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Program Manager - Axle

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Job Title
Program Manager
Job Location
North Bethesda, MD
Job Description

Axle is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations nationally and abroad. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle is seeking a Program Manager to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supporting the located in Rockville, MD.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

Program Management:

  • Interfaces with employees and Government clients on a regular basis
  • Provides programmatic support for on and off-site staff within various federal agencies
  • Serves as primary point of contact for onsite and offsite employees and develops new or modified procedures to improve effectiveness and efficiency of onsite/offsite operations
  • Effectively communicates client’s goals and objectives through oral and written communications
  • Screens and prepares prospective employees for oral presentations; leads and facilitates meetings
  • Participates fully in the management and development of activities and serves as a critical link between onsite and offsite administrative issues, policies and program management
  • Communicates program changes, policies and procedures to internal and external stakeholders orally and in writing
  • Develops and maintains both program and technical documentation
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with a diverse group of staff members, stakeholders, and customers to support successful performance across project operations
  • Ability to take on ownership, modernize solutions, and manage conflicting priorities with minimal guidance
  • Ability to prioritize and provide precise follow-ups on all issues and communications
  • Support and/or manage all phases of proposal development
  • Analyze solicitation requirements to develop compliant outlines, compliance matrix, schedule, supporting project materials, and other required proposal artifacts
  • Interview technical subject matter experts (SMEs) to write and develop technical solution content
  • Help write and develop management, past performance, and staffing content
  • Support pipeline management

Business Development:

  • Knowledge in identifying and developing client relationships and new business opportunities.
  • Develop case studies, marketing material, etc. in coordination with Axle’s clients
  • Identify responses to requests for proposals, contracts, and other technical documents for new and existing projects.
  • Represent the company by attending industry association events and conferences.
  • Perform market research and competitive analysis.
  • Devise new marketing and promotion campaigns for various clients.
  • Participation in weekly to daily creative brainstorming sessions.


  • Must have earned a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s degree
  • NIH program management/business development experience desired
  • Minimum 6-8 years of direct experience with business development, capture and proposalmanagement
  • Experience providing project management support and assistance for on and off-site program staff within an organization, preferably federal agencies
  • Must have very strong written and oral skills with a work proficiency that is thorough, accurate, detail-oriented, and organized
  • Ability to turn highly technical material (collected through interviews and research) into easily understood narrative
  • Excellent multi-tasking abilities to support multiple concurrent projects
  • Excellent social skills to work with personnel of varying backgrounds, technical abilities, and levels of authority
  • Understanding of the standard capture process, terminology, and contract vehicles
  • Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint), additional experience with professional graphics software (Photoshop, Illustrator) is preferred

Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individuals assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

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Axle Headquarters Location

New York, NY

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Axle Company Size

Between 5 - 20 employees

Axle Founded Year


Axle Total Amount Raised


Axle Funding Rounds

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  • Pre Seed

    $1,500,000 USD

  • Seed

    $4,000,000 USD

  • Pre Seed

    $500,000 USD