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Management Analyst - NIH - Bethesda, MD

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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Management Analyst with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package

- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Provide exceptional organizational and leadership expertise and experience working with scientific and administrative groups.

+ Work closely with OSC leadership and the IC leadership who manage each program (i.e., Working Groups) in order to provide operational management to a subset of Common Fund programs:

+ Provide technical assistance on Common Fund timelines, processes, and approvals and assist with other operational or project management issues related to those programs.

+ Manage official requests between OSC and IC staff, such as RMS budget approval, annual operating budget request, annual progress reports, end of year extra funds requests, competing grant pay plans, requests for grant supplements, approval of new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).

+ Manage the timeline of when requests are due, track the progress, analyze the request, identify questions, work with the program staff to address the questions, present the findings to OSC Director and/or other OSC staff.

+ Manage each programs budgets throughout the year

+ Review expenses from each programs budget to determine if the expense is allowable; provide guidance to each programs Working Group regarding how to manage their budget appropriately to meet the programs goals.

+ Manage requests from the Working Groups to the OSC and DPCPSI Directors to modify the programs budget.

+ Communicate budget updates quarterly to Working Groups and identify potential issues, spend plan analysis, and unresolved balances; keep OSC leadership apprised of major budget developments that may need executive input.

+ Track grant awards throughout the year to determine if the appropriate awards have been issued and for the right amount; demonstrate an understanding of federal grants and cooperative agreements policies; work with the OSC Grants Management Officer to troubleshoot any issues related to the issuance of grant awards.

+ Analyze each award with their portfolio and identify large unobligated balances from previous years; work with IC Grants Management and Program staff to verify the cause for the unobligated balances and potentially modify the awards to generate savings for the government.

+ Work with the OSC Grants Management Office in analyzing pay plans and for proposed new awards and communicating approved pay plan decisions to IC staff; analyze the written justifications from program staff and review staff; compare with the proposed pay plan to ensure that proposed new awards are accurate and appropriately justified.

+ Actively ensure that data is kept up to date in various budget and grants tracking systems (e.g., IMPAC II, QVR, Strategic Initiatives Database, CFund$, FOAM, FOA Tracking Database).

+ Maintain an electronic program journal of important milestones and supporting documentation for each program.

+ Manage the SharePoint sites for the Working Groups

+ Work closely with the OSC Budget Officer to provide primary budget oversight of over $65M in Research Management and Support and Intramural costs for the Common Fund and provide budget projections and analysis.

+ Mentor and educate Operations Team staff on RMS/Intramural budget tracking using tools such as Edie and SoFie.

+ Work with staff on developing budget visualization and reporting tools.

+ Work with the Operations Team Leader to provide organizational leadership to the Operations Team. This activity includes:

+ Working with Operations Team staff to identify critical team processes and develop standard operating procedures to document those processes.

+ Developing, maintaining, and communicating a timeline of major programmatic and administrative activities that should occur across the entire Common Fund.

+ Serve as primary mentor for new staff on the role of the Operations Team and how to appropriately perform operational tasks.

+ Organizing weekly Operations Team meetings. This includes:

+ Identifying and tracking issues that need input by the entire office or by the Operations Team.

+ Ensuring that issues are discussed with the entire office or with the Operations Team in an expeditious manner.

+ Ensuring that office members are informed of decisions and action items

+ Following up on meeting items to track status and ensure progress

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Masters Degree in a related field; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelors degree is equivalent to a Masters degree.

+ Minimum of five (5) years of related management experience.

+ Minimum of five (5) years of experience in organizational leadership, preferably in scientific organizations.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience in managing, or interpreting policies related to federal grants and cooperative agreements.

+ Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

+ Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**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** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

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.
Posted: 2020-05-08 Expires: 2020-06-08

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