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SME / Task Lead - Office of Research Technology Applications

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Engility Corporation

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Silver Spring, MD

Date Last Verified

Apr 11,2018

Posted on

Mar 24,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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SME / Task Lead - Office of Research Technology Applications The candidate will manage a multidisciplinary team within the Defense Health Agency (DHA)Research & Development Directorate (J-9). The J-9 research mission focuses on medical and health services research to improve quality and continuity of care for service members, veterans and their beneficiaries. Will provide cross-organizational coordination to support development of a centralized technology transfer capability for knowledge generated from J-9's research portfolio. The task lead is expected to provide leadership and expert guidance on management of intellectual property, licensure and patenting of research products (e.g., pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical devices), and close collaboration with the private sector and academic institutions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have an advanced degree in law or a biomedical science field (e.g., medicine, biology, chemistry). Must have 5 years of experience in management or consultant role. Must have knowledge of military culture and structure to best support MHS initiatives and collaboration within the DoD and with other academic institutions. Previous project management or leadership experience is desired. Will have experience working in the Military Health System, VA, FDA, or NASA related to technology transfer, intellectual property management, and/or product licensure and marketing. Should have significant knowledge of ORTA best practices and regulations from the federal sector (e.g., FDA, NASA, DARPA) and private sector (e.g., pharmaceutical and medical device development). Should have strong technical writing skills to clearly, logically, and succinctly communicate project-related information within the MHS, DoD, other federal agencies at the commensurate comprehension and reading level for the audience. Ability to work collaboratively and independently, and have strong oral and written communication abilities, with strong conceptual and systems-thinking abilities and problem-solving skills are needed. Must have solid working knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office business suite, to include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required to prepare reports, briefings, and products. Familiarity with Department of Defense policies and processes related to research, development, and acquisitions (e.g., Defense Acquisition University training certificate, demonstrated knowledge of DoD 5000 regulations) is preferred. Must be able to establish and maintain relationships, demonstrate initiative, exude a professional presence, focus on results and demonstrate enthusiasm.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Engility Corporation
3750 Centerview Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

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