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Product Development Program Manager - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are currently seeking a Product Development Program Manager to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

- Optional health, vision, and dental plans

- Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS: The contractor shall:

- Manage a portfolio that contains the discovery, development, and life cycle management of candidate coronavirus vaccine and therapeutic products.

- Provide program management support for discovery, pre-clinical, and clinical product development activities, partnering with external collaborators as well as internal groups.

- Perform scientific and administrative reviews and analyses of applications/proposals from a programmatic viewpoint.

- Consult with and advise grantees/contractors during preparation of applications/proposals and provide guidance on program issues.

- Visit universities, research institutions, commercial organizations, other government agencies, and public and private organizations to promote and explain the objectives of the program.

- Support execution of program plans and serve as a key interface between a number of cross functional areas within NIAID and with other USG agencies. As such prior project management experience with the process and stages of vaccine and/or therapeutic product development from discovery/pre-clinical moving towards late stage development is a desired skill.

- Provide support for strategic development plans, nonclinical study conduct, and recommendations for logistical coordination of nonclinical studies with clinical trials.

- Ensure that all the nonclinical studies being performed are done in a manner that will be acceptable to the FDA and can be used to support product licensure.

- Collaborate with the Section Chief and NIAID leadership to identify coronavirus vaccine and therapeutic research needs and opportunities to achieve an innovative, integrated, and responsive research program.

- Closely monitor and stay informed of relevant national and international research efforts, programs and policies relevant to the development of coronavirus vaccines and therapeutics.

- Organize, conduct and/or participate in workshops, conferences, site visits, and staff meetings; present and discuss research-related projects and information.

- Coordinate and collaborate with other Branch and Division staff and NIAID and USG Offices.

- Provide effective communication and problem-solving skills in working with other Branch, Division, and NIAID components, other ICs, and other DHHS agency staff and academic and industrial organizations.

- Provide scientific review of pre-clinical and clinical protocols with a focus on respiratory pathogens, particularly coronavirus vaccines and therapeutics.

REQUIREMENTS: The contractor must have:

- A Ph.D. degree is required.

- Experience with viral vaccines and/or therapeutic product development.

- Strong relationship building, communications and management skills.

- Experience managing projects.

- Strong oral and technical writing capability.

- Demonstrated attention to detail.

- Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

- Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.

- Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills.

- Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.

It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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