The Westmoreland Group is seeking a Research Analyst to overseeing the completion of research funded by ONR Code 34. The Research Analysts will have a particular focus on managing external relations for the Program Officers. External partners and research performers include a wide range of individuals and organizations, including the other services (Army, Air Force, and The Coast Guard), other government agencies (FDA), academia, industry and many components within the US Navy and Marine Corps. The Research Analyst will assist the Program Officer in managing deadlines and required documents of the research performers, communicating with the research performers, providing feedback on newly submitted research funding requests, prepare Power Point presentations for the Program Officer, help prepare briefs for the Program Officer, organize meetings, and support the Program Officer in the collection, review, and analysis of information. Benefits are available. The Research Analyst provides support opportunities for research in enhancing warfighter effectiveness and efficiency through bioengineered and bio robotic systems, medical technologies, improved manpower, personnel, training and system design.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Directly assist the Government Program Officers in the overall management of their programs, including the following: coordinate meetings with funded research performers, draft presentations and briefs, manage performer deadlines and review required documentation, maintain communication between Government Program Officers and research performers.
· Prepare and draft analyses, presentations, speeches, and reports relative to project and program management goals, objectives and results. Assist in reviewing program status reports and assess progress.
· Develop documentation necessary to support the acquisition, funding, monitoring and close-out of contacts and grants.
· Coordinate program efforts and organize information associated with product development
· Develop capability and technology road maps.
· Draft responses to internal and external communications on programmatic and financial matters.
· Assist in the development of marketing materials such as posters, briefings, webpage content, to include graphics support and production of materials.
· Identify and review emerging requirements and opportunities for transition in areas related to Code 34’s objectives for selected technology programs.
· Assist and support Code 34 in program and financial reviews, Governmental and Industry events, and sponsored or non-sponsored key demonstrations or tests.
· Facilitate dialogue and interface with key decision makers and their staffs (e.g., Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV), and Joint Staffs, Warfare Centers, System Commands, Program Executive Offices), Navy, Marine Corps and Joint technology needs, development, and acquisition working groups, and among various technical subject matter experts.
· Collect, report, and archive regulations, policy, guidance, legislations, laws, and Congressional language related to supported programs and systems.
· NATO/international support:
o Assist in oversight and management of international research efforts, including NATO, The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP), and U.S.-India Joint Technical Group. Will include processing nomination packages for U.S. membership on committees, scheduling and organizing meetings and telecoms, developing draft briefings, and preparing meeting minutes. Some international travel is expected.
Education and Experience Requirements:
· Master’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university in relevant scientific and engineering areas: Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Nanobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Human-Systems Integration/Human Factors, Neuroscience, Physiology, Exercise Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
· Experience attending scientific and engineering (S&E) meetings.
· Experience participating in Science & Engineering (S&E) discussions, analyzing and evaluating the S&E content of research, proposals, and assisting in drafting written responses to S&E-related inquiries.
· Experience in assisting with and coordinating research collaborations with academia, federal government agencies, industry, or internal organizations.
· A Secret Clearance of an interim Secret Clearance before onboarding at ONR
· Additional Desired Qualifications:
o Demonstrated experience with Navy and/or Marine Corps related operational activities (e.g., Infantry, Intelligence). Experience in assisting with coordinating research collaborations with academia, federal government agencies, industry, or international organizations. Demonstrate knowledge of the science and engineering research conducted by the DoD.
Send resume and cover letter to:
Dr. Sophoria Westmoreland
The Westmoreland Group offers a comprehensive benefits package. Competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, and work-life balance create a diverse and supportive workplace.
· Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
· Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
· Retirement Plan
· Insurance: Basic Life
· Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
· Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
· Program Performance Reviews – Bonus Eligible
· Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
· Employee Referral Program
· Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
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The Westmoreland Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.