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Join the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and become a leader at one of the premier organizations working to accelerate biomedical research by forging powerful public-private partnerships among the NIH and leading public and private sector institutions. The FNIH currently manages cutting-edge initiatives that include the Biomarkers Consortium and the Accelerating Medicines Partnership.
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The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is seeking a Scientific Project Manager - Metabolic Disorders to work on major research partnerships with diverse stakeholders, including biopharmaceutical companies, healthcare not-for-profit partners, government, and academic scientists. The Project Manager will be responsible for day-to-day management of specific research initiatives in metabolic disorders, in diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and sarcopenia. Duties include managing project meetings, logistics, timelines, budgets, and other related activities. Work will be conducted under supervision of the Scientific Program Manager - Metabolic Disorders at the FNIH offices located in Bethesda, Maryland.
This is a non-research, administrative management position requiring excellent interpersonal and writing skills, a high level of organization, diplomacy, focus, ability to work under tight deadlines, and familiarity with biomedical research environments.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate their strong qualifications in:
Managing scientific, science-related, or clinical projects, including handling complex project logistics, managing relationships among diverse scientific and administrative partners from different types of sectors (government, academia, and/or private industry) and coordinating and facilitating crossfunctional scientific or project team meetings, taking minutes, and tracking action items;
Assisting in developing and managing grants/contracts, including evaluation and refinement of Statements of Work, project budgets, and milestones;
Experience in Metabolic Disorders and some familiarity with issues related to managing scientific data including clinical, genomic, proteomic and metabolomic data;
Completion of written reports and preparation of meeting summaries;
Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
Ideal candidates will be able to show:
3+ years of relevant project management experience (Project Management Certification or consulting experience is a plus);
A Masters degree (or higher) in biomedical science or a related discipline;
Ability to learn quickly, and make difficult decisions independently in order to meet tight deadlines;
Attention to detail and strong analytical and organizational skills;
Ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and initiative when working with others.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits including fully-paid health insurance for employee and all dependents, 11 paid holidays, free parking, and generous retirement plan plus much more!
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health procures funding and manages alliances with public and private institutions in support of the mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the premier medical research agency. The Foundation, also known as the FNIH, works with its partners to accelerate biomedical research and strategies to fight against diseases in the United States and ...across the world. The FNIH organizes and administers research programs; supports education and training of new researchers; organizes educational events and symposia; and administers a series of funds supporting a wide range of health challenges.The FNIH was established by Congress in 1990 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Foundation began its work in 1996 to facilitate groundbreaking research at the NIH and worldwide. As an independent organization, it raises private funds and creates public private partnerships to support the mission of the NIH—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
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