American Heart Association Project Director (Office of the Chief Operating Officer) in Dallas, Texas

Project Director (Office of the Chief Operating Officer)

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Project Director. This position will report to our Chief Operating Officer (COO) and will be located at our National Center office in Dallas, TX .

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manages projects for various departments at the discretion of the COO. Provides direction to staff on operational projects/tasks as needed. Integrates with appropriate internal staff and departments to develop systems and processes for projects assigned.

  • Ensures customer and consumer requirements relating to perceived value are understood and assists in translation of this information into strategic plans and programs.

  • Develops, implements, and evaluates processes to ensure the COO department operates efficiently and effectively. This includes all appropriate project communication, financial projections and reporting.

  • Conducts research as appropriate, to successfully complete projects and develop new ideas.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Here is what we are looking for:

Required Experience

  • Bachelor Degree from a four (4) year college/university in a related field of study is preferred.

  • Prior experience in strategic planning and business management.

  • Demonstrated skills in project management including management of multiple concurrent projects.

  • Must have the ability to travel overnight approx. 20% of the time.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Job Category: Program/Project Management

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