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HJF is seeking an Associate Director of Programs and Operations to support the Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch (EIDB) located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to EIDB.
The Associate Director of Programs and Operations, Emerging Infectious Diseases Branch will be a key senior management leader and primary Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) representative and liaison in support of US government leadership of EIDB. The incumbent will provide programmatic, administrative and operational oversight and direction in support of the EIDB portfolio of activities. The incumbent will support current and new research initiatives undertaken by EIDB and work with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), HJF headquarters, HJF Medical Research international the CHIDA Cooperative Agreement representatives and other entities to support EIDB's mission and requirements. The incumbent will work with multiple collaborating partners, including but not limited to: Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, foreign government entities, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and industry. The incumbent will also support staff locally and internationally.
The Associate Director of Programs and Operations 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.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Minimum Education: Master's degree in scientific field or related field.
Minimum Experience: 6 - 10 years of experience in biomedical/health research program management, with specific experience in managing programs in an international setting.
Supervisory Responsibilities/ Controls: Supervises project managers and operational support staff in the US and abroad.
Work Environment: Office, field setting; Up to 10% travel.
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.