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HJF is seeking a Program Manager III to provide research support management to Uniformed Services University (USU) Departments located in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to USU. The Department Program Managers provide project management, administrative coordination and financial management of HJF funds in the USU Departments. The Department Program Managers support cradle-to-grave administration of award funds including coordination of proposal submission, financial and administrative management of faculty projects (including management of budget and expenses related to personnel, travel, and purchasing equipment and supplies, vendor subcontracts, as well as oversight of subawards and regulatory compliance), coordination of financial performance analysis and reporting, personnel management, and oversight of project closeout.
Incumbent will be responsible for providing administrative project oversight in order to maximize the effective use of project resources. Specific areas include: budget and accounting, space management, personnel management, overall management, contracts, and purchasing. Works on abstract problems and identifies and evaluates fundamental problems for major functional areas through assessment of intangible variables.
The incumbent will work in USU department(s) under the general supervision of the senior department Program Manager.
1. Performs other duties as assigned and required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of organizational objectives, the federal budget process, office automation; ability to work completely independently; ability to use sound judgment in solving problems; ability to coordinate many complex systems and programs at the same time; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of uniform guidance and its appropriate application.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelors degree in scientific field or related field (Associates degree may be substituted with appropriate experience)
Minimum Experience: 6 to 10 years related experience in research administration, and scientific project or program management.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: supervises support staff and junior department PMs
Work Environment: University setting to include office and laboratory space
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 Director of Human Resources.