The Research Programs Team implements global operational systems, connects teams and knowledge, and problem solves operational hurdles to enable researchers to do their most impactful work. This particular Research Project Manager role will be a contract role, managing multiple cross-functional, high-priority projects. You'll work closely with researchers, directors, and a multitude of additional stakeholders to execute and deliver on projects, ensuring the highest quality work is being conducted. The ideal candidate is able to facilitate our teams' best work by creatively and independently driving tasks to completion - managing timelines, anticipating project issues and resolving them, connecting resources to research needs, and removing barriers in a thoughtful and efficient manner.
Our team is comprised of experts in problem solving and multitasking, and you should have proven experience in both of those key areas. In this role you'll utilize a full range of organizational and interpersonal skills that help our talented teams operate at their highest and most effective level.
This role requires proven project management experience and broad knowledge of UX research and its impact on product design and development. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to craft a narrative and influence others to adopt it are key to success in this role. The ability to creatively manage complex logistics and a highly organized approach are mandatory. This is a full-time contract position based in our Menlo Park office.