Project Manager, Public Comment at Ripple Effect

  • Project Management
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Are you seeking a chance to oversee projects in a rapidly expanding organization? Do you possess a strong enthusiasm for project management, health policy, and promoting public health and healthcare?

Ripple Effect is looking for an experienced project manager with 6 years of related experience to work with our program management and policy division to manage projects and teams fulfilling the project objectives through project plans, schedules, budgets, deliverables, and risk management.

If this position sounds of interesting, there’s a place for you here! Ripple Effect is a diverse, progressive, and engaging work environment. We offer a multitude of incentives and flexible work options that work for you and your lifestyle.

General Information


  • Coordinates internal and external resources for the execution of projects that meet or exceed stakeholder expectations.
  • Ensures projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget.
  • Manages multi-disciplinary project teams providing mentoring, oversight, and managing performance.
  • Provides advice on technical approaches to accomplish project objectives including meeting cadence, research approaches, resource needs, communication strategies, and data management.
  • Oversees the development of deliverables to ensure on-time delivery and high-quality.
  • Develops a detailed project plan to track progress and manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with external consultants, vendors, and partners.
  • Manages the relationship with clients and all stakeholders.
  • Contributes to proposal writing and technical solutioning for relevant projects and may lead technical or management sections.
  • Develops and implements processes and procedures to enhance effectiveness and efficiency of team's operations.


Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, business degree, or relevant degree preferred
  • 6 years' experience
  • 3 years project management experience

Basic Requirements

  • Advanced ability to navigate a program’s web-based system, such as SharePoint, Teams and other electronic business systems and train others on its use.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Project and people management skills in budgeting, resourcing, planning, tasking and risk management.
  • Ability to communicate results simply and effectively.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and external vendors.

To be successful at Ripple Effect, you must be able to pay attention to details, clearly communicate, work independently, and have an eagerness to learn. Learn more about what it takes to become a Rippler here.

Skills That Set You Apart

  • Project management certification (PMP) and experience with project management software.
  • Experience in strategic planning, science policy, or healthcare regulations.
  • Expertise in working with government clients or healthcare nonprofits, including NIH, CMS and AHRQ.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and/or work related to health equity.

If you don’t have all of the skills above, don’t be discouraged—no resume paints a complete picture of a person. There’s a good chance you’re more wonderful than you think, so please apply!

About Ripple Effect

Ripple Effect is an award winning women-owned small business providing provides professional consulting and exceptional talent for federal, private, and non-profit clients. We deliver multi-disciplinary solutions across communications & outreach, research & evaluation, policy & program management, and strategic staffing solutions with a focus on science, research and healthcare domains.

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Ripple Effect rewards our employees for their contributions to our mission in many ways, from competitive pay and exceptional benefits to a range of work/life programs based on your employment classification and personalized preferences.

Ripple Effect is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, political affiliation, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the hiring process, please let us know by contacting our HR department at or your recruiter. Eligibility for employment will be verified using E-verify. 

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