Job opening: Director, Office of Management
Salary: $141 022 - 212 100 per year
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The CTP provides an innovative work environment for its employees. As a Senior Leader, you are expected to possess team, management, and leadership skills needed to lead a dynamic and growing organization. The management skills will enhance overall performance and productivity of the staff while creating a vibrant work culture. To learn more about the CTP, please visit the following link: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/AboutCTP/default.htm.
The Office of Management (OM) Director provides executive leadership, direction and senior management for the Center’s administrative and operational responsibilities.
The incumbent is responsible for planning, developing and implementing the Center’s administrative management policy and guidance, in alignment with FDA, HHS, and government policies.
Provides executive leadership for the Center’s fiscal planning, including budget execution and formulation, serving as the Center’s Chief Financial Officer.
Leads the Center’s tobacco user fee program.
Responsible for serving as the OM Director, leading over 110 OM staff members, and the Executive Officer of the Center, servicing over 1,100 and growing CTP staff members.
Incumbent provides executive leadership for OM operations, which contains a diverse administrative and operational portfolio.
Leads the Center programs for acquisitions and grants; information technology; ethics; risk management; budget execution and formulation; tobacco user fee program; workforce diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) activities.
Responsible for human capital management, which includes strategic outreach, recruitment and retention, and training and recognition of staff.
Supervises, manages, and provides direction, leadership coordination, and guidance for the overall operations of the key program segments responsible for all administrative policy issues.
Plans and sets long-range goals and schedules for the overall work of the Office, ensures implementation by the management team for the Office, and organizes the goals, priorities, and objectives of the Office.
Determines goals and objectives that need additional emphasis, determines the best approach and solution for resolving budget problems, and plans for long-range staffing needs.
Performs a critical role in strategic planning activities for OM and guides the strategic vision for the office.
Guides the Office’s strategic vision, including assignment of resources to strategic program areas in order to generate maximum impact and mission achievement.
Sets priorities for Office program areas under their management.
Institutes performance metrics to evaluate the Office’s execution of its mission.
Advises the CTP Director and other high-level Agency officials on administrative and operational programs and policies.
Participates in and contributes to top level Center, Agency, and Department discussions, meetings, and conferences on broad administrative matters and issues.
Monitors, coordinates, and advises the CTP Director on new or revised policies related to the Center’s administrative and operational responsibilities.
- U.S. Citizenship is required for federal employment.
- Background and/or Security Investigation is required.
- Must complete 1 year SES probationary period, if not previously completed.
- Application package must be received by closing date of this Announcement.
- Ethics pre-clearance is required.
If you previously applied to announcement # FDA-CTP-ES-24-12210605SB, you must re-apply through this announcement to be considered.
In order to qualify for Director, Office of Management (Center for Tobacco Products), 0341, ES-00, you must possess the following:
Specialized Experience Requirement
Basic Qualification Requirements
Technical Qualifications (TQs)
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
Specialized Experience Requirement To be qualified for this position, your resume must reflect experience in a managerial capacity with responsibility for providing supervisory direction to a large and diverse organization responsible for promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of programs and operations and preventing and detecting fraud and abuse in such programs and operations. This experience must be evidenced by sophisticated analytical skills, superior written and oral communication skills, good judgment, and experience in interacting with government and non-government officials. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service, or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or nongovernmental organizations. At this level, you would have typically been responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating work that included managing and/or supervising other managers. You must demonstrate in your resume, significant achievements, increasing levels of responsibility as a manager, and a solid record of successful professional performance.
Basic Qualifications Requirement As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), your resume must show evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability, and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under:
1) Technical Qualifications (TQs); and
2) Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
Technical Qualifications (TQs) -- Your resume must show that you possess the following TQs:
1. Demonstrated experience and expertise in a senior level role managing administrative and/or operational functions with a similar scientific, regulatory, or public health mission.
2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively across organizational lines and beyond to build strong working relationships among people and organizations with diverse interests and/or opinions.
3. Demonstrated experience and expertise in providing advice to senior leaders and determining best practices in more than one of the following areas: acquisitions and contracts, financial management; information technology; strategic management of human capital; space management, planning, and facilities.
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) -- Your resume must show that you possess the following ECQs:
2. Leading People
3. Results Driven
4. Business Acumen
5. Building Coalitions
Fundamental Competencies are the foundation for success in each of the ECQs and should be evident over the course of your resume:
1. Interpersonal Skills
2. Oral Communication
4. Written Communication
5. Continual Learning; and
6. Public Service Motivation
It is STRONGLY recommended that you visit the following Office of Personnel Management (OPM) webpage for more information regarding the Fundamental Competencies and ECQs. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/.
1. Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision)
2. Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. (Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building)
3. Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility)
4. Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management)
5. Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating)
Additional information on the proper preparation of ECQs is available by going to the Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2010.pdf. Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model outlined in the guide.
The application process for this position is RESUME ONLY. You should address the TQs and ECQs within the context of a 5-page resume. Any information submitted in excess of 5 pages WILL NOT be considered. We strongly encourage you to submit a resume that is tailored specifically for this position to ensure it includes relevant examples of how you possess the technical qualifications and the five Executive Core Qualifications. Your resume should emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed (e.g., budget, type/# of staff supervised) and program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.
If selected, you will be required to complete an ECQ package by drafting narratives for each of the ECQs for submission and certification by an OPM Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in order to be placed in this position. If you are currently serving in a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), you will not need to draft the ECQs.
Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Officers interested in applying for this position to serve in the SES must resign their commission if selected.
There is no education requirement for this series.
- Address FDA Center for Tobacco Products
10903 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20993
- Name: Shawniece Beale
- Phone: 240-402-4394
- Email: [email protected]