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Senior Advisor

  • Location: Bethesda, MoCo, Maryland
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Government
  • Start Date: 2022-01-10
  • Job Ref: 22-01114
Senior Advisor:

Overall Position Summary and Objectives This position requires a highly regarded and experienced biomedical science trained executive, a background in environmental sciences, and a reputation and record of leadership for strategic planning, and/or policy development and/or program management, for a diverse, highly complex set of scientific programs in an IC or OD/NIH equivalent. This position will provide senior leadership with a broad sphere of responsibility that includes data analysis and evaluation that drive the development of and execution of evidence-based scientific decisions, leading and catalyzing the formation of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research teams and collaborations. 
Minimum Education
  • Master's
Certifications & Licenses
  • Certified Executive Coach
Skills (Ranked By Priority)
  1. Organizational management
  2. Subject matter expert
  3. Executive management
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked
  • Microsoft office
  • Outlook
Field of Study
  • Environmental Science
  • Work products and documents related to providing services and staff support on a full range of management issues; conduct interviews; facilitate meetings and conduct training. - Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to providing recommendations and options for management, decisions such as organizational structure, staffing, functions, policy and procedure. - Ad-Hoc
  • Work products and documents related to providing assistance in the alignment or implementation of proposed changes to enhance organizational performance and delivery of services to support the NIEHS mission; perform special initiatives. - Ad-Hoc
Provides executive experience needed to conduct needs assessments and develop recommendations for improvements of current operations.
  • Provide strategic management planning and execution, business management, strategic planning, process improvement, metric assessment and measurement, acquisition planning, program management and governance
  • Analyze current processes; develop strategies to improve them
  • Provide leadership for and coordinate the overall strategic direction and planning for the program
  • Make recommendations on aspects of efficiency and continuous process improvement
Collaborates with other professionals to develop recommendations for current and future initiatives.
  • Provide advisory services and staff support to executives and senior managers on a full range of issues related to the support of all divisions and centers
Advises management and staff on formulation of new strategies and sensitive or complicated issues.
  • Collaborate with staff on the alignment of any proposed changes to enhance the delivery of services and organizational development within the Institute
  • Work with staff to define a target state for the organization, processes, tools and technology required to meet the evolving needs of the Institute, including responsiveness to scientific and technological advances
Works with staff to develop and implement new and proactive programs geared to specific audiences.
  • Provide broad support of the Institutes agenda, including strategic and tactical activities, and executive-level interfacing
Conducts research and analysis to proactively address and respond to inquires on various policies and issues.
  • Develop and coordinate a plan for outreach and communication about the program
  • Prepare and lead presentations about program to NIH leadership, recruitment venues and meetings
  • Lead andor attend and participate in working groups, meetings and conferences
  • Attend national scientific conferences to provide information on programs; present scientific reports; identify potential collaborators