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Program Manager II (NCI)

Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.

Frederick, MD
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

The Applied and Developmental Research Directorate (ADRD) integrates two diverse laboratory and support programs: support to the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) and the Clinical Services Program (CSP). DCTD facilitates paths of unique molecules, diagnostic tests, and therapeutic interventions to clinical applications, including distinct molecular signatures for cancer, refined molecular assays, and state-of-the-art imaging techniques that are too high-risk for industry or academia to pursue. CSP laboratories provide processing and testing support to approximately 150 NIH-sponsored clinical trials, with six program laboratories registered to perform testing regulated under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
The Program Manager II’s primary focus will be:
Overseeing the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract reporting requirements including Task Order costs, BOE, Schedules, Performance reporting, Yellow tasks, and In-Process Reviews
Managing the administrative aspects of on-going projects, ensuring new projects are initiated correctly, and providing technical support to project managers including development of cost estimation and SOW preparation
Leading the development and implementation of project management processes and procedures and use of standardized templates
Serving as the initial project auditor by performing the first assessment of In-Process Review (IPR) data and adhering to the Leidos Biomed project management policy
Ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of the collection of projects (portfolio) reporting
Facilitating, managing, tracking, and reporting on collaborative interactions between Government and ADRD laboratories
Representing the program in internal and external meetings
Facilitating scientific collaborations and partnerships on behalf of the Office of Administration, ADRD
Assisting in the preparation of project team reports and/or presentations


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in science from an accredited college or university (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education).
Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
In addition to education requirement, at least 5 years of progressively responsible program management experience, including four years of technical and/or administrative experience related to biomedical research
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and working with SharePoint based websites
Knowledgeable in HIPPA and HiTech regulations
Demonstrated ability to inspect laboratories for deficiencies, prepare reports, and initiate corrective actions
Must be able to obtain and maintain a secruity clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Background in scientific lab settings
Experience in a government contracting environment
Strong interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written