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The Washington National Primate Center has an outstanding full time opportunity for a Program Manager.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide the appropriate environment to support outstanding biomedical research directed towards significant human health issues and nonhuman primate health and biology. In conjunction with our Mission Statement, these values link this position to our purpose as a Center:
Commitment to Research
Accountability – Productivity
The Program Manager will manage workflow and timelines for projects as assigned by the Grants & Contracts Specialist, and coordinate projects with an eye toward efficiency, productivity, and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). Professional Staff Exemption: (6) Research – “analyzing results,” “designing approaches or hypotheses to be tested and the methodology to be used”.
This position will directly support the work of all Bill and Melinda Gates funded awards that support non human primate (NHP) work for the Kiem Lab at the WaNPRC. In addition, the this position will manage and create standard operating procedures that can be used by other lab staff managing 14 other grants -- contributing to the GLPs of the entire Kiem Lab body of work based at the WaNPRC. This will contribute to better research compliance.
Facilitate day-to-day project planning and management across projects by creating project plans, developing and following up on timelines, and tracking progress against project deliverables;
Develop sustainable systems and strategies to track progress across projects, including creating and maintaining SOPs and study schedules;
Contribute to data collection and verification, statistical analysis, and writing of discrete research projects;
Prepare for and follow up on regular project meetings; ensure that meeting participants have information and structure necessary to be productive and engaged.
Bachelor’s Degree in health, science, project management, or related field.
Three years of related experience.
Demonstrated ability large, complex projects at research institutions with multiple components between multiple institutions.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification.
Familiarity and experience with effective employment of project management tools and software.
Organizational awareness and commitment.
Independent worker comfortable working in a fast and complex environment.
Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
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