• Research Program / Procurement Manager (Research)

    Job Locations US-OH-Dayton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/24/2018 7:12 AM)
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    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a Research Program/Procurement Manager for a full-time position supporting the 711th Human Performance Wing, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM), Operational Health and Performance Division (USAFSAM/FHO) at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!
    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
    ERP's commitment and dedication to its customers was most recently reflected in an independent Dun and Bradstreet customer satisfaction rating in which ERP earned a customer satisfaction rating of 95 percent. Our exceptional customer rating ranks the company among the top five percent of all companies receiving the Dunn and Bradstreet rating. Washington Technology and Inc. Magazine have both ranked ERP among the fastest growing firms in the nation for 2014.
    ERP is an equal opportunity employer.
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.


    Normal work hours are Monday - Friday, 7am to 4pm, with a one hour lunch
    Work hours may vary dependent upon tasks and need, but will not exceed 40 hours per week
    Job Specific Details and Tasks:
    • Shall be required to perform program management activities including: AF budget/financial assessment and support obligation and expenditure reporting to include communicating with financial support staff; and conduct contract development, management, and reporting to include: verification of deliverables against contracts; procuring/receiving supplies/equipment; noting and reporting program contractual discrepancies; communicating and coordinating contractual activities to appropriate parties.
    • Shall work with designated USAFSAM/FHO technical professionals and management to collect procurement requirements, develop procurement packages, and disseminate information to include, cut-off dates for submitting supply and equipment requirements, and changes or proposed changes to procedures affecting AFRL/711HPW supply supportservices.
    • Shall have a working knowledge of business expertise and assist in the oversight for compliance of policies, procedures, standards, and regulations in support of the 711HPW contracting and procurement processes; and ensure Government’s authorized requests for supply and equipment are in compliance with all mandated supply and equipment 711HPW guidelines.
    • Shall maintain all contracting and procurement data created for Government use or legally controlled by the Government in support of the functional activity, or required by AF publication, IAW with the AF records management procedures in AF Instruction (AFI) 33-322, Communications and Information and the Air Force Records Disposition Schedule. The contractor employee shall support the maintenance and updates of USAFSAM/FH Project File System.
    • Shall maintain and provide purchase transaction statistics to resource managers and program management, as requested.
    • Shall demonstrate proven capability to collect, analyze and appraise acquisition data required to draw conclusions and work with the HP portfolio program manager to devise solutions to problems relating to improvement of acquisition effectiveness and compliance.
    • Must possess the analytical ability to define or recognize the dimension of the problems involved, to collect the necessary data to establish the facts, and take or recommend action based upon application or interpretation of established guidelines.
    • Shall have a general knowledge of the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) system and the process to interface with DMLSS staff to procure research equipment and supplies.
    • Shall possess a working knowledge of defense acquisition and aerospace medical research policies and regulations and recommend appropriate action consistent with those guidelines.
    • Shall be familiar with research processes including 711HPW Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approvals.
    • Using this knowledge, shall proofread and edit project plans, research proposals, and data collected by Program Manager and support staff members to assess research requirements to support contractual activities.
    • Shall perform and complete assignments involving work with diverse and dynamic groups. The contractor employee shall establish, create and maintain a constant and effective working relationship within the division, the directorate, 711 HPW, MAJCOMs, Air Staff, academia, business, and industry customers, partners and stakeholders for coordination, support and changes to the scope of assigned work. The contractor employee shall maintain effective working relationships with principal investigators, other program managers, researchers and support staff involved in the acquisition of medical systems and conduct of aerospace medical research.
    • Shall recommend solutions to improve processes and maximize mission accomplishment through efficient utilization of resources, assist with resource estimates for solutions for AFMS-validated modernization needs, and provide resource analysis support for execution of medical modernization projects.
    • Shall demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft software programs which include: Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education:  Minimum Bachelor's Degree ; Master's Degree desirable 
    Certification/Training: shall be a professionally and technically qualified Program Manager, with a minimum APDP Level II certification in Program Management, Systems Planning Research Development and Engineering (SPRDE) or Contracting; Equivalent PMP or PjMP certifications are acceptable
    Experience: Minimum 7 years of experience in research-related project management
    Security:  Must be a US Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check


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