Job Description


ICA works at the intersection of healthcare and data analytics. In partnership with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), we are on a mission to help protect the safety and wellbeing of the millions of Americans using medical devices by leading epidemiological research on device safety. Through our Epidemiology Division, ICA conducts studies, analyses, and systematic literature reviews to examine the real-world safety, effectiveness, and other performance characteristics of medical devices. As we continue a trajectory of rapid growth, we are looking for an experienced senior leader to join our highly skilled team as Division Director. Strong candidates will have extensive senior leadership experience in dynamic settings, including experience managing highly technical program portfolios and staff; exceptional organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and advanced technical expertise in the field of pharmacoepidemiology with a specific focus on medical device safety.

About You

You are an experienced health leader who enjoys both selling and delivering projects to clients. You have a track record of building high performing teams of epidemiologists, bio statisticians and other healthcare experts. You know how to make progress when confronting a complex challenge. You hold yourself and your team accountable for delivering client value. You can influence clients/customers through effectively communicating complex public health concepts to senior management and executives. You have a desire to work in a small business environment free of corporate bureaucracy. You want to be part of a leadership team and help transform a small consulting firm into a mid-size firm.


The Division Director will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical leadership and quality control oversight of the division’s full portfolio of programs.
  • Leading and helping grow the division’s staff, including managing personnel supervision and professional development, developing and integrating division-level program management functions, and leading strategic talent acquisition.
  • Managing and building client relationships.
  • Ensuring technical, contractual, and regulatory compliance of all division programs.
  • Developing and implementing the division’s business development and operational strategy, including leading technical business develop efforts.
  • Managing division revenue and profitability and determining resource allocation.


Minimum requirements:

  • 12+ years of experience managing epidemiological programs, including 5+ years at a senior management level.
  • Experience supervising multiple technical teams concurrently.
    • Experience providing technical leadership of epidemiological studies.
  • Extensive experience with real-world data, including experience performing statistical analyses of large datasets such as administrative claims, disease registries, or electronic health records; in-depth knowledge of resources of real-world data suitable for addressing safety and effectiveness questions; and an understanding of common issues related to real-world data.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify evidence gaps and perform targeted literature reviews to inform research questions and contextualize study results.
  • Experience developing study protocols and executing study plans.
  • Ability to commute to various locations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Preferred requirements:

  • Master’s or PhD. in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, or related technical field.
  • Experience working with Federal Health regulators
  • Federal or State and Local business develop experience.
  • Business development experience in Federal or State and Local consulting business

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Additional Information:
ICA is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis covered by the law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business needs.

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