Clinical Research Operations Manager

Rockville, MD, United States
Apr 20, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

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

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as a resource via scheduled phone and email communications to Division Management, Clinical and Operations staff, both US and internationally based, on all aspects of program planning, clinical research operations management, extramural scientific study operations, and Division policy.
  • Monitor by email and directed participation the progress of assigned projects and tasks against internal and external factors to provide comprehensive recommendations on all aspects of operations to Division management.
  • Review existing and proposed guidelines, policies and procedures of assigned clinical operations, scientific study operations, and projects to assess and recommend revisions or replacement.
  • Participate in scheduled meetings via conference call to maintain awareness of the progress of assigned programs, projects and tasks, as well as provide insight and recommendations to other participants and Division management as needed to help ensure alignment with organizational priorities and procedures.
  • Provide advice and counsel as requested to Division Management, Clinical and Operations staff.


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Life Sciences or any other-related discipline
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience working directly in project/program management, with an emphasis on operational support.
  • Excellent oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to provide persuasive points of view across different audiences.
  • Familiarity with project/program tracking and monitoring.
  • Excellent written communication regarding program planning, clinical research and scientific-study operations.
  • Experience with MS Office applications.
  • Attention to detail, time management skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills are required; an upbeat and can-do attitude is a must for this role.
  • Must be able to travel to Bethesda, MD, NIH Campus.
  • Must be willing to travel to foreign destinations as needed to assist with planning, setting up and implementing protocols.


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.