Clinical Project Manager

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Posting title
Clinical Project Manager

Roles and responsibilities
Must be authorized to work in the United States
W2 with full benefits
Some travel may be required
Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen   

Columbus Technologies and Services Inc. is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Columbus offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a  Clinical Project Manager to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term position which offers:
- Competitive salary
- Tremendous growth opportunity
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Columbus can do for you at

Job Description:
• Manage projects and activities for projects accepted by the Cancer Diagnosis Program (CDP) for clinical assay development.
• Participate in project management meetings of both the CDP and the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP), draft responses, coordinate and provide status reports.
• Coordinate activities between CDP and CTEP scientific staff at NCI, NCI laboratories, sub-contracted laboratories and biorepositories and external investigators.
• Ensure timely delivery of reports to CDP and CTEP staff.
• Plan meetings and videoconferences.
• Document such meetings including meeting minutes and recording of action items and follow up to ensure completion.
• Prepare reports to funding bodies; aid in manuscript preparation and editing.
• Communicate with CDP staff verbally and act as intermediary between external collabo-rators, CDP scientists, and medical officers.
• Participate in preparing publications of the CDP research findings in peer-reviewed jour-nals.
• Monitor, track and expedite the progress of ongoing projects.
• Schedule meetings and events within and outside CDP, reserve space, set schedule and times, contact participants, transmit agenda and materials for discussion.
• Communicate with internal and external customers, identify and provide resources, work with staff on problem solving and/or handling of routine matters.
• Maintain accuracy of data files via multiple software systems, including computerized procurement reports and communication programs.
• Perform budget tracking; prepare spending reports and invoicing.

Required Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline. Four (4) years of specialized experience plus a high school diploma is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.
• Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
• Experience producing reports, meeting minutes and organized presentations.
• Experience managing budgets and projects.
• Familiarity with basic principles and practices of accounting.
• Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
• Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
• Ability to multitask, take initiative, pay attention to detail and work independently.
• Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.

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