Administrative Manager - Scientific and Consumer Reviewer Support at Logistics Management Institute in Fort Detrick, Maryland

Posted in Management 6 days ago.

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Administrative Manager - Scientific and Consumer Reviewer Support

Job Locations

US-MD-Fort Detrick

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LMI is seeking Administrative Managers to work with consumer advocacy groups and patient advocates serving on peer review panels focused on specialized medical research areas in support of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) office. The position will be at our headquarters offices in Tysons Corner, VA and/or Frederick, MD.

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers' unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Engrained in our culture, is heavy focus on innovation, science & technology, and research & development. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.

We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.


    Recruit, coordinate, manage, train, and support individuals from consumer/patient advocacy groups to participate in scientific peer reviews.
  • Conduct consumer and patient outreach, recruitment and training of subject matter experts in specialized medical research areas.

  • Administer review meetings, panel orientations, panel scoring and discussions.

  • Maintain contacts with a broad representation of active consumer advocacy and support organizations.

  • Provide guidance and instruction to reviewers and relaying updated policies, guidelines and criteria.

  • Prepare and distribute information to recruit consumer reviewers.

  • Provide updates during the consumer recruitment period on consumer recruitment accomplishments, barriers to recruitment, etc. on a monthly basis or as needed.

  • Devise and implement strategies for recruiting consumer reviewers representative of the community affected by the disease/condition, including representation of diverse and minority populations/groups and military veterans.

  • Perform quality control of reviewer critiques to ensure information is complete, accurate and that information is properly captured.

  • Solicit nominations from consumer/advocacy support groups for upcoming peer reviews, evaluate nominations and select consumer reviewers


  • Master's or advanced degree in a biomedical or scientific discipline required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.

  • Experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

  • Ability to communicate with staff at various levels (administrative, scientific, technical, and managerial).

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Desired: proficient knowledge of the peer review and/or grants management process.

  • Desired: previous experience in cancer research, cancer prevention, or related areas.

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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