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Position objective: This position will advance ACT’s research activities primarily by providing project management support for selected research projects and initiative leadership and management of discrete interdepartmental or interdivisional research initiatives. The Manager is responsible for leading the Research Project & Planning team and accomplishing project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities on projects or small programs. The Manager will provide personnel management of the Research project management staff. Additionally, she/he will provide high-level subject matter expertise to Research project management team members on project management tasks including completing project schedules, cost budgeting, scope planning, managing project issues and risks, and resource and quality management. This position performs primary work responsibilities with minimal guidance.
Typical work-related activities include:
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