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 operational projects. You'll work closely with Researchers and Research Program Managers to execute and deliver on clearly defined projects, ensuring the highest quality work is being conducted. The ideal candidate is able to facilitate our teams' best work by driving and delivering projects to completion - managing timelines, anticipating project issues and resolving them, connecting resources to research needs, and removing barriers to doing great work. You'll project manage our team's external publishing platform as well as support event logistics for team initiatives. You'll also maintain and refine established research programs as needed. Our team is comprised of experts in problem solving and multitasking. 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 project management experience and broad knowledge of UX research and its impact on product design and development. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to manage complex logistics, and a highly organized approach are mandatory. This is a full-time contract position based in our Menlo Park office.