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Budget Data Analyst (Contractor), DCEG Office of the Director - Rockville, Maryland

The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is recruiting a Budget Data Analyst (Contractor) to serve in the Office of the Director. This is a two-pronged position with focus on business analytics as well as budget management. We are seeking an individual with strong analytical skills and general understanding of business intelligence tools. 

The Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and advising enhancements to our budget database
  • Developing dashboards for senior leadership and the DCEG community
  • Providing strategic reports to senior leadership
  • Budget planning, monitoring, and execution, including tracking project expenditures
  • Providing NCI, NIH, and DHHS mandated annual reports

The duties of this critical position will integrate with and complement other research operations and planning tasks on the scientific operations team. Come join our team and help create data-driven solutions for funding cancer research! 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and prior budget experience; a master’s degree is preferred. Experience with business intelligence and analytic tools to visualize data and reports is preferred. Candidates must have strong analytical skills and the ability to organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with excellent attention to detail and accuracy. Strong verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in preparing visual presentations of data and reports is necessary. Candidates must be able to respond to time-sensitive requests independently, work well under pressure, and work with large amounts of fragmented data in a fast-paced environment.

Organization Description: NCI DCEG is the world’s most comprehensive cancer epidemiology research group. The Division carries out its research program to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention with a cadre of in-house researchers and trainees. The scientific operations team within the DCEG Office of the Director aims to provide outstanding support and guidance on scientific, programmatic, and administrative processes and manage Division-wide resources to promote the success of DCEG staff and projects. NCI is an exciting place to work, and the position provides excellent learning opportunities. Pay is commensurate with qualifications. This is a contract position at a government agency in Rockville, Maryland.

How to Apply: Interested individuals should e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to: Hannah Yang (please include "Budget Data Analyst" in the email subject line). Applications will be considered as they are received. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.