analyst

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

About the organization

The Office of Budget at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides health and human services policy analysis for the Executive Branch while helping to formulate and execute the government’s largest budget. The office maintains active communication with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congress, responds to information requests in an accurate and timely manner, and works with these organizations to achieve the Department’s budget and policy priorities. The Budget Office also provides guidance and technical assistance to HHS operating divisions, reviews and analyzes policy proposals, promotes program integrity and other management priorities, and leads the resolution of issues arising from budget execution activities. Analysts have proven experience or training to conduct program, policy, regulatory, and budget analysis and present recommendations and conclusions based on analysis and evaluation in writing and verbally to management officials.

Duties

Analyst responsibilities in the Office of Budget include:
• Supporting the hearing process for the FY 2020 President's Budget and responding to questions as appropriate.
• Supporting the development of the FY 2021 President’s Budget as it pertains to the discretionary and mandatory public health, social services, and health insurance programs through review of policy, legislative, and program proposals for cost and operational implications.
• Conducting analyses and providing recommendations on budgetary and policy issues, which will include developing estimates, analyzing budget projections, drafting performance budget submissions, and reviewing appropriations language.
• Reviewing and providing analysis on regulations, Reports to Congress, Congressional correspondence, and other documents affecting HHS programs.
• Coordinating division- and office-wide projects.
• Responding to urgent requests from HHS leadership, OMB, Congress, and other key stakeholders on issues concerning HHS public health, human services, and health insurance programs.

Qualifications

The ideal applicant will:
• have strong analytic and quantitative skills;
• excel in a fast-paced environment with competing demands;
• be able to conduct analysis and present recommendations effectively under short time constraints;
• Strong attention to detail;
• be a strong communicator, possessing both good writing and oral presentation skills; and
• knowledge and/or experience in health policy or programs and budgeting.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide your resume and NCE letter.

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