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Job Title: Health Policy Analyst
Job Number: 1808-89016-HPA-3
Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posted: 8/2/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Description:

JOB TITLE: Health Policy Analyst

POSITION NUMBER: 1808-89016-HPA- 3


ANTICIPATED START DATE: Two weeks after candidate is identified

TRAVEL: Not applicable

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics, and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients.  The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc. and will be assigned to the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), at CDC’s Chamblee Campus, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, Georgia, to provide support for the DHDSP.


The Health Policy Analyst will provide services to satisfy the overall administrative operational objectives for the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP). This will include providing on-site technical assistance, consultation, and operational management support to carry out assignments associated with the activities of DHDSP.


  • Routinely provide responses to partnership and policy requests in support of assigned branches and programs.
  • Provide briefings to management on the status of key policy and partnership activities in support of assigned branches and programs.
  • Draft talking points and key messages tailored to different audiences, including decision makers, partners, and the public.
  • Develop partnership materials for state and local health departments, clinicians, and non-profits involved in heart disease and stroke prevention.
  • Maintain partnership and legislative tracking systems and tools.



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required. Master of Public Health degree (or Master's in Public Affairs/Policy or related field with a health focus) desirable, but not required
  • 4 years' minimum work/research experience with 1 or more years of experience in public health policy and/or health communications
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong collaborative background
  • Public health background
  • Chronic disease background (particularly heart disease) is desirable, but not required

Language Skills:

  • The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English   


  • Must be United States citizen or permanent resident or have authorization for employment in the United States

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To apply for this position:

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  • If you are viewing this position on a site other than the IHRC Career Center, you may use the “click to apply” link, or you may apply by visiting our Career Center and searching for the position number listed at the top of this position description. 
  • To view all of our open positions, and to apply to those positions in which you may be interested, please visit our Career Center, which can also be reached by visiting and clicking on the “View Opportunities” link.

IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law, and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.

Organization Description:

IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation, and a minority woman-owned small business located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. We assist our clients in accomplishing their missions and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner, and we strive exceed our clients’ expectations.

Closing Date: 11/2/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: HUMAN RESOURCES,  Health Policy Analyst
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200

Atlanta   GA  30346
United States
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200
  Atlanta   GA  30346
  United States
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