Public Health Policy Advisor

Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies
Washington, DC
Jan 08, 2022
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
Po`okela Solutions has a need for a Public Health Policy Advisor to provide support to the Health and Human Services (HHS) on Women's Health (OWH) out of Washington, DC. DUTIES INCLUDE: Project Management Kickoff meeting Assessing and planning project objectives, purpose, and scope Overseeing scope, cost, timelines, risk, quality issues, and communications Defining opportunities for collaboration, cost savings, and increased effectiveness and supporting strategic planning efforts Identifying, retaining, and working with senior-level health-science analysts who have expertise and experience with issues related to women's health Efficiently managing labor hours (ie, providing maximum responsiveness with minimal labor time) Developing quality-assurance measures/processes Performance monitoring and project evaluation Project closeout and final report Strategic Planning Preparing technical reports for the Assistant Secretary for Health, the Secretary and other stakeholders Producing legislative analyses Producing and revising reports of public health significance in support of the OWH Reviewing reports and policy documents Building relationships and liaising with internal and external partners to increase and strengthen the role and use of digital technologies Developing and implementing plans to promote public health products/resources related to maternal health, women's health, and COVID-19 Subject-Matter Expertise Providing subject-matter expertise and senior-level advice on areas as directed by the COR and other relevant OWH staff, including data, policy, innovative programs, market trends, and opportunities, and other relevant program areas related directly to the OWH mission Preparing briefing papers on new technologies and emerging trends, gaps, and issues in women's health across the lifespan Working with the Director, OWH staff, staff of OASH Communications, and with stakeholders to develop initiatives Meeting with the Director and OWH staff up to 60 minutes twice each week Developing a variety of senior-level traditional and digital materials for women's healthrelated issues and other conditions of public health consequences, as well as an overarching understanding of health-policy issues Producing and revising reports of public health significance in support of OWH Translating complex health information into clear, concise, and reader-friendly print, web, and media content and tailoring it for diverse audiences, with varying literacy levels Producing and revising public health materials for those diverse audiences Support Services Reviewing correspondence requiring technical consideration(s) based upon content and knowledge of program functions and staff assignments Preparing memoranda, letters, and reports in final form or in rough draft Establishing and maintaining records procedures for replying to requests for information, in preparation of reports, and the development, coordination, and general administration of functions performed by the Department Developing monthly reports DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Subject-matter expertise on maternal health and women's health conditions of public health. Experience in providing services related to technical writing, public health policy analysis, and project management. CITIZENSHIP AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be a US citizen. Must be ablt to pass a background check drug screening. Po`okela Solutions is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries; a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. Laulima Government Solutions, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees. The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, KA$ A' "pono Government Services, and Kapili Services, Po`okela Solutions, KA$ "A' "kaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship. For additional information, please visit #Monster