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Scientific Program Manager - Computational Chemistry Expertise - NIH

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
**Scientific Program Manager - Computational Chemistry Expertise - NIH - Bethesda, MD**

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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a **Scientific Program Manager** to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in **Bethesda, MD.**

**OVERVIEW.** This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

+ Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.

+ Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.

**TASKS/SERVICES.** The contractor shall:

+ Work with staff on performing tasks in relation to the NCATS Opioid Human Cell-Based Screening Platform, in particular to the component related to ASPIRE program (A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration) involving the development of tools and resources for novel chemistries.

+ Work with staff on the development and implementation of a challenge competition and prizing mechanism.

+ Work with staff on the development and implementation of cooperative agreement and other award mechanisms.

+ Develop quarterly reports from data and updates provided by the program awardees.

+ Schedule periodic conference calls and/or site visits, including web-based assisted tools such as Adobe Connect.

+ Work with staff to develop the agenda and logistics for semi-annual meetings of investigators; coordinate activities with NCATS partners and other stakeholders.

+ Provide regular updates and communication to NCATS program leads and other partners.

+ Work with staff on tracking and evaluating the yearly milestones and progress reports from awardees; prepare dossier for each award and the program, including presentations.

+ Analyze business and operating procedures to devise most efficient methods of accomplishing work; plan study of work problems and procedures, such as communications, information flow, integrated databases, inventory control, or analysis of funding plans.

+ Work with staff on management of program budget, including a wide range of administrative and analytical duties; formulate operating budget projections and annual allocations; monitor and track program expenditures; maintain fiscal oversight over office awards and contracts; track awards and obligation of funds; ensure adequate funds for program coverage.

+ Generate weekly, quarterly and various other budget reports of program funds for internal use, for senior management, and as requested by the program officers.

+ Consolidate financial data for budget presentations; provide overview of the financial status of operations; maintain internal records and analyze proposed funding plans to identify trends, surplus or shortage of funds; recommend new or changed methods or procedures for monitoring/tracking budgetary information.

+ Analyze program activities, via internal systems and/or NIH enterprise systems, to identify issues and develop recommendations for improvement; draft standard operating procedures and guidelines for implementation of programmatic and administrative activities.

+ Provide technical and management support to program staff during execution of day-to-day functions, planning and implementation of projects, including setting priorities, managing assigned tasks, monitoring project status, reviewing deliverables, and providing status updates.

+ Develop and facilitate various reporting needs unique to the organization; utilize a wide range of computer-based software, including Excel and other databases.

+ Develop periodic and special reports and procedures; search records and files, the internet, background materials and precedent references

+ Obtain information and data for staff; review and summarize materials and data; gather and coordinate information for review, conduct data entry and file maintenance, edit and/or prepare text, data and charts as needed.

+ Respond to inquiries and requests for information regarding application and award status.

+ Provide support to the upper level management and ad hoc expert committees, designated by the Director and other management officials.

+ Work with program officers to maintain content on program SharePoint site and other program-related sites.

+ Provide administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.

+ Interact and coordinate with Administrative Officers to ensure that optimum levels of support are provided for all organizational program requirements.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. in Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Pharmacology or a related discipline.

+ Minimum of four (4) years of related management experience.

+ Working knowledge of NIH funding mechanisms that support biomedical research, in particular the cooperative agreement mechanism.

+ General knowledge of biomedical terms; i.e., flow chemistry, artificial intelligence, machine learning, stem cells, electronic lab notebook, etc.

+ Experience with independently performing budget execution and administration duties requiring tracking, review, and analysis; developing budget estimates and justifications, and submitting findings for higher level review; comparing and presenting figures of current funding with prior years expenditures.

+ Ability to develop detailed reports and analyses that will guide management on programmatic and financial issues.

+ Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Databases).

+ Exceptional Excel skills.

+ Experience with databases; Working knowledge and ability to use NIH IMPAC (or a quick learner)

+ Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

+ Ability to multi-task with great attention to detail.

+ Excellent organizational and time management skills.


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-12-25 Expires: 2020-02-24

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