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Black & Veatch Regional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Regional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Manager

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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.

Req Id : 40826

Job Title : Regional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Manager

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : SPC-GOV-FEDERAL SE

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

The Black & Veatch Federal Business is grounded in history and engineering the future. We have 100+ years of experience supporting the Federal government and are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals.Our vision is to be thegreatestinfrastructure solutions provider delivering top tier and high quality design and engineering services to the Federal government.Our primary areas of focus include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) and Classified Design Services, Construction Services, Environmental Services, and Integrated Service.

Job Summary

Black & Veatch (BV) is seeking aRegional Science Lead / Science Writing Symposium & Mentorship Program Managerincludeleadinga regional science team organizing large events, mentorship, local training andresearch projectsatcountry(Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia) &regional-level to supportgrowthof capacity/capability for enhanced disease surveillance, reporting, and responseon behalf of an international assistance project.


Travel to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead implementor of international scientific program including national and regional level events, local training, and international mentorship

  • Coordinates science team requirements with the local logistics team

  • Manage team of local science staff or contractors providing direct feedback on scientific research abstracts

  • Lead implementation of multiple international scientific symposium events in the FSR region hosting 200+ participants

  • Lead coordinator of International Science Writing Mentorship Program (SWMP), including coordination of international subject matter expert mentorship of high potential researchers/research topics;

  • Coordinate necessary reports, communications, reviews, research, etc. for submission to the international donor

  • Track progress of mentees and mentees research

  • Manage the building and establishment of program rapport with Recipient organizations and science community

  • Coordinate and assist with training activities to support the International Science Writing Mentorship Program;

  • Assist international subject matter experts in science activities and development of Cooperative Biological Research (CBR) projects and Threat Agent Detection and Response Projects .

Management Responsibilities

Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and planning skills, with excellent attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the prioritization of work tasks, develop and track budgets,andwork in a dynamic environmentwith multiple deliverables a must

  • International collaborative work or peer-reviewed publications (preferred)

  • Fluent in written, spoken English

  • Ideally experience in coordination of scientific research including publications

  • Ability to build relationship at organizational leadership level \

  • Experience managing small teams

  • Comfort with innovation and working remotely managing staff

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, Master’s) or equivalents in biological sciences (e.g., microbiology, immunology, epidemiology), veterinary medicine, human medicine, public health, or other science related discipline.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


None specified

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.


Builds networks

Develops talent

Customer focus

Directs work

Drives vision and purpose

Financial acumen

Manages complexity

Manages conflict

Tech savvy

Values differences

Business insight

Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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