Leidos Life Sciences supports biomedical research and development management efforts for both our military and our government civilian clients, including the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, National Institute of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Homeland Security, and others. Our work in this focus area includes providing both scientific/technical analyses as well as business analyses of efforts varying from individual research programs to entire organizational mission analyses. We also provide program management and regulatory / quality assurance support for the development of medical drugs and biologics through our virtual pharma practice. Leidos Life Sciences seeks a Program Analyst to provide ongoing project support by help managing and coordinating daily staff operations, communications and processes; ensuring the team understands deadlines, assignments and objectives; assisting in the development of program documentation and briefing materials; tracking the status of action items, program milestones and monthly reports; and acquisition and administrative support. The program analyst shall also perform some aspects of proposal capture and coordination of documentation.
Additional tasks will include providing meeting coordination and staff support at meetings, program reviews, conferences and briefings by producing the agenda and meeting minutes, preparing presentation materials and displays, hosting or participating in the event, and recording and tracking action items, as required.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business or the Life Sciences and 3+ years of experience or a Master's degree in the Life Sciences. Additional required skills include Microsoft Office Suite, especially experience with Excel and/ or other database programs. Microsoft Project with the ability to create work breakdown structure and program schedules with deliverables. Successful applicant will also have expertise in SharePoint development and maintenance.
Desired qualifications include strong communication skills and ability to multi-task in a deadline oriented environment as well as experience in project coordination with knowledge of the life science program cycle and standard budgeting practices.
Specialized Skills and Experience: Display an ability to perform the following:
- Experience in preparing program Technical Progress Reports (TPR).
- Knowledge and experience in SharePoint, Excel, and MS Project.
- Experience / Working knowledge of the federal RFP cycle and proposal preparation