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Job Vacancy Announcement – Supervisory Management Analyst

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Workforce Management Branch (WMB)

Program Overview

The Workforce Management Branch (WMB) is responsible for managing resources and services which maximize both human capital management and workforce planning on behalf of the NIMH. The WMB directs, coordinates, and conducts administrative activities that provide workforce-specific services that are proactive, customer-focused, and responsive to the overall needs of the Institute. The WMB offers expert advice and consultation on workforce issues and exceptional services to attract, develop, and retain a high-performing workforce required to support the NIMH. The WMB achieves this through delivering strategic, innovative, state-of-the-art, and targeted solutions in partnership with the NIH Office of Human Resources programs and initiatives.

Position Duties

The WMB seeks qualified candidates who can supervise a team of diverse workforce specialists responsible for providing expert advice and assistance to NIMH managers and supervisors in the Division of Intramural Research Programs.  This involves analyzing and evaluating workforce, recruitment, and staffing needs within the NIMH Office of the Scientific Director, Office of the Clinical Director, and over 50 intramural labs with a focus on policy management, guidance, and strategy for a variety of appointment authorities such as Title 5, Title 38, and Title 42, recruitment and retention incentives, position description development, position management, outreach, paid advertisements, HR social media management, and serving as IC Project Officer on the Scientific, Operations and Administrative Resources (SOAR) Contract.

The selectee will have the opportunity to participate in planning sessions, provide management-oriented expertise in discussions of innovative ways, develop new programs, and provide expert advice on the administrative and management implications of policy and program proposals to NIMH Senior Leadership.


Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The incumbent must be able to provide expertise to independently conceptualize, develop, and manage staff on federal human resources policies and procedures. This position requires the ability to prioritize and requires exceptional customer service skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and excellent analytical, organizational, and time management and leadership skills.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their resume to


The Supervisory Management Analyst will be appointed at a salary commensurate with their qualifications and experience. In addition, full federal benefits, including leave, health and life insurance, retirement, and thrift savings plan (401K equivalent), will be provided.

HHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.

The NIH encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.