Consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD seeks a Program Analyst. Position will be based at our client site in North Bethesda/Rockville.
Scope of Work
This position procures the services of a Program Analyst to support the OAR Science Teams. The Science Teams are led by an OAR Medical Officer, or a Health Science Administrator and involve other OAR team members. The analyst will perform a variety of analytical and strategic planning tasks to promote and facilitate activities and effective program planning and coordination that are in the purview of this science area. This will include tasks, projects, and other activities in support of the Team(s) that may involve the OAR Director and staff, NIH AIDS Representatives and members of the NIH AIDS Executive Committee (NAEC), NIH Director’s office, HHS Secretary’s office, other HHS agencies such as CDC and HRSA, other USG agencies such as State Department (OGAC, USAID), and key stakeholder and community interests. Working with, and at the direction of, the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) in consultation with the Science Team Lead, the analyst will work to ensure the successful maintenance, planning, developing, and implementation of innovative initiatives in this area. Work is non-budgetary in nature. The contractor will work with the COR, Science Team Lead, and other appropriate NIH employees to accomplish work that includes but is not limited to:
Task 1: Research analysis and other work. This includes:
Assist in evaluating scientific concepts, proposals and reports on topic of HIV; make recommendations on the validity, rigor, importance and feasibility of the scientific concepts, proposals and reports.
Assist in surveying the state of the science; identify and assess scientific gaps and opportunities; propose potential projects/initiatives or other means of support; organize workshops to meet the OAR mission to advance targeted areas of HIV and HIV-related research.
Assist in developing recommendations for new research programs based on examining existing grants, contracts, ongoing projects and the scientific literature involving HIV data trends and HIV.
Prepare reports and other requested documents and products; provide findings, options and recommendations to portfolio issues.
Weekly reports on activities.
Work products and documents related to evaluating scientific concepts, proposals and reports; make recommendations on the validity, rigor, importance and feasibility of various scientific concepts, proposals and reports; survey the state of the science; identify and assess scientific gaps and opportunities; propose potential projects/initiatives; organize workshops.
Work products and documents related to collaborative research; promote programs and projects; develop recommendations for new research programs; prepare reports and other documents and products; provide findings, options and recommendations to portfolio issues.
Reports and other requested products are produced by or ahead of deadlines and are in line with the assigned objectives. They are of high quality with no content inaccuracies and minimal editorial errors.
Products and results include but are not limited to providing findings and options to the Science Team Lead, with recommendations provided being research-based, concise and relevant to the task at hand.
Routine updates on work and progress to the Science Team Lead as requested.
Task 2: Coordination and Tracking
Provide support to OAR staff in their management of portfolios in the related science team area.
Facilitate, plan and organize workshops, meetings, journal papers and other methods of discussion and information dissemination.
Review NIH research portfolio.
Develop and prepare presentations, reports, correspondence, articles, training and other informational materials.
As approved by the COR and Contracting Officer, attend conferences and meetings whose agenda includes NIH/OAR-related work and major topic for discussion.
Prepare reports to analyze and summarize issues, activities, problems and possible solutions pertaining to HIV, and related science areas.
Weekly reports on activities.
Work products and documents related to providing support for management of portfolios in the HIV scientific area; coordinate efforts among OAR and NIH institutes, government agencies and international organizations.
Work products and documents related to workshops, meetings, journal papers and other methods of discussion and information dissemination; review NIH research portfolio; develop and prepare presentations, reports, correspondence, articles, training and other informational materials.
Regular reports on tasks at hand and coming up as may be established/requested by the COR.
Timely analyzed and summarized information on issues, activities, problems and possible solutions.
Effective and timely communication, work, and work products related to assignments, emerging issues, and all other tasks and/or processes that may affect or otherwise impact the work and planning of HIV.
Masters or higher degree in public health, health sciences, or related degree required.
SCG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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About The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
SCG is a small, woman-owned company established in 1991 that specializes in communicating scientific information to improve the quality of our lives and the environment in which we live. We adhere to seemingly simple principles—we listen to our clients’ needs, develop creative approaches to meet those needs, and implement our strategies cost effectively with unsurpassed passion and dedication to excellence.