Chief Information Officer

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Updated: July 4, 2018
Job ID: 213414
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

There has never been a more exciting time to join the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF). HJF is global organization dedicated to advancing  military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Executive Team and help us build for the future. If you are seeking an exciting and dynamic career opportunity in service to our military, their loved ones, and your community, HJF is for you!

The Opportunity

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for leading the overall strategy, execution and management of the technical investments and operations for HJF. In addition, the CIO is responsible for the successful delivery of IT services and operations which enable the enterprise to achieve its goals and objectives in an increasingly dynamic and changing business landscape. The ideal candidate will be an executive who can simultaneously track and manage to the level of detail required to successfully lead the information technology and operations management of HJF while contributing to the company’s overall development and direction.



Drives Results- demonstrated leadership in consistently achieving results, even under challenging circumstances

Innovation- ability to create new and better ways for HJF to succeed

Manages Ambiguity-proven ability to operate effectively, even when things are not certain or the path forward is unclear.

Collaborates- skilled in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others.



  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in the development and execution of strategic and tactical plans for the application of information technology which scale to support HJF objectives.
  • Develop, document, and review goals and metrics for all IT operations and personnel.
  • Develops and manages budgets for information technology initiatives, including costs and timing of IT project delivery.
  • Oversee contingency planning and IT security and compliance by establishing controls and processes in support of data security, and other relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Establish, promote and foster project management methodology standards within the organization.
  • Review overall project resource demands across the entire enterprise to ensure technology and operations meet capacity needs and demands.
  • Manages the review and negotiation of major IT vendor agreements.
  • Create and communicate the technology plan and strategy to partners, management, employees and customers.



  • Bachelor's degree and 15+ years of increasingly technical work experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience. Master's degree is preferred.
  • Must have substantial leadership experience in formulating, planning, leading, directing and controlling a complex, broad, and highly technical functions.
  • In-depth knowledge of emerging technologies, trends, methodologies, and resource management principles.
  • Wide range of technical understanding across IT disciplines.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize and execute deadline driven projects with strong bias for action and ability to prioritize multiple and competing projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and implement a technology empowered business strategy.




We value our talent, so our top priority is our people. We are committed to ensuring the best experience for you in your career and life at HJF by focusing on your health, family, professional growth, financial wellbeing and time away. Our compensation, benefits and special offerings are based on the philosophy that taking care of our talent is good for all of us.


Why HJF?

HJF appreciates your talent and contributions, enabling you to earn your value through a robust compensation plan and exciting environment. We live our values and when you join HJF, you can see the direct impact of your contributions on our success.


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.