HHS seeks innovation director

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The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a director of innovation to work in the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The job pays between $119,554 and $165,300 and is open for applications until Oct. 30.

From the posting:

The position will serve as Director of Innovation and as the principal partner to the Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, for innovation and the accelerated adoption of novel technologies. The incumbent is an internal entrepreneur who identifies opportunities for innovation in information and communication services, builds organizational support, and takes responsibility for implementation.

Represents the Chief Information Officer in policy and program planning matters to identify innovations that accelerate the transformation of the Department into a nimble, informed and expert organization. Leads and manages a cross-functional, cross-Agency team that is responsible on an ongoing, permanent basis for formulation and execution on HHS information and communication innovation initiatives. The Director of Innovation is directly accountable for the ongoing success of OCIO initiatives.

Serves as a technical leader and representative of HHS in work with other agencies and nongovernmental organizations to inspire and harvest innovation. Leads technical design, development, and implementation of innovative projects. Employs innovative technologies to automate or modernize business processes to achieve impactful improvements in outcomes. Creates an environment for experimentation with new approaches to design of technical architecture, communication interfaces, business models for cross-agency collaborations, and brings expertise in lean and agile project management principles.

Works with HHS leadership, the HHS Innovation Council, the White House and other federal agencies to create and implement policies and programs to support innovation in the federal workplace. Partners with the HHS Chief Technology Officer to effectuate the organizational change management needed to institutionalize business process innovations.

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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Departments
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