Program Manager III

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Updated: July 4, 2019
Job ID: 214505
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Dayton, OH, United States

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HJF is seeking a Program Manager III to support the Naval Medical Research Unit – Dayton (NAMRU-D) located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) in Dayton, OH. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NAMRU-D.

The candidate will be expected to provide on-site support for the NAMRU-D Research Support Services Contract and contract personnel.


  1. Facilitate information flow between the COR, the contractor, and contract personnel.
  2. Oversee the hiring of new employees and serve as a key resource for all contract personnel.  Work closely with the government on hiring to meet research project and mission goals.
  3. Provide on-site administrative oversight of contract personnel, to include pay, promotions, leave, work hours, conflict resolution, and disciplinary actions.
  4. Coordinate with the COR on research participant compensation and all travel for contract personnel.
  5. Identify and evaluate problems affecting research project and mission goals and provide solutions in a timely manner.
  6. Work closely with the COR to document the need for any changes to requirements.
  7. Ensure timely delivery of required reports Grant-making and Contract Management

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Experience as a Contract Program Manager for a military research department with an annual budget of at least $3 million and primary responsibility for managing at least 35 full-time, on-site contractors engaged in human subjects and/or animal research in the department's facilities on a military command.  Demonstrated experience in consultant and vendor sub-contracting establishment.  Functional knowledge of Federal regulations on research with human subjects and/or animals.

Minimum Education: Minimum of a Masters’ degree in Business Administration, Public Health, or other related business or health science field.

Minimum Experience: 5 years of experience as a Government Contract Program Manager supervising a minimum of 35 on-site contractors engaged in human subjects and/or animal research.

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.