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Communications Project Manager - NIH

Company: Kelly
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers.? Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.? We are currently seeking a Communications Project Manager with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. This is a full-time, long-term contract position which offers:

  • Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package
    • Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
    • Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at POSITION SUMMARY: The Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education and Communications (OSPEEC) provides comprehensive, integrated, and technology-supported communications support for all matters relating to outreach-oriented programs and activities directed toward the Institute's vision and mission. Coordinating and integrating the activities across three branches (which include the Engagement and Media Relations; Health Education and Digital Information Dissemination; and Science Policy, Outreach, and Reporting) is required to ensure that the core and critical messaging is aligned with the needs of the Institute's diverse and numerous stakeholders. TASKS. The contractor's duties are:
      • Develops project management documentation.
        • Develop communications and outreach strategies and tactics leveraging the division's expertise and resources.
        • Prepares project documentation to include charter, schedule, resource plans and budgets.
        • Creates project in designated project management software and ensure all necessary staff have access.
        • Assist staff coordinate project management activities, to include routine meetings and development of reports.
        • Clarify and define the requirements for new projects that come to the division, work across OSPEEC's three branches with various staff as team members.
        • Monitors and reports progress to project owners.
          • Conduct project-related activities, including developing needed materials, power-point presentations, arranging discussions, and facilitating interactions.
          • Track project timing, next steps and coordinate Institute projects, events, activities, etc.
          • Conducts project analysis and reports to upper management.
            • Prepare progress reports, summaries, descriptions, and other materials to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
            • Develop summaries of project status and performance for review with upper management.
            • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation library using designated applications and tools.
            • Present project updates and status reports at recurrent staff and management meetings.
            • Draft communication plans, get approval from leadership on resource allocation, share plans with DOC and lead prior to implementation.
            • Develops and tracks project budgets.
              • Log project expenditures within designated tracking tool and report balances to project owners.
              • Researches project management best practices and new industry standards.
              • Coordinate and conduct internal management studies and provide trend analyses to project owners.
              • Perform literature reviews of related projects to identify new approaches to improving project management.
              • Provides subject matter expertise and support to other project managers.
                • Provide expert review and recommendation regarding other project management plans.
                • Convene teams of individuals needed to fulfill specific project requirements, hold kick-off or follow-up meetings as needed, and arrange for discussions within division and externally.
                • Meet with senior-level program leads to discuss and plan for projects as appropriate and garner any needed approvals. REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
                  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications, Public Health or related field.
                  • Experience coordinating high-level communications strategy/management for science or public health.
                  • Experience promoting projects through press releases, media materials, and social media content.
                  • Experience creating products and documents detailing key areas of communication projects, including purpose, goals, objectives, intended audiences, obstacles, core messages, message concepts, tone, openings, tactics, and creative considerations.
                  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
                  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
                    • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
                    • Ability to multi-task and pay close attention to detail. When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you aren't contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further. As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kelly's Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover what's next.
                      As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

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                      Why Kelly Government Solutions? Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the world's most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It's just another way we make the job search work for you.

                      About Kelly Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we're obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it's about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It's the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It's the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life-just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

                      Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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