Director, Epidemiology & Co-Director of Global Infectious Disease Center

Director, Epidemiology & Co-Director of Global Infectious Disease Center

Abt Associates

Rockville, MD, United States

This role will be responsible for overseeing Abt’s epidemiological work within the domestic portfolio, including Abt’s work the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other relevant clients within the domestic portfolio. The position will be responsible for building out a strategy and a team to expand Abt’s epidemiology portfolio, in partnership with current client account managers, and overseeing the implementation of this strategy. The role will be responsible for leading large epidemiological studies, including taking leadership roles in our current and emerging portfolio on COVID-19. The Director of Epidemiology is to spend a portion of his/her time publishing and presenting externally, such that they emerge as a luminary in the field and represent the firm externally. The position will also interface with various adjacent markets such as maternal and child health, chronic disease, and social determinants of health (e.g., education, housing, child welfare). In conjunction with the role, the position will be a co-director (in partnership with a colleague focused on international health) of the infectious disease market center. The market center focuses on ensuring we are leveraging our global talent to expand our knowledge, reputation, and portfolio in infectious disease.

Key Responsibilities

Principal Associates: serve as a sales leader who takes responsibility for generating and managing a multi-million dollar revenue base annually. Direct proposal efforts, conduct sales briefings, and manages client relation/development activities. Maintains excellent business development relationships and be regarded within targeted markets as an industry expert. Oversee the planning, design and implementation of project protocols and procedures. Serve as the primary client contact. Delegate the work of translating client needs and/or objectives into specific deliverables in a timely and cost efficient manner. Principal Associates: serve as a principal leader in business development in the areas of technical competence. Serve as the architect of the technical approach on the Company's most important winning proposals. Design studies through scientific leadership, technical and/or substantive expertise that address the clients needs. Methods and reputation should attract business. Principal Associates/Scientists capably present and speak at client and professional meetings. Principal Associates have revenue goals of $2-4 Million. Principal Associates do not have revenue targets, however, incumbents are expected to make significant contributions to winning multi-million dollar proposal efforts and maintain at least a 60% billability level.

Other Prerequisites

Highest level of proven technical expertise and sought out as an expert within and outside the Company. Requires significant experience in business development and client relationship management. Supervisory/staff development proposal development skills also required.

Minimum Qualifications

MA/MBA (15+) years of experience OR PhD (10 - 15) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience. In cases of internal promotion, an exception may be made to the minimum requirements based on company needs and the proven ability of the incumbent to perform the key roles and responsibilities of this position.

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