Program/Project Administrator Lead

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17
8 - 10 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17


A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in medicine, biology, neuroscience, psychology, toxicology, engineering, mathematics, or other science and technology related subjects is required. At the discretion of the Government, specialized experience may be substituted in lieu of specific educational requirements.

A minimum of eight  (8) years of recent and relevant experience.

Proficient in technical research, an in-depth knowledge of Human Performance, Training, and BioSystems and technical writing. Excellent communication skills, unstructured verbal interactions, briefings, and meeting moderation; and, ability to work independently with both junior and senior staff in a distributed environment while maintaining a strong commitment to deliverable scheduled.

Clearance: TOP SECRET, with the ability to obtain and maintain SCI. Contractors with a Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID) 6/4 eligibility within the last five (5) years are highly preferred.

Please note that the process can take more than a year to obtain an SCI clearance for contractors who are proposed on this contract.

Travel: Occasional travel may be required


Provide technical, analytical, financial, administrative, and specialized support to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OASD(R&E)) and the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research (ODASD(R)).  The Contractor shall provide administrative, professional, and technical support to the HPT&B Directorate.

The HPT&B Directorate has five (5) major program areas:
DoD Medical RDT&E Program

DoD Human-Machine Teaming Program

DoD Irregular Warfare and Language and Culture Training Program

DoD Human Research Protection Program and Animal Research Protection Program

DoD Environmental Science Research Program

Tasks shall include but are not limited to:

Provide support for management oversight, drafting policy guidance, and coordinating budget and Congressional Special Interest Items.

Assist in preparing for meetings and workshops, to include coordination of calendars of senior DoD personnel; preparation of announcements, agendas, read-ahead documents, meeting minutes, and technical briefing materials; management of logistics, travel arrangements, and meeting-facility support; administration of action items; and, preparation of summary of the evaluations.

Prepare draft papers to include technical evaluations, weekly reports, information papers, action memoranda, emails, and other documents as requested.

Prepare presentation/briefing materials to include research of technical content, graphics, and production.

Provide administrative support for office business policy and procedures.

Maintain broad situational awareness of research and development efforts involving the HPT&B Directorate program areas.

Monitor year-end close out actions.

Develop and maintain content/information for HPT&B website and associated websites, to include coordination of content/information changes/edits/updates to website and verification of public releasability of website content/information.

Assist in development and review of monthly newsletter, to include development and review of technical content; and coordination and dissemination of newsletter.

Assist in preparing, editing, reviewing, monitoring, and/or facilitating documents and briefings for DoD-wide dissemination and public release.

Assist in developing the portfolio management process to assess and update the portfolio investment strategy for the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) budgeting cycle, to include development of a uniform DoD-wide process to assess the current progress for each for subarea of the medical RDT&E portfolio; development of roadmaps of technology and regulatory development for subareas of the portfolio; and development of metrics for assessing progress, collaboration, adequacy of resources, and research coverage of capability gaps across the DoD.

Develop quarterly newsletter and information papers/talking-points on product development accomplishments and activities within the DoD Medical RDT&E Program, to include collecting data and conducting interviews; obtaining or developing related graphics, pictures, samples, devices; and, writing and formatting the articles.

Maintain a log and repository of all Human Systems publicly-released briefings and documents.

Assist in development of supporting documents for committees and activities, such as the Joint Human Systems Integration Steering Council and the Artificial Intelligence/Autonomy/Human-Machine Teaming workshops.

Assist in development of supporting documents for committees and activities, such as the Irregular Warfare Senior Technical Advisory Group and Defense Language Steering Committee.

Assist in development and preparation of draft DoD issuances (e.g., Directives, Instructions) and of supporting documents concerning human subjects in research (e.g., DoD Instruction (DoDI) 3216.02) and use of animals in RDT&E and training (e.g., DoDI 3216.01).

Assist in management and collection of the efficiency of the annual DoD Animal Care and Use Data Call and biennial report, to include preparation for the initiation of the data call; consolidation and validation of the data call; and development of the animal care and use data call summary.

Assist in development of supporting documents for committees and activities, such as the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), National Science and Technology Toxics and Risks Subcommittee, and national and international research efforts (e.g., North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Human Factors and Medicine).

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.


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