Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA
Status: Full Time, Exempt
Minimum Government Security Clearance Required: DoD Secret (Active)
Program: The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) and all the Joint Project Management Offices (JPMOs), which report directly to the JPEO-CBD, defines the required program, engineering, and technical support services. JPEO-CBD manages a dynamic and diverse portfolio of critical warfighting capabilities that require cohesive and innovative total life cycle systems management approaches to rapidly respond to the needs of the Force balanced by affordable sustainment strategies.
Primary Responsibilities: Serve as an advisor on all aspects of bioengineering, medical countermeasures, drug development, and portfolio management, to include bioengineering efforts, industry best practices, strategic relations, and medical transition activities. Perform support and oversight functions from product conceptualization through implementation, including, but not limited to, the following:
• Understanding capability gaps and assisting in setting project- and product-level strategy and priorities, ensuring portfolios are mapped to program goals.
• Providing expert analysis and engineering support of the design and development, installation and qualification, operation and validation of flexible, modular, single use system technologies in relation to biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
• Directing the activities of other bioengineers, as required.
• Advising the program team on risk assessment and risk management, technology portfolio and pipeline management, business and contracting strategies, technology transfers, and intellectual property management.
• Implementing and tracking EVM systems appropriate for pharmaceutical development within the constraints of the FDA approval process.
• Reviewing and assessing documentation (e.g. Alignment Charts; Research, Development and Acquisition Plans; Technology Development Strategy; TEMP; Life Cycle Management Plan; Acquisition Strategy; Modernization Plans, etc.)
• Participating in Integrated Capability Teams and serve as technical point of contact, as required.
• Attending medical technical conferences (e.g. Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense and Armed Forces Radiological Research Institute)
• Performing discrete, special interest efforts to solve problems and complete studies.
• Participating in medical Focus Innovative Technologies (FITs), Solicitations for Efforts Exploratory Development (SEEDs), and related efforts with Joint Science and Technology Office (JSTO) and other agencies.
Establish and maintain relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders in the CBD community (i.e. combat and materiel developers, systems engineers, test and evaluation entities, Industry, DoD, Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, JSTO, FDA, and academic partners in order to evaluate current and emerging medical technologies and facilitate cross-communication regarding program priorities and courses of action. In addition, assist in determining the strategic direction of the organization, participating in technology demonstrations and directing Science and Technology (S&T) transitions.
Requirements: Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Management, or a related discipline, and DAU Level III certification in PM or SPRDE, or the civilian equivalent, are required. A combination of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering Management, or a related discipline, DAU Level III certification in PM or SPRDE, and eight (8) years of experience may be substituted for a Master’s Degree.
Eight (8) years of general experience and five (5) years of experience in a program office or similar organization.
Expert knowledge in the development processes, related to the DoD 5000 systems acquisition process, for medical products and systems is required, as well as experience in tailoring DoD acquisition policies to drug development and bio-surveillance activities. Display the ability to perform the following:
• Developing Statements of Work, procurement requests, market surveys, and RFIs
• Preparing and staffing recurring reports and milestone decision briefings
• Creating resource-loaded schedules
• Planning and executing IBRs and assisting with preparation of briefing charts to support internal and external Program Management Reviews
Benefits: Competitive benefits package includes 10 holidays per year (80 hours), annual leave package, insurance benefits, vesting in the company’s 401(k) plan, and others.Job keywords/tags: bioengineer , JPEO-CBD , medical , management , strategy , oversight , project , team , assessing
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