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Senior Business Advisor - ARPA-H

Job Position Description: 

 

SoKat is seeking a Senior Business Advisor for ARPA-H. Please Note: This position is contingent upon contract award. 

 

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) is a new agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) focused on accelerating breakthroughs in health. ARPA-H operates with a high degree of flexibility and agility to support high-risk, high-reward research programs that have the potential to transform human health. The Business Financial Manager (BFM) plays a critical role in supporting ARPA-H's mission by providing comprehensive financial and administrative support to Program Managers (PMs) and the broader agency. In this role, you will be responsible for building and managing program budgets and justifications, financial tracking and analysis, supporting solicitation and acquisition materials, and overall tracking and coordination of funding forecasts-to-actuals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.

  • 15 years of experience as a Business Advisor.

  • Experience providing programmatic, business operations, and budget support to the Government.

  • Experience developing program budgets.

  • Experience developing office level budgets and acquisition processes.

  • Willingness to manage multiple tasks at once and adhere to guidelines, budgets, and deadlines.

  • Knowledge of the full scope of business and programmatic processes, procedures and policies within an R&D technical office required.

  • Experience with ARPA processes and direct support to Government program managers highly preferred.

  • U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident and able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide programmatic, business operations, and budget support within an R&D technical office.

  • Develop program budgets working with government program managers.

  • Implement and oversee acquisition processes in accordance with federal regulations.

  • Manage multiple tasks at once and adhere to guidelines, budgets, and deadlines.

  • Knowledge of the full scope of business and programmatic processes, procedures and policies within an R&D technical office.

  • Ensure seamless program execution by effectively collaborating with a diverse team of scientists, engineers, and administrative staff.

Employment Benefits:

  • Full-time, W2 employment

  • Exempt, salaried

  • Eligible for paid benefits, including full health insurance package and PTO

  • Work with the brightest minds in academia and industry and with one of the fastest growing AI companies with a proven track record of innovation

  • Abundant opportunities for mentorship, training and career guidance in Artificial Intelligence, as it applies across all industries

  • Hybrid work/Must be able to be in office for in-person meetings in Washington D.C.

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