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Team Lead | Program Manager

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Project Administration & Management

Job Description

We are looking to expand our Human Factors team with a new Program Manager!

As a Program Manager you will design and execute complex programs that align with organizational imperatives by managing cross-functional collaboration with stakeholders to establish vision, objectives, and program strategy, and define program outcomes and measurements of success. You will be responsible and accountable for recruiting participants for research studies, meeting coordination, process improvements, project coordination, client and stakeholder communication, and developing and maintaining program metrics and reporting. You will utilize established tools to find qualified participants for research studies and identify new tools and methods. This includes researching and evaluating new processes, methods, practices, and tools that are central to program execution. You will proactively initiate, develop, and oversee relationships with participants, clients, and internal stakeholders by communicating the importance of engaging in research.

Overall, you will lead and manage the participant recruitment program and a team of associates. In addition to your team, you will work alongside other leaders and researchers. If you have a program management background and are looking for a fast-paced, high impact opportunity, this position might be a great fit!

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Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Health Care Administration or related field of study or equivalent, relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of Program development and program management work experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years of management (Team Lead) experience
  • At least one year of experience in participant or study recruitment
  • Must reside or be willing to relocate to the Kansas City area
  • Willing to work on a flexible schedule as needed

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Relocation Assistance Available for this Job:

Yes - Domestic/Regional

Virtual Eligible Job


Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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