Bethesda, Maryland

Overview

Join the HJF Team!

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit 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 accomplish their research goals.

This position will be in support of the Military HIV Research Program's (MHRP), Office of International Operations (OIO) who works cross-functionally at HJF to manage, liaise and support the administrative functions required by the organization and by the overseas sites. Collaborating with the overseas site, OIO provides focused support in the following key areas: Compliance, Contracting and Procurement, Finance and Human Resources.

Responsibilities

HJF is seeking a Program Manager who will provide administrative project oversight to maximize the effective use of project resources. Assists Program Managers in program management in the areas of budget and accounting, space management, personnel management, overall management, contracts, and purchasing areas. Works on problems of limited scope, applying a basic understanding of organizational objectives, budgeting processes, and project management principles. This is the first of four levels within the Program Managers series.

Responsibilities
  • Monitors activities to ensure adherence to scope of work.
  • Tracks outcomes and trends of programs.
  • Maintains archive of documents required to support pre/post award management.
  • Supervises program staff, including assigning and reviewing work and providing guidance.
  • Develops and manages program plans from inception to deployment, applying project management methodology and enforcing best practice standards.
  • Manages budget, including monitoring revenues and expenditures.
  • Coordinates purchases, subcontract actions, and hiring.
  • Works with project stakeholders to ensure detailed business and technical requirements are defined to ensure success in program.
  • Interacts with project stakeholders, under guidance of other Program Management staff, by facilitating information flow between research staff, Principal Investigators, project sponsors, research administrators in the administration of agreements and contracts and research compliance.
  • Participates in the development, maintenance, dissemination and continual process improvement of standard operating procedures.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.
  • May include budgetary responsibility to include plan/forecast, prepare, approve, monitor.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of organizational objectives, the federal budget process, office automation.
  • Ability to work completely independently, use sound judgement in solving problems, and coordinate many complex systems and programs simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of project management principles, and good communications, customer/client relationship skills and people management experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assigned Lead: May recommend the following: employee hiring, disciplinary action, and starting salaries; provide input on employee performance evaluations.

Qualifications

Work Environment
  • This position will take place primarily in a office setting.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience required.

All HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

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, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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Bethesda, Maryland

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. 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.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’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.

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