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American Heart Association Senior Project Manager, Program Evaluation in Boston, Massachusetts


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association is thrilled to have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Project Manager, Program Evaluation at our National Center office located in Dallas, TX . This position can be home based.

The Senior Project Manager, Program Evaluation Team is responsible for managing and supporting a broad range of projects and effectively allocating Evaluation Team staff to successfully complete projects. The Senior Project Manager is also responsible for developing team infrastructure, procedures, systems, tools, and templates to allow Program Evaluation staff to focus on core evaluation activities. This is a new role to help our team build systems and processes that support efficiency and growth.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and at


  • Perform project management duties including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing assigned projects as needed and assigned.

  • Establish and maintain project management processes and documentation to ensure project quality on all projects as assigned.

  • Manage scopes of work and budgets for 25-30 funded evaluation projects to ensure successful completion of project deliverables within available budgets.

  • Develop, implement, and manage systems to effectively allocate effort across all projects for 10-15 Evaluation Team members and proactively plan for future projects to ensure that the team has staff or contract personnel available to meet needs.

  • Receive and process requests for evaluation support, collaborating with team leadership to assign projects to the appropriate evaluation team members.

  • Develop evaluation plans and budgets for proposals and funding opportunities.

  • Establish standard operating procedures, systems, tools, and templates to support efficient team processes.

  • Collaborate with the data science team and internal partners to develop and implement core measurements across projects so that our work becomes more efficient, aligned, and collective.

  • Lead the Evaluation Team through the creation and maintenance of knowledge management platforms, norms, and processes to support transparent, efficient, and standardized program evaluation.

  • Develop operating procedures and policies for using the knowledge management platform, including adding to, revising, or removing knowledge assets.

  • Establish trusting, open, motivating, influential relationships with colleagues as a foundation for monitoring, evaluation, and learning.


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • PMP Certification.

  • Five (5) years of experience in project management.

  • Three (3) years of experience in program evaluation or academic coursework in program evaluation.

  • Excellent organizational skills, project management skills, and attention to detail.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and perform well during times of increased workload.

Compensation & Benefits

The expected pay range will be $80,000 to $110,000. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply. The American Heart Association reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/5/2024 9:46 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-12070

Job Category Science & Research

Position Type Full Time