MIDRP Portfolio Area Manager

Ft Detrick, MD
Jan 16, 2017
May 02, 2017
Full Time
MIDRP’s mission is to conduct for the Department of Defense (DOD), a focused and responsive world class infectious diseases research and development program leading to fielding of effective, improved means of protection and treatment to maintain maximal global operational capability with minimal morbidity and mortality. The portfolio area manager will provide administrative, scientific, technical, and technology assessment services for the Director and Staff of the MIDRP to satisfy all responsibilities of the Program Office in the area of bacterial diarrhea and rickettsia diseases research. Activities include:

  • Coordinate the development of program solicitations, requests for and reviews of pre-proposals and proposals
  • Assist in preparation and staffing of documentation required to complete contract/grant awards
  • Review contract/grant reports in order to provide assessments of key accomplishments and their impact on programs. Maintain historical record of issues and their resolutions
  • Collect, organize, and analyze programmatic planning and execution data provided by Program managers, project and product managers, science and technology coordinators, Contracting Officer's Representatives (CORs) and peer review contractors;
  • Develop Science and Technology Objective packages and support accepted programs
  • Support periodic Science and Technology Reviews across the entire scope of the tech-base program for varied audiences such as staff principals and the Armed Services Biomedical Research Evaluation and Management (ASBREM) Committee, its associated Joint Technology Coordinating Group 2 and 8 (JTCG-2, JTCG-8) and any other ASBREM components such as the Needs Integration Subcommittee (NIS). This also includes support for the Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) – Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASAALT) Reviews and Defense Health Agency;
  • Provide programmatic, technical, administrative, and analytical support for capability area managers, steering committees, and MIDRP -supported Integrated Product Teams (IPTs). This work may include, but will not be limited to, independent analyses of acquisition strategies, In Process Review (IPR) recommendations, Milestone decision documents, capability documents, etc. Technical Data Packages may address any potential products or concepts identified within the program areas. Prepare working notes, reports, summaries, analyses, and briefing materials as required by the project
  • Maintain MIDRP website for program announcements, proposal solicitation, data management, collection of progress reports and reviews
  • Establish and maintain Program/Project Files and Databases on MIDRP common drive and website
  • Develop reports, summaries, information papers and/or briefing materials to respond to programmatic information requests and inquiries from various audiences (examples: USAMRMC,  MEDCOM, ASA(ALT), Department of the Army, ASBREM, Department of Defense, Congress, etc.)

Education 1. Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline required.

 2. PhD Degree in a relevant scientific discpline (mircrobiology, bacteriology, infectiosu disesases) is highly desired.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related experience in scientific research and analysis.


Expertise in the areas of microbiology, bacteriology, vaccinology, immunology, and infectious diseases with significant experience and familiarity in either working with or dealing with the U.S. FDA and associated regulatory issues . Experience in the business world in the areas of vaccine and pharmaceutical research and development as well as the military acquisition process is highly desirable.

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