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Senior Program Manager (Remote US)

Company: Battelle Memorial Institute
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
The Health Research and Analytics (HRA) business line is currently seeking a Senior Program Manager for the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Tricare Quality Monitoring Contract (TQMC). Position may be located in Columbus, OH; Crystal City, VA or remote within US.
This position is contingent upon award of work.
Job Summary
As a Senior Program Manager, you will oversee the execution and fiscal management of $50M plus in government and commercial contracts in the fields of healthcare quality improvement, environmental health outcomes and health protection. This is an opportunity to leverage your knowledge of government contracting/procurement with a demonstrated ability to apply proven processes to ensure customer requirements are met including technical, financial, risk, schedule, and all other contractual commitments. All applicants should have exceptional communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate across diverse audiences.

  • Program manager for government and commercial contracts with an estimated annual business volume of more than $50M within a matrix organization and building strong long-term client relationships.

  • Responsible for managing a large portfolio of government and/or commercial programs which are of high risk and complexity

  • Develops the strategy for program capture and execution

  • Leads cross-functional teams to achieve program objective

  • Responsible for business development within current customer base and/or for new customers; should support and/or lead capture and proposal efforts.

  • Solves and leads others to solve unique problems with broad impact on the business; requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions

  • Communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view.

    Key Qualifications

    • Experience working with the Tricare Monitoring Contract

    • Bachelor's degree in business, public health or health policy and at least 12 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

    • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

    • Experience working with the following contract types: Firm Fixed Price, Cost Plus Fixed Fee, Time and Materials.

    • Experience successfully working in contract research for federal clients, including Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

    • Experience managing cross-functional teams

    • Proven experience in mitigating risks on a red program and creating a positive stable financial state.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience writing winning funding proposals, conducting business development efforts, leading or contributing to strategic planning efforts, and/or growing program portfolios

      • Experience successfully applying project management principles, including overseeing project performance, timelines, and budgets.

      • Experience with Microsoft Client Relationship Management (CRM) tool

        Salary: $143,000 - $190,000/yr
        This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.
        Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life
        We care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life.

        • Take time to recharge : You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.

        • Prioritize wellness : Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.

        • Better together : Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.

        • Build your financial future : Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that.

        • Advance your education : Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.

        • Flexible work arrangements : You have options for where you work and when you work.

          A Work Environment Where You Succeed
          For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity's most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world.
          You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to:

          • Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects

          • Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery

          • Collaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environment

          • Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders

          • Give back to and improve our communities

            Vaccinations & Safety Protocols
            Battelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients' requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).
            Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.
            The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.
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