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STOPS Deputy Program Manager--Employee Relations

STOPS Deputy Program Manager--Employee Relations

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CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.


CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research. 


The position is contingent on funding. 


CAMRIS is seeking a Deputy Program Manager – Employee Relations for the upcoming Scientific, Technical, and Other Professional Services (STOPS) project with NIH. This opportunity involves large-scale staff augmentation and management to support a variety of functions related to clinical, healthcare, scientific, engineering and information technology.


  • Direct and coordinate preparation of position descriptions, ensure compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and oversee job evaluations.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state discrimination and employment regulations.
  • Administers and interprets various labor agreements, administers grievance procedures, and provides labor relations support during contract negotiations.
  • Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support NIH’s vision and strategic vision.
  • Develop comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans to meet the human capital needs of strategic goals.
  • Maintain current understanding of State, Federal, and local legislation including standards from ERISA, OFCCP and OSHA.
  • Ensure awareness of Core Values and The Code of Conduct.
  • Develop planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps and ensure processes for addressing shortcomings. 


  • A master’s degree in business administration, human resources management, organizational development, or a related field.
  • Experienced HR Professional with 10 years of experience.
  • Experience with the National Institutes of Health.
  • Experience working in a scientific setting is a plus.
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certified and Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task.