• Management Analyst

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2018-1422
    Clearance Level
    Public Trust
  • Overview

    Aveshka is seeking a Management Analyst to support the HHS-ASPR Division of Research Innovation and Ventures (DRIVe) initiative under the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA).

    Our company provides professional staffing support to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). ASPR is a public health preparedness and emergency response organization in the Office of the Secretary at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. ASPR was created under the 2006 Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act (and reauthorized in the Pandemic and All Hazards Reauthorization Act of 2013) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to lead the nation in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the adverse health effects of public health emergencies and disasters. The ASPR serves as the principal adviser to the HHS Secretary responsible for providing integrated policy coordination and strategic direction with respect to all matters related to public health, medical preparedness, and deployment of the federal response for public health emergencies and incidents. The ASPR heads a Staff Division in the Office of the Secretary, serving as the Secretary's principal advisor on issues related to bioterrorism, and leads a collaborative approach to the department's preparedness, response, and recovery portfolio. In addition to this policy responsibility, the office of the ASPR also has operational responsibilities both for the advanced research and development of MCMs, and for coordination of the federal public health and medical response to incidents. The office of the ASPR serves as the lead official responsible for all federal public health and medical response to public health emergencies and incidents covered by the National Response Framework and National Disaster Recovery Framework.

    The Management Analyst will support ASPR - BARDA , within he Division of Research Innovation and Ventures (DRIVe). DRIVe is a bold new approach to achieving once-unthinkable solutions to health security challenges – through the power of collaboration and innovation. This is accomplished through the acceleration of the development and availability of transformative technologies and approaches to protect Americans from health security threats. DRIVe is forming unique public private partnerships. DRIVe will leverage new authorities given to BARDA under the 21st Century Cures Act to stimulate innovation through both non-dilutive funding and dilutive funding. In addition, through our DRIVe Accelerator Network, we will have teams forward deployed throughout the USA to identify promising solutions wherever innovation is happening. DRIVe is building out an ecosystem of restless innovation, driven by industry and the entrepreneurial community, to address our nation's largest health security threats. 

    The Management Analyst will be responsible for helping advance the mission of public health preparedness and emergency response via Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response Communications, Strategic Stakeholder Engagement (Congress/States & Local Government/Industry/Inter/Intra-Agency), and general Program and Project Support.

    Responsibilities

    - Schedule and monitor the staff calendars; answer telephones, route calls, and take messages
    - Prepared and manage BARDA-OD travel logistics
    - Organize files and other written communications
    - Coordinate activities with direct reports and other staff
    - Take meeting notes and prepare correspondence for signature
    - Make travel arrangements & prepare travel vouchers
    - Coordinate special projects such as white papers, reports, and briefings
    - Edit and update documents such as white papers, reports, staffing/hiring, management directives and policy
    - Provide meeting notes/minutes, action items and schedules of activities for personnel and groups
    - Review and write executive correspondence and documents

    - Support efforts to “policy forecast” or proactively anticipate upcoming policy issues and identify areas for innovation in policy and strategy development

    - Contribute to overall project and program support as needed  

    Qualifications

    Required Education:

     

    Bachelors degree in life sciences, emergency management or other related field

     

    Required Experience:

     

    Minimum of 4-6 years of progressive experience in a related field

     

    Required Clearance:

     

    Must be able to obtain a public trust

     

    Desired Qualifications:

     

    Masters degree in relevant field, additional professional expereince, experience in an entreprenurial/fast paced environment.

     

    About Aveshka:

    Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.

     

    Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:

     

    • Extensive training programs
    • Gym membership reimbursement
    • Education reimbursement
    • Technology benefits
    • Commuter benefits
    • Generous paid time off and much more!

     

    Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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