Behavioral Economist/Social Scientist - Project Lead/Principal Investigator - #7933949

ProSidian Consulting, LLC


Date: May 4, 2021
City: Washington, DC
Contract type: Part time
ProSidian Consulting, LLC

Company Description



ProSidian is a Management and Operations Consulting Services Firm focusing on providing value to clients through tailored solutions based on industry-leading practices. ProSidian services focus on the broad spectrum of Enterprise Solutions for Risk Management | Compliance | Business Process | IT Effectiveness | Energy & Sustainability | Human Capital. We help forward-thinking clients solve problems and improve operations.

Launched by former Big 4 Management Consultants; our multidisciplinary teams bring together the talents of nearly 190 professionals nationally to complete a wide variety of engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes. Our Services are deployed across the enterprise, target drivers of economic profit (growth, margin and efficiency), and are aligned at the intersections of assets, processes, policies and people delivering value.

ProSidian clients represent a broad spectrum of industries to include but are not limited to Energy, Manufacturing, Chemical, Retail, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals, Banking & Financial Services, Transportation, Federal and State Government Agencies. Learn More About ProSidian Consulting at www.ProSidian.com.



Job Description




ProSidian Seeks a Lead Behavioral Economist/Social Scientist - Project Lead/Principal Investigator (Key Personnel | Exempt - Contract Contingent) to support an engagement for an administrative agency of the United States federal court system established as the central support entity for the federal judicial branch.  


This service supports Gov't. - Federal (USA) Sector Sector Clients (For Present / Future Requirements) and ProSidian Team Members (# FTe's: 1) work as part of a Key Personnel Cadre (Labor Category ) to fulfill FFP - Firm Fixed Price (FFP) requirements for a Function as a Contract Consultant - Lead Behavioral Economist/Social Scientist focused on providing solutions to achieve the mission of nonjudicial, administrative business of the United States Courts such as maintaining statistics and managing Court budgets.


Provide Behavioral Economist Consulting To Redesign Bail Report For The Probation And Pretrial Services Office, Washington, DC.  PPSO is seeking to establish services to assist staff on redesigning the pretrial services bond report in a way that reframes the information to accurately reflect a person’s risk without including non-relevant information. This modified report will help stakeholders make more objective release recommendations and decisions. The report should emphasize the Pretrial Risk Assessment (PTRA) tool and accurately contribute to appropriate recommendations for release. Specifically, The ProSidian Engagement Team shall provide advice on what information is crucial to the bond decision and how the information should be structured in the report.


The Federal Client is an administrative agency of the United States federal court system established as the central support entity for the federal judicial branch.  The project focus is to provide Behavioral Economist Consulting To Redesign Bail Report For The Probation And Pretrial Services Office and to assist staff on redesigning the pretrial services bond report in a way that reframes the information to accurately reflect a person’s risk.


Team ProSidian shall provide services for up to five Probation and Pretrial Services Office (PPSO) administrators and other staff. The PPSO is responsible for designing a bond report that meets all of the above requirements.  Task Requirements and Descriptions:  The Behavioral Economist shall provide consulting services for up to five PPSO administrators and other staff.


Lead Behavioral Economist/Social Scientist - Project Lead/Principal Investigator Candidates shall work to support requirements for  (Project Lead/Principal Investigator Services) and provide services in the position of a Project Lead/Principal Investigator (Lead Behavioral Economist/Social Scientist) in accordance with Clause 2-65. The Project Lead/Principal Investigator (Lead Behavioral Economist/Social Scientist) must be available to start on the first day of any BPA Call awards.  Duties and Assignments: Serve as the project lead/principal investigator. Responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the project.


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Qualifications




Minimum Qualifications:



  • Experience providing behavioral economics consulting in criminal justice or related setting, such as criminology, social justice, or other legal/criminal-related field. Community corrections (specifically probation and parole) experience is preferred.

  • Experience conducting behavioral economic assessments and sector analysis; behavioral economics development report writing; behavioral econometric and statistical analysis; or other relevant industry experience.

  • Experience in leading research/team projects

  • Master’s Degree in a field that qualifies an individual to serve as a behavioral economist (i.e., behavioral economics, marketing, social and decision neuroscience, etc.).  

  • U.S.  Citizenship Required - You must be a United States Citizen

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (This employer participates in the e-Verify program)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, & Adobe)

  • All ProSidian staff must be determined eligible for a “Facility Access Authorization” (also referred to as an “Employment Authorization”) by the USG’s designated Security Office.

  • Other Requirements and Conditions of Employment Apply

  • May be required to complete a Financial Disclosure Statement

  • Must be able to submit to and qualify for varying levels of background investigative requirements, up to a Top Secret or DOE "Q" clearance.



TRAVEL:  Occasional travel may be required to attend meetings, events, site visits, or other training requirements.  Travel is coordinated with the technical point of contact and approved in writing by the Contracting Officer in advance, as allowed, in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations. 


LOCATION:  Work shall be conducted at or in proximity to Washington, DC - Can work Remotely




Additional Information




CORE COMPETENCIES




  • Teamwork – ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader


  • Leadership – ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives


  • Business Acumen – understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people


  • Communication – ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing


  • Motivation – persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions


  • Agility – ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams


  • Judgment – exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications


  • Organization – ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks


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OTHER REQUIREMENTS




  • Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.


  • Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.


  • Commitment - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public, and social sectors


  • Curiosity – the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together


  • Humility – exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have an impact and make a difference


  • Willingness - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom

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