Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

Senior Product Manager

Job Locations US-MD-Frederick
Program Management
Full Time
Location : Name
Frederick, MD

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems has an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Product Manager supporting the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA), a subordinate command under United States Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) in Frederick, MD.


***Contingent upon contract award***


Duties include, but not limited to:

Program and Project Management Support – General

  • Provide Program/Project Management Support to USAMMDA  within the realm of the DoD’s acquisition process
  • Apply pertinent laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and work processes to requirements involving the major issues and goals and objectives for product development
  • Support the organization in the day-to-day medical product development activities according to U.S. Army, USAMRDC, USAMMDA, and DoD acquisition policies and regulations
  • Participate in Integrated Product Team (IPT), Working Group, Product Lifecycle Review Committee (PLRC), and Investigator meetings; as well as other meetings that are part of the acquisition process including, but not limited to, In Process Reviews and Milestone Reviews
  • Organize and prepare for meetings, schedule teleconferences, create and distribute agendas, create meeting minutes to include draft/final minutes, and deliver assessments in the form of information products including packages and briefings to the organization
  • Coordinate and conduct site visits (e.g. clinical, vendors, testing facilities, manufacturing facilities)
  • Coordinate the conduct of developmental testing as well as support and coordinate operational assessment and testing, to include delivery of test items such as test articles and manuals
  • Prepare and maintain project management integrated master schedules, Gantt charts, and action item lists for assigned programs, based on input from the organization, outside consultants, and key USAMRDC staff according to project management best practices and DoD guidelines to monitor program progress
  • Edit and maintain technical, budget, programmatic, administrative, and acquisition milestone documentation, to include program briefings IAW applicable DoD 5000 series regulations to ensure successful decision reviews, such as Business Case Analysis (BCA), Strategy Plans, Integrated Program Summary, Life Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCEs), Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs), and operating and maintenance instructions, development of these documents
  • Consider elements such as reliability, maintainability, availability, and cybersecurity (Risk Management Framework)
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to meet program objectives and shall document their coordination; including the achievement of concurrence and/or non-concurrence with comment as directed by USAMMDA
  • Assist in coordinating any needed support agreements with extramural customers, DoD stakeholders, or commercial entities
  • Populate and maintain tracking of action items/taskers for specified product development programs according to DoD, Army, USAMRDC, and USAMMDA policies and procedures
  • Monitor, coordinate, and report responses to external requests and tasks for information, ensuring responses are timely and accurate
  • Follow established industry best practices to determine the effectiveness of current operational activities and to determine problem areas and develop solutions
  • Employ effective risk management practices in support of the program acquisition strategy
  • Support management of the progress of projects/products and provide recommendations on acquisition strategies, maturity and risk of technologies, assess capability gaps for the focus areas for further development and/or investment
  • Use the USAMRDC electronic document management system (EDMS)/LiveLinksystems
  • Manage the electronic filing, maintenance, and recovery of all program documentation on existing electronic records management systems
  • Copy files from network servers to their corresponding location within Opentext Livelink and/or MS Sharepoint
  • Provide support for all testing as well as all FDA and non-FDA regulated events
  • Monitor the progress of clinical projects and provide recommendations on impact to acquisition strategies, maturity and risk of technologies, ability to address capability gaps for the focus areas for further development and/or investment
  • Support the clinical projects to ensure the Grants Officer Representative and/or COR has auditable clinical tracking and status reports and meets acquisition regulatory requirements
  • Conduct market research, support analyses, review existing tech base programs, and recommend acquisition strategies to strengthen and engage medical requirements and/or medical capabilities in support of force health protection and provide information packages based on the results of these analyses
  • Participate in task forces and surveys, studies, and other investigations of areas of management operations to determine adequacy of medical equipment
  • Support the management and execution of product evaluations and responses for the New Products and Ideas submissions
  • Develop and updating schedules, as well as assist in the development of LCCEs
  • Provide the capability of integrating the DoD acquisition processes with the FDA regulatory processes and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) process


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

Clearance: Ability to obtain and maintain a NACI level clearance

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Years’ experience:

  • At least sixteen (16) years of related experience
  • Knowledge of military/Army medical devices/systems; understanding of systems engineering concepts as well as life cycle management principles 
  • Excellent communications, writing, organizational, and project management skills; PMP certification desired 
  • SharePoint and Microsoft Project experience desired 
  • Experience, knowledge, and the ability to execute using Microsoft Office Suite, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as Microsoft Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

Years’ experience:

  • Ten years of working experience; management/leadership experience desired

Additional Information:

Location: Onsite in Frederick, MD (local candidates only); Telework eligible

Travel: 10%


***Contingent upon contract award***




Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.


Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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