Operational Studies Project Manager, Health

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200501208
The Health Group conceives of and proves out exciting new technologies for Apple’s future products and features. We are seeking an Operational Studies Project Manager to lead human study with a focus on strategic recruitment and engagement with partners to support development and validation of new health sensors and algorithms. Our team works in highly innovative and dynamic environment with a high sense of urgency. If this sounds like you, read on!

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years of project management with direct experience across partnerships within Health or Technology
  • Strong human research background with clear understanding of study lifecycle
  • Experience running virtual and/or remote studies, and knowledge on conducting clinical studies with Hardware / Software devices
  • Experience working with and managing external sites/vendors
  • Proven track record of leading strategic programs, combined with the ability to toggle between tactical and detail oriented thinking
  • Ability to knit together disparate sources of information into a strategic narrative and perform data analysis to drive measurable results


Operational Studies PMs are responsible for leading the study execution, updating on study milestones, and schedule internally and with external sites and/or vendors. This person will prioritize issues and track the details, as well as be in touch with the big picture. This role will focus on developing recruitment strategies and establishing positive relationships with partners at executive level. We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. Multi-functional interpersonal skills and experience are critical. The Operation Studies Project Manager will collaborate with all engineering design disciplines, data analysis, legal, business development, and other project management teams. Having exposure and familiarity with the changing dynamics of research and development is highly desired.

Education & Experience

• B.S. degree in biomedical engineering or any engineering field or equivalent • B.S. degree in business management a plus

Additional Requirements

  • • Outstanding analytical & negotiation skills, and adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts
  • • Strong collaborator who can influence teams across Apple and develop productive and positive relationships with external partners
  • • Self-starter and multi-tasker who can also work autonomously
  • • Think and plan strategically, results-oriented with a positive “can-do” demeanor and a strong desire to get things done
  • • Able to thrive in an ambiguous environment
  • • Superb communication skills including effective listening, clear and concise writing and ability to articulate project updates to executives
  • • Some travel is required, approximately 25%

Pay & Benefits