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Job Title: Senior Associate - Population Health
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Organization: Abt Associates
Posted: 8/8/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Bethesda,  MD    USA
Position Description: Opportunity

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Senior Associate/Scientist to support the Division of Health and Environment with advanced level public health and program evaluation experience. The successful candidate for Associate will serve as a Project Director or Task Lead for government contracts and grants with the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and other HHS agencies.      

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Direct and manage complex components of large projects or series of smaller projects with responsibility for budget management, project deliverables, client relations, and staff supervision. Set priorities to ensure the completion of projects in an accurate, timely and cost efficient manner. Senior Scientists direct and manage complex scientific/technical components of large projects or series of smaller projects with responsibility for the application of advanced methods and techniques in a particular field of specialization.

Assume significant business development responsibility for identifying new markets and sales opportunities while maintaining current clients; direct sales and proposal efforts in accordance with the Division's business development plan. Senior Scientists assume significant leadership role in business development by providing technical expertise. Make significant scientific/technical contributions to sales and proposal efforts in accordance to the business development plan.

Direct and establish policies and protocols to carry out research and provide technical guidance to less senior staff through application of advanced techniques, concepts, and methods related to a particular field of specialization. Senior Scientists direct and serve as the subject-matter expert in the preparation of complex statistical and methodological reports and findings with responsibility as the senior technical writer. Serve as the primary reviewer of the analytical and technical writing of less senior staff.

Maintain an industry presence as a subject-matter resource by publishing regularly in peer reviewed journals and/or by presenting at annual conferences and meetings. Has name recognition.

Collaborate with peers to identify new research approaches and potential markets for those services.

Identify and recruit senior staff and actively participate in the mentoring of Associates and less senior staff.

Take lead responsibility for employing a substantial number of staff members at varying level. 

Sr Associates/Scientists present and speak at client and professional meetings

Assume lead role in the development of new business.

Direct and manage the planning, design and implementation of project protocols and procedures.

Serve as the primary client contact and translate client needs and/or objectives into specific deliverables in a timely and cost efficient manner.

Ensure that all research projects are conducted with sound methods and techniques.

Sr Associates have annual revenue goals that can range from $1-3Million.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications

MA/MBA with 13-15 years OR PhD with 8-10 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience Preference for public health or related degree. Preference for experience in chronic diseases and/or infectious diseases including HIV. Experience in international public health desired but not required.

Organization Description: Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. The underpinning of our work is a research-to-practice framework, through which we engage in activities from research to program implementation. DHE provides a dynamic and collaborative work environment to our employees that fosters professional growth and promotes a culture of innovation, thought leadership, technical excellence, and collaboration.

Closing Date: 11/8/2017
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Contact Name: Katherine Smith,  Senior Associate - Population Health
Contact Location: 5400 Montgomery Ave
Suite 800N
Bethesda   MD  20814
United States
Contact Location: 5400 Montgomery Ave
  Suite 800N
  Bethesda   MD  20814
  United States
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