Program Manager

Frederick, Maryland, United States · Science Programs - Ft. Detrick


The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) within the Department of Defense funds biomedical research in response to the expressed needs of its stakeholders – Congress, the American public and the military. CDMRP requires an experienced and cohesive team of Program Managers who can support all aspects of the grant execution and management process. Research includes breast, prostate, ovarian and lung cancer, defense health, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis complex, autism, psychological health/traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury research, bone marrow failure, multiple sclerosis medical imaging, medical informatics, behavioral health, medical simulators, mobile health applications, medical robotics, deployed health, and other medical research programs. The CDMRP is responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating, programming, budgeting and executing these programs.

Job Description

Ripple Effect attracts high-achievers who consistently attain above-average results and take responsibility for solving problems. Our clients engage us because we bring intelligence, innovation, initiative, and impact to project management. We need self-starters who get the job done, who can handle a wide range of support tasks, and who enjoy the energy of a government office with intelligent colleagues and fast-paced programs.

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Preference will be given to individuals who are already performing these positions successfully. Job offer is contingent upon contract award.

The Program Manager will provide program administration and management support by program planning, budgeting, and execution in accordance with established milestones. The Program Manager will respond to taskers and other inquiries, develop efforts to evaluate efficacy and outcomes of research, assist in identifying research accomplishments, manage program announcement templates. The Program Manager will also lead or participate on the research program's Integrated Program Team to support all aspects of the program life cycle and coordinate activities related to enhancing the rigor or preclinical research across the CDMRP award cycle.


Basic Requirements

Preferred Skills


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