Senior Program Manager (clinical research)

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
San Antonio, Texas
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Clinical Research


Program Management

Project Management

REQ#: RQ147981
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Clinical Research Program Manager supporting the Air Force under the 59th Medical Wing in their Science & Technology Office located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX.GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

The 59th Medical Wing Science and Technology (ST) office advises and conducts clinical and translational research on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the Air Expeditionary Force and the health of Air Force (AF) personnel and beneficiaries. In order to support the required research, ST offices conduct translational research in the areas of emergency medical care, combat casualty care, force health protection, restorative medicine, clinical and rehabilitative medicine and specialty centers.


  • Oversees contract personnel.
  • Provide recommendations and support to contract and government personnel.
  • Provide recommendations to government personnel concerning laboratory scheduling.
  • Coordinates  scheduling  of  contract  personnel  to  effectively  utilize  laboratory  space (may  require use of an automated human resource information system).
  • Assist director and chief scientist with review and modification of IRB protocols on an as needed basis.
  • Provide support at multiple 59MDW-SA locations.
  • Assists with the development and formulation of fiscal year budget requests for research.
  • Assists  Directors  in  carryout  of  administrative  and  financial  tasks  related  to research  under contract, as assigned.
  • Provides business and growth plan for research under contract to government personnel (senior leadership and program analysts).
  • Tracks  study  expenditures  and  reports  financial  status  related  to  research  under contract  to  the Government.
  • In  collaboration  with  the  Government,  provides  recommendations  for  yearly  budgets  related  to research under contract.
  • Submits   Government   approved   proposals   and   grants   via   various   websites (i.e., eBRAP,, DMRDP, etc.).
  • Ensures Government prepared documentation is available for various research meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration or Business plus 8-10 years’ experience in clinical research project management and increasing leadership duties or Master’s degree in Healthcare or Business Administration plus 3-5 years’ experience in clinical research and project management.
  • Experience with DoD contracting process and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense agreement process and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the receipt and acceptance processes.
  • Intermediate+  experience  with  Microsoft  Office  applications  including: Word,  Excel,  PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, and SharePoint.
  • Intermediate+ experience with Adobe Acrobat and internet applications.
  • General knowledge of medical and research terminology.
  • US Citizenship.


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays




Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/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 veteran status, or any other protected class.