Research Program Manager - FAA CAMI
Company: Chickasaw Nation Industries
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 23, 2022
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COVID-19 Vaccination as a federal contract provider.
The Research Program Manager supports the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) Civil Aerospace Medical Institute (CAMI)
Aerospace Medical Research Division (AAM-600) by assisting and
collaborating with Principal Investigator(s) conducting project
planning/program management of multiple research projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily
functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of
work, supporting financial goals of the company,
initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem
analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization,
positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities,
commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability,
flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Reviews, evaluates, and makes recommendations for project/program
studies and experiments.
Develops research proposals, cost estimates, and budgets.
Writes statements of work; documents for Interagency Agreements
Develops research project plans and cost estimates for approved
Develops briefing slides for research proposal and project
presentations, study updates, program reviews, etc.
Monitors and updates research project plans.
Monitors and updates spend down plans and budgets.
Maintains research project schedules and provides regular status
updates for all projects.
Liaison with external organizations to establish and maintain
Tracks study/experiment development and trouble-shoot problems
encountered in the experiments.
Schedules, attends, and facilitates scheduled meetings.
Participates in professional activities: author, co-author
abstracts, manuscripts; attends and presents at meetings.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available
and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job
description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to
maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and
orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will
report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate
supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe
conditions to the best of own ability.
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable
rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code
of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for
themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in
which they will reportanyviolations or reasonably suspected
violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable
discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues
that arise during the performance of a government contract.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Business, Science or related field and a
minimum of ten (10) years' relevant experience, or equivalent
combination of education / experience. Master's degree preferred
and a minimum of four (4+) years' relevant experience, or
equivalent combination of education / experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
PMP Certification preferred.
Must be able to obtain government security clearance.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Ability to manage multiple contractual obligations and documents
(i.e., contracts, proposals, task orders, modifications, change
Skilled proficiency in using project management software to track
project requirements and schedules.
Operational knowledge and understanding of contract requirements,
risk management, change management, conflict resolution, and
delivery / payment methods for products and services.
Demonstrated competency in working with a wide range of government
departments with diverse business needs, interests, expectations
Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and project
management software programs.
Knowledgeable of and skilled in implementing "best-in-class"
concepts / principles within the areas of planning, scheduling,
budgeting and operations for successful achievement of contractual
Excellent capital planning, financial management, cost control,
estimating and contract negotiating skills.
Ability to manage multiple services and task order projects
Ability to make sound, well informed and objective decisions;
perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
Ability to prepare, justify and administer program budget and to
assess financial conditions.
Ability to persuade others to accept recommendations and to
negotiate to find mutually acceptable solutions.
Ability to organize work, set priorities and determine resource
Exceptional organization, problem-solving and critical thinking
Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with solid
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from groups of
managers, clients, customers and the public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and
interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an
office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required
use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to
handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls.
Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk
and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or
move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to
adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers
printers and light traffic.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status,
age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other
legally protected status.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic
over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
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