Black & Veatch Regional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Manager in Little Rock, Arkansas
Regional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Manager
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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.
Req Id : 40826
Job Title : Regional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Manager
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : SPC-GOV-FEDERAL SE
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
The Black & Veatch Federal Business is grounded in history and engineering the future. We have 100+ years of experience supporting the Federal government and are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals.Our vision is to be thegreatestinfrastructure solutions provider delivering top tier and high quality design and engineering services to the Federal government.Our primary areas of focus include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) and Classified Design Services, Construction Services, Environmental Services, and Integrated Service.
Black & Veatch (BV) is seeking aRegional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Managerincludeleadinga regional science team organizing large events, mentorship, local training andresearch projectsatcountry(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia) ®ional-level to supportgrowthof capacity/capability for enhanced disease surveillance, reporting, and responseon behalf of an international assistance project.
Travel to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine.
Lead implementor of international scientific program including national and regional level events, local training, and international mentorship
Coordinates science team requirements with the local logistics team
Manage team of local science staff or contractors providing direct feedback on scientific research abstracts
Lead implementation of multiple international scientific symposium events in the FSR region hosting 200+ participants
Lead coordinator of International Science Writing Mentorship Program (SWMP), including coordination of international subject matter expert mentorship of high potential researchers/research topics;
Coordinate necessary reports, communications, reviews, research, etc. for submission to the international donor
Track progress of mentees and mentees research
Manage the building and establishment of program rapport with Recipient organizations and science community
Coordinate and assist with training activities to support the International Science Writing Mentorship Program;
Assist international subject matter experts in science activities and development of Cooperative Biological Research (CBR) projects and Threat Agent Detection and Response Projects .
Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.
Strong organizational and planning skills, with excellent attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to contribute to the prioritization of work tasks, develop and track budgets,andwork in a dynamic environmentwith multiple deliverables a must
International collaborative work or peer-reviewed publications (preferred)
Fluent in written, spoken English
Ideally experience in coordination of scientific research including publications
Ability to build relationship at organizational leadership level \
Experience managing small teams
Comfort with innovation and working remotely managing staff
Education: Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, Master’s) or equivalents in biological sciences (e.g., microbiology, immunology, epidemiology), veterinary medicine, human medicine, public health, or other science related discipline.
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.
Drives vision and purpose
PMT: Project Management
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