Unit Chief for Health Market Studies

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Closes
Apr 15, 2021
Function
Executive, Chief
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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The Health Analysis Division is seeking a unit chief to manage and direct analyses of federal programs and policies that focus on health and health care markets, including Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance.
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Responsibilities

The Health Analysis Division is seeking a unit chief to manage and direct analyses of federal programs and policies that focus on health and health care markets, including Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance. The unit chief will focus on issues of current or potential legislative interest to the Congress by developing and implementing an agenda for studies about the budgetary and economic effects of potential legislative proposals; designing and improving the models used in analysis; making contributions to cost estimates; and managing the development, writing, and review of reports and other publications.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
0

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship or current permanent residents seeking citizenship


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tier 1 Security Clearance

Qualifications

The unit chief will supervise a staff of about seven analysts, most of whom have advanced degrees in economics; manage projects that are also staffed by analysts from other parts of CBO; and contribute to guiding the division and the agencys analysis of health policy. The unit chief will work in close coordination with CBOs Budget Analysis Division to expand the agencys capacity to provide additional information about legislation to the Congress as it is being considered.

TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must have an advanced degree in policy analysis, health policy, economics, or a related discipline and at least eight years of relevant experience. Applicants must also have experience leading analytical projects or teams, strong quantitative skills, and substantial knowledge of the institutional details of health care markets and federal health care programs. The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly present work orally and in writing to nontechnical audiences. Experience managing the written work of other analysts is a plus.

Education

EDUCATION:

Applicants must have an advanced degree in policy analysis, health policy, economics, or a related discipline

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a not qualified determination. Those who aren't qualified will be informed and not considered further. Others will be referred to the hiring division for further consideration.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Applicants must have an advanced degree in policy analysis, health policy, economics, or a related discipline and at least eight years of relevant experience. Applicants must also have experience leading analytical projects or teams, strong quantitative skills, and substantial knowledge of the institutional details of health care markets and federal health care programs. The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly present work orally and in writing to nontechnical audiences. Experience managing the written work of other analysts is a plus.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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