Scientific Project Manager, PATH Study, NIH Opportunity

Expires 12 June 2019

Through Kelly Government Solutions, we are currently seeking a Scientific Project Manager to work onsite with the NIH in Rockville, MD to provide project management oversight for the PATH Study at NIDA. 

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TASKS. The contractor shall:

  • Participate in and contribute to different aspects of the PATH Study through research design, decision-making, problem-solving, and strategic analysis.
  • Perform project management, resource and budgeting oversight, and information technology (IT) and data security administration.
  • Work with contracts staff and the contracting officer representative (COR) to ensure that the contract supports the study’s scientific goals.
  • Advise senior project staff on study decisions; troubleshoot issues; analyze study goals; develop and track study timelines, planning, and progress.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data; prepare summaries, reports and papers for a variety of audiences.
  • Communicate research findings, disseminate public information, and respond to relevant inquiries to facilitate collaborative efforts with other Departments, agencies, and NIH Institutes; respond to requests from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor the progress of the study, including tracking the administrative and scientific deliverables and leading the coordinating and compilation of deliverable reviews.
  • Contribute to the selection of the subject matter experts and development of committees, work groups, and other functional units.
  • Serve as project liaison to the subject matter experts and advisory committees, work groups and other functional units; work with staff to determine meeting contents.
  • Coordinate meetings and prepare meeting notes for standing assigned meetings.
  • Provide advice and coordinate with project leadership and staff to evaluate overall performance of contractor; determine whether to exercise subsequent option periods.
  • Stay abreast of relevant science and current research, as well as relevant regulatory and policy-related issues.
  • Conduct relevant literature reviews and maintain tobacco resource library within EndNote.
  • Develop and track study publications, presentations, and web presence via an Excel log.
  • Manage PATH Study shared drive.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of project/program management experience.
  • Project management certification.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, exceptional attention to details, and excellent writing skills.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and with EndNote.
  • Experience creating timelines and organizational charts.
  • Ability to work on complex tasks independently with limited or no supervision as well as collaboratively within a research team
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi task different projects and responsibilities on daily basis.