Axle Informatics

Program Manager

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 8 months ago(9/18/2023 9:39 AM)
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Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, and detail-oriented Program Manager to join our vibrant team at North Bethesda, MD. This position will support our on-going effort to identify, research, and develop new business for our growing business. The Deputy Manager will work closely with program staff in the areas of program delivery, day-to-day operations, and business development.


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


  • 100% Medical Dental & Vision Coverage for Employees​
  • Educational Benefits for Career Growth​
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays) ​
  • Employee Referral Bonus ​
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401K Matching​
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
  • Healthcare (FSA)
  • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
  • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
  • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

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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Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s 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. 



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