Project Manager I

Frederick, MD, USA
Dec 26, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Laboratory Animal Sciences Program (LASP) provides exceptional quality animal care and technical support for animal research performed at the National Cancer Institute. LASP executes this mission by providing a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art technologies and services, including the design, generation, and characterization of various biological and genetically-engineered animal models and their response to treatment. LASP contributes to the development of new diagnostics and treatment modalities for human cancer and other diseases while ensuring the safe and humane treatment of research animals.



  • Provides broadly based administrative and project management support to the Laboratory Animal Sciences Program.
  • Assists in project workflow development and coordination with scientific, technical and administrative personnel within the program
  • Manages projects by scheduling resources, monitoring progress and adherence to work scope, timelines and budgets.
  • Tracks projects by milestones, including associated risks and budgets.
  • Assists in development and documenting project management plans, project charters, requirements traceability matrix and work breakdown structures for various projects.
  • Applies project management and database tools to project tracking, data collection, analysis and reporting, and operational metrics.
  • Assists in performing financial management functions including budget monitoring, control and reporting.
  • Conducts budget, cost and pricing analyses.
  • Coordinates and prepares technical project proposals and cost estimates in response to task requests for research services.
  • Participates in the maintenance of information management systems, scientific data collection, and report preparation.
  • Coordinates personnel management activities including recruitment efforts.
  • Participates in evaluation and documentation of resource requirements, such as laboratory equipment.
  • Coordinates procurement of supplies, maintenance services and equipment for laboratories and animal holding facilities.



  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree in a field related to biomedical research i.e. biomedical science/bioinformatics/math/computers (qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
  • Minimum of one year related experience of technical and/or administrative experience related to biomedical research.
  • Experience and skills in project management, database, spreadsheet, document processing and software applications.
  • Ability to maintain precise, accurate records and data collection.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.




  • Experience in project management in a research industry.
  • Financial management experieince in a research industry.
  • Ability to independently identify and effectively resolve problems and render decisions and policy interpretations.
  • Ability to interact effectively with technical, scientific, supervisory, management and administrative personnel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and organizational skills with the ability to prepare reports, arrange meetings, and schedule and coordinate work

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)