Leidos Scientific Management Analyst in BETHESDA, Maryland


The Civil Health Operation is currently seeking a Scientific Management Analyst to support a large healthcare contract in Bethesda.

Actual Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Development of detailed project plan(s) for scientific grants and policies

  2. Coordinate project plan activities with scientific team members and others (s) as required

  3. Updating senior management on project progress, including assisting with analysis to support data-driven decision making

  4. Maintaining up to date knowledge scientific grants and policies as necessary

  5. Solicits input from project team members and provides feedback and

recommendations to leadership regarding ongoing activities or issues

  1. Identification and development of tractable metrics for data collection surrounding

portfolio analysis

  1. Management of data collection, analysis and tracking of action items

  2. Remain knowledgeable of NIH data, data infrastructure, and information requirements

  3. Actively participates in tactical and strategic planning efforts for tool development and

process enhancements

  1. Manages and oversees issue resolution discrepancies arising from stakeholders to

assure issues or problems do not escalate apprises leadership regarding ongoing

activities or issues

  1. Manages risks and assures progress is made and identifies to leadership issues and

potential risks including missed or delayed deadlines

  1. Manages an array of scientific projects and associated deliverables

  2. Supports trans-NIH meetings, collaboration, and knowledge exchange with other NIH

entities for effective use of scientific resources and processes

  1. Manages communication of multi-matrixed organization and processes

  2. Organizes meetings and writes about office activities, as appropriate

  3. Collaborate with office staff in support of efforts to develop draft policies, strategies for

implementation, and reporting

  1. Provides training of project team members and all staff on office SharePoint site and

associated databases, NIH data infrastructure, with associated information


  1. Creates analytical tools, spreadsheets and graphs given criteria for development and




  • PhD in scientific discipline, Strongly Preferred

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related expertise in biomedical, general science, and data science combination or concentration

  • Strong Experience with NIH Database Systems (i.e. QVR, eRA) with current or prior system access

  • Experience with Webinars and/or Web-based Systems

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint and MS Project)


  • Experience with presentation management software (Shufflrr)

  • Strong experience in grants management process

  • Experience with scientific data collection and data systems of record

  • Experience in computer based analysis with concentration in statistical / computer modeling and scientific portfolio analysis

  • Experienced in identifying and managing risks

  • Experience supporting trans-NIH knowledge and exchanges with other NIH entities for effective use of scientific, policy, research and communications outreach processes and tools

  • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management Methodology

  • Knowledge of NIH procedures and policies

  • Knowledge and understanding of science, grants and scientific funding processes

  • Knowledge of NIH data, data infrastructure, and information requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of Software, Application and System development cycles

  • Knowledge of methods and techniques common to data science

  • Ability to manage competing priorities

  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders who may be more senior

  • Skilled in time management

  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written

  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization and style

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills

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Leidos Overview:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. 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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.