manipulate C 51-100 lbs N
Grasp O Over 100 lbs N
Reach Outward O    
Reach Above Shoulder N Push/Pull:  
Speak C 12 lbs or less N
Climb N 12-25 lbs N
Crawl N 26-40 lbs N
Squat or Kneel N 41-100 lbs N
Bend N    

Other Physical Requirements

  • Vision (Near)


  • Virtual Work Environment


  • All individuals who wish to enter our facilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Equal Opportunity Employer-Disability and Veteran