• Management Analyst - Research Portfolio Management

    Job Location USA-MD-Silver Spring
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Program Management
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    General Dynamics Information Technology – Federal Civilian Division is currently looking for a Management Analyst - Research Portfolio Management.  This position will support our contract with the customer – Defense Health Agency – Military Health System.  The position is based in Silver Spring, Maryland.    


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    Job Duties:  

    • Performs a variety of complex administrative and analytical tasks in support of a contract program. 
    • Develops plans, including budgets and schedules, and monitors tasks to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned program. 
    • Establishes and defines program plan requirements and performs in-depth studies to determine optimum program plans. 
    • Monitors and reports performance against plans to ensure contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met. 
    • Interacts regularly with customers and other industry representatives to ensure conformance to customer requirements. 
    • May perform business development activities.
    • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced employees. 
    • Participates in special projects as required.


    Research Portfolio Management Support


    In close collaboration with MHS research activities, the Research and Development (J9) Research Portfolio Management function provides cross-organizational coordination and management of Research and Development (J9)’s research portfolio throughout the research lifecycle, from concept to closure, in order to:


    • Improve efficiencies and reduce duplication in research activities 
    • Provide additional audit services for budget and resource management
    • Deliver legal and regulatory services related to research Technology Transfer, Human Subjects Protection
    • Collectively optimize cost-effectiveness, while providing added value for the identification of innovative approaches and best practices.
    • In support of these objectives and at the direction of the COR, the Contractor shall:
    • Support the development, modification, updating, and coordination of Defense Health Agency business processes. Examples of these business processes may include, but are not limited to:


    • Development of process and/or maintenance of, and/or improvement upon current process which facilitates research program accountability, communication, integration, collaboration and creation of a centralized research portfolio management function. This process shall include value maximization, balance considerations, mission alignment and KT pipeline balance
    • Provide recommendations and subject matter expertise for the establishment of scientifically based process to evaluate, select and prioritize evidence-based research projects and protocols which address emerging research gaps
    • Provide processes for the cross-organizational coordination and management of DHA’s research portfolio throughout the research lifecycle, from concept to closure
    • Create a single strategic and requirements determination plan and implementation timeline for DHA’s Research Portfolio Management program (Deliverable 21). This plan is due NLT thirty (30) DACA.
    • Identification and development of methods which streamline integration activities and/or capabilities between the Agency's research programs which preclude full visibility and transparencyDevelop processes to create or validate specific research budgets allowing for capturing reportable measures and/or audit services
    • Develop criteria and processes whereby existing protocols and projects may be accelerated, eliminated, or de-prioritized, and those resources allocated/reallocated to the active protocols/projects


    • Develop a database (using Microsoft Office suite) ISO Research Portfolio Management which will track research and grant(s) income and expenditures across DHA. This centrally managed database may be hosted on SharePoint or a secure shared drive and shall visually display consolidated and/or specific data. This data shall be arranged on a single screen so the information can be displayed in a dashboard format (Deliverable 22). The initial plan for this database is due NLT thirty (30) DACA for COR approval before proceeding with development.


    • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.


    • 5-8 years of related finance or business analysis experience.

    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.



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