Statement of Work 1.0Introduction1.1Background
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a Federal scientific law enforcement agencywith the legislated responsibility to protect the public health of the 262 million consumersas it may be impaired by foods and food additives, drugs, biological products, cosmetics,medical devices, and ionizing and non-ionizing radiation-emitting products andsubstances. FDA’s programs are national in scope and international in effect, and itsactivities directly affect and heavily impact upon multi-billion dollar industries, inaddition to protecting the public health of hundreds of millions of American consumersOffice of External Affairs (OEA), Office of the Commissioner (OC), Food and DrugAdministration (FDA), is responsible for providing developing and executing allcommunications for the FDA. OEA works closely with the people and programs acrossthe agency on a daily basis to develop and execute communication strategy that supportsthe agency’s mission.
The purpose of this requirement is to define the requirements needed to receiveconsulting services that will support the communication plan development for the OEA.This development requires expertise to assist the OEA in improving internal and externalcommunications.
The contractor shall participate in meetings, teleconferences, email correspondence, andother online collaborative systems to guide the project team to a successful projectconclusion. The contractor shall advise the project team based on his/her successfulexperience with similar projects, critique team work products, and facilitate stakeholder meetings. The contractor shall contribute to and coordinate collaborative development of documents including a stakeholder communication plan, an analysis of alternativeapproaches to each of the office components, a risk assessment and cost benefit analysis,an implementation plan.
2.0Description of Work
The Contractor shall:a.Meet with the OEA leadership to discuss current and desired communication processes. b.Plan and facilitate OEA leadership team discussions and conduct individualinterviews within and outside OEA, including external stakeholders.