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Legislative Affairs Project Manager - NIH

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced individual to work as a Legislative Affairs Project Manager at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.


This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

- Optional health, vision, and dental plans

- Vacation leave as well as paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

(1) Collect and organize topical and timely information regarding biomedical research for the preparation of testimony and briefing materials to be used by senior NIAID officials at Congressional hearings and briefings related to NIAID research on HIV/AIDS, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, and allergic/immunologic diseases.

(2) Assist in drafting written and oral statements and visual materials in collaboration with other legislative analysts, program staff, and testifying officials in preparation for Congressional hearings and briefings

(3) Assist in clearing testimony, editing transcripts, and submitting material for inclusion in the Congressional and Hearing Record; coordinate follow-up to hearings and briefings as needed.

(4) Participate in coordination activities and preparing responses to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for reviews and investigations.

(5) Respond to inquiries about NIAID programs from Members of Congress and their staff regarding subjects and issues with which the NIAID is involved including HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, allergies, and immunologic diseases, analyze inquiries, and prepare responses; coordinate with the requestor to clarify the intent of the inquiry, provide status information, and suggest alternate sources or formats of information that may fulfill the intent of the request.

(6) Monitor Congressional activities and track legislation of relevance to NIAID programs, including appropriations or authorizing legislation related to biomedical research or other public policy affecting NIAID and NIH. Review legislative documents, publications, and tracking systems.

(7) Participate in distributing legislation and other Congressional documents, preparing excerpts of any relevant information regarding pending legislation or Congressional activities, analyzing the effect of these developments on NIAID's research programs and initiatives, and highlighting the most significant sections.

(8) Assist in drafting or reviewing and editing NIH comments on proposed legislation related to NIAID's initiatives with regard to public health issues.

(9) Attend or observe Congressional hearings, mark-up sessions, and briefings on legislation and issues of interest to NIAID; assist in preparing analytical reports of hearings for senior NIAID officials and staff.


REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

(1) Minimum of a BS degree in relevant discipline

(2) Minimum of 2 years of experience working as staff to, acting as a liaison to, or otherwise assisting with response to requests from, a legislative body such as the United States Congress or a state or local legislature.

(3) Broad background and knowledge of communications, scientific or health information services/resources, and ability to research, analyze, and comprehend using a range of technical resources.

(4) Ability to manage multifaceted tasks requiring input from multiple stakeholders. Skill in providing high-quality customer service in handling inquiries involving complex, multi-faceted, and sensitive issues.

(5) Ability to understand and analyze complex biomedical information and research programs, and communicate this information clearly to a lay audience. Knowledge of research programs and information available from NIAID and NIH.

(6) Advanced skill in oral and written communications to exchange information and prepare written reports, summaries, and recommendations regarding complex, controversial, and sensitive NIAID programs and projects for NIAID senior leadership


Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE

When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position.


Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.


As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.


It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-07-25 Expires: 2022-08-25

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