• Group Vice President, Health Policy & Data Analysis

    Location US-MD-Silver Spring
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.


    SSS seeks a dynamic leader who is looking for a great opportunity to grow programs that contribute to solving our nation’s challenges in how we deliver and pay for health care.  Our Group Vice President for Health Policy & Data Analysis will lead a talented group of researchers and data analysts in work for Federal and state agencies engaged in studying and transforming health systems and health services delivery.




    The successful candidate will have a proven track record in:

    • Strategic leadership for growth: Able to expand business base with current clients and new clients.  Grow large projects from small projects, obtain new projects within current client set and organize effective capture to obtain work with new clients and adjacent markets.  Primary focus in growing business in Federal contracting environment.
    • Recruiting, retaining, and developing staff: Able to attract top senior-level professionals in health policy research, health data analysis and health program evaluation.  Provide environment for ongoing professional development of staff.  Develop a robust leadership pipeline for the organization.
    • Building and maintaining strong client relationships through outstanding delivery on projects: Tracks quality, cost and timeliness of project performance for portfolio of business; stays in touch with clients to ensure optimum performance and timely course corrections when needed.  Develop effective project managers.


    Bachelor’s degree in relevant area (advanced degree preferred), plus at least 12 years of experience working on health systems or services research, and 6 years of management and business development responsibility for an organizational unit conducting health systems or services research.  Prefer experience in health economics and/or policy analysis particularly related to financing of and payment for services under Medicare and Medicaid.  Must have experience with winning and managing government contracts and ensuring compliance with corporate management policies and procedures.  Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and at least 5 years of senior staff supervisory experience.


    SSS is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.


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