Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Senior Program Manager (SPM) to support the Emerging Infectious Disease Branch (EIDB) in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to EIDB.
The SPM, under the supervision of the Associate Director for Programs and Operations (ADPO), will be responsible for the management of administrative and operational components of EIDB’s portfolio. The SPM will work with multiple Department of Defense (DoD) organizations to implement EIDB’s program objectives.
Responsibilities will include the development and oversight of contracts and sub-awards, budget development and management, procurements, preparation and submission of grant proposals and annual reports, as well as close coordination with collaborating partners: to include US Government agencies, funders, foreign government entities, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and industry.
The SPM must be a highly motivated individual who demonstrates judicious use of time and resources, performs well under pressure, works independently, and adapts easily to new challenges and dynamic working conditions.
Essential Job Duties:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: 6-10 years experience in project or program management with a minimum of 2 of years being in international clinical research project management.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: May supervise associated support staff in the US and abroad
Work Environment: Office, field setting; 5-10% travel schedule
Background: Must have lived in the US 3 out of the past 5 years; eligible to pass a NACI background.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.