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Senior Technical Project Manager - Health Sciences (Flex Location)
Senior Technical Project Manager - Health Sciences
To support ICF’s dynamic growth and expanding client base, we are seeking a Senior Technical Project Manager to work in our Health Science Portfolio. The portfolio at large comprises multi-disciplinary teams providing toxicology, hazard assessment, epidemiology, risk assessment, exposure assessment, environmental modeling, and related support to our clients addressing the full spectrum of potentially hazardous agents, including chemicals and microbes.
This specific position would include providing project management and high-level technical leadership in support of federal agencies (such as U.S. EPA and NIEHS) in reporting the results of toxicological studies that assess the human health impacts of a diverse range of chemicals. Oversight and understanding of qualitative and quantitative analyses that form the basis of human health toxicology, hazard assessments, and risk assessments would be a key component of this role.
The preferred location for this position is Durham, NC, but negotiable.
Key Management Responsibilities:
- Provide management oversight to multiple projects concurrently involving quantitative analyses and qualitative evaluations reported in toxicological studies
- Ensure ultimate success of projects, including quality and client satisfaction, and that all contractual and financial requirements are met
- Serve as the primary point of contact for clients, communicating with clients regularly regarding project status, technical issues, deliverables, and follow-on work
- Ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget
- Continually assess and improve the efficiency and quality of project work through design and implementation of processes and tools in support of the project team’s efforts
- Participate in supervising, mentoring, and developing junior- to mid-level staff
- Oversee the completion and accuracy of budgets, work plans, invoices, and other contract-related tasks
Key Technical Responsibilities:
- Provide technical direction to multiple projects concurrently involving quantitative analyses and qualitative evaluations reported in toxicological studies
- Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
- Develop toxicological reports, including writing methods, results, and discussion sections and reviewing toxicological conclusions based on the test results
- Perform quality reviews of the technical aspects of toxicological project work performed by team members
- Synthesize findings into written reports and scientific articles
- Develop technical publications and guidance, presentations for conferences, and proposal sections
- This position does not involve hands-on laboratory or field work
- Advanced degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in toxicology, pharmacology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or related subject with focus on human health hazard and risk assessment
- Minimum 5 years of professional experience working in human-health related consulting services or research
- Experience with government programs (preferably U.S. EPA or NIEHS)
- Experience with project management and staff leadership
- Demonstrated ability to formulate and execute technical approaches to solving scientific questions
- Proactive and problem-solving approach to challenges
- Process analysis and design skills
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
- Solid written and oral communication skills
- Excellent organizational and project management skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
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Durham, NC (NC05)