Do you have a vision for pioneering research to enhance national security through signature science, novel electromagnetic materials and devices, and / or powerful energy systems that will create new capabilities for JHUAPL and our nation?
Are you passionate about leading multidisciplinary teams to create innovative solutions?
Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment?
If so, we are seeking someone like you to join our team at APL. We are seeking an Assistant Program Manager for our Signature, Electromagnetics and Energy Research Program, residing within the Research and Exploratory Development (RED) Mission Area.
As the Assistant Program Manager for our Signature, Electromagnetics and Energy Research Program, you will
Other Duties :
Maintain awareness of the external environment and leading technologies to properly position APL as a leader within that landscape.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships across the Laboratory. Understand the RED Mission Area strategy and how the SEER Program contributes to it.
Advise the Mission Area team in making portfolio management decisions.
Manage and mentor Project Managers and / or Task Leads. Coordinate Program efforts through the Project Managers to ensure on-time and within budget execution of Program tasking.
Ensure that tasks assigned are well-defined and understood by technical staff. Mentor Project Managers in both government and APL process for establishing and executing funded projects.
Provide feedback to Group Supervisors on Project Manager and technical staff performance.
and keep abreast of technology development external to REDD that may be relevant to advancing the impact of signature, electromagnetics and energy research on Sponsor missions.
Mentor staff toward innovative thought leadership to aid strategic efforts, proposal development, and high impact publications.
Develop interdisciplinary concepts and initiatives to target impact at the intersections of materials science, chemistry, and physics and other technical domains across the laboratory and partnering organizations.
Expand the Program’s relevant sponsor space through community engagement with traditional and non-traditional APL sponsors.
Understand and shape the Sponsor's vision and seek to enable it through impactful research.
Review and approve program deliverables to ensure they meet sponsor needs and portfolio standards. Conduct regular project reviews as appropriate to identify areas of risk and develop appropriate mitigation plans in coordination with Sponsor requirements.
Ensure Enterprise requirements for quality and safety are met for all Program activities.
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Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
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Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges.
While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture.
We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.
At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work / life balance.
APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu / careers.