Savvy Cooperative seeks a Project Manager

About Savvy Cooperative

Savvy Cooperative is helping the healthcare industry create more patient-centered products and solutions by providing a marketplace for patient insights. Companies and innovators can connect directly with diverse patients and consumers to participate in market research, user-testing, discussion boards, co-design opportunities, and more! Savvy is the first patient-owned public benefit co-op that empowers patients to use their health experiences to advance research and product development, and advocates that patients are fairly compensated for their contributions. Using a unique co-op model, Savvy is able to leverage its patient members’ networks to quickly recruit even the rarest of patients across a variety of diverse demographics. Savvy’s award-winning co-op has been featured in FastCompany, TechCrunch, The Boston Globe, and named one of the 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur Magazine. Learn more at www.savvy.coop

About the role

Project Managers are the glue between our clients and our patient community. They are responsible for executing on our client work, including coordinating the various market research, user experience research, qualitative research, usability studies, product-testing, and other co-design opportunities that Savvy services. To do this, project managers communicate with clients, Savvy team members, and our patient community.

To be successful in this role, you must have strong organizational and problem-solving skills, the ability to oversee numerous projects at once, incredible work ethic to make sure no balls are dropped, and the comfort to implement processes in real time for our growing number of offerings. This role is perfect for someone skilled at working in a fast-paced environment who is looking to make an impact in scaling up a company.


  • Communicate directly with clients to manage requests and updates
  • Coordinate with other Savvy team members to manage the project
  • Effectively document progress of projects
  • Identify ways to make processes more efficient
  • Metaphorically herd cats
  • Work closely with the COO and operations team

Ideal Candidate

  • Has excellent attention to detail
  • Has strong organizational skills
  • Is an effective communicator, both verbally and written
  • Is cool under pressure and can juggle and jump rope (metaphorically) at the same time
  • Is motivated by checking things off their to-do list
  • Is willing to jump in wherever necessary to get the job done
  • Is strong using tech platforms and is a quick learner of new software
  • Is comfortable giving and receiving feedback to and from teammates
  • Has market research or healthcare experience


  • No formal degree required
  • Work experience that demonstrates the ability to stay on top of lots of moving parts all at once (we’ve seen people who were teachers, event planners, and the like excel at this role)

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