Program Manager (clinical research)

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Lackland AFB, Texas

REQ#: RQ69199

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Program Manager in support of the 59th Medical Wing (59 MDW) located at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

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.

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What You'll Be Doing?

  • Facilitates information flow between program members, PI or Department Head.
  • Provides administrative support. Assists with planning, overseeing, managing, and ensuring all work performed on a research protocol, project or program meets the highest professional standards.
  • Provides full range of administrative support services (e.g., communications, travel support, printing, graphics, library or publication services, mail, facilities and equipment, transportation, records, forms, reports, space and property management); or assist in the management of a complete program area characterized by its breadth, complexity, scope of coverage and independent execution.
  • Provides advice on manpower utilization, work flow, and operational procedures to increase efficiency, productivity, and make overall improvements for the program(s).
  • Coordinates the decision-making process between all program participants.
  • Coordinates and conducts in-house personnel actions and furnishes guidance and assistance as needed.
  • Oversees project budgets and materials acquisition to ensure successful project completion. Responsible for specific tasks and assists to ensure that project schedules, performance measures are met and products and services are provided in a timely and cost compliant manner.
  • Assists with the preparation of contract actions, purchase orders and proposals.
  • Aids in coordinating monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Track the progress of programs or projects to ensure milestones and benchmarks are met.
  • Provides support to the Department Head and scientists in appropriate routing and processing of research proposals, technical report, final reports, and peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and posters.
  • Assists the program personnel with meeting support and coordination, routing and obtaining approvals necessary for government travel for conference attendance, presentations, training attendance, etc.
  • Arranges and coordinates meetings for the Director and Program Manager, both inside and outside of the Institute. This includes planning, facilities, agendas, travel and transportation.
  • Provide assistance with any procedures and practices necessary for accomplishment of the program mission; program cost, schedule and performance parameters.
  • Solves problems and resolves issues to ensure that mission is carried out in the best and most expeditious manner.

What You'll Need (required):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration or Business plus 3+ years’ experience in clinical research project management and increasing leadership duties OR Master’s degree in Healthcare or Business Administration plus 1+ years’ experience in clinical research and project management.
  • Intermediate+ experience with Microsoft Office applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint.

What Would Be Even Better (preferred):

  • Preferred candidate will have Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Attributes for Success:

  • Must display careful attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must have interpersonal skills and have excellent oral and written communication skills.




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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.