The Management Analyst supports the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) Influenza Division (ID) by providing management and analytical support for NCIRD / ID activities and surveillance research.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Analyzes data, develops and runs management and statistical reports, creates and modifies spreadsheets with ID-related data / information, and supports ID information and data systems.
Uses a variety of tools and media to prepare reports, briefings, issue papers and other communications that inform stakeholders about ID activities, findings and initiatives.
Assists with ID-related procurement and grant activities, which includes developing requirements, creating position descriptions, preparing statements of work, and supporting contract activities and actions. Communicates and coordinates with the Procurement and Grants Office as needed to validate that all work is consistent with CDC standards related to procurements and grants.
Supports human resources activities, including preparing position descriptions and requirements, tracking personnel actions, and recording staffing actions. Coordinates with CDC Human Resources Office to validate that materials are consistent with applicable CDC standards.
Ensures that all work performed is done in a timely manner and to ID’s specifications and requirements.
Assists with ID meetings, conferences and other events. Makes logistical arrangements, facilitates meetings, provides meeting summaries, tracks action items, and provides additional support as directed.
Provides database support, which includes creating and maintaining databases that track key ID activities and information related to topics such as HR, staffing, procurement, research, and equipment. Manages information in database, and provides management reports as needed. Provides support for ad hoc / query reports.
Assists with development of materials for reports to external entities, including the World Health Organization (WHO) annual report.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize output. Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field of study and a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Operational knowledge of general business and management principles
Knowledge and understanding of CDC/NCIRD/ID operations and programs
Knowledge and understanding of virus strain designations and virus sequencing as related to databases/reporting preferred
Knowledge of World Health Organization (WHO) reporting systems, VSDiagnosis, StarLims and other CDC data systems preferred
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for measuring effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of assigned programs
Excellent research and analytical skills with ability to identify problems, determine accuracy / relevance of information, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations
Ability to work independently in analyzing data and accurately applying business language, strategies and tactics
Exceptional customer service skills with ability to receive and provide information with clarity, courtesy and tact
Excellent written and verbal communications skills with ability to create effective presentations
Ability to work effectively with others to achieve goals and to serve as a liaison with both internal / external customers
Ability to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems and satisfy expectations
Ability to organize work, set priorities, and handle multiple projects
Skilled proficiency using Microsoft Windows / Office (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
Ability to work independently or in a team environment for the successful achievement of goals and objectives
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.