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Technical Assistance And Business Development Lead Behavioral Health Research Division

Washington, DC, USA | Research Triangle Institute

  • Industry:
    Market Research
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Business Development
    Biotech/R&D/Science
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
    10-12 years
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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RTI International is seeking a dynamic, self-starting individual to join the Behavioral Health Research Division (BHRD) to serve as a Technical Assistance and Business Development Lead. This position will manage teams that will leverage BHRD’s deep experience in data analytics, quality measurement/management, and substance use treatment policy to provide technical assistance to addiction treatment providers, state behavioral health agencies, and state Medicaid agencies. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to write winning proposals and an understanding of how to develop business offering that respond to providers, states, federal government addiction treatment technical assistance needs. 

Office/work locations can include Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and the Washington, DC area.Telecommuting would also be permitted. 

Responsibilities to include, but not be limited to;

Lead business development with states, federal government and providers including identifying technical assistance opportunities and leading proposal writing.

Lead teams of staff and consultants to ensure that they deliver high quality technical assistance

Motivate, mentor, and supervise junior research staff to achieve project goals; and

Effectively meet the needs of clients, on time and on budget

Develop and manage project budgets

Required Education/Qualifications:

Skills in developing and leading quality improvement projects to addiction treatment providers and systems

Experience working in mental health or substance abuse treatment settings or leading substance abuse agencies in Federal, state or local government

Experience in proposal and report writing, and project management

The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, good attention to detail, and ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary teams

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or related social science degree with 12+ years of relevant experience; OR Master's degree with nine years relevant experience; OR PhD with six years relevant experience

A clinical behavioral health degree (e.g., mental health counseling, social work, psychology or marriage and family therapy) or certification in addictions treatment (e.g., Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS)) preferred

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States


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