FDA Leadership Coach

Washington, DC
Aug 01, 2022
Aug 31, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Leadership Coach who is a highly experienced resource to provide tactical and strategic support of FDA's near and long-term strategic activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides coaching and mentoring services to coach FDA leadership and managers on organizational development and leadership principles and practices.
  • Guides clients in the appropriate application of tools and techniques to assist FDA leadership in more effectively and efficiently completing high profile projects, managing programs, and improving the culture of their teams.
  • Interacts with government managers and senior executives.
  • Applies proven approaches to assessing individual managers' and leaders' strengths and weaknesses, as well as trends requiring attention across an organization.
  • Develops personalized development plans for managers and leaders to address weaknesses and build on strengths.
  • Conducts personalized one-on-one coaching sessions.
  • Facilitates development exercises for leadership or management teams.
  • Develops tools to support long term behavior change.
  • Trains teams on agile project management principles, as required.
  • Conducts personnel testing (360 reviews, Meyers-Briggs, etc.).
  • Provides thought leadership to engagement teams and government meetings, and facilitates development of creative solutions to client business problems.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrates expertise in the areas of strategy, business process improvement, and organizational transformation.
  • 8+ years of federal and/or healthcare consulting and leadership development/coaching/mentoring experience.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to work onsite in Silver Spring, MD as required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, organizational designs, change management, policy, risk management, performance management, knowledge management, trainig, coaching and mentoring.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Experience with FDA and/or HHS.
  • Strategic thinker with a drive to get all types of work done and a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to communicate across all mediums and settings; superior consulting abilities.

Client Information

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is optimizing and modernizing its business operations to align with strategic priorities and increase the effectiveness of FDA organizations. The goal is to ensure the organizational structures, policies, and processes, which govern the management of resources (staffing, facilities, and technology), facilitate mission success, defined by measurable outcomes and an organizational culture where continuous improvement and accountability for results are valued.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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