Project Administrator

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Oct 17, 2019
Closes
Nov 26, 2019
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:
We are seeking a project administrator to provide administrative support for government and commercial contracts managed by Westat's Clinical Trials Practice.  This position is located in our Rockville, MD office.

Job responsibilities:
• Coordinating and scheduling project meetings
• Writing meeting minutes.
• Processing vendor invoices and tracking expenditures
• Tracking project deliverables, and ensuring QA review and submission of deliverables.
• Developing and maintaining Excel spreadsheets used to collect, report, and forecast project budgets.
• Assisting with budget forecasting, and preparing financial and administrative reports.

Basic Qualifications:
• A bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience is required.

Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Advanced experience with Excel is essential.  Previous experience with government contracts or clinical trial research is a plus.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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