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Scientific Project Manager

Company: Foundation of the NIH
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) creates and manages alliances with public and private institutions in support of the mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's premier medical research agency. The Foundation, also known as the FNIH, works with its partners to accelerate biomedical research and strategies against diseases and health concerns in the United States and across the globe. The FNIH organizes and administers research projects; supports education and training of new researchers; organizes educational events and symposia; and administers a series of funds supporting a wide range of health issues. Established by Congress in 1990, the FNIH is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Please see our web site at for more information regarding benefits including 100% paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees with subsidized health insurance for dependents; subsidized parking; 403(B) with immediate vesting and match; all the federal holidays plus one; and more.EOE STATEMENT: The FNIH is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The FNIH celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.DescriptionThe Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is seeking Scientific Project Managersto manage large research partnerships in autoimmune-mediated, metabolic, neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, gene therapy or medical devices. Our research partnerships are made up of diverse stakeholders, including biopharmaceutical companies, healthcare not-for-profit partners, government (scientific and regulatory), and academic scientists. These Scientific Project Manager positions require excellent interpersonal and writing skills, a high level of organization, diplomacy, focus, and familiarity with biomedical research environments.POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Strong record of managing relationships among scientific and administrative partners from diverse sectors of biomedical science (e.g. government, academia, and private sector partners from industry and not-for-profit organizations) with a desire to provide service excellence Able to diplomatically facilitate discussions involving diverse interests, leading groups to consensus Strong analytical, critical-thinking abilities to proactively identify potential problems and work with teams to fill identified gaps Demonstrated experience as a Scientific Project Manager applying knowledge of process, finance, and contracts to project activities to ensure goals are met on time and within budget Development and management of grants/contracts, including evaluation and refinement of statements of work, project budgets, milestones, and deliverables Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to tailor communications to relevant audiences Ability to learn quickly, and make decisions independently to meet tight deadlines Attention to detail and strong organizational skills High degree of flexibility, and ability to adapt to organizational priorities What We Are Looking For: An MS/PhD in a scientific/technical field or MBA and 3+ years of relevant scientific project management work experience in biotech, pharmaceutical or health related organization is preferred Background in autoimmune-mediated, metabolic, neurodegenerative/neurodevelopmental disorders, gene therapy or medical devices is preferred Familiarity working with large-scale scientific datasets including clinical, genomic, proteomic and metabolomic data is preferred Experience managing drug development projects (e.g. preclinical or clinical stage development) is a plus Experience in regulatory science is a plus Prior role in consulting or client-based environment is a plus Project Management Certification is a plus FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-TimeLOCATION: Maryland, RockvillePI197012609

Keywords: Foundation of the NIH, Rockville , Scientific Project Manager, Executive , Rockville, Maryland

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