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Senior Program Director, Epidemiologist

Company: DLH Digital Marketing Agency
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

  • 3565 Piedmont Road, NE
    Building 3, Suite 700
    Atlanta, GA 30305
  • 8757 Georgia Avenue
    12th Floor
    Silver Spring, MD 20910 Social & Scientific Systems (SSS), a division of DLH Corp works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth. FUNCTION: Leads and directs large, strategic epidemiological projects and contributes to strategic business development activities.-- Responsibilities
    • Provides leadership in epidemiological methods to guide study design and implementation, quality assurance and quality control, data collection, data analysis, data sharing, and dissemination of study results. Ensures scientific integrity of studies.
    • Develops contract work plan schedules, milestones, cost estimates and budgets; identifies areas of risk and incorporates risk mitigation plan; using a tracking system, develops timelines and schedules of deliverables and manages resources to achieve milestones.
    • Formulates and implements staffing plans; proposes additional staff and training to meet project needs; coordinates with other company operating units on cross-company staff assignments; works closely with supervisors to conduct performance and salary reviews; addresses performance problems and manages staff conflicts in accordance with company policies.
    • Serves as a primary point of contact and company representative with the client; communicates and negotiates effectively with the client on status/changes to ongoing scope of work, schedules and budget; informs client of contract issues and problems timely and proactively develops solutions.
    • Uses company resources to manage costs within budget; manages expense authorization process, develops and updates cost projections; and provides cost and milestone reports to client. Identifies new SSS business opportunities with existing clients; communicates opportunities to management.
    • Contributes to or leads discrete sections of key grant and/or contract proposals. Actively participates in business development and capture activities on an as-needed basis, in support of strategic business opportunities.
    • Comfortable presenting to both internal and external key stakeholders, to include the DLH Executive Leadership team, Board of Directors, clients, potential customers, and at scientific and other professional organizations.
    • Performs additional duties as required. Qualifications
      • Doctorate in epidemiology or related field
      • At least 5 years of experience managing projects or major tasks, preferably leadership of multi-site, longitudinal, or case-control studies.
      • Experience in cancer or molecular epidemiology, or "-omics" fields desired.
      • Experience in cervical, breast, ovarian, or viral-associated cancers a plus.
      • Excellent communication, organizational and staff management skills.
      • Experience with project management tracking systems and budgets preferred. DLH is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: DLH Digital Marketing Agency, Durham , Senior Program Director, Epidemiologist, Executive , Durham, North Carolina

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