Associate / HIV Technical Assistance - Division of Health and Environment

  • Cambridge, MA


: $88,740.00 - $133,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

**Organization Overview**

The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. The underpinning of our work is a research-to-practice framework, through which we engage in activities from research to program implementation. DHE provides a dynamic and collaborative work environment to our employees that fosters professional growth and promotes a culture of innovation, thought leadership, technical excellence, and collaboration.


Abt Associates seeks an Associate with public health and technical assistance experience. The successful candidate for Associate will be responsible for assisting in the design and analysis of clinical studies or other special studies and serve as a Project Manager on technical assistance and program evaluation projects for HRSA and other federal agencies. The candidate will enjoy working in a team environment, participating in and leading major projects, directing proposal efforts, and managing relationships with the study sponsors. He/she will maintain excellent relationships with federal agency and sponsor scientists and be regarded within target agencies and organizations as a clinical expert. The candidate will have demonstrated capability of presenting and speaking at professional meetings, and supporting development and publication of research findings.

**Key Roles and Responsibilities**

+ Provide technical assistance to grantees, CBO's in the design, implementation and evaluation of projects.
+ Serve as project manager for large to medium HIV-related TA and evaluation projects.
+ Participate with other senior staff in HRSA business development activities by obtaining additional work from existing clients or by identifying new opportunities.
+ Exercise initiative and lead the preparation and review of project reports and findings.
+ Maintain an industry presence as a subject-matter expert by presenting or publishing.
+ Review work and provide technical guidance to less senior staff. Serve as a resource capable of applying advanced TA and evaluation techniques, concepts, and methods related to a particular field of specialization.

**Preferred Skills / Prerequisites**

+ Experience in a managing projects including TA and evaluation programs preferably with HRSA and other HHS agencies. Preference for HIV prevention and treatment experience.
+ Position also requires significant experience in project and program development and sponsor relationship management and proven track record of project leadership.

**Minimum Qualifications**

+ MA/MBA (7 - 10) years of experience OR PhD (4 - 6) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree in public health or related field preferred.

**No agency or staffing firms will be utilized for this search.**

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Abt Associates is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to our firm's values, mission, and strategies. Abt Associates Inc. provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, creed, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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