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Director of Health Practice

Job ID R970
Job Location Atlanta, GA
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

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The Director of Health Practice has management responsibility for the Health Practice within Federal Services, including profit and loss, strategic planning, productivity and human resources. This position works to ensure the practice area, and projects accomplish their goals and objectives. The Director of Health Practice is responsible for leading practice area development, management, and business growth. 


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.

Leads plans for establishing and utilizing disciplines and standard methodologies for costing, practice management, as well as business development, proposals and technical delivery.

Responsible for leadership of Health specific market opportunities, competitive analysis, and business impacts.

Serves as Health domain leader and advisor for government clients.

Responsible for operating profit/loss and customer satisfaction.

Supports organizational business development by leading capture on organic growth. Uses experience in business development life-cycle, capture management, proposal management, solution architecture, pricing, and competitive assessment.

Provides thought leadership by leveraging the full breadth of the corporation's capabilities and expertise in developing and enabling innovative ideas, unique strategies, tools, and techniques for delivering complex client solutions.

Effectively communicates with Executive Leadership at CNI, partners, and clients with the ability to engage with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all organizational levels with clear messaging.

Uses a collaborative leadership style with ability to work across organizational boundaries, comfortable in environment of uncertainty leading multiple high-energy project teams, and passionate about helping clients solve hard problems. 

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. 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.


Masters degree (M. A.) or equivalent; and four (4) years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Government or related industry experience.


Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred


Demonstrated competency in working with Health specific government departments with diverse business needs, interests, expectations and requirements

Skilled proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and project management software programs

Knowledgeable of and skilled in implementing “best-in-class” concepts / principles within the areas of planning, scheduling, budgeting and operations for successful achievement of Practice objectives

Knowledgeable of capital planning, financial management, cost control, estimating and contract negotiating skills

Ability to manage multiple projects and programs within a service line simultaneously

Ability to make sound, well-informed and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions

Ability to prepare, justify and budgets and to assess financial conditions

Ability to persuade others to accept recommendations and to negotiate to find mutually acceptable solutions

Ability to organize work, set priorities and determine resource requirements

Excellent supervisory and management skills with ability to recruit, train, mentor and motivate others

Skilled in leading teams and coordinating efforts for the successful achievement of goals

Ability to manage and resolve conflicts, grievances, confrontations or disagreements in a constructive manner

Exceptional organization, problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with solid presentation skills and ability to write federal contract proposals


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

Equal Employment Opportunities Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protects status.

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