Program Manager DHS Combined Federal Campaign CFC Campaign Manager

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Washington, D.C
Aug 06, 2022
Aug 14, 2022
Full Time

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Campaign Manager leads and ensures the Department's involvement for the CFC to achieve the Department's goals. The DHS CFC Campaign Manager is responsible for recruiting campaign workers, training Component Campaign Managers, prepares information for high-level briefings, provides backup approving authority for DHS CFC events, planning for events and the awards ceremony (may serve as an MC or present awards), drafts communications intended for a wide-range of audiences (i.e., DHS leadership, employees), and supports the formulation, direction, and execution of policies and activities to achieve this mission.

During the period between traditional campaign cycles, the DHS CFC Campaign Manager will conduct comprehensive analyses, conduct after action reviews with representatives with Components in order to incorporate feedback and program recommendations, identify opportunities for the refinement of marketing and communications strategies, support any OPM authorized special solicitation initiatives, improve internal processes, and enhance internal and external partnerships to establish program continuity.

  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and integrity while instilling confidence and respect in fellow federal employees and campaign staff.
  • Collaborate with DHS senior leaders across the HQ Directorate and all Components.
  • Utilize a variety of coordinating, coaching, facilitating, consensus-building, and program management and planning techniques to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Present briefings and statistical reports for all DHS CFC Vice Chairs and leadership teams.
  • Apply analytical and project management skills in assisting agencies to identify opportunities to improve their results.
  • Implement Department-wide sustained communications strategy.
  • Conduct New Employee Orientation briefings to showcase the CFC.
  • Guide Campaign staff to develop and implement successful campaign strategies including additional training and promotional materials, available for verbal presentations, and meeting agendas.
Host weekly Department leadership meetings.
  • Approve and coordinate all Department-wide CFC messaging.
  • Create talking points for the DHS CFC Vice Chair.
  • Analyze, prepare, and present Department analytical reports and deliverables for the DHS CFC Vice Chair.
  • Is the final ethics approval authority for all DHS CFC campaign events.
  • Serves as a liaison between DHS, OPM, and external stakeholders.
  • Develops the DHS CFC strategic communications plan and campaign strategy.
  • Explains team goals and objectives to team members (Deputy Campaign Manager and Loaded Executives) and assists team in organizing tasks to accomplish work.
  • Holds regular meetings with Component teams to track progress on goals and provide feedback and additional training.
  • Provides the support necessary for Senior Executives and Campaign workers for a successful campaign.
  • Is well versed through training and self-study in the purpose, history, regulatory framework, beneficial impact, and operational requirements of the CFC.
  • Develop strong working relationship with internal and external Campaign Managers, federal executives, and charity representatives.
    Utilize interpersonal and communication skills to train, motivate and monitor campaign volunteers to increase participation and donations.
  • Develop strong working relationship with DHS Campaign Managers, Coordinators/Keyworkers, CFC staff, and charity representatives.
  • Provide evaluations for Deputy Campaign Manager and Loaned Executive which will be provided to applicable supervisors for participant's personnel files.
  • Support OPM authorized special solicitations (if applicable).


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a current permanent Federal employee
  • Must have supervisory approval to apply to the Joint Duty Assignment. DHS 250-2 Application Form under "required documents" section.
  • Must NOT have any pending/outstanding disciplinary actions
  • Must have achieved a minimum of "meet expectations/proficiency" on latest performance appraisal/evaluation
  • Must be currently at or above the grade level of the detail. *No Temporary Promotion Opportunity*
  • The program does not apply to members of the Military service or contractors.


Qualifications required:

The position requires an individual with superior program management skills who is positive, well-organized, flexible, team-oriented individual with a strong sense of dedication, an ability to collaborate with others, adapt to challenges, a commitment to personal growth, a willingness to learn, and actively practice public speaking. Candidates must have quality written and oral communication skills, a high degree of attention to detail, provide excellent customer service and complete assignments with short turnarounds. Grade level and current responsibilities are not as important as the abilities and commitment demonstrated by the nominee. One year of previous CFC leadership service is desired.

Benefits to Participants and DHS:

Enhance and develop leadership competencies and skills that lead toward the development of Senior Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ) including the following:
  • Planning, organizing, and managing complex work
  • Analyzing data to identify and solve problems
  • Planning and conducting training sessions
Applying interpersonal and team building skills to motivate and guide a culturally diverse group of volunteers to accomplish set goals.
Opportunity to learn about the missions and operations of other federal organizations.
Utilize interpersonal and communication skills to train, motivate and monitor campaign volunteers to increase participation and donations.

Please read the following important information to ensure we have everything we need to consider your application:
It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit appropriate documentation prior to the closing date. Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant experience as it relates to this Joint Duty assignment opportunity announcement.

Be clear and specific when describing your work history since human resources cannot make assumptions regarding your experience. Your application will be rated based on your resume.

Please ensure EACH work history includes ALL of the following information:
  • Job Title (Include series and grade of Federal Job)
  • Duties (Be specific in describing your duties)
  • Name of Federal agency
  • Supervisor name, email, and phone number
  • Start and end dates including month and year (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008)

  • Education

    EDUCATIONAL SUBSTITUTION: There is no educational substitution for this position.

    Additional information

    **DHS does not offer any additional benefits beyond that which the Federal employee is already receiving.

    If the position requires a security clearance, employees must have a SECRET or TOP SECRET clearance to placement AND must maintain that level of clearance while performing in the position.

    Selected applicants for a JDA are requested to fulfill the items below during the JDA:
  • Complete the DHS Training Course 15 days prior to the arrival to the JDA.
  • Complete the DHS Joint Duty Assignment Progress Plan to include:
    • Phase 1: Establish assignment objectives within the first 30 days of the JDA.
    • Phase 2: Complete a self-assessment of the duties performed at the mid-point of the JDA.
    • Phase 3: Complete a final review within the last 30 days of the JDA.
  • Complete 12 hours of professional development using Skillsoft courses, videos, and books in conjunction with the established assignment objectives for the JDA.
  • Attend each of the DHS Joint Duty Program Director's quarterly webinars (1 hour per quarter).

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