Are you passionate about improving quality of life through disease prevention, health promotion, and the care of chronic health conditions? Then consider ICF. We work at the forefront of today’s global health issues, helping clients understand the specific needs of diverse populations and address complex health challenges with behavior and disease surveillance and monitoring, research and surveys, training and technical assistance, and informatics and systems.
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
We are seeking a senior Chronic Disease Portfolio Lead to build business and provide leadership for a suite of projects that evaluate or provide technical assistance to initiatives designed to prevent or better manage chronic disease and promote the overall health and well-being of populations.
Subject matter expertise in one or more chronic disease public health areas such as cancer control and prevention, cardiovascular health, and diabetes; understanding of health care systems or community care linkages; and a deep understanding of the CDCs chronic disease mission and operation is essential.
In addition, methodological expertise is required in areas such as evaluation design, quantitative analysis, qualitative analysis, economic analysis, health care policy, and related areas. Primary leadership responsibilities include business development, providing direction for strategic growth, giving high level financial and managerial oversight to multiple projects, offering senior technical and subject matter expertise, and managing and supporting staff to sustain and grow ICF’s chronic disease portfolio.
This is a full-time position based in Atlanta, GA. Chronic Disease is one of 5 portfolios within Public Health.
WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO:
Manage and grow a diversified and sustainable portfolio of projects involving multiple clients, technical offerings, and services
Establish and sustain senior level client relationships with the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and maintain a deep understanding of CDC’s chronic disease vision and operation
Provide thought leadership and strategic direction to staff and projects in the Chronic Disease portfolio
Provide technical and subject matter expertise for multiple large and/or complex proposals
Ensure high quality products and services and client satisfaction
Participate in supervising, mentoring, and development of staff
Collaborate with other Public Health portfolio leads around project leadership, staffing, and business development
Serve as a member of the Public Health Leadership team
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
PhD in public health, psychology, sociology, epidemiology or related social and/or behavioral science field with at least 10 years of relevant experience
Proven working and leadership experience, including business development experience, in chronic disease public health
Subject matter expertise in one or more public health areas such as cancer control and prevention, cardiovascular health, and diabetes
Understanding of health care systems and/or community clinical linkages
A deep understanding of the CDCs chronic disease mission and operation
Fluency in multiple data collection methods, analytic approaches and designs
Demonstrated experience building and managing a portfolio of projects
Demonstrated experience providing senior leadership to teams of staff
IF YOU HAVE DONE THIS, YOU'RE PROBABLY A GOOD MATCH:
Demonstrated experience working in a matrixed environment where staff members may support multiple projects and/or work across portfolios
Demonstrated experience supporting Federal and other clients
Demonstrated experience publishing in peer reviewed journals
IF YOU HAVE THESE PERSONAL SKILLS, YOU'RE LIKELY A GOOD MATCH:
Excellent oral and written communication skills for a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
Superior writing and editing skills, ability to create a cohesive narrative from the findings that answers the research/evaluation question and is targeted to the appropriate audience.
Strong methodological and analytical skills
Strong leadership skills
Internal Number: 1800000553
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