Program Manager

Bethesda, MD
Apr 13, 2021
Apr 27, 2021
Accountant, Finance
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group in collaboration with a non-profit client, is searching for a motivated Program Manager. The Manager will provide scientific, technical and programmatic support to the organization. They will be responsible for the development and oversight of contracts, sub-awards, budgets and manage procurement. They will collaborate with various federal agencies, sponsors, foreign government entities, academic institutions and non-governmental entities. The ideal candidate will have extensive Program/Project Management and clinical research experience. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity in your career, apply now!

  • Reviewed research programs to ensure adherence with approved project plan, compliance to organization's operating procedures and state/federal regulations
  • Identify administrative and operational challenges; develop project budget and timeline and execute accordingly
  • Detect project risks and address with mitigation plan and alternative solutions
  • Promote good communication between teams and departments; foster a productive team culture to support and implement program objectives
  • Participate in the development and management of grant proposals, awards and contracts
  • Provide Quality Assurance support and management level representation during audits and inspections
  • Oversee and contribute to development of key documents such as program presentations and reports; prepare and edit of manuscripts if required
  • Establish financial management systems
  • Completes other responsibilities as required

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or related field; Master's degree preferred
  • 7+ years of program and project management experience; 2+ years of focused international clinical research project management experience
  • Prior experience in clinical research is highly desired
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications; intermediate to advance Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present ideas and recommendations to leadership
  • Solid relationship building skills with the ability to interact and support the staff and management effectively
  • Exceptional organizational skills: ability to prioritize multiple projects and work in a fast-paced challenging environment

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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