Program Specialist, Clinical Research

Rockville, MD, United States
Apr 11, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Program Specialist, Clinical Research to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Rockville, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attend clinical trial team meetings and alert Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) to any issues on the call. Ensure that program requests during calls are appropriately logged/tracked to completion and alerts COR if requests are not fulfilled.
  • Review and track progress/issues against project plan and schedule and alerts COR to any deviations
  • Monitor and track scheduled deliverables and ad hoc work products and alerts/advises COR regarding pending deliverables as well as late deliverables. Suggest improvements to deliverable tracking.
  • Monitor vendor action item trackers and alerts COR to issues. Perform QC check of vendor action item trackers. Query vendor in coordination with the COR to follow-up on issues.
  • Assist in needs analysis for clinical trial tasks
  • Develop agendas, coordinate material preparation, and capture decisions and action items for internal government meeting


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Life Sciences or other related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience providing project or program management support.
  • Ability to evaluate and apply analytical techniques to identify, consider and resolve issues.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.


Company Description

We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management.

The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth.

What you'll get...
  • Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need.
  • Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period.
  • Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits.
  • Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement.
  • Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits.
  • Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to
  • Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events.
  • A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.