Job Overview

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

Who May Apply:  Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments;  

This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Project Management Staff (PMS). 

Duties

Serves as leader or co-leader (together with the scientific co-leader) of project and/or review teams. Responsible for the management activities of the team including strategic planning, scheduling meetings, facilitating meetings and preparing issue-based agendas and official records of meetings. Assures timely resolution of scientific and regulatory conflicts or problems to avoid delays in achieving goals. Fosters cooperation, communication and facilitates an open and honest exchange of ideas across disciplines; raising different perspective when appropriate. Acts as a driving force for the timely completion of project activities and attainment of project objectives within established project plans and performance goals set by the team. Identifies and coordinates the resolution of conflicting resource needs, availability, and scheduling.